I D Harris

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In a questionnaire study of 883 high school students, subjects were asked the extent to which their parents criticized them for 18 criticizable behaviors or attitudes. Over 50% of the respondents reported being criticized for being disobedient, lazy, and messy-issues central to family life. Further analyses indicated a relationship between perceived(More)
A questionnaire survey of high school students investigated the psychological phenomena associated with teenagers' membership in majority and minority groups. In the majority group, the socioeconomic status of parents was consonant with that of the high school; in the minority group, the status was dissonant with that of the school. The psychological impact(More)
A consciously acknowledged or claimed resemblance to one or the other parent is a familiar phenomenon. Despite its familiarity and frequency of occurrence, this phenomenon of being akin to one's kin has received almost no investigative attention. As a consequence, there has been little or no theorizing about how statements such as "I am like my father"(More)
ALTHOUGH PSYCHOTIC GRANDIOSITY, like delusions of persecution, constitutes a major symptom in paranoid psychoses, it has not aroused investigative attention. Surprisingly little has been added to our understanding of psychotic grandiosity in the past 50 years, and our knowledge of it has not advanced appreciably beyond the early descriptions provided by(More)
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