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Influences Of Science Fiction And Fantasy Fandom On Bias, Melissa Anne Gomez Jan 2015

Influences Of Science Fiction And Fantasy Fandom On Bias, Melissa Anne Gomez

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Stressed, Pregnant, And Behind Bars, Caroline Malory Kelsey Jan 2015

Stressed, Pregnant, And Behind Bars, Caroline Malory Kelsey

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Confrontation Of Prejudice Towards Multiracials And Monoracials, Gandalf Nicolas Jan 2015

Confrontation Of Prejudice Towards Multiracials And Monoracials, Gandalf Nicolas

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Assessing The Effects Of Workplace Aggression And Normative Unethical Behaviors On Counselors' Perceptions Of Ethicality Using An Integrative Understanding Of Morality, Eleni Maria Honderich Jan 2014

Assessing The Effects Of Workplace Aggression And Normative Unethical Behaviors On Counselors' Perceptions Of Ethicality Using An Integrative Understanding Of Morality, Eleni Maria Honderich

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Acting ethically is a core facet of the counseling profession's identity, safeguarding clients from undue harm (ACA, 2005). Through an increased understanding of both detrimental and positive factors that can influence counselors' perceptions of ethical behaviors, the counseling profession can intervene accordingly; this knowledge may assist in managing the problem related to unethical infractions. However, ethical behavior is a multifaceted and complex phenomenon, leaving many factors to be explored and examined. Workplace aggression, exposure to normative unethical behaviors, and an integrated modal of morality constitute some of these factors that warrant further investigation. A dearth of research currently exists ...


Within-Person Relationships Among Prayer, Well-Being, And Daily Events, David Benjamin Newman Jan 2014

Within-Person Relationships Among Prayer, Well-Being, And Daily Events, David Benjamin Newman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Attention To And Categorization Of Monoracial And Racially Ambiguous Faces, Julie Ann. Kittel Jan 2012

Attention To And Categorization Of Monoracial And Racially Ambiguous Faces, Julie Ann. Kittel

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No abstract provided.


Dealing With Dual Differences: Social Coping Strategies Of Gifted And Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, And Queer Adolescents, Virginia Helen Hutcheson Jan 2012

Dealing With Dual Differences: Social Coping Strategies Of Gifted And Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, And Queer Adolescents, Virginia Helen Hutcheson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The 2008 Election: Prior Belief Strength, Cognitive Dissonance, And Voter Reactions, Elicia Chelsey Lair Jan 2010

The 2008 Election: Prior Belief Strength, Cognitive Dissonance, And Voter Reactions, Elicia Chelsey Lair

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Exploring Relational Processes In Families Of Gay Youth, Gregory Scott Meek Jan 2008

Exploring Relational Processes In Families Of Gay Youth, Gregory Scott Meek

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Prejudicial Attitudes Toward Homosexuals: The Competing Roles Of Moral Reasoning And The Moral Emotion Of Disgust, John Anthony Terrizzi Jan 2007

Prejudicial Attitudes Toward Homosexuals: The Competing Roles Of Moral Reasoning And The Moral Emotion Of Disgust, John Anthony Terrizzi

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Racial Attitudes, Ego Developmental Level And Multicultural Counseling Knowledge And Awareness In School Psychologists, Valerie K. Mcdonald Jan 2006

The Relationship Between Racial Attitudes, Ego Developmental Level And Multicultural Counseling Knowledge And Awareness In School Psychologists, Valerie K. Mcdonald

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Inspiration As Motivation For Creative Performance, Scott Edward Cassidy Jan 2006

Inspiration As Motivation For Creative Performance, Scott Edward Cassidy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Effect Of A Deliberate Psychological Education Model On The Ego Development, Moral Development, And Sexual Assertiveness Of College Women, Juliana J. H. Mills Jan 2005

The Effect Of A Deliberate Psychological Education Model On The Ego Development, Moral Development, And Sexual Assertiveness Of College Women, Juliana J. H. Mills

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Predicting Aggression Using Domains Of Self-Esteem: Direct And Indirect Aggression In Males And Females As A Function Of Domain-Specific Self-Esteem, Carolyn Randolph Hodges Jan 2005

Predicting Aggression Using Domains Of Self-Esteem: Direct And Indirect Aggression In Males And Females As A Function Of Domain-Specific Self-Esteem, Carolyn Randolph Hodges

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Structured Writing And Humor: The Use Of Humor As A Component In Structure Writing And Its Effect On Health Symptoms And Perceived Stress, Evie J. Gerber Jan 2004

Structured Writing And Humor: The Use Of Humor As A Component In Structure Writing And Its Effect On Health Symptoms And Perceived Stress, Evie J. Gerber

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Dominance Dilemma: Differentiating Status From Dominance In The Context Of Women's Heterosexual Mate Preferences, Jeffrey K. Snyder Jan 2003

The Dominance Dilemma: Differentiating Status From Dominance In The Context Of Women's Heterosexual Mate Preferences, Jeffrey K. Snyder

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Personality Qualities Associated With Visual Image Preference And Creativity, Marlene H. Stemme Jan 2000

Personality Qualities Associated With Visual Image Preference And Creativity, Marlene H. Stemme

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Trait And State Determinants Of Preference For Abstract Art, Tara Brady Jan 2000

Trait And State Determinants Of Preference For Abstract Art, Tara Brady

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Womanist Identity On The Development Of Eating Disorders And Depression In African American Female College Students, Theresa Ford Jan 2000

