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Assessment of the differences in staff beliefs about sustance abuse in mental health and addiction treatment centres
This study sought to ascertain whether staff in mental health and addiction treatment centres in Thunder Bay, Ontario, endorsed a disease, eclectic or psychosocial approach with respect to their beliefs about the etiology ...
Impression management and self-deception in problem gambling
Studies have shown that self-reports of attitudes and behaviour can be biased because of socially desirable responding (Lajunen, Corry, Summala, & Hartley, 1997; Paulhus & Reid, 1991). Recent investigations have supported ...
Healthy eating, exercise, weight and body image : the closer I get the better I feel
Many studies have found evidence showing that women are dissatisfied with their bodies. Self-discrepancy theory (Higgins, 1987) may be particularly applicable to this area of study due to the difference between the North ...
Self-silencing, depressed mood, and anger expression and the meanings behind self-silencing within intimate relationships
The present study investigates the silencing the self theory (STS, Jack, 1991) which proposes that more women than men are depressed (Benazzi, 2000) because of their greater tendency to self-silence in relationships to ...