Category: ACP2016


The Structural Model in Parenting Style, Attachment Style, Self-Regulation and Self-Esteem with Smartphone Addiction

Technological addiction has become a common issues worldwide, this research hopes to discover the possible framework of smartphone addiction, raise awareness on further discovery and acknowledgment on the problem of technological dependencies. The present research aims at investigating the relationships of students’ parenting styles to their attachment style, self-regulation, self-esteem and smartphone addiction. Two hundred


Band Musicians in Macau

Researchers have documented the potential social benefits of popular music, such as empowering young people to cope with life challenges, providing a positive force for social change and enabling young people to connect with and express their indigenous cultures. In Macau, growth of a native music industry has been constrained by a tiny population and


The Effectiveness of Self Management Program ‘Bipolar Beraksi’ in Decreasing the Frequency, Intensity or Duration of Bipolar Moods

Bipolar Disorder is a kind of mood disorder which contains of mania or hypomania episode, depressive episode, or the combination of both. Preliminary study on people with a bipolar disorder shows that they need some improvement on self-illness management because frequency, intensity, and duration of this bipolar disorder seem to come often and disturbs people’s


The Effect of Level of Parenting Stress towards Mother-Child Interaction Quality: A Study on Mothers with Toddler from Poverty Family

This research was conducted to explain the effect of level of parenting stress towards mother-child interaction quality in mothers with toddler form poverty family. This research used the mixed method design for collecting data. Quantitative method used in order to analyzed the effect of level of parenting stress towards mother-child interaction quality. Level of parenting


A Qualitative Study of Genital Sex Reassignment in Transgendered Teens: Age of Consent and Assessment Process

Currently, the WPATH guidelines recommend that a person be at the majority age in order to be considered a candidate for bottom surgery. In British Columbia, the majority is 19 years. However, in our clinical experience, there are youth between the ages of 16 to 19 that may benefit from having the surgery earlier. Some


Self Concept in Adolescent Lesbians Living with HIV: A Case Study

This research is self-concept study in adolescent lesbians living with HIV. The study objectives are studying self-concept, lifestyles, parenting styles and social support in 4 cases study of adolescent lesbians who are HIV infected from maternal, clinical and antiretroviral (ARV) follow up at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen province, Thailand. A self-concept questionnaire


Comparison of Dietary Behaviors and Acculturation of Korean International and Japanese Students in Japan

For cross-cultural students to remain healthy, proper nutrition is an important factor. However, Japanese universities do not show adequate interest in international students’ health behavior. It is believed that health behavior is a key aspect of acculturation. In this study, we examine a change in Korean students’ dietary habits as they acculturate to Japanese culture,


An Investigation of the Mate Preferences of Young Adults Using Choice Based Conjoint Analysis

The current study is an exploratory investigation concerning mate preferences of young adult males and females. Specifically, those that self proclaimed to be single or in a relationship, all of which were never married. Previous research shows that men and women differ in their mate selection preferences, specifically, men desire physical attractiveness and potential for


Japanese Attitudes about Home and Children in Relation to Marital Happiness across Time

The current study analyzes marital happiness in conjunction with attitudes about home and children within a Japanese population over the span of 18 years. Data was taken from the International Social Survey Programme from 1994, 2002, and 2012 with a total number of 3651 participants. Research on Japanese couples demonstrates a shift in individuals marrying


Understanding Emotion Recognition among Malaysian Malay Adults With and Without Major Depressive Disorder

Depression is a mood disorder that affects a large number of people worldwide and in Malaysia the number of people diagnosed with depression is on the rise. Impairments in emotion processing and regulation lead to depression. It was found that those with MDD had impaired emotion processing abilities especially in recognition of emotion. This study


Coping Strategies of Female Adolescents Living with HIV

This research is on coping strategies in female adolescents living with HIV. The study objectives are study in coping strategies in 3 dimensions that are personal, family and school context. The case study are female adolescents living with HIV, who acquired HIV from maternal, clinical and antiretroviral follow up at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University,


Effects of Job Autonomy and Positive Psychological Capital on Job Performance of Banking Employees: Mediating Role of Intrinsic Work Motivation

