Social Issues Research Summaries. Volume 1


Lewis D. Wilson (Editor)

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC000000

This new book compiles research summaries of top professionals in the field of social issues research from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface xvii

Chapter 1. Interactions between the Internet and Adolescents’
Sexual Development pg. 1
(N. Zdanowicz, A. Crochelet, D. Jacques and C. Reynaert)

Chapter 2. An Inspiration from Internet Addiction Mal-Treatment
in China pg. 3
(C.H. Lau, Sian M. Griffiths and Jean H. Kim)

Chapter 3. Phenomenology of Internet Addiction pg. 5
(Caroline Gresle and Michel Lejoyeux)

Chapter 4. Internet Addiction in Children and Adolescents pg. 7
(Keith W. Beard)

Chapter 5. Introduction: Social Support and Health in a Global Perspective pg. 9
(Sheying Chen)

Chapter 6. Social Support and Health: An Overview of Selected Theoretical Models for Adaptation pg. 11
(Marcel Lourel, Anne Hartmann, Caroline Closon, Farida Mouda and Ofelia Petric-Tatu)

Chapter 7. Improving Research Methodology: Modified Validity (MV), Unidimensionalization, and Multiple Measurement pg. 13
(Sheying Chen and Xuejuan Chen)

Chapter 8. Quality of Social Support among Immigrant Caregivers: Cultural Adaptation Using Ecological Validity Framework (EVF) pg. 15
(Youjung Lee and Laura Smith)

Chapter 9. Uplifting Social Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers pg. 17
(Malabika Misty Das and Cecilia Lai Wan Chan)

Chapter 10. Social Support: Gender and Culture pg. 19
(Ayala Malach Pines and Nurit Zaidman)

Chapter 11. Health Behaviors among Pregnant Women: The Influence
of Social Support pg. 21
(Lisa M. Kratz, Y. Joel Wong and Ellen L. Vaughan)

Chapter 12. Social Support for Marginalized Children pg. 23
(Cheryl Hiu-Kwan Chui)

Chapter 13. Rising of the Daughter’s Role in Social Support
for the Elderly in Rural China pg. 25
(He Lanping)

Chapter 14. Social Support and Well-being of Older Adults in
Eastern Asia: A Systematic Review pg. 27
(Vivian W. Q. Lou and Nan Lu)

Chapter 15. Attributions for Poor Social Support among HIV/AIDS
Caregivers in Yorubaland pg. 29
(David Adebayo Oluwole)

Chapter 16. Social Support as Spiritual Capital of Chinese
with Cancer: Towards a Holistic Approach pg. 31
(Adrian Ho Yin Wan, Pamela Pui Yu Leung and
Candy Hio Cheng Fong)

Chapter 17. Social Support for Bereaved People: A Reflection
in Chinese Society pg. 33
(Jie Li, Wei Sha and Amy Y. M. Chow)

Chapter 18. Aggression as a Developmental Disorder: From Bullying
to Adult Delinquency pg. 35
(Gentian Vyshka and Admir Sinamati)

Chapter 19. Peer Assault: Problems Associated with Bullying pg. 37
(Caleb McCoy, Brian Johnson, Yinan Zhao, Emily Salyer
and Cliff McKinney)

Chapter 20. Interpersonal Violence and Women’s Reproductive
Health: Current Research and Future Directions pg. 39
(Nicole M. Heathand Natalie R. Stevens)

Chapter 21. Post-Assault Social Support: The Role of Others in Helping Sexual Assault Victims Recover pg. 41
(Lisa A. Paul and Sapir Sasson)

Chapter 22. Interventions to Reduce College Women’s Risk for
Sexual Assault pg. 43
(my S. Untied and Lindsay M. Orchowski)

Chapter 23. Theatre of the Oppressed and Sexual Assault Prevention pg. 45
(M. Candace Christensen)

Chapter 24. Corporal Punishment: Minor Assault Is Still Assault pg. 47
(Mary Ward Pollard, Courtney Sparks and Cliff McKinney)

Chapter 25. A Multiple Pronged Approach to Decrease Assault
on Hospital Nursing Staff pg. 49
(Marilyn Lanza)

