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Active Imagination and Identity – Self Concept

For the Analytical Psychology, Self is a borderline concept because it is not only the center of the psyche but also the whole circumference which embraces both conscious and unconscious; and this totality transcends our vision. It is a veritable lapis invisibilitatis. It is the center of this totality, just as the ego is the

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The Effect of Identity on Risk-Taking in Middle Adolescence: The Mediating Role of Positive Youth Development

Researches on factors that can reduce risk-taking in adolescence have been widely studied. Ones of these factors are identity and Positive Youth Development (PYD) which are the key factors to successfully accomplish developmental tasks in adolescence. However, there has been little research on whether Positive Youth Development can serve as the mediator between identity and

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Development of Positive Youth Development Indicators in the Context of Thai Adolescents

Research on the positive youth development (PYD) has been widely studied, based on the positive youth development model (Lerner, 2005). The objectives of this study were to develop and validate a scale for measuring the positive youth development of Thai adolescents. There was full form measurement for grades 10 to 12. Data were collected from

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Causal Relationship Model of Organizational Culture Performance: The Study of Mediating Role of Organization Trust and Organizational Commitment.

The purposes of this study were to examine a relationship of perceived organizational support (POS) towards organizational culture performance as well as a mediating role of organizational trust and organizational commitment (OC) and to validate the causal relationship model of POS towards organizational culture performance based on the job performance theory (Albanese, 1981). The participants

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The Factors Related to Risk Preference, Risky Decision Making and Risk Taking Behaviors in Adolescence in Krabi Province

The aim of the study is to assess the factors related to the following; risk preference, risky decision making and risk taking behavior in male and female adolescent students. The conceptual framework of this study illustrates seven variables such as age, gender, parenting, perceived peer norms or peer pressure, risk preference, risky decision making, and

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Effect of Psychological and Social Factors on Active Aging among Middle Adulthood in Bangkok

The purposes of this research were 1) to examine the level of Active Aging among middle adulthood in Bangkok 2) to examine the relationship between psychological and social factors (attitude towards Active Aging, internal locus of control, the knowledge about Active Aging, social support, and getting information through online Social media) on Active Aging among

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The Effect of Adversity Quotient Training Program on Stress of High School Students in Bangkok

The objectives of this research were to develop Adversity training program and examine the effect of Adversity quotient on stress of High school students in Bangkok. The participants were 90 high school students in Bangkok, Thailand. Research instruments included 1) The Perceived Stress Scale 2) The Adversity Quotient skill scale 3) Adversity Quotient training program.

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The Prevalence of Depression among First-Year Health Sciences Students at Thammasat University

This study aims to find out the prevalence of depression in first-year health sciences students at Thammasat University, Thailand. The study is a cross-sectional descriptive (Survey Research). 248 first-year students are recruited from 6 faculties including the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Dentistry, the Faculty of Pharmacy, the Faculty of Nursing, the Faculty of

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Anxiety and Return to Work in Cancer Patients Receiving Outpatient Chemotherapy

Introduction: Many cancer patients contract cancer and are diagnosed with it while they are working. However, only one-third of patients return to work. The issue of working is an economic problem and is directly connected to quality of life (QOL)in a working population. This study aimed to clarify the differences anxiety among breast cancer patients

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Mediating Role of Ethnic Identity on the Relationship between Ethnicity and Life Satisfaction among Indonesians Adolescents

Indonesia is known as a multi-ethnic and multi-culture country then Javanese is the largest ethnic group among the population. Ethnicity and culture is an aspect which determine a person’s identity. As another domain of identity, ethnic identity is a predictor of psychological well-being, including life satisfaction. Adolescent’s life satisfaction is a subjective evaluation to specific

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Survey about Identity Status in Indonesian Adolescence

Adolescence is a period when teenagers ask themselves “Who am I?” and “What is different about me?”. There are many roles which teenagers may explore. In Indonesia, there are a lot of problems in adolescence that emerge during the process of searching the identity in each role. Yet, research about identity status of adolescence in

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The Relationship of Identity Status to Peer Relation during Adolescence

Who am I? These questions reflect the search for an identity. Identity is a self-portrait composed of many pieces, including these: the career; political; religious; relationship; achievement; sexual; ethnic; interests; personality; and physical identity. Adolescents search their cultures identity files, experimenting with different roles and personalities. For adolescence peer approval becomes increasingly important. Peers play

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The Effect of Type of Self Perspective and God Prime on Prosociality

Frimer, Schaefer, and Oakes (2014) suggest that there are at least two distinct self-perspectives in every person: actor (tends to be prosocial) and agent (tends to be selfish), which mainly differentiated by the feeling of being watched. What if that feeling came from ideas about God? Priming God concept is known as an activating factor

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The Prevalence of Aggression Dimensions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder according to Some Variables

The current study aimed at exploring the level of aggression for children with autism according to gender, age and intellectual state in the state of Kuwait. The study was conducted on a sample of parents for (108) children with autism, children’s ages were ranging from 5 to 16 years old who have been attending of

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Relationship Among Mindfulness, Suppression-Emotion Regulation, Reappraisal-Emotion Regulation, and Psychological Well-Being

With the increased number of psychological problems in workplace within Thailand, it becomes necessary to find ways to enhance psychological well-being for workers. One such way was to identify psychological ingredients that contribute to psychological well-being. Such attempts remained very limited in Thailand, however. This research study hence aimed to establish relationships among psychological well-being,

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Affective Learning to Racial Ingroup and Outgroup Members

Learning experiences occur within a social context and these can influence whether an individual is likely to approach or avoid certain people and situations in the future. The present study used an associative learning paradigm to investigate the acquisition and abolishment of affective responses towards ingroup and outgroup members. Australian Caucasian participants initially viewed images

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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