F. Ishu Ishiyama

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A 13-item Self-critical Cognition scale was developed to measure a self-critical and self-defeating cognitive tendency in processing self-relevant information. The scale, administered to 561 male and female university students, evidenced high internal consistency (alpha = .89) and test-retest reliability of r138 = .83 over a 6.5-week interval. A factor(More)
This is the second report of a multinational project undertaken in 1988 by the International Round Table for the Advancement of Counseling that sought, among other things, to compare and contrast the reported problems, coping strategies, and help-seeking behavior of 2129 male and 2307 female adolescents from a total of three different socioeconomic(More)
Japanese Morita therapy is discussed to highlight its culturally and theoretically unique perspectives on human nature and client change. Key features of this theory are: (a) theory of the shinkeishitsu (nervous) trait, (b) multiple-dimensional model of causes and treatment of shinkeishitsu neurosis, (c) theory of mental attachment, (d) reframing anxiety(More)
The Fear of Success Consequence Scale (FOSC) was used to assess adolescents' fears of potential social consequences of academic success in three dimensions, i.e., negative social reaction, positive peer reaction, and increased pressure and responsibility for continuous success. Subjects were 360 students in early adolescence (grades 7-9) and mid-adolescence(More)
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to generate a categorical scheme to describe how participants exited from gang life. METHOD We utilized the CIT (Butterfield, Borgen, Amundson, & Maglio, 2005; Flanagan, 1954; Woolsey, 1986) and explored gang exit processes among 10 Indigenous men living in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada. Participants responded to the question:(More)
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