Sökning: "Margaret Kerr"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 14 avhandlingar innehållade orden Margaret Kerr.

  1. 1. Antisocial behavior in adolescence : the role of individual characteristics

    Författare :Henrik Andershed; Margaret Kerr; Sten Levander; David J. Cooke; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; youths; adolescents; antisocial behavior; aggressive behavior; violent behavior; individual characteristics; personality traits; psychopathic traits; psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : The main aim of this dissertation is to investigate whether traits on the level of the individual are important in understanding violent, frequent antisocial behavior among adolescents. The first of the four studies included in this dissertation asks whether individual-level explanations are going to be a fruitful approach at all. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The rhythm of adolescence : morningness-eveningness and adjustment from a developmental perspective

    Författare :Anna-Karin Andersson [Andershed]; Margaret Kerr; Mats Gillberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; morningness-Eveningness; circadian rhytmicity; sleep-wake; adolescence; development; social adjustment; school adjustment; family relations; risk; delinquency; impulsiveness; sensation-seeking; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : In recent developmental research, sleep-wake patterns and preferences, in other words Morningness-Eveningness, have been shown to be related to various kinds of problem behavior. Previous research on adolescents has demonstrated that individuals with a sleep-wake preference toward staying up late in the evening and arising late in the morning (i.e. LÄS MER

  3. 3. At first blush : the impact of shyness on early adolescents' social worlds

    Författare :Nejra Besic; Margaret Kerr; Håkan Stattin; Ray Crozier; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; shyness; adolescence; social relationships; friends; peers; parents; social identity; socialization; problem behaviors; Psychology; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : Shyness as a behavioral characteristic has been in focus of research in psychology for a number of decades. Adolescent shyness has, however, been relatively overlooked compared with studies conducted on children and adults. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Behavioral and Cognitive Aspects of Poor Peer Relations in Children

    Författare :Sofia Diamantopoulou; Ann-Margret Rydell; Margaret Kerr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Psychology; peer relations; disruptive behaviors; prosociality; self-esteem; gender differences; Psykologi; Fysiologi; Physiology;

    Sammanfattning : Viewing peer relations as markers of children’s adjustment, the present thesis examined the associations between disruptive behavior problems (i.e., symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD] and aggression) and peer relations. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Understanding psychopathy trough the study of long-term violent offenders

    Författare :Peter Johansson; Margaret Kerr; Sten Levander; Stephen Hart; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychopathy; HIA-CP; Intelligence; Subtypes; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : Psychopathy describes a collection of personality traits that logically would facilitate violent, criminal behavior. This dissertation deals with issues that might shed light on how to treat or prevent this socially devastating personality disorder: the conceptualization of the disorder; how psychopathic offenders compare with nonpsychopathic offenders; and whether there are some psychopathic offenders who might be more amenable to treatment than others. LÄS MER