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Psychological Entitlement: Interpersonal Consequences and Validation of a Self-Report Measure
The Psychological Entitlement Scale was found to be reliable and valid, not associated with social desirability, stable across time, and correlated negatively with two of the Big Five factors: agreeableness and emotional stability.
Too proud to let go: narcissistic entitlement as a barrier to forgiveness.
It is suggested that narcissistic entitlement is a robust, distinct predictor of unforgiveness, as demonstrated in 6 studies.
The Religious and Spiritual Struggles Scale: Development and initial validation
Many people experience struggle around religious and spiritual aspects of life, as shown in a steadily growing body of research. A need now exists for more comprehensive, reliable, concise
Perceptions of Humility: A Preliminary Study
Do people perceive humility as a strength or a weakness? The current study examined this question in a sample of 127 undergraduates. Contrary to common dictionary definitions of humility, which often
The perils of outperformance: sensitivity about being the target of a threatening upward comparison.
The framework of a major form of outperformance-related distress, which is label sensitivity about being the target of a threatening upward comparison (STTUC), unites many previously disconnected findings on topics such as fear of success, envy, self-presentation, and self-evaluation maintenance.
Guilt, discord, and alienation: the role of religious strain in depression and suicidality.
Religious strain, along with religiosity, was associated with greater interest in addressing religious issues in psychotherapy, and this results highlight the role of religious strain as a potentially important indicator of psychological distress.
Self-forgiveness versus excusing: The roles of remorse, effort, and acceptance of responsibility
Recent self-forgiveness research raises thorny issues: Are people who claim to forgive themselves merely excusing their offenses? Might it be adaptive for people to feel distress after they hurt
Forgiveness and Justice: A Research Agenda for Social and Personality Psychology
In this article, five challenging empirical questions about forgiveness are raised and specific ways in which social and personality psychologists could make distinctive contributions are suggested.