Chapter 26. Outcomes of Torture by Intentional Burn pg. 51
(Kishore Kumar Das, Sazzad Khondokar, Anjana Chakraborty, M. Quamruzzaman and Rashidul Haque)

Chapter 27. Sexual, Physical and Psychological Aggression Linked
to New Means of Communication: Child Pornography,
Cyber-Grooming and Cyber-Bullying pg. 53
(Sébastien Prat and Carol Jonas)

Chapter 28. Sexual Assault: Medico-Legal Issues pg. 55
(Massimo Lancia, Ludovica Pieroni and Valentina Rosati)

Chapter 29. Possible Strategies for Reducing Alcohol-related Assault: Community-Based Methodology in Cairns, Tropical North Queensland (Australia) pg. 57
(Shane Boris Pointing, Charmaine Hayes-Jonkers
and Alan Clough)

Chapter 30. Firearm Deaths and Background Checks: Evidence
on What Works and What Does Not pg. 59
(Anantachai Panjamapirom and Bisakha Sen)

Chapter 31. Child Maltreatment: Incidence, Consequences
and Mediating Factors pg. 61
(Maureen C. Kenny, Lindsay Fernandez and Roberto Abreu)

Chapter 32. Bone Disease and Fractures in Early Childhood pg. 63
(Colin R. Paterson)

Chapter 33. Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs for Parents:
Beyond Protective Behaviours pg. 65
(Georgia Babatsikos)

Chapter 34. Link Between Mistreatment and Obesity During the Childhood pg. 67
(J. Foucar)

Chapter 35. A Conspiracy of Silence? Addressing Childhood Trauma
in Malta: An Empirical Review pg. 69
(Michael Galea)

Chapter 36. The Role of Child Sexual Abuse in the Development
of Psychopathology pg. 71
(Roberto Maniglio)

Chapter 37. Childhood Sexual Abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder pg. 73
(Randy A. Sansone and Lori A. Sansone)

Chapter 38. The Point of View of Neuroscience on Decision-Making pg. 75
(David Polezzi, Chiara Guarneri and Claudia Civai)

Chapter 39. Behavioral Economics and Decision Making in Organizations: An Application to University Decision Making pg. 77
(Kathleen A. Carroll and Lisa M. Dickson)

Chapter 40. A Review of Affective and Cognitive Approaches to Assessing Decision Making in Overweight and Obesity pg. 81
(Amy Brogan and David Hevey)

Chapter 41. Interdisciplinary Approach to Verification in
Decision-Making with Formal Methods pg. 83
(Nina Abramova)

Chapter 42. Breaking Bad News While Keeping Hope Alive in Women
with Ovarian Cancer pg. 85
(L. Elit, C. Charles and A. Gafni)

Chapter 43. Relations Between Maximizing Tendencies and Styles
in Decision-Making pg. 87
(Paola Iannello and Alessandro Antonietti)

Chapter 44. Multi-Criteria Decision Making Based on Linguistic Assessments pg. 89
(A. Nieto-Morote and F. Ruz-Vila)

Chapter 45. Sex Differences in Decision-Making in Adult Normal Volunteers are Related to Differences in the Interaction of Emotion
and Cognitive Control pg. 91
(Ruud van den Bos, Leonie de Visser, Aurora J. A. E. van de Loo,
Monique A. J. Mets, Gitta M. van Willigenburg, Judith R. Homberg and Joris C. Verster)

Chapter 46. Who Must Decide to Make the First Move and Apologize Following an Interpersonal Conflict? pg. 93
(Melanie Gauché and Etienne Mullet)

Chapter 47. Psychological Dimensions in Financial Decision Making
Under Risk: Loss Aversion and House-Money Effect
among Professional Traders pg. 95
(Fabio Mattos and Philip Garcia)

Chapter 48. The Impact of Emotions on Trust Decisions pg. 97
(Wing-Shing Lee and Marcus Selart)

Chapter 49. Representative Design: Brunswik’s Challenge for Scientific Psychology pg. 99
(Mandeep K. Dhami)

Chapter 50. Auditor Professional Skepticism and Affective States:
Auditor and Client Exchanges During Decision-Making
Processes pg. 101
(Faye I. Smith and Stephen Butler)