The Influence Of Womanist Identity On The Development Of Eating Disorders And Depression In African American Female College Students, Theresa Ford

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Emotional Consequences Of Exposure To Sexual Orientation Inappropriate Humor On Television Comedies, Allison S. Caruthers Jan 1999

The Emotional Consequences Of Exposure To Sexual Orientation Inappropriate Humor On Television Comedies, Allison S. Caruthers

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Individual Differences In The Activation Of Racial Attitudes: The Relationship Between Implicit Prejudice And The Propensity To Stereotype, William Andrew Cunningham Jan 1998

Individual Differences In The Activation Of Racial Attitudes: The Relationship Between Implicit Prejudice And The Propensity To Stereotype, William Andrew Cunningham

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Parental Incarceration And African-American High School Students' Attitudes Towards School And Family, Willie Lee Stroble Jan 1997

The Relationship Between Parental Incarceration And African-American High School Students' Attitudes Towards School And Family, Willie Lee Stroble

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether African-American adolescent high school students who have (or have had) at least one parent incarcerated differed on several variables as compared to African-American adolescent high school students who lived with both parents and those who did not have an incarcerated parent but who lived with only one parent.;John Marshall High School in Richmond, Virginia was the institution studied for this project. John Marshall was chosen for several reasons: the student researcher had access to this population and it was believed that a majority of the students at this institution came ...


Issues Of Power And Centrality In United Methodist Ministers' Occupational Activities: Implications For Professional Education, Richard Bruce Osmann Jan 1996

Issues Of Power And Centrality In United Methodist Ministers' Occupational Activities: Implications For Professional Education, Richard Bruce Osmann

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this interview based qualitative study was to explore the influence that a plurality of social contexts, represented through United Methodist congregations in the Virginia Conference, have on the formation of ministers' occupational activities.;The study used a typology developed by Larry Blazer (1987) to identify the occupational activities practiced by parish ministers. The investigation weighted clergy's professional practice using Judith Hackman's (1985) concepts of power and centrality in her study institutions of higher education's budgeting process. Congregational representatives identified occupational activities that were central and peripheral to their congregation's mission. Clergy identified the ...


Racial Attitude Priming And Effectiveness Of A "Black Rage" Defense, Melissa Speck Garth Jan 1995

Racial Attitude Priming And Effectiveness Of A "Black Rage" Defense, Melissa Speck Garth

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Selected Family Therapy Outcomes With Bowen, Haley, And Satir, Joan Elizabeth Winter Jan 1993

Selected Family Therapy Outcomes With Bowen, Haley, And Satir, Joan Elizabeth Winter

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate three models of family therapy: Bowen Theory, Haley's Strategic Family Therapy, and the Satir Process Model. The question that was explored concerned what family therapy approaches achieve what types of engagement, dropout, completion, satisfaction with treatment, locus of control, and family functioning outcomes with what kinds of delinquent families. Further, what effect do traditional court services have on a similar sample of delinquent youths and their families.;A non-equivalent, quasi-experimental design with pre and posttest treated (n = 188) and comparison (n = 61) groups was employed. Independent variables included the treatment interventions ...


Attachment Security And Partner Presence As Moderators To Automatic Responses To Stress In Women, Brooke C. Feeney Jan 1993

Attachment Security And Partner Presence As Moderators To Automatic Responses To Stress In Women, Brooke C. Feeney

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Battered Women Utilizing The California Psychological Inventory-Revised, The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, The Constructive Thinking Inventory And The Demographic Variable Of "Times Previously Separated", Martha Miller Grenier Jan 1992

A Study Of Battered Women Utilizing The California Psychological Inventory-Revised, The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, The Constructive Thinking Inventory And The Demographic Variable Of "Times Previously Separated", Martha Miller Grenier

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The problem of most shelters is that they have very limited resources. In addition, space is at a premium in most shelters. Optimum employment of these limited resources is paramount. Since leaving the abusive relationship appears to be a process, it would be extremely useful to shelter managers and counselors alike if there were a way to ascertain which women were ready to leave the abusive relationship and which women were not.;Using the scales of Dominance, Independence, and Feminine/Masculine from the California Psychological Inventory - Revised (CPI-R), the scales of Emotional Coping, Behavioral Coping, and Naive Optimism from the ...


Racial Issues In White Dyads: An Investigation Of Helms's Interaction Model, Nancy G. Ochs Jan 1992

Racial Issues In White Dyads: An Investigation Of Helms's Interaction Model, Nancy G. Ochs

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Experienced counselors in three eastern states were surveyed about the incidence of racial issues presented by their White clients and were asked to complete the White Racial Identity Attitudes Scales (WRIAS) and to respond to a questionnaire about a White client presenting a racial issue. Nearly a quarter of the counselors responding to the survey reported having some clients raising racial issues as main issues in counseling, and 45% reported having some clients bringing up racial issues relevant to their counseling. Respondents generally did not have training to help White clients with racial issues, nor did many report having special ...


Predictors Of Social Support And Well-Being For Low Income Women, Debra Lee Wright Jan 1992

Predictors Of Social Support And Well-Being For Low Income Women, Debra Lee Wright

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Gender Roles And Home Computer Use By Children, Trelles Whitfield D'Alemberte Jan 1991

Gender Roles And Home Computer Use By Children, Trelles Whitfield D'Alemberte

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.