Alexander Seeshing Yeung

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A new structural equation modeling approach to questions of the direction of causal flow between global and specific multidimensional measures of self-concept (SC) in two 2-wave, longitudinal studies demonstrated that (a) higher order factors were unable to explain relations among first-order factors at Time 1 (T1), at Time 2 (T2), or between T1 and T2; (b)(More)
Personality traits and DSM-III-R personality disorders of first-degree relatives of patients with psychoses were studied using the NEO Five-Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI) and the Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire-Revised (PDQ-R), two self-report instruments. The relatives were compared on their scores for the five personality factors in the NEO-FFI, the(More)
Two hundred twenty-four first-degree relatives of patients with psychotic disorders were administered the Structured Interview for DSM-III Personality Disorders (SIDP) and completed a self-report instrument to assess dimensions of the five-factor model of personality. All of the DSM-III personality disorders were related to one or more dimensions of the(More)
The Magical Ideation Scale (MIS), Perceptual Aberration Scale (PABS), Social Anhedonia Scale (SAS), and Physical Anhedonia Scale (PAS) were administered to 98 relatives of schizophrenic patients along with a measure of personality disorders (the Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire--Revised). Hierarchical regression analysis indicated that the schizotypal(More)
The Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire-Revised (PDQ-R) was sent to first-degree relatives of major psychotic patients for identification of DSM-III-R personality disorders (PDs). Responses to the PDQ-R were interpreted both literally and empirically, and compared with the Structured Interview for DSM-III PDs (SIDP) as the standard. For literal(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between serum drug level and treatment efficacy in enuretic children treated with imipramine (IMI). METHOD Eighteen children with primary nocturnal enuresis recruited from an ambulatory enuresis clinic population were the subjects of the study. After a baseline period of 2 weeks, children received placebo for 1 week(More)
We examine relations between perceived organisational autonomy support and different types of work motivation and well-being outcomes in 266 teachers from two government schools in China. We hypothesised that greater autonomy support would be associated with more autonomous forms of employee motivation, and that teacher motivation would in turn mediate the(More)
Disruptive students are often perceived to be unmotivated, low in self-concept, and lacking in creative characteristics such as originality in thinking and imagination. A total of 99 students from 6th Grade classes of a primary school in Hong Kong completed a survey asking about their effort goal orientation in school motivation, academic self-concept,(More)
Researchers have suggested the separation of the competency and affect components of academic self-concept but have not investigated the domain specificity and their differential impacts on the development of self-esteem. A sample of 7 th grade students in China (N = 580) responded to survey items examining their self-concepts of competency and affect in(More)
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