Factors that affect employee job performance have long been a topic of interest to industrial and organizational psychologists. There are numbers of studies which explored the relationship between motivation and job performance. However, there has been little empirical research on the joint impact of employees_�� personality factor and autonomy aspect of job itself on job


A Causal Model of Professional Nurse Engagement Using Organizational Nurse Engagement

Employee engagement has become a hot topic in recent years. Many studies have been published that identify organizational factors that drive employee engagement. One of the important factors was organizational communication. The purpose of this study were: (a) to validate a causal model of professional nurse engagement with organizational communication as the mediator; and (b)


A Population-Based Study on Health Literacy and Health Behaviors

Health literacy has been proved to be associated with various domains of health. The objective is to describe the prevalence and distribution of health literacy and health behaviors and define the association between health literacy and health behaviors in Taiwan. An area sampling was applied in this study. Structured in-person interviews in the respondents’ home


Forensic Investigation Protocol on Marital Nullity for Psychologists in the Philippines

The literature on the legal aspect of marital nullity in the Philippines has significantly increased since The Family Code has given birth to the idea of psychological incapacity. And while there appears to be voluminous cases of annulment that have been filed, there remains to be a dearth of literature in the parameters of responsible


Relationship Satisfaction and Children: Effects on Sexual Satisfaction in Married Couples

This study addresses the great importance of relationship satisfaction in regards to sexual satisfaction. 4000 participants were analyzed utilizing data from the Relate Assessment, which analyzes factors impacting martial satisfaction. Previous research suggests that both relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction decrease when a couple has children (Glenn & McLanahan, 1982). Analyses yielded supporting evidence that


The Role of Visual Attention in Preference Formation for Food

Evaluative decision-making is the decision-making based on personal preferences among different choice options. Previous studies have suggested that people tend to gradually commit toward a choice by spending more time looking at it. Thus, attention may imply a positive feedback mechanism, promoting the choice of an attended item. Alternatively, attention may imply information integration, with


Symbolic Immortality, Death Anxiety, and Quality of Life in Japanese Elderly Men

According to Erikson’s theory of psychological development, elderly people face their own death by withstanding death fear and anxiety in order to accept death. Death anxiety is a basic human anxiety and cannot be eliminated fully (Rank, 1945). Lifton (1973) proposed the concept ‘ȡ’ symbolic immortality ‘ɡ’ to refer to the universal human quest to achieve


Marital Relationship Satisfaction: Impacts of Children, Religion, Income Level, and Gender

To understand the effect of having children and length of marriage on relationship satisfaction, 4000 participants were analyzed from data supplied from the Relate Institute, which is dedicated to assessing marital satisfaction. Relationship satisfaction decreased at a slower rate after controlling for children. Children were found to have a significant effect (p


The Effect of Goal Structure on Job Performance: The Mediating Role of Goal Orientation and Work Engagement

Research on work engagement has widely studied and almost exclusively focused on a dependent variable. Based on work engagement model (Bakker & Demerouti, 2008), The objective of this study was to examine the pathways from goal structure to job performance through goal orientation and work engagement as mediation variables. The job performance model was tested


The Effectiveness of the Application of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning in Chinese Learning

Computer supported learning has become a major trend in language learning and teaching in the 21st century. However, there are still few studies addressing the application of computer supported collaborative learning in teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language. The researchers designed a distance collaborative program in which 72 Chinese learners in the US


Guiding Three to Six Year Old Children into Developing Social Sense of Decorum

The paper discusses the hypothesis that a parent or caregiver must master three important child-guiding skills to help improve young (3 to 6 years old) children’s behaviors: Empathy, setting boundaries, and early intervention. The best time to be empathetic with children, to begin the use of boundaries, and to utilize early intervention techniques is when


Philippine Practice of Forensic Clinical Psychology in Marital Nullification: From Client Assessment to Court Appearance

There appears to be a dearth of documentation of forensic clinical psychology practice in the Philippine cases of marital nullification, as seen from the lens of forensic clinical psychology. The documentation of the forensic clinical psychology practices in marital nullification in this paper comes from the practitioner’s actual clinical data and his rich clinical experiences


