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Keck, Charles S. – Ethics and Education, 2019
Foucault's invitation to the subject is to become free of themselves by learning to think differently. Such a project has as its goal the mastery of the self, and can be understood as a Foucaultian 'politics of ourselves'. Foucault's ethical turn is an invitation for subjectivity to undertake its own radical education. Whilst this invitation has…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Metacognition, Spiritual Development, Self Concept
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Ummet, Durmus; Eksi, Halil; Erdogan, Ahmet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed at examining the effects of narcissism and family relations on secondary school students' decision-making characteristics. The study also investigated whether or not students' decision-making characteristics differentiated according to gender. Research Methods: Participants were secondary school students who were studying…
Descriptors: Prediction, Role, Family Relationship, Personality Problems
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Whatley, Mark A.; Wasieleski, David T.; Breneiser, Jennifer E.; Wood, Meagan M. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2019
Academic entitlement (AE) refers to a personality characteristic reflecting the degree to which students believe they have a right to special treatment within the classroom even though it may be undeserved. The construct has been linked to narcissism (Wasieleski, Whatley, Briihl, & Branscome, 2014). The present study investigated how…
Descriptors: College Students, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Self Concept
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Hellmich, David; Hellmich, Linda – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2019
This chapter distinguishes narcissism from healthy self-esteem, describes ethical dilemmas institutions may face when decision-making is controlled by narcissistic leaders, and recommends safeguards against narcissistic leadership.
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Self Esteem, Ethics, Decision Making
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Wang, Yinying – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: This review study aims to bridge neuroscience and educational leadership by exploring the neural mechanisms of the constructs relevant to educational leadership. Research Methods: The reviewed literature includes 69 neuroscience studies and 4 books on neuroscience. The brain activities and neurotransmitters associated with the constructs…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Neurosciences, Instructional Leadership, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Finch, Ellen F.; Brickell, Claire M.; Choi-Kain, Lois W. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2019
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a prevalent psychiatric illness that often first presents at college. If left untreated, BPD can lead to severe disability or fatality. While multiple evidence-based treatments for BPD exist, most are resource intensive and, therefore, difficult to implement at the typical college mental health center.…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Personality Problems, Intervention, School Health Services
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Rean, A. A. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
The present study discusses the deformation of personality in delinquent behavior and how it can be corrected. [This article was translated by Susan Welsh.]
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Delinquency, Behavior Problems, Behavior Change
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Washburn, Micki; Rubin, Allen; Zhou, Shu – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This article provides benchmark data on within-group effect sizes from published randomized clinical trials supporting the efficacy of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) for borderline personality disorder (BPD) in adults aged 18-65 years. Method: Within-group effect sizes were calculated via the Glass approach and adjusted for sample…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Adults, Behavior Modification, Benchmarking
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Loke, Stephen W.; Lowe, Patricia A.; Ang, Rebecca P. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Construct bias was examined among 316 Singapore and U.S. adolescents on the Narcissistic Personality Questionnaire for Children-Revised (NPQC-R). The NPQC-R consists of two (Superiority and Exploitativeness) factors. Results from multigroup confirmatory factor analyses indicated partial strong invariance on the NPQC-R across culture and strong…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Personality Measures, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; McVicker, Ronnie; Haut, Fabian; Robertson, Colette – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
In "DSM-5" there has been a move to dimensional personality disorder (PD) diagnosis, incorporating personality theory in the form of the five-factor model (FFM). It proposes an alternative assessment system based on diagnostic indicators and the FFM, while retaining "DSM-IV" categorical criteria. Four individuals with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Menon, Meenakshi; Moyes, Harriet C. A.; Bradley, Christina M. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
We hypothesized that in adolescence, maladaptive narcissism interacts with low self-esteem to predict a preoccupied attachment style ("attachment for self-affirmation hypothesis"), and with high self-esteem to predict an avoidant attachment style ("attachment for self-enhancement hypothesis"). We expected gender differences in…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Self Esteem, Attachment Behavior, Correlation
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Mofield, Emily L.; Parker Peters, Megan – Gifted Child Today, 2018
This article explores some of the common causes and solutions to perfectionism in gifted children. We highlight practical implications from studies examining perfectionism in gifted students, including how implicit theories of intelligence (e.g., mindset) relate to perfectionism. Specific strategies are shared to guide gifted children toward a…
Descriptors: Gifted, Personality Traits, Metacognition, Emotional Response
VanderLind, Ren – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Increasing numbers of college students are reporting mental health concerns (American Collegiate Health Association, 2014; Novotney, 2014), and research demonstrates insufficient supports are available on campus (Reetz, Barr, & Krylowicz, 2013). It has also been established that college students with mental illness are less likely to persist…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Disorders, Social Bias, Self Concept
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Wlodarczyk, Julian; Lawn, Sharon – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2017
Victimisation is a traumatic experience linked to development of Borderline personality disorder (BPD). However, there is limited research investigating the developmental journey prior to BPD diagnosis. School environments offer an opportunity for BPD prevention and early intervention. A survey with 19 Australian family carers of people with BPD…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Peer Relationship, Victims, Foreign Countries
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Jones, Carwyn – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
My aim in this article is to contribute to the discussion about how teachers and coaches come to act in appropriate ways given the complex nature of both practices. I focus on two specific dispositions or qualities from the philosophical literature, namely the virtue of care and the Aristotelian concept of "phronesis" (or practical…
Descriptors: Athletics, Personality Problems, Athletic Coaches, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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