Chapter 51. Agency: An Historical Evaluation and Interdisciplinary
Framework pg. 103
(Ruben Mancha, Mark T. Leung and Jan Clark)

Chapter 52. Bias in Collective Decision-Making under Uncertainty
in Drug Development Projects pg. 105
(Saina Hassanzadeh, François Marmier, Didier Gourc
and Sophie Bougaret)

Chapter 53. Delay Discounting as a Measure of Impulsivity: Task Design, Reliability, Validity and Neural Mechanisms pg. 107
(Lidan Gu and Angus W. MacDonald III)

Chapter 54. Assessment of the Program “Taking Steps towards Peace”:
Effect on Adolescents’ Attitudes towards Violence and Prosociability pg. 109
(Maite Garaigordobil)

Chapter 55. Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Abuse:
Contextualizing Sociocultural Complexities pg. 111
(Elizabeth Terrazas-Carrillo and Paula T. McWhirter)

Chapter 56. Examining Dating Violence from the Relational Context pg. 113
(Marla Reese-Weber and Ashley I. Johnson)

Chapter 57. Over-Researched and Under-Theorized: Re-Imagining
the Concept of Gender for Intimate Partner Violence
Theory and Research pg. 115
(Judy Hughes, Melissa Corbally and Shirley Chau)

Chapter 58. Psychology of Hatred and Violence: Definition, Explanatory Theories, Cognitive-Emotional Factors, and Prevention
Strategies pg. 117
(Maite Garaigordobil)

Chapter 59. Psychological Violence against Women by Intimate Partners: The Use of Children to Victimize Mothers pg. 119
(Sarah Ahlfs-Dunn and Alissa Huth-Bocks)

Chapter 60. A Cross Sectional Study of Intimate Partner Violence
in Emerging Adulthood pg. 121
(Robert F. Marcus and Eric G. Jamison II)

Chapter 61. Sexual Homicide Offenders and their Criminal Careers:
An Exploratory Empirical Examination pg. 123
(Matt DeLisi and Patrick Lussier)

Chapter 62. Intimate Partner Violence and Child Maltreatment:
An International Perspective on Child and Family
Violence pg. 125
(Elizabeth Altshuler-Bard, Susan K. Lesher
and Paula T. McWhirter)

Chapter 63. The Developmental Relation Between Moral
Disengagement and Aggregation with Deviant Peers in Understanding Violent Adolescent Behavior pg. 127
(Marinella Paciello, Roberta Fida and Carlo Tramontano)

Chapter 64. Male Victims in Heterosexual Intimate Partner
Violence: A Framework Explaining Help-Seeking Reluctance pg. 129
(Venus Tsui, Monit Cheung and Patrick Leung)

Chapter 65. The Roles of Community Social Workers in Dealing
with Violent Acts of Terrorism: Three Modes of Intervention pg. 131
(Yaacov B. Yablon and Haya Itzhaky)

Chapter 66. The Causes of Violence towards Animals: A Review pg. 133
(E.G. Patterson-Kane)

Chapter 67. Motown’s Violence in My ED pg. 135
(Karen Estrine)

Chapter 68. Children and Violence: Targeting Interventions pg. 139
(Kirsi Peltonen)

Chapter 69. When the Preservation of Human Life Threatens the
Right to Life: Munus Regendi Meets Subsidiarity in Medical
Practice. Is there an Ethical Process to Resolve the Irresolvable? pg. 141
(David J. Plevak)

Chapter 70. How Responses to Violence against Women Perpetuate Notions of Inequality pg. 143
(Tameshnie Deane)

Chapter 71. Jurist-Biblical Perspective of Jesus’ and Saro-Wiwa’s Trials: The Challenges of Human Rights Violations in Niger Delta,
Nigeria pg. 145
(Lawrence Olabode Ekundayo)

Chapter 72. Gender Asymmetry and Human Rights in Cameroon pg. 147
(Inari Sakki, Raul Kassea and Anna-Maija Pirttilä-Backman)

Chapter 73. How Dialectical Spirituality Influences the Perception
and Pursuit of Human Rights in Africa pg. 149
(Benson O. Igboin)

Chapter 74. Human Rights in EU Trade Policy: Between Ambition
and Reality pg. 151
(Armin Paasch)

