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system were analyzed to fi rst describe and then compare reports of maltreatment made by the alleged child victim to other adult reporters. Results indicated that a minority of self-reports are substantiated by child protective services and that the type of maltreatment most often reported by the alleged

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights

Dianne Casoni and Kathr yn M. Campbell Université de Montréal University of Ottawa Protocol Analysis of Couples’ Self-reports of Wife Assault: Preliminary Findings ABSTRACT Sixteen Canadian men and women, par t of eight intact couples who had experienced severe and recurrent wife assault, were

In: Journal of Phenomenological Psychology

1. Introduction Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a self-reported multi-sensory phenomenon involving pleasurable tingling sensation induced by specific auditory or visual triggers, which originates on scalp and spreads down the spine and through the whole body (Barratt and Davis

In: Multisensory Research

Social Class and Self-Reported Delinquent Acts among Swiss Boys JOHN CASPARIS State University of New York at Binghamton, U.S.A. and EDMUND W. VAZ University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada EARLY STUDIES of juvenile delinquency in the United States were based largely on official statistics

In: International Journal of Comparative Sociology

the following scales: PTSD Checklist ( PCL-M ) . Symptoms of PTSD were measured with the 17-item PTSD Checklist-Military Version ( PCL-M ). The PCL is a self-report measure that assesses symptoms of PTSD (Weathers, Litz, Herman, Huska, & Keane, 1993). It has several versions. We considered

In: Society & Animals

imagery. The participant is asked to close his/her eyes and briefly self-report the usually ephemeral mental imagery. The idea behind this question is twice: 1. to examine the possibility of differences between experimental groups and conditions, made apparent in terms of words organization, at a merely

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture

The psychological state of complete mental silence is introduced. Although mental silence is an elusive state that may not yield to direct investigation, people commonly report that an episode of mental silence is a memorable experience. A new 10-item measure of familiarity with mental silence is proposed. 570 students from the local human subjects pool and 362 web surfers completed the measure. Data were analysed using Item Response Theory. Two items are explored in depth by comparing model predictions to actual data. Additional data collection and revision to the items are planned.

In: Spirituality in the 21st Century: Journeys beyond Entrenched Boundaries


To what extent do Norwegian ministers deal with social-ethical issues in their sermons? While we examine the frequency of such topics in this article, we primarily explore the potential determinants of their priorities in discussing these issues: their individual backgrounds, their ethical and political orientations, the local parish characteristics and the ministers’ sources of inspiration in preparing sermons. The results shows that different ethical orientations appear to be largely unrelated to the frequency of addressing social-ethical issues. Experiences in nature are the most important source of inspiration. The school at which the minister was trained has a significant impact on frequency, while political orientation has a very weak influence. Different parish characteristics—affluence and level of social challenges—and the age and marital status of the clergy do have an impact on which issues are given priority. The minister’s gender and geographical location both have no effect.

In: Journal of Empirical Theology

investigated the relative efficacy of a popular, printed humane-education publication, although it was not possible to use this printed material in its optimal manner. Th e in-class humane-education program—but not the printed material—significantly increased students’ self-reported attitudes toward nonhuman

In: Society & Animals
In: Interpersonal Relationships in Education