Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2022

  • A Mixed Reality Game to Improve Social Skills for Middle School Students with Autism

    Xiaofan Zhang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 174-184
    Received: Oct. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2022
    Published: Nov. 14, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20221106.11
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    Abstract: A social game is designed to fill in the blank of efficient and comprehensive social skills training for middle school students who have been diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder. The game utilizes augmented-reality technology based on the platform of Microsoft HoloLens with support of the 5G network. The game combines two popular training met... Show More
  • Positive Psychological Constructs and Lifestyle Behaviours in a Community-Based Sample

    Mirela Habibovic, Emma Douma, Isabel Slurink, Willem Johan Kop, Sabita Soedamah-Muthu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 185-192
    Received: Jul. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 29, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20221106.12
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    Abstract: Previous studies have demonstrated an association between positive psychological constructs and health behaviours. However, there is evidence to suggest that these constructs might relate differently to different health behaviours, serving both as facilitators and barriers depending on the health behaviour that is selected. The current study taps i... Show More
  • Depression Among Chinese Left-Behind Children: A Cross-Temporal Meta-Analysis, 2006-2018

    Liang Zhoujian, Guo Wenjie, Yuan Yuan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 193-200
    Received: Oct. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 14, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20221106.13
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    Abstract: With the steady increase of rural-to-urban migrant laborer over the past decades in China, a growing number of rural children and adolescents has been left at home, called children left-behind, by one or both parents who cannot afford to bring their families to the cities where they work. And the mental health of them has gradually received widespr... Show More
  • Confirmatory Factor Structure Assessment of the French Version of the Femininity Ideology Scale

    Achille Vicky Dzuetso Mouafo, Sylvestre Nzeuta Lontio

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 201-210
    Received: Nov. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 17, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20221106.14
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    Abstract: Background: The literature assesses feminist ideology using multifactorial scales developed in English and validated only in a Western context on African American, Asian American, European American and Latino American samples. The most recent version of these measures is the Femininity Ideology Scale (FIS), a psychometric method that only exists in... Show More
  • Questionnaire Development and Current Situation Investigation of Care Services for the Left Behind Elderly in Rural China

    Qishan Zheng, Jianhong Zheng, Yaning Geng

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 211-218
    Received: Oct. 11, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 03, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20221106.15
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    Abstract: The emergence of this group of rural left-behind elderly is a problem of social development in China. According to surveys, the number of left-behind elderly in rural China is currently over 16 million and based on the ageing trend of Chinese society, and this number will continue to rise day by day in the foreseeable future. However, there is stil... Show More