Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences

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Social Art Activities in a Nursing Home: A Pilot Study in Indonesia

Authors: R. Roswiyani, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia Monty P. Satiadarma, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia Jan Spijker, Radboud University, Netherlands Cilia L. M. Witteman, Radboud University, Netherlands Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.04 Citation: Roswiyani, R., Satiadarma, M. P., Spijker, J., & Witteman, C. L. M. (2016). Social Art Activities in a Nursing Home: A Pilot Study in Indonesia. IAFOR

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Religiosity and Spirituality as Predictors of Subjectively Perceived Happiness in University Students in Slovakia

Authors: Peter Babinčák & Adriána Parkanská, University of Presov, Slovakia Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.03 Citation: Babinčák, P., & Parkanská, A. (2016). Religiosity and Spirituality as Predictors of Subjectively Perceived Happiness in University Students in Slovakia. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.03 Abstract Several research projects discuss the existence of weak to

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Health Anxiety in Young Indonesian Adults: A Preliminary Study

Author: Venie Viktoria Rondang Maulina, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.02 Citation: Maulina, V. V. R. (2016). Health Anxiety in Young Indonesian Adults: A Preliminary Study. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.02 Abstract In young adulthood most people begin to realize the meaning of health. The amount

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A Perspective of Taiwanese Interns on Professional Skills and Psychological Preparation for Fieldwork in Criminal Justice Settings

Authors: Chu-chun Chen, Taoyuan District Prosecutor Office, Taiwan Mei-hua Chien, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan Published: March 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.01 Citation: Chen, C., & Chien, M. (2016). A Perspective of Taiwanese Interns on Professional Skills and Psychological Preparation for Fieldwork in Criminal Justice Settings. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1.01 Abstract Waiting

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Living with Suffering: Buddhist Wisdom Illustrated by a Widow

Author: Fung Kei Cheng, Hong Kong Email: oasischeng@yahoo.com Published: December 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.06 Citation: Cheng, F. K. (2015). Living with Suffering: Buddhist Wisdom Illustrated by a Widow. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.06 Abstract Available literature, largely based on Western theories, investigates suffering from spousal loss, which can threaten an individual’s physical

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Sensation Seeking or Empathy? Physically Aggressive and Non-Aggressive Antisocial Behaviors (ASBs) Amongst University Students

Authors: Saima Eman, Roderick I. Nicolson & Mark Blades, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom Email: saima.eman@sheffield.ac.uk Published: December 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.05 Citation: Eman, S., Nicolson, R. I., & Blades, M. (2015). Sensation Seeking or Empathy? Physically Aggressive and Non-Aggressive Antisocial Behaviors (ASBs) Amongst University Students. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.05 Abstract

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Islamic Religiosity, Depression and Anxiety among Muslim Cancer Patients

Authors: Nadzirah Ahmad Basri, Kyushu University, Japan Gan Chun Hong, The National University of Malaysia, Malaysia Ng Lai Oon, Sunway University, Malaysia Shuzo Kumagai, Kyushu University, Japan Email: nadzirahbasri@gmail.com Published: December 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.04 Citation: Basri, N. B., Hong, G. C., Oon, N. L., & Kumagai, S. (2015). Islamic Religiosity, Depression and Anxiety among Muslim Cancer

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Cognitive Dissonance Among Chinese Gamblers: Cultural Beliefs Versus Gambling Behavior

Authors: Robert J. Taormina & Blair K. H. Chong, University of Macau, China Email: Taormina@umac.mo Published: December 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.03 Citation: Taormina, R. J., & Chong, B. K. H. (2015). Cognitive Dissonance Among Chinese Gamblers: Cultural Beliefs Versus Gambling Behavior. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.03 Abstract This study examined the extent

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A Longitudinal Case Study of the Quality of Life Trajectory: A Mother of Multiple Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Author: Miyako Kimura, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Japan Email: mkimura@marianna-u.ac.jp Published: December 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.02 Citation: Kimura, M. (2015). A Longitudinal Case Study of the Quality of Life Trajectory: A Mother of Multiple Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.02 Abstract The purpose of this study

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A Structured Review of Generic and Specific Instruments for Measuring the Subjectively Assessed Quality of Life of Seniors

Authors: Monika Kacmarova & Peter Babincak, University of Presov, Slovakia Email: monika.kacmarova@unipo.sk Published: December 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.01 Citation: Kacmarova, M., & Babincak, P. (2015). A Structured Review of Generic and Specific Instruments for Measuring the Subjectively Assessed Quality of Life of Seniors. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1.01 Abstract The objective of

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 3

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 3 Editor: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: December 21, 2016 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.3 Articles Comparison of Mental Health and Quality of Life between Shift and Non-shift Employees of Service Industries Nahal Salimi, Southern Illinois University, United States of America

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

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 2 Editor: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: August 2016 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.2 Articles Expectancies for Social Support and Negative Mood Regulation Mediate the Relationship between Childhood Maltreatment and Self-Injury Fiona Tresno, Nagoya University, Japan Jack Mearns, California State University,

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: March 2016 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.2.1 Articles A Perspective of Taiwanese Interns on Professional Skills and Psychological Preparation for Fieldwork in Criminal Justice Settings Chu-chun Chen, Taoyuan District Prosecutor Office, Taiwan Mei-hua Chien,

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

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: December 2015 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.1.1 Articles A Structured Review of Generic and Specific Instruments for Measuring the Subjectively Assessed Quality of Life of Seniors Monika Kacmarova & Peter Babincak, University of Presov,

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Publication Ethics

The IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences adheres to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Guidelines. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest Editors and editorial board members/reviewers will not use unpublished information disclosed in a submitted manuscript for their own research purposes without the authors’ explicit written consent. Privileged information or ideas obtained by

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Author Guidelines

Articles should be submitted through the online submission form in Microsoft Word format. Before submitting your article please ensure that it is prepared in accordance with the Author Guidelines below. Please note that papers already submitted to or published in IAFOR Conference Proceedings are not accepted for publication in any of IAFOR’s journals. For further

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Manuscript Submission Form

Submissions are not CLOSED. Please note: Because of the difficulties caused by COVID-19 for our Editorial Team and Reviewers, no firm date for the opening of submissions is available at this time. Please do not send manuscripts to the IAFOR Publications Office while submissions are closed.

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Editors

Editors Dr Shahrokh (Sharo) Shafaie Southeast Missouri State University, USA Dr Sharo Shafaie is a professor of Child Development at the Southeast Missouri State University, in the College of Health & Human Services. He has a doctoral degree in Psychology, a master’s degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma, and holds a BS

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, international and intercultural journal. All papers published in the journal have been subjected to the rigorous and accepted processes of academic peer review. The journal encourages interdisciplinary research, with the primary focus being on psychology and behavioral sciences.

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences

Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie and Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge ISSN: 2187-0675 Contact: ijpbs@iafor.org The IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on psychology and the behavioral sciences. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is