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The criminal career profile : a measure of criminal careers
The term criminal career is used to describe the course or progress of criminal activity: its onset, duration, termination, severity, and change in severity. Such a term has important implications, given that significant ...
Investigating sexual coercion in romantic relationships : a test of the cuckoldry risk hypothesis
Sexual coercion in romantic relationships is a facet of criminal behaviour requiring psychological investigation. The cuckoldry risk hypothesis, that sexual coercion is a tactic used by some males to reduce the risk of ...
How humour in television commercials reflects and determines contemporary societal issues
This study examined how humour is used within the social context of humourous television commercials (n = 75) as a medium for and determiner of contemporary societal issues. The commercials were analyzed using categories ...
The impact of culture on psychological assessment
The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between culture and the clinical practice of psychological assessment. Over the past decade, psychologists have come under criticism for maintaining a ...
Risk, family functioning, and child competence in head start families
This study examines the mechanisms through which a risk factor such as poverty exerts its well-established negative effects on child development. Following the work of Baldwin, Baldwin, Kasser, Zax, Sameroff & Seifer ...
Risk and protective factors for adolescent substance use
The objective of this study was to assess the degree to which a set of 17 psychosocial variables could predict group membership of adolescent substance users versus adolescent non-users of substances. Past research has ...