Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences

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You Pray for Him a Bit More”: Young Adults’ Positive Aspects of Caregiving (PAC) Towards Parental Cancer

  Authors: Tharunnia M.S Ganesan, Coventry University, United Kingdom Karen Maher, Coventry University, United Kingdom Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.06 Citation: Ganesan, M.S, & Maher, K. (2021). You Pray for Him a Bit More”: Young Adults’ Positive Aspects of Caregiving (PAC) Towards Parental Cancer. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.06 Abstract Young adult

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Self-Determination, Deviance, and Risk Factors

  Authors: Shyanna Albrecht, University of Saskatchewan, Canada David Mykota, University of Saskatchewan, Canada Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.05 Citation: Albrecht, S., & Mykota, D. (2021). Self-Determination, Deviance, and Risk Factors. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.05 Abstract Deviant behaviours are a significant cost to Canadian society and can incur an immeasurable amount

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Comparative Perspectives on Motivations and Values Among Novice Teachers

  Authors: Margareta M. Thomson, North Carolina State University, USA Jean-Louis Berger, University of Fribourg; Fribourg, Switzerland Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.04 Citation: Thomson, M. M., & Berger, J.-L. (2021). Comparative Perspectives on Motivations and Values Among Novice Teachers. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.04 Abstract The current study aims at analyzing and

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Online Learning in the Era of COVID-19: Computer Anxiety and Mental Health Among College Students

  Authors: Nahal Salimi, Northern Illinois University, USA Bryan Gere, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA Bridget Irioogbe, Northern Illinois University, USA Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.03 Citation: Salimi, N., Gere, B., & Irioogbe, B. (2021). Online Learning in the Era of COVID-19: Computer Anxiety and Mental Health Among College Students. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the

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Fiction Reading and Empathy Capacity of Selected Filipino Adolescents and Young Adults

  Authors: Kathleen Denise H. Ubaldo, University of the Philippines Los Baños Laguna, Philippines Marison Felicidad R. Dy, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.02 Citation: Ubaldo, K. D. H., & Dy, M. F. R. (2021). Fiction Reading and Empathy Capacity of Selected Filipino Adolescents and Young Adults. IAFOR Journal of Psychology

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Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi

  Author: Samson C. R. Kajawo, University of Malawi, Malawi Email: [email protected] https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.01 Citation: Kajawo, S. C. R. (2021). Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1.01 Abstract The issue of possible provision of prisoners’ conjugal rights in jurisdictions not yet allowing them,

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 7 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: December 24, 2021 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.7.1 Articles Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi Samson C. R. Kajawo, University of Malawi, Malawi Fiction Reading and Empathy Capacity of Selected

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Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students

Authors: Almina P. Ramos, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Claudette A. Agnes, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.06 Citation: Ramos, A. P., & Agnes, C. A. (2020). Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students. IAFOR Journal of Psychology &

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Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students

Authors: Almina P. Ramos, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Claudette A. Agnes, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.06 Citation: Ramos, A. P., & Agnes, C. A. (2020). Efficacy of Behaviour Modification Therapy on the Internet Gaming Disorder of the Selected Filipino High School Students, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.06 The excessive use

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Do Newer Antidepressant Drugs Really Have Reduced Side Effects? Examining a Random “Real World” Sample of 300+ Receivers of Medications

Author: Nicholas Norman Adams, Robert Gordon University, Scotland Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.05 Citation: Adams, N. N. (2020). Do Newer Antidepressant Drugs Really Have Reduced Side Effects? Examining a Random “Real World” Sample of 300+ Receivers of Medications, 6(1). IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.05 Newer antidepressant drugs are frequently

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Adolescent Health Literacy, Social Media Exposure, and Perceived Health Status

Authors: Jilian Betina L. Buot, University of The Philippines Los Baños; Philippines Marison Felicidad R. Dy, University of the Philippines Los Baños; Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.04 Citation: Buot, J. B. L., & Dy, M. F. R. (2020). Adolescent Health Literacy, Social Media Exposure, and Perceived Health Status. IAFOR Journal of Psychology

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Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement: The Relationship and Gender Differences of Malaysian University Undergraduates

Authors: Frankie Subon, Management and Science University, Malaysia Norseha Unin, Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Malaysia Nor Hafisah Binti Sulaiman, Management and Science University, Malaysia Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.03 Citation: Subon, F., Unin, N., & Sulaiman, N. H. B. (2020). Self-Esteem and Academic Achievement: The Relationship and Gender Differences of

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Happiness Among Urban Poor Filipino Families

Authors: Kathleen Dianne K. Dy, University of the Philippines, Philippines Consuelo T. Chua, University of the Philippines, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: December 12, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.01 Citation: Dy, K. D. K., & Chua, C. T. (2020). Happiness Among Urban Poor Filipino Families. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.6.1.01 Abstract Filipinos are generally

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Efficacy of Acceptance and Cognitive Restructuring Intervention Program (ACRIP) on the Symptoms of Internet Gaming Disorder and Psychological Well-Being of Adolescents

Authors: Georgekutty Kuriala Kochuchakkalackal, the Graduate School, University of Santo Tomas, & College of Medicine, Emilio Aguinaldo College, the Philippines Marc Eric S. Reyes, College of Sciences, and the Graduate School, University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.05 Citation: Maree, S. (2019). Efficacy of Acceptance and Cognitive Restructuring Intervention

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Human Rights and Bioethics within Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan

