Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022

  • Anxiety Disorders Linked to Superstitious Beliefs in Festish-Motivated Footballers

    Portejoie Jean Aimé Tsiama, Edouard Bakembo Mayoukou

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 72-79
    Received: Apr. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2022
    Published: May 07, 2022
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    Abstract: The objective of our study was to examine the development of superstitious beliefs in footballers in relation to their emotional instability. This was a descriptive study based on the clinical research interview conducted with a sample of university footballers. Sixteen semi-structured interviews made it possible to collect information on present a... Show More
  • Modeling Consumer Purchase Intentions in Mobile Shopping Scenarios from a Social Presence Perspective

    Chen Daozhi, Wang Huijuan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 80-85
    Received: May 31, 2022
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    Published: Jun. 01, 2022
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    Abstract: With the rapid development of mobile Internet and the rise of mobile e-commerce in recent years, mobile shopping has become one of the most popular shopping methods nowadays, and how to promote consumers' willingness to purchase online has gradually received widespread attention from the majority of e-commerce companies as well as scholars. The pur... Show More
  • Factors Influencing the Purchase of Face Masks in the USA During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Sauda Afrin Anny, Rezoyana Kabir Rasha, Fatema Sarker

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 86-91
    Received: May 17, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 08, 2022
    Published: Jun. 20, 2022
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    Abstract: COVID-19, one of the most challenging unprecedented global pandemics of human history, has changed people's work life and social life tremendously. Wearing a face mask is one of the most visible habits that people had to adapt to reduce the transmission of the Coronavirus. The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of responden... Show More
  • When Society Deteriorates: Political Intolerance, Perceived Anomic Threat and Participation in Anti-system Collective Actions in the Context of Authoritarian Democracy

    Gustave Adolphe Messanga, Hermann Kevin Ekango Nzekaih

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 92-104
    Received: May 27, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 13, 2022
    Published: Jun. 20, 2022
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    Abstract: The literature reports that individuals living in repressive environments tend to avoid participating in collective actions, in particular because of the risks of confrontation with intimidation, arbitrary arrests, violence, and even death. However, some researches has begun to document the psychosocial mechanisms that could motivate them to overco... Show More