American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019

  • Personality Factors as Determinants of Adjustment Among Military Children

    Kaaveri Dhingra, Yashwant Kumar Nagle

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 16 December 2018
    Accepted: 31 January 2019
    Published: 15 March 2019
    Abstract: Families of service personnel are unique. Frequent moves, the potential of being deployed into hostile environments, long periods of family separation are some of the life stressors faced by them. The majority of researches in the area of military have focused on the family experience. The Personality and Adjustment patterns of children of service ... Show More
  • Smartphone: It’s Use for Stress Coping in Spanish Teenagers

    Blanca Espina-Jerez, Sagrario Gomez-Cantarino, Margarida Sim-Sim

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 8-13
    Received: 6 February 2019
    Accepted: 12 March 2019
    Published: 1 April 2019
    Abstract: Nowadays, smartphones are becoming the most generalized technological device on the planet, and Spain is the European leader in smartphones market penetration. Objective: to analyze the differences between both kinds of coping (one directed to emotion and the other straight to the problem) in function of the kind of usage of the intelligent phone. ... Show More
  • Validation of International School Climate Surveys in Slovakia

    Eva Gajdosova, Silvia Majercakova Albertova

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: 17 February 2019
    Accepted: 26 March 2019
    Published: 18 April 2019
    Abstract: This paper summarizes the first pilot research results from the study of school climate in Slovak primary and secondary schools. The research was conducted as part of the Cross-Cultural School Climate Study project using the Georgia school climate surveys, adapted to Slovak conditions. Participants were 832 primary and secondary students, 125 schoo... Show More
  • Effects of Feelings of Inadequacy on Life Events, Social Avoidance and Distress Among Impoverished Undergraduates

    Shengyu Zhao, Jibo Ye

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 19-26
    Received: 6 March 2019
    Accepted: 22 April 2019
    Published: 29 May 2019
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to understand the relationship between life events, social avoidance and distress as well as the feelings of inadequacy among impoverished undergraduates. 766 impoverished undergraduate participants undertook Adolescent Self-Rating Life Events Scale (ASLEC), Social Avoidance and Distress Scale (SADS) and Feeling of Inadequa... Show More