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The distribution and number of two insertion sequences (ISs), ISAa1 and an IS150-like element, in the genomes of a collection of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans strains previously subjected to population genetic analysis were determined to obtain information about their stability and biological significance. The hybridization patterns revealed that(More)
In this study, we examined the relationship between the level of narcissism and justifiability evaluation of anger expression. Participants, 313 students, were asked to rate the justifiability of a variety of anger expressions by them as suffering victims, and answer the Narcissistic Personality Inventory-Short Version (NPI-S). Results indicated that the(More)
The present study was designed to identify defensive reappraisals by analyzing their relations to changes in an interpersonal situation following expression of anger and reappraisals as well as to identify the characteristics of people who use defensive reappraisals. Japanese undergraduate students (N= 229) responded to a questionnaire on how they express(More)
This study examined relationship between everyday helping behaviors and psychosocial well-being in elderly people. Elderly people attending an institute for adult education (n=471), age ranged from 57 to 82, participated in the study. They completed questionnaires that assessed the following variables: everyday helping behaviors, psychological reactions to(More)
Using a method of monitoring information acquisition, 76 subjects were instructed to simulate the information search process in which they selected a behavior from available behavioral alternatives which were expected to occur in a situation where donating behavior was needed. In order to measure the cognitive changes, they were asked to rate the importance(More)
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