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The revised UCLA Loneliness Scale: concurrent and discriminant validity evidence.
The development of an adequate assessment instrument is a necessary prerequisite for social psychological research on loneliness. Two studies provide methodological refinement in the measurement of… Expand
Who believes in a just world
Research with the Just World Scale has indicated that many people believe that the world is a place where good people are rewarded and bad people are punished. Believers in a just world have been… Expand
Developing a measure of loneliness.
- D. Russell, L. A. Peplau, M. L. Ferguson
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of personality assessment
- 1 June 1978
Research on loneliness has been hindered by the lack of a simple and reliable assessment technique. The development of the UCLA Loneliness Scale, a short, 20-item general measure of loneliness is… Expand
The close relationships of Lesbians and gay men.
This article reviews empirical studies of same-sex couples in the United States, highlighting consistent findings, drawing comparisons to heterosexual couples, and noting gaps in available research.… Expand
An Intersectional Analysis of Gender and Ethnic Stereotypes
We compared perceived cultural stereotypes of diverse groups varying by gender and ethnicity. Using a free-response procedure, we asked 627 U.S. undergraduates to generate 10 attributes for 1 of 17… Expand
Toward a Social Psychology of Loneliness
Loneliness is a common experience probably few people avoid being lonely at some time in their life. It is also a distressing experience as many individual accounts bear out. For example, in… Expand
Giving up and giving in: the costs and benefits of daily sacrifice in intimate relationships.
- E. Impett, S. Gable, L. A. Peplau
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of personality and social psychology
- 1 September 2005
This research provided the first empirical investigation of how approach and avoidance motives for sacrifice in intimate relationships are associated with personal well-being and relationship… Expand
Desiring the Muscular Ideal: Men's Body Satisfaction in the United States, Ukraine, and Ghana
Failure to achieve a lean and muscular build, a prominent characteristic of masculinity for many men, may lead to body dissatisfaction. In four studies the authors used silhouette measures to assess… Expand
Sexual compliance: Gender, motivational, and relationship perspectives
This paper provides a systematic review of research on sexual compliance in heterosexual relationships. Three perspectives shed light on which individuals are the most likely to comply with a… Expand