Author: Sugai Maree, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Japan Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.04 Citation: Maree, S. (2019). Human Rights and Bioethics within Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.04 Abstract Looking inside the walls of private psychiatric institutions in Japan, this paper explores

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Psychological Predictors of Facebook Addiction Tendencies among Filipino Millennials in Metro Manila

Authors: Debbie Marie Bais, University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines Marc Eric S. Reyes, University of Santo Tomas, the Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.03 Citation: Bais, D. M., & Reyes, M. E. S. (2019). Psychological Predictors of Facebook Addiction Tendencies among Filipino Millennials in Metro Manila. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the

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Social Media Use as Self-Therapy or Alternative Mental Help-Seeking Behavior

Authors: Bryan O. Gere, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA Nahal Salimi, Northern Illinois University, USA Angela Anima-Korang, East Texas Baptist University, USA Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.02 Citation: Gere, B. O., Salimi, N., & Anima-Korang, A. (2019). Social Media Use as Self-Therapy or Alternative Mental Help-Seeking Behavior. IAFOR Journal of Psychology &

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Spirituality and Psychological Well-being as Buffers of Suicide Probability among Selected Young Filipino Gay Men and Lesbian Women

Authors: Christine Guianne Ramos, University of Santo Tomas; Manila, Philippines Marc Eric S. Reyes, University of Santo Tomas; Manila, Philippines Ryan Francis O. Cayubit, University of Santo Tomas; Manila, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.01 Citation: Ramos, C. G., Reyes, M. E. S., & Cayubit, R. F. O. (2019). Spirituality and Psychological Well-being

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 2 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: January 31, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2 Articles Spirituality and Psychological Well-being as Buffers of Suicide Probability among Selected Young Filipino Gay Men and Lesbian Women Christine Guianne Ramos, University of Santo Tomas,

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Creative Confrontations: Exploring Activism, Surveillance, and Censorship in China and the United States

Authors: Elizabeth A. Brunner, Idaho State University, USA Kevin M. DeLuca, University of Utah, USA Email: : [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.05 Citation: Brunner, E. A. & DeLuca, K. M. (2019). Creative Confrontations: Exploring Activism, Surveillance, and Censorship in China and the United States. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.05

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Telling Stories to Narrate Futures: Engaging Storytelling as Research Practice with High School Females

Author: Amanda Hill, St. Mary’s University, USA Email: : [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.04 Citation: Hill, A. (2019). Telling Stories to Narrate Futures: Engaging Storytelling as Research Practice with High School Females. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.04 Abstract This paper discusses “Exploring Our Information Diets,” a yearlong project that

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Rewarding Creative Problem Solving and Expectations for Creative Motives, Competence and Satisfaction of Workers During Critical Incidents

Author: Fomba Emmanuel Mbebeb, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon Email: [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.02 Citation: Mbebeb, F. E. (2019). Rewarding Creative Problem Solving and Expectations for Creative Motives, Competence and Satisfaction of Workers During Critical Incidents. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.02 Abstract There is growing interest in creativity

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Creative Cognition: Conceptual Blending and Expansion in a Generative Exemplar Task

Author: Brian J. Birdsell, Hirosaki University, Japan Email: : [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.03 Citation: Birdsell, B. J. (2019). Creative Cognition: Conceptual Blending and Expansion in a Generative Exemplar Task. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(si). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.03 Abstract Creativity is a multifaceted and complex human trait that allows one to generate

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Does Engaging in Creative Activities Influence the Use of Coping Skills and Perception of Challenge-Skill Balance in Elite Athletes?

Authors: Veronique Richard, Florida State University, USA Yanyun Yang, Florida State University, USA Mark Runco, American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, USA Ahmed M. Abdulla, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain Gershon Tenenbaum, Florida State University, USA Email: [email protected] Published: October 7, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si.01 Citation: Richard, V., Yang, Y., Runco, M., Abdulla, A. M. &

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Special Issue

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Special Issue Guest Editor Dr Arpan Yagnik Editors-in-Chief: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: October 7, 2019 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.si Articles Does Engaging in Creative Activities Influence the Use of Coping Skills and Perception of Challenge-Skill Balance in Elite Athletes? Veronique

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Age-Related Differences in Executive, Social and Creative Cognition in Neurologically Healthy Adults

Authors: Helen Duff, Bond University, Australia Michael Lyvers, Bond University, Australia Mark Bahr, Bond University, Australia Email: [email protected] Published: May 12, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.1.06 Citation: Duff, H., Lyvers, M. & Bahr, M. (2019). Age-Related Differences in Executive, Social and Creative Cognition in Neurologically Healthy Adults. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.1.06 Abstract

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Development of Intervention Program based on Grit and Psychological Well-Being to Alleviate Acculturative Stress among Foreign Students

Authors: Felisse Marianne Z. San Juan, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Lucila O. Bance, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines Email: [email protected] Published: May 12, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.1.05 Citation: San Juan, F. M. Z., & Bance, L. O. (2019). Development of Intervention Program based on Grit and Psychological Well-Being to Alleviate Acculturative Stress among Foreign Students. IAFOR

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Effects of Need for Cognitive Closure and Age on Medical-Related Beliefs of African Americans

Authors: Jennifer Rae Myers, Howard University, USA Email: [email protected] Published: May 12, 2019 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.1.04 Citation: Myers, J. R. (2019). Effects of Need for Cognitive Closure and Age on Medical-Related Beliefs of African Americans. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.1.04 Abstract Given the accessibility to medical resources in urban areas, one possible