Advances in Psychology Research. Volume 104


Alexandra M. Columbus (Editor)

Series: Advances in Psychology Research
BISAC: PSY000000

This continuing series presents original research results on the leading edge of psychology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial results across a broad spectrum. This book reviews research on the relationship between sleep quality and social media and mobile phone use; personality predictors of driver space preference; the perception of illness and social supports as predictors of self-esteem; development delays and temperament in children with leukemia after the first year of therapy; cognitive deficits after electroconvulsive therapy; the psychodynamics of nursing work; the relationship between assertiveness, anxiety and risk-taking attitudes among Chinese university students; and finally, examines the happy science doctrine and the theoretical and theological base for prayer-based health interventions. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Social Media and Mobile Phone Use: Relationship to Sleep Quality and Length
(Victoria Felix, Mercedes Gremillion, Walter Buboltz, Louisiana Tech University)

Personality Predictors of Driver Space Preference
(Dwight Hennessy, Department of Psychology, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY, USA)

College Students with Chronic Illness: Perception of Illness and Social Supports as Predictors of Self-Esteem
(Laura A. Nabors, Ashley L. Merianos, Oladunni A. Oluwoye, Health Promotion and Education Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA)

Development Delays and Temperament in Children with Leukemia after the First Year of Therapy
(Marta Tremolada, Sabrina Bonichini, Giuseppe Basso, Marta Pillon, Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padua, Italy, and other)

Cognitive Deficits Post Electroconvulsive Therapy: Latest Research and Future Directions
(Kevin Glynn, Therese O’Carroll, Declan Lyons, St Patricks University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)

Psychodynamics of Nursing Work: New Correlations Between Burnout and Stress
(Salomao Franca, Master in Health Sciences at the nursing department, Federal University of Sao Paulo)

The Relations of Assertiveness with Anxiety and Risk-taking Attitudes among Chinese University Students
(Chi-Hong Wong and Joseph Wu, Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

The Curative Power of Prayer: Happy Science Doctrine and the Theoretical and Theological base for Prayer-based Health Interventions
(Hakuun Kurokawa, Yasunori Matsumoto, Jiro Imai, T. S. Anderson, Yoichi Chida, Faculty of Human Happiness, Happy Science University, Department of Medical Science, Happy Smile Clinic, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki city, Kanagawa, Japan)

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