American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019

  • The Development of a Questionnaire for the Objective Measurement of Belief or Knowledge Motivation i.S. an Intrapsychic Behavioral Guide

    Dipl Psych Josef Wacker

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 27-35
    Received: 26 January 2019
    Accepted: 27 April 2019
    Published: 10 June 2019
    Abstract: The self-developed psychological test instrument: Questionnaire for recording a Beliefsystem (FEB) is a self-evaluation questionnaire with 14 items. With the help of this questionnaire the individual, latent, inner attitude mata, a kind of motive in the sense of “need to know” or “want to believe” should be determined. On the basis of the results o... Show More
  • Effect of Empowerment on Some Personality Traits

    Laxmi Rani, Reshma Kumari

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 36-42
    Received: 21 July 2018
    Accepted: 5 September 2018
    Published: 17 June 2019
    Abstract: Empowerment plays important role in the development of a country& society. Empowerment is “the process of giving people the power, capacities, capability and access needed to change their own lives improve their own communities and influence their own destinies.” Empowerment is the demand of our society. This study is important for our society. Now... Show More
  • Religion and Income as Determinant of Well-being Among Employees in Faith-Based and Secular Educational Institutions in Southern Nigeria

    Ngozi Caroline Uwannah, Promise Nkwachi Starris-Onyema, Helen Ihuoma Agharanya, Onyinyechi Gift Mark

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 43-49
    Received: 7 May 2019
    Accepted: 12 June 2019
    Published: 26 June 2019
    Abstract: This study investigated the influence of religion and income on well-being among employees in faith-based and secular educational institutions in Southern Nigeria. Three hypotheses were formulated and a total of 500 employees from the study area served as participants. The instruments used for data collection included the Demographic Data Inventory... Show More
  • Trauma, Resilience and the Power of Human Connection: Reflections from the Field of Cambodia

    Zoe Wyatt, Mike Nowlin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2019
    Pages: 50-56
    Received: 18 March 2019
    Accepted: 11 June 2019
    Published: 27 June 2019
    Abstract: Political and economic instability, poverty, war and terrorism, are just some of the harsh realities facing many young people globally. Various theoretical frameworks that conceptualize resilience exist in Western countries, yet there is limited research that looks specifically at resilience for children and young people in developing nations who h... Show More