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Test of the influence of interpersonal rigidity on the behaviour and experiences of others
Interpersonal rigidity is defined as the extremeness of an individual’s behaviour and the narrowness of the behavioural repertoire measured according to the Interpersonal Circumplex (Kiesler, 1983). While acknowledged ...
Buffering against the negative effects of body image media exposure : a comparison of social psychological interventions
Evidence of sociocultural influences on the development and maintenance of body image comes from shifting media trends and cross-cultural differences in the prevalence of eating disorders. Further, previous research has ...
Advocacy, stress, and quality of life in parents of children with developmental disabilities
Research has consistently demonstrated that parents of children with developmental disabilities experience more stress than parents of non-disabled children (Beckman, 1991; Dyson, 1991). In order to face the challenges ...
Critical evaluation of the long-term validity of the risk/need assessment and its young offender typology
Risk and need assessments have become an essential part of managing juvenile offenders by determining each individual’s likelihood to recidivate. At the present time, juvenile delinquents in Ontario are assessed by the ...
Predictors of chronological-subjective age discrepancies in younger and older adults
Past research indicates that as individuals age, they begin to perceive themselves as subjectively younger than their chronological ages (Linn & Hunter, 1979; Montepare & Lachman, 1989; Staats, 1996). The present study ...
Application of the transtheoretical model of change to binge eating and smoking
Applicability of the stage of change and decisional balance constructs for bingers and smokers was examined in a study of 191 participants; bingers (n = 47), smokers (n = 80), and controls (n = 64). The Stage of Change ...