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Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge about Human Nature
1. Introduction to Personality Psychology Personality Defined Three Levels of Personality Analysis A Fissure in the Field Six Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature The Role of Personality TheoryExpand
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The use of virtual reality and audiovisual eyeglass systems as adjunct analgesic techniques: A review of the literature
Background: This review focuses on the application of technologically advanced methods of audiovisual distraction as adjunct analgesic techniques; more specifically, (a) virtual reality (VR) and (b)Expand
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Psychological characteristics of BDSM practitioners.
INTRODUCTION It has been generally thought that the practice of bondage-discipline, dominance-submission, sadism-masochism (BDSM) is in some form associated with psychopathology. However, severalExpand
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A Comparative Study of the Dimensionality of the Self-Concealment Scale Using Principal Components Analysis and Mokken Scale Analysis
We discuss and contrast 2 methods for investigating the dimensionality of data from tests and questionnaires: the popular principal components analysis (PCA) and the more recent Mokken scale analysisExpand
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Is it bad to have secrets? Cognitive preoccupation as a toxic element of secrecy
This ex post facto study examined the effect of secrecy on well-being in a sample of 287 HIV-positive individuals, using both self-report data and objective immune parameters. The effects onExpand
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Secrets and Subjective Well-Being: A Clinical Oxymoron
In this chapter secrecy as a research theme will be introduced. Although secrets potentially concern us all, it is still not a mainstream topic of research. First we focus on how secrecy is defined,Expand
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Associations Between Secret-Keeping and Quality of Life in Older Adults
This study examined the effects of secrecy on quality of life in a sample consisting of older adults (>50 years; N = 301). Three key components of secrecy were examined with the Tilburg SecrecyExpand
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Lifeguards and Physically Risky Prosocial Groups: A Comparison Based on Personality Theory
The goal of this study is to explore the personality of experienced professional lifeguards in terms of Eysenck and Eysenck's PEN model of personality and Zuckerman's sensation seeking trait. AExpand
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Consensual Validity Parameters of the Zuckerman–Kuhlman Personality Questionnaire: Evidence From Self-Reports and Spouse Reports
One way of validating questionnaire responses is correlating them with ratings made by external assessors who know the ratee well: This is known as consensual validity. In this study, we assessed theExpand
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Measurement invariance of the Illness Invalidation Inventory (3*I) across language, rheumatic disease and gender
Objectives The Illness Invalidation Inventory (3*I) assesses patients’ perception of responses of others that are perceived as denying, lecturing, not supporting and not acknowledging the conditionExpand
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