Category Archives: Volume 40 . No 1 . 2003

THE CULTURAL AND SOCIO-PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF FEMALE CIRCUMCISION

Sunday A. Adeyemo Female circumcision, otherwise known as female genital mutilation, is discussed in this paper. The reasons why this practice is continuing is examined. The point was raised that the practice is perpetuated in male dominated society like some … Continue reading

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RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE FIVE-FACTOR PERSONALITY MODEL AND COPING STYLES

Elizabeth G. Haren and Clifton W. Mitchell East Tennessee State University Department of Human Development and Learning Johnson City, Tennessee Relationships between personality and coping style were investigated using the NEO-FFI and the Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS). Pearson … Continue reading

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THE ONLY THING WE HAVE TO FEAR IS FEAR ITSELF

Bernard Mackler 5 Lenox Place Scarsdale, New York 10583 What is fear; what is anxiety are the backbone of this manuscript. The author uses politicians and everyday examples to illustrate his points. Fear is real, be it economic, political, and/or … Continue reading

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CARE PROVIDER SKILLS FOR PROMOTING POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH IN CHILDREN: A SUGGESTED RATIONALE AND MODEL

Eric Hatch, Carole Hatch, & Barbara Bowers Vicente Appalachian State University Psychology Department Boone, NC 28608 This article reviews some of the research which suggests that care providers of children must be well-grounded in both behavioral and affective interventions to … Continue reading

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BIOCHEMICAL SOCIOLOGY

Prof. Joel Snell, MA, Kirkwood College Cedar Rapids, Iowa Mitchell Marsh, Pham.D St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Lincoln, Nebraska The authors discuss a new subfield entitled “Biochemical Sociology.” They describe how, in this area, demographics are given first priority over biochemicals in … Continue reading

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RELEVANCE OF PHASE THEORY TO CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

Leonard A. Jason Guy Fricano Susan M Klein DePaul University Center for Community Research Chicago, IL This paper examines different stage-theories in an effort to better understand and predict patient and family reactions to chronic illnesses. The concept of phases … Continue reading

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RECIPROCITY AND COMPLIANCE TO A REQUEST: AN EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION IN A NATURAL SETTING

Nicolas Guéguen Laboratoire GRESICO Université de Bretague-Sud IUT de vanes-Dept. TC 8 rue, Montaigne BP 561-56017 Vannes, France Alexandre Pascual Université de Bordeaux 2 Dept. de Psycholgie Equipe Psychologie Sociale des Insertions 3 ter, Place de la Victoire 33076 Bordeaux … Continue reading

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AN INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT SWERDLOW

By Michael Shaughnessy Eastern New Mexico University School of Education Portales, New Mexico

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DAILY MUSIC LISTENING HABITS IN COLLEGE STUDENTS: RELATED MOODS AND ACTIVITIES

Valerie N. Stratton & Annette H. Zalanowski Pennsylvania State University Altoona College Altoona, Pennsylvania A music-listening diary was kept by two samples of college students to gather data about the uses of music in the context of daily living. Both … Continue reading

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Psychology and Education’s Associate Editor to Lead National Delegation to China

Dr. Cash J. Kowalski has been selected by the People to People Ambassador Programs to lead a national delegation of educational leaders to China November 7-19, 2003. The purpose of this delegation is to explore, learn, understand and appreciate the … Continue reading

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