Chapter 75. Violence-Issues of Women’s Rights and Public Health
and Recommendations for Action pg. 153
(L.M. Modiba)

Chapter 76. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Children Traumatized by Physical Abuse and Neglect pg. 155
(Cheryl B. McNeil, Amanda H. Costello, Ria M. Travers
and Meredith A. Norman)

Chapter 77. The Impact of Peritraumatic Dissociation on Mental Health Outcomes of Women with Childhood and Adult Physical
Abuse Histories pg. 157
(Melanie D. Hetzel-Riggin and Christina L. Meads)

Chapter 78. Childhood Abuse and Adult Homelessness pg. 159
(Graham Pluck, Sobhi Girgis, Kwang-Hyuk Lee
and Randolph W. Parks)

Chapter 79. Effect of Negative Affect on Processing of
Compatible versus Incompatible Information about Self pg. 161
(Farzaneh Pahlavan and Sébastien Meteyer)

Chapter 80. Aggression in Adolescence: A Gender Perspective pg. 163
(Estefanía Estévez, Amapola Povedano, Teresa I. Jiménez
and Gonzalo Musitu)

Chapter 81. Do Aggression and Withdrawal Act as Links between
Early Peer Rejection by Same-sex Peers and Later Risk
Behaviors? A Longitudinal Study across the 5-9-year-old
Period, Considering Sex Differences pg. 165
(Francisco Braza, Rosario Carreras, Paloma Braza,
José M. Muñoz, Aitziber Azurmendi, Eider Pascual-Sagastizábal,
Jaione Cardas and José R. Sánchez-Martín)

Chapter 82. Personal Predictors of Driver Aggression in
Moscow pg. 167
(Dwight Hennessy)

Chapter 83. Understanding Childhood Aggression: A Social Identity
Perspective pg. 169
(Amanda L. Duffy and Drew Nesdale)

Chapter 84. Reciprocal Influence on Aggression among Young Friends pg. 171
(Chau-kiu Cheung and John Wing-ling Tse)

Chapter 85. Substance Abuse and Partner Violence pg. 173
(Keith Klostermann)

Chapter 86. Labeling Effects in Reasoning about Biology, Race,
and Violence pg. 175
(Jessica W. Giles Copeland)

Chapter 87. Peer Aggression and Intrasexual Competition Over
Dating Opportunities among Adolescent Females pg. 177
(Andrew C. Gallup and David Sloan Wilson)

Chapter 88. Directions for Future Research on the Nature and Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence pg. 179
(Dennis Reidy and Phyllis Holditch Niolon)

Chapter 89. Biases in Medical Decision Making pg. 181
(Claudio Lucchiari and Gabriella Pravettoni)

Chapter 90. Perceptual Biases for Threat pg. 183
(Vanessa LoBue)

Chapter 91. On the Relationship between Stimulus Valence,
Emotional Bias, and Behavior pg. 185
(Yousri Marzouki)

Chapter 92. The Bias toward Cause and Effect pg. 187
(George Newman)

Chapter 93. Responding to Group- Based Discrimination: When
the Normative Protection of the (Disadvantaged)
Ingroup Matters pg. 189
(Maria Giuseppina Pacilli, Stefano Pagliaro,
Angelica Mucchi-Faina, Marta Berti and Francesca Romana Alparone)

Chapter 94. Interaction of Executive Functions and Perceptual Biases: Age and Praxis as Evidence pg. 191
(Fiia Takio and Heikki Hämäläinen)

Chapter 95. The Unseen Role of Juror Bias: Implications and Alternatives pg. 193
(Len Lecci and Bryan Myers)

Chapter 96. “We Want No More War”: Political Polarization
and Democratic Consciousness in a Group of Venezuelan
Children pg. 195
(Alejandra Sapene)

Chapter 97. Children’s Psychological Distress and Needs in
Northern Uganda’s Conflict Zone: An Assessment of Stakeholders’ Conflicting Engagements pg. 197
(Grace Akello, Annemiek Richters, Ria Reis
and Charles B. Rwabukwali)

Chapter 98. The Psychology of Heroes: Antecedents and
Consequences of Combat-decorated War Heroism pg. 199
(Brian Wansink and Koert van Ittersum)

