Arnold D LeUnes

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Psychological Characteristics of Elite and Non-Elite Level Gymnasts. (December 2003) Steven B. Waples, B.S., Washington State University; B.S., Washington State University; M.S., Washington State University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Carl Gabbard Literature has indicated that there are psychological characteristics in elite athletes of various sports(More)
Four violent juvenile offenders from a local correctional facility spoke to a class of U.S. undergraduates studying abnormal psychology. Two weeks later, the students attended a tour sponsored by the correctional facility that had provided the speakers. The results of a semantic differential scale administered both before and after the talk and tour(More)
Athletes at Olympic Developmental Program (ODP) camps experience unusually high levels of expectations and inherent mental and physical challenges within such a short span of time. With the increasing emphasis on talent development, there has been consensus by the ODP staff to more clearly define present levels of coping skills, in order to enhance athletic(More)
Investigated responses of abused and non-abused juvenile delinquents to Bell's Adjustment Inventory and Gough's California Psychological Inventory, and information with regard to several related behavioral measures. The Ss were 52 institutionalized adolescent males and females. Results indicated that the abused Ss scored significantly higher than the(More)
One hundred and forty-eight rural males between the ages of 18 and 60 volunteered to be tested and were interviewed with a series of scales and background information items that were selected to predict alcohol abuse or nonabuse. The subjects were classified as Black abusers, Black nonabusers, White abusers, and White nonabusers. Major sections of the test(More)
The effects of an institutional tour on college students' attitudes toward the mentally retarded child, mentally retarded adult, state school for mentally retarded persons, and ward attendant at a state school for mentally retarded persons were investigated. Four separate Semantic Differential Scales were administered to 179 subjects prior to being given(More)