The Development of a Psychological Well-Being Enhancement Model for the Elderly using Family and Community Participation in Nakaew Sub-District

The objectives of the research were to develop a Psychological Well-being Enhancement Model for the Elderly by Family and Community Participation (PEMEF) and to study the results of using the PEMEF for the elderly people from Nakaew sub-district. The sample used in this research was 5 academicians in psychology and public health with the elderly


Stigma in People with Schizophrenia in Griya Pmi Peduli, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

The purposes of this research are (1) Determining public’s view of people with schizophrenia in ‘Griya PMI Peduli Surakarta’ (2) Determining the cause of stigma in people with schizophrenia in ‘Griya PMI Peduli Surakarta’. This research was a type of qualitative study by using phenomenological approach. The sampling technique in this research was a type


Links between, Prosocial Value and Bystanders’ Helping Behavior in Bullying Situation: The Mediating Role of Collective Efficacy and Psychological Well-Being as Moderator

Collective efficacy was examined as a mediator of associations between prosocial values and bystander’s helping behavior, where psychological well-being functions as a moderator of associations among prosocial values and bystander’s helping behavior: whether they are willing to help a bullying victim, or on the contrary support the bully. To answer this question, a study was


Coping Stress of Pilot of Commercial Aircraft After the Crash

The plane crash is a traumatic experience in the life of someone, especially a pilot because it has the burden of responsibility on the safety of the passengers. This study aims to determine the coping stress post-crash of a commercial airplane pilot. Coping stress is an individual effort in managing the full load condition, exert


Does Bystanders’ Psychological Well-Being and Attribution towards Victims Matters in Helping a Bullying Victim?

Previous studies shows that psychological well-being plays an important role towards pro social behavior, but it is unclear how bystanders’ psychological well-being together with their attribution (the extent to which the victim was considered guilty of becoming a victim) influence their willingness to help in bullying situation. 1868 participants consisting of students and school completed


The Effect of Varying Short Message Service (SMS) Intervention for Promoting Safe Sex Among Army Conscripts in Lopburi Army Area

At present, sexual risk behavior is threatening the health status of the Thai population and undermining quality of life of the population all ages. This study examined the effectiveness of self-regulation and mobile phone SMS intervention to promote safe sex among army conscripts in a central province, Thailand. Conscripts (n=192) were recruited by multi-stage sampling


A Study on Improving Listening Efficacy of Instructions for Nursing Students Towards the Accurate Information Transfer

Aim: Focusing on the listening efficacy of instructions as skills for medical safety, we devised a social skills training (SST) of instructions-received skills for nursing students. For that reason, this study aims to examine the relationship between the improvement of the skills after SST and the experience of the students. Methods: The participants were second-year nursing


The Correlation between Work and Family Balance and Quality of Life, with Gender as Mediator Variable among Java Ethnic Group

The economic burdens has forced some families all around the world to have dual carriers. In such situation, having work and family balance (WFB) becomes crucial, since men and women, unlike the old days, are expected to be successful in both areas: family and work, in order to achieve their quality of life. Earlier studies


Evaluating the Age of Juveniles in the Juvenile Justice System of India From a Developmental and Mental Health Perspective

The current study aims at evaluating the recent lowering of age of Juveniles (from 18 years to 16 years), who will be tried as adults in the Juvenile Justice System of India, from a developmental and mental health perspective. Based on the study, recommendations to promote mental health of adolescents have been presented. This research


Corruption: Its Representations and Psychology in Indonesia

Corruption has undermined the sense of justice of the society in various parts of the world, and it has to be admitted that corruption involves contested meanings. The problem is that there is no study about the meaning of corruption for Indonesians. Often the understanding of the community about “corruption” is simply assumed because we


Women’s Needs Related to Obstetric Services: Viewpoints of Mothers of Children with Disabilities in Japan

The experiences of pregnancy and childbirth are considered important events in a woman’s life. Particularly, memories related to pregnancy and childbirth can be painful to some mothers of children with disabilities. I previously interviewed 47 mothers of children with disabilities, and found that most of them had had unpleasant experiences at obstetrics and gynecology hospitals