geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Social interest extreme response style and implications for adjustment


, : Social interest extreme response style and implications for adjustment. Journal of Research in Personality 16(1): 82-89

As part of a series of studies examining Adler's proposition that social interest, or interest and concern for others, is a major factor facilitating personal adjustment, the research investigated the relation between social interest and extreme response style (ERS). ERS was chosen as an indirect measure of maladjustment since research has confirmed Adler's contention that it is especially prevalent among neurotic individuals. In 3 studies involving a total of 221 human subjects, inverse relations were found between a measure of social interest and ERS scores derived from 4 questionnaires concerning attitudes toward self, others, and a wide variety of attitudinal issues. The results were not due to either apathy or repression being associated with social interest. Positive relations between social interest and adjustment are not limited to self-reports of the latter.

US$19.90

DOI: 10.1016/0092-6566(82)90042-3


Other references

Pena, M.O.; Bullerjahn, G.S., 1995: Cloning and sequencing of dpsA, a gene encoding a stress-inducible DNA-binding protein in Synechococcus sp PCC 7942. Abstracts of the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology 95(0): 562

Katakami, N., 2017: Can soluble receptor for advanced glycation end-product (sRAGE) levels in blood be used as a predictor of cardiovascular diseases?. Atherosclerosis 266: 223-225

Potkin, R.T.; Werner, J.A.; Trobaugh, G.B.; Chestnut, C.H.; Carrico, C.J.; Hallstrom, A.; Cobb, L.A., 1982: Evaluation of noninvasive tests of cardiac damage in suspected cardiac contusion. Nonpenetrating trauma to the chest can result in cardiac damage that may be overlooked because of associated injuries and the lack of obvious thoracic injury. The clinical diagnosis of important cardiac damage in this setting is difficult. Noninva...

Kadden R.M.; Washton A.M.; Mcmillan J.C.; Schoenfeld W.N., 1975: Varying temporal placement during conditional stimulus of an added stimulus correlated with nondelivery of unconditional stimulus. Pavlovian Journal of Biological Science 10(2): 76-84

Chitnis, T.; Waubant, E., 2014: B-cell depletion in children with neuroimmunologic conditions: the learning curve. Neurology 83(2): 111-112

Suzuki T.; Hayakawa Y., 1989: The stratigraphic position and the age of APm tephra. Kasan = Bulletin of the Volcanological Society of Japan 34(2): 158-159

Temple, A.; Dobbs, D.; Andel, R., 2009: Exploring correlates of turnover among nursing assistants in the National Nursing Home Survey. High turnover of nursing assistants (NAs) has implications for the quality of nursing home care. Greater understanding of correlates of NA turnover is needed to provide insight into possible retention strategies. This study examined nursing home o...

Dudenhausen, J.; Kirschner, R.; Grunebaum, A., 2012: Maternal obesity and life-style factors in pregnancy. Zeitschrift für Geburtshilfe und Neonatologie 215(4): 167-171

Nagai, K.; Kubota, M., 1972: Use of barium chloride for nitrate determination by Conway type diffusion units. [123.172].

Osmun, W.E., 2009: Cover confusion. Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien 55(6): 590-590