Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022

  • The Chronic Case of Chauvinism: These Times Are Changing

    Lorna Idol

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: Dec. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: This research project on chauvinism and gender differences was two-fold, combining the analyzed results of 13 meta-analyses and 3 long-term trend data studies with the results of eight case studies of interviewed women, ranging in age from 30 to 80. Qualitative analyses were conducted as to the types of male support they received in their lives, th... Show More
  • Predicting Executive Dysfunctions Based on Attachment and Parenting Styles in Students

    Ayyoub Malek, Karim Abdolmohammadi, Farhad Ghadiri Sourman Abadi, Mina Soltani

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: Dec. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 15, 2022
    Published: Jan. 21, 2022
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    Abstract: Executive functions refer to the use of cognitive processes to control thoughts and emotions. Given the importance and impact of executive functions, it seems that understanding the factors that influence executive functions’ development is useful to prevent individuals’ problems and to help their further promotions. The present study is to predict... Show More
  • Black Clouds and Silver Linings: Exploring the Psychosocial Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Expatriates Living in Hong Kong

    Judith Blaine

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 19-28
    Received: Dec. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 14, 2022
    Published: Jan. 21, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: While global media, international and local health organisations, epidemiologists, and opinion makers disseminate regular updates on the spread and mortality of COVID-19, the psychosocial effect of the pandemic is often neglected. This is amplified for expatriates living outside their native country as stringent quarantine measures make... Show More
  • The Impact of Emotional Labor on Unethical Pro-organizational Behavior of Medical Staff: Taking Organizational Identification as an Intermediary

    Zeng Zhi, Wang Xiaoyu, Ji Xiaoyu, Lu Zhanjie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 29-36
    Received: Jan. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 24, 2022
    Published: Feb. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: Medical and health services are a special service-oriented industry. The emotional labor of medical staff must meet their hospital’s established norms and organizational rules. In the process of carrying out emotional labor, however, medical staff members are likely to show non-self-regarding unethical pro-organizational behavior (UPB). Previous st... Show More
  • Effectiveness of an Internet-based, Functionality Focused Program for Improving Positive Body Image

    Egle Urvelyte, Aidas Perminas

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 37-41
    Received: Jan. 09, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 04, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: This study tested body functionality based online program “Expand your horizon”. In the current study, we examined whether a positive body image program “Expand your Horizons” can be effective not only in modifying a positive body image but also such outcomes like body image quality of life. The program is designed to improve positive body image us... Show More