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Exploring Political Values Of Filipinos Using An Etic Approach

An exploratory study was conducted to study political values of Filipinos. An etic approach was adopted using as starting point the theory of core political values (Schwartz, Caprara, & Vecchione, 2010) to explore the political values of a sample of 699 Filipinos who participated in an online surv... Read more


Author: Allan B. I. Bernardo

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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The Pleasure Principle: Impulsivity Overpowers Condom Use Efficacy Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Despite continuous efforts to control the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the Philippines, the rate of the spread of the virus has skyrocketed. Risky sexual practices among men-who-have-sex-with-men have been identified as one of the top contributors for the heightened spread of HIV/AIDS. There have been... Read more


Author: Jame Bryan L. Batara, Ma. Lourdes Cubil, Hanna Valerie Dy, Ruxan Faith Mapili, Kirsten Eloise Balderas

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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The Priming Effect Of Family Obligation On Filipino Students’ Academic Performance

The aim of the present study is to determine the effect of family obligation on Filipino students’ academic performance. This study is specifically concerