American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015

  • The Role of Specific Experiences in Childhood and Youth in the Development of Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID)

    Catharina Obernolte, Thomas Schnell, Erich Kasten

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 1 November 2014
    Accepted: 26 November 2014
    Published: 12 January 2015
    Abstract: Task: BIID (Body Integrity Identity Disorder) is an intense feeling of discrepancy between a real intact body and the subjective mental image of a disabled body (e.g. amputation, palsy). The disturbance exists since late childhood or early adolescence and often results in the desire for a surgery. The cause is still unknown but may lie in early dev... Show More
  • Physical Self-Concept Differences in Young Male Mexican Athletes and Non-Athletes

    Maria del Carmen Zueck Enriquez, Francisco Muñoz Beltran, Alejandro Chavez Guerrero, Judith Margarita Rodriguez-Villalobos, Francisco Javier Flores Rico

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: 9 December 2014
    Accepted: 5 January 2015
    Published: 14 January 2015
    Abstract: The object of this study consists of determining the differences and similarities in the physical self-concept between two groups, male high school Mexican students who practice a sport on a regular basis and those who do not. A total sample of 385 male students, aged 13-19 years participated in this study; 173 of them practice a sport and particip... Show More
  • An Analysis of the Components of Emotional Maturity and Adjustment in Combat Sport Athletes

    Baljinder Singh Bal, Davinder Singh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 13-20
    Received: 11 January 2015
    Accepted: 30 January 2015
    Published: 10 February 2015
    Abstract: The researchers of this study aim to know about the role of emotional maturity and adjustment in performance of combat sport athletes. To obtain data, the investigator had selected Seventy Five (N=75) male Inter college level combat sport athletes of 19 to 25 years of age to act as subjects. The purposive sampling technique was used to select the s... Show More