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Forgiveness and the Need to Belong
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2010-09-01)
People who experience a strong need to belong might be particularly inclined to forgive wrongdoings to preserve social bonds. Three studies that utilized different methods and measures of forgiveness consistently demonstrated ...
Illness Labels and Social Distance
(Society and Mental Health, 2014-11-01)
The authors examine a key proposition in the modified labeling theory—that a psychiatric label increases vulnerability to negative evaluation and social rejection—using an experimental design wherein female participants ...
Measuring Individual Differences in the Tendency to Forgive: Construct Validity and Links with Depression
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2003-06-01)
Four studies examine the construct validity of the Tendency to Forgive Scale (TTF), a brief measure of dispositional forgiveness. Study 1 showed that romantic partners' ratings of targets converged with targets' self-ratings, ...
Living Dangerously: Culture of Honor, Risk-Taking, and the Nonrandomness of “Accidental” Deaths
(Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2012-01-01)
Collin D. Barnes is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Institute for U.S.-China Issues at the University of Oklahoma.
Honor and the Stigma of Mental Healthcare
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2014-09-01)
Most prior research on cultures of honor has focused on interpersonal aggression. The present studies examined the novel hypothesis that honor-culture ideology enhances the stigmatization of mental health needs and inhibits ...
On the Meaning and Measure of Narcissism
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2009-07-01)
For three decades, social-personality research on overt narcissism has relied almost exclusively on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI). However, the NPI suffers from a host of psychometric and validity concerns ...
Don’t Tread on Me: Masculine Honor Ideology in the U.S. and Militant Responses to Terrorism
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2012-08-01)
Using both college students and a national sample of adults, the authors report evidence linking the ideology of masculine honor in the U.S. with militant responses to terrorism. In Study 1, individuals’ honor ideology ...
Culture of Honor and Violence Against the Self
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2011-12-01)
Cultures of honor facilitate certain forms of interpersonal violence. The authors suggest that these cultures might also promote values and expectations that could heighten suicide risk, such as strict gender-role standards ...
Taking Up Offenses: Secondhand Forgiveness and Group Identification
(Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2008-10-01)
When a person or group is mistreated, those not directly harmed by the transgression might still experience antipathy toward offenders, leading to secondhand forgiveness dynamics similar to those experienced by firsthand ...
School Violence and the Culture of Honor
(Psychological Science, 2009-11-01)
We investigated the hypothesis that a sociocultural variable known as the culture of honor would be uniquely predictive of school-violence indicators. Controlling for demographic characteristics associated in previous ...