Chapter 99. Disorganization of the Collective Envelopes and the Breaking-in of the Ego of the Child in the Experience of War
(Lebanon – July/August 2006) pg. 201
(Léla Chikhani-Nacouz, Hélène Issa and Mounir Chalhoub)

Chapter 100. Jewish Children Hidden in France between 1940
and 1944: Their Psychic Contruct pg. 203
(Marion Feldman)

Chapter 101. Culture and Psychology: Precursors to the Modern Era pg. 205
(Brad Piekkola)

Chapter 102. African Americans, European Americans and
Pathological Stereotypes: An African-Centered Perspective pg. 207
(Monnica Williams, Ayo Maria Casey Gooden
and Darlene Davis)

Chapter 103. Causes and Trends in Culture Change Today: Chamoru
and Filipino Societies on the Island of Guam pg. 209
(Amy Owen)

Chapter 104. Culture and Alzheimer: Programme Alzheimer,
Culture et Thérapie (PACT): Modes for Assessing and Fostering
the Ability to Take Part in Cultural Activities pg. 211
(Edith Lecourt and André Fertier)

Chapter 105. Psychology of Biculturalism pg. 213
(Cara S. Maffini and Y. Joel Wong)

Chapter 106. One Animal among Many? Children’s Understanding
of the Relation between Humans and Nonhuman Animals pg. 215
(Erin M. Leddon, Sandra R. Waxman, Douglas L. Medin,
Megan Bang and Karen Washinawatok)

Chapter 107. Bridging the Gap: A Comparison of Black American and White Families in Mental Health-Related Viewpoints and Service Use pg. 217
(Krystalynne S. Mikle and Sanna J. Thompson)

Chapter 108. Silence: Precluding Engagement of Black Students
in the Campus Culture of a Predominantly White University pg. 219
(Brian Bourke)

Chapter 109. Developing Gender- and Race-Based Categories in Infants: Evidence from 7 – and 11-Month-Olds pg. 221
(Sandra R. Waxman and Ariel D. Grace)

Chapter 110. Symbolic Representations and the Construction of Cultural Reality pg. 223
(Robert Pennington)

Chapter 111. How Does Culture Influence Memory for Personal Experiences? pg. 225
(Stacey N. Doan, Jessie Bee Kim Koh and Qi Wang)

Chapter 112. The Culture of Violence and Suicidality pg. 227
(Steven Stack)

Chapter 113. The Relationship between the Culture-Bound Syndrome Koro and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder pg. 229
(Darlene M. Davis, Ashleigh M. Steever, Jasmine M. Terwilliger
and Monnica T. Williams)

Chapter 114. The Self-Fortress: Motivational Responses to
Threats to the Self pg. 231
(Verena Graupmann, Dieter Frey and Bernhard Streicher)

Chapter 115. Attention Processes for Threatening Health
Information – Aneuroscientific Approach pg. 233
(Loes T. E. Kessels and Robert A. C. Ruiter)

Chapter 116. Diversity is Bliss: How a Mixture of Personality
Traits in Group Contexts May Promote Our Survival pg. 235
(Tsachi Ein-Dor and Adi Perry)

Chapter 117. Stereotype Threat Beyond the Laboratory: Do Single-Gender Colleges Signal a Safety in the Air? pg. 237
(Avi Ben-Zeev and Nisaa Kirtman)

Chapter 118. Cognitive Self-Regulation Skillsand the Big Five
Personality Traits: Ajoint Factor Analysis pg. 239
(Tomoko Sugiura and Yoshinori Sugiura)

Chapter 119. Measuring Threat as it Relates to Social Policy:
Psychometric Considerations pg. 241
(James P. Clifton and Christopher L. Aberson)

Chapter 120. The Effect of Sexually Explicit Rap Music on Sexual Attitudes, Norms, and Behaviors pg. 243
(Lucrezia M. Alcorn and Anthony F. Lemieux)

Chapter 121. Musical Emotion Assessment, Brain Correlates, and Gender Differences pg. 245
(José Luis Díaz, Enrique O. Flores-Gutiérrez,
Yolanda del Río-Portilla and María Corsi Cabrera)

Chapter 122. The Impact of Adolescents’ Music Video Viewing
on Risky Driving pg. 247
(Kathleen Beullens, Keith Roe and Jan Van den Bulck)

