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Does Teacher Bullying Predict Poorer Adjustment Outcomes In Students?
The current thesis sought to examine whether (1) teacher bullying affects students' health, academic motivation and performance, (2) there are ethnic differences in teacher bullying, (3) teacher and peer bullying are ...
Generations: The Dividing Line Between Preferences For Leadership Styles
This research examined what effects the characteristics of the Millennial generation had on the preferences for leadership style by investigating which qualities in leaders were more highly valued within this generational ...
Vita of Robert J. Gatchel, PhD., ABPP
The Role Of Abstraction For Creative Idea Generation
The present study examined the role of categories during a brainstorming task. Participants were asked to generate abstract categories before they brainstormed either in groups or individually in Study 1. It was expected ...
Measurement Invariance Of The SF-12 Across Ethnic Groups Among Women In Postpartum
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine differential item functioning (DIF) as a plausible cause of subgroup variation in the short-form health survey (SF-12). Methods: Cross sectional secondary data analysis ...
Sex, Drugs, And Work: The Associations Of Personality Characteristics, Risky Sex, Substance Use, And Work Behavior In Young Adult Restaurant Workers
Personality characteristics among young adult (18 - 29 years old) restaurant workers were examined in relation to substance use, risky sexual behavior, and several work outcomes. High sensation seekers and emerging adults ...
The Impact Of An Intensive Physical Exercise Program (IPE) On Mental Processing Speed And Postural Control In Older Adults
One in three Americans over the age of 65 fall each year. In 2000, this equated to an annual cost of $19 billion in healthcare costs and this cost is expected to rise to $54 billion by 2020. One factor related to the ...
Openness To Experience, Strength Of Sense Of Self, And Cognitive Dissonance In A Counter-attitudinal Advocacy Paradigm
The study was designed to investigate whether personality variables, especially the strength of individuals' sense of self, moderated dissonance reduction behavior in a counter-attitudinal advocacy paradigm. The study ...
Religious Orientation And Responses To Anxiety: The Mediating Role of Trust
This research experimentally manipulated death anxiety and examined its effects on social, spiritual, and self-support. Individual level of religiosity was examined as a moderating variable. Various forms of trust were ...
Not Just A Playground Issue: Bullying Among Older Adults
This dissertation examined associations between peer bullying and physical and psychological health problems for a community dwelling population of older adults (> 60 years). Participants' age ranged from 60-99 years (M = ...