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Is humor good for your health? Examining the associations of hostility and humor styles to resting blood pressure
Researchers have examined psychosocial risk variables (e.g., hostility) related to high resting blood pressure (BP), with the majority of findings suggesting that hostility is associated with increased resting BP. Additionally, ...
Exploring the mechanism of academic motivation : an integration of self-determination and achievement goal theories from a critical realist perspective
Motivation is a universal psychological phenomenon that determines all that we do. Self- determination Theory (SDT) and Achievement Goal Theory (AGT) each explain the academic motivation of university students and its ...
Making meaning of media messages: How women interact with the messages in direct-to-consumer antidepressant advertisements
Television is a medium through which dominant cultural ideologies about health and illness circulate. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) drug advertisements, such as those for antidepressants, communicate a distinct image of illness ...
Exploring variable-based and case-based approaches to study multiple health behaviours and motivations of Canadian university students
Health behaviors tend to occur together. However, the research on what factors define and regulate their coexistence within individuals is still limited. There is also no established methodology to investigate regulation ...
AN EXAMINATION OF YOUNG OFFENDERS SUBSTANCE USE IN A SAMPLE OF YOUTH FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES BY MEANS OF TWO SUBSTANCE USE PSYCHOMETRIC MEASURES
The incidence and patterns of substance use problems among the young offenders admitted to the Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services (YFPS) in British Columbia, Vancouver Island was examined. The convergent validity of the ...