Chapter 123. Empirically Verified Music Based Health Interventions pg. 249
(Carol E. Smith, Marilyn Werkowitch, Ubolrat Piamjariyakul,
Faye Clements, Helen Schaag and Emily Dauz)

Chapter 124. Burnout and Music Use in a High-Cognitive Demand Occupation pg. 251
(Teresa Lesiuk)

Chapter 125. Heavy Metal, Country Music, and Personality:
Reconsidering the Stereotypes pg. 253
(Richard L. Zweigenhaft)

Chapter 126. Music Memory and Right Hippocampus pg. 255
(Takamitsu Watanabe and Hideyuki Kikyo)

Chapter 127. Cerebral Areas Involved in Music Perception:
Studying Musicogenic Epilepsy pg. 257
(Francesca Pittau, Francesca Bisulli, Carlotta Stipa,
Ilaria Naldi, Laura Licchetta, Lidia Di Vito,
Daniela Cevolani, Raffaele Agati and Paolo Tinuper)

Chapter 128. Musical Source Separation: Methods And Applications pg. 259
(Maximo Cobos and Jose J. Lopez)

Chapter 129. Copyright Protection of Music Using Digital Watermarking Based on Echo Effect pg. 261
(Nguyen T. H. Lien, Fangyan Dong, Hajime Nobuhara
and Kaoru Hirota)

Chapter 130. Can The Machine Play Classical Music Like a Human?
A Survey in Computational Music Performance pg. 263
(Miguel Delgado, Waldo Fajardo and Miguel Molina-Solana)

Chapter 131. Lifelong Engagement with Music: Benefits for Mental Health and Well-Being pg. 265
(Nikki S. Rickard and Katrina McFerran)

Chapter 132. New Perspectives in Music Education in Slovenia pg. 267
(Olga Denac)

Chapter 133. The Nurturing of Talent, Skills and Abilities pg. 269
(Michael F. Shaughnessy)

Chapter 134. Psychology of Career Counseling: New Challenges
for a New Era pg. 271
(Annamaria Di Fabio and Jacobus Gideon Maree)

Chapter 135. Confronting Dying and Death pg. 273
(Shulamith Kreitler)

Chapter 136. Immigration and Mental Health: Stress,
Psychiatric Disorders and Suicidal Behavior among
Immigrants and Refugees pg. 275
(Leo Sher and Alexander Vilens)

Chapter 137. Minority Groups: Coercion, Discrimination, Exclusion, Deviance and the Quest for Equality pg. 277
(Dan Soen and Mally Shechory and Sarah Ben David)

Chapter 138. Psychological Adjustment to Immigration:
Individual and Family Aspects pg. 279
(Gila Markovizky and Hadas Doron)

Chapter 139. Building Community Capacity: Case Examples from
Around the World pg. 281
(Rosemary M. Caron and Joav Merrick)

Chapter 140. Building Community Capacity: Minority and Immigrant Populations pg. 283
(Rosemary M. Caron and Joav Merrick)

Chapter 141. Building Community Capacity: Skills and Principles pg. 285
(Rosemary M. Caron and Joav Merrick)

Chapter 142. Suicide from a Global Perspective: Psychosocial Approaches pg. 287
(Amresh Shrivastava, Megan Kimbrell and David Lester)

Chapter 143. Bullying among Youth: Issues, Interventions and Theory pg. 289
(Stavros Kiriakidis)

Chapter 144. Crimes Against Women pg. 291
(David Wingeate Pike)

Chapter 145. Cults, Violence and Sex: The Social Construction of Deviance in Post-Modern Israel pg. 293
(Gabriel Cavaglion and Efrat Shoham)

Chapter 146. Gender Based Violence: Causes and Remedies pg. 295
(John Simister)

Chapter 147. Multiple Facets of Anger: Getting Mad or Restoring Justice? pg. 297
(Farzaneh Pahlavan)

Chapter 148. New Perspectives in the Examination of School Bullying pg. 299
(Ferenc Margitics, Erika Figula and Zsuzsa Pauwlik)

Chapter 149. Young, Violent, and Dangerous to Know pg. 301
(Michael Fitzgerald)


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