Correlates of a Taoist orientation

McCollaum, Bruce
Zeyrek, Emek Yuce
Lester, David
Using rating scales no associations were found between having a Taoist orientation to life, death anxiety, and the perception that one's self is unified (versus fragmented) in a sample of southeastern Asian students (18 women and 12 men).


Correlates of a Taoist orientation among Korean students
Ben Park, B. C.; Zeyrek, Emek Yuce; Lester, David (2007-06-01)
Associations of .35 and -.34, respectively, were found for a measure of having a Taoist orientation to life with death anxiety and the perception that one's self is unified (versus fragmented) in samples of 41 Korean high school and 145 Korean university students.
The effect of gender of HIV-related stigma and discrimination : cases from Turkey
Aşar Brown, Serap; Ertürk, Yakın; Department of Gender and Women's Studies (2007)
This study explores the effect of gender on HIV-related stigma and discrimination with selected cases from Turkey and examines ‘normalized sexuality’ (i.e., conformity to sexual norms in Turkish society) as a moderating factor. In this regard, both qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques have been utilized, namely; (i) in-depth interviews with HIV positive women and men with different sexual lives, and (ii) a survey conducted at the University of Istanbul among dentistry students. The main q...
Psychometric properties of the reassurance-seeking scale in a Turkish sample
Gençöz, Tülin; Gençöz, Faruk (2005-02-01)
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Reassurance-Seeking Scale in a sample of 102 Turkish undergraduate students. High internal consistency reliability was found for the Reassurance-Seeking Scale (alpha=.86). Factor analysis of the scale identified a single component that accounted for 71% of the total variance. The scale was significantly positively correlated with the Beck Depression Inventory and Beck Anxiety Inventory and had a significantly negative correlation with the Rosenberg Self...
Acculturation and subjective well-being: the case of Turkish ethnic youth in Germany
Koydemir, Selda (2013-06-01)
Using a sample of youth with a Turkish background living in Germany, the study aimed to identify their cultural identifications and acculturation attitudes, and test the effects of cultural identifications together with background variables on cognitive and affective aspects of subjective well-being. Measures of identification with the Turkish and German cultures, Turkish identity, German identity, dual identity, life satisfaction, and positive and negative affect were used. The most favored acculturation s...
Psychometric properties of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire-4-Revised (SATAQ-4R) in Turkish women
Cihan, Burcin; Bozo Özen, Özlem; Schaefer, Lauren M.; Thompson, J. Kevin (Elsevier BV, 2016-04-01)
Research suggests that rates of body image and eating disturbance are on the rise in Turkey and may be reaching levels comparable to those observed in Western societies. However, research examining theoretically based etiological factors for disordered eating via validated assessment measures is limited. The current study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire-4-Revised (SATAQ-4R) in a sample of Turkish college women. Exploratory factor a...
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B. McCollaum, E. Y. Zeyrek, and D. Lester, “Correlates of a Taoist orientation,” PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS, pp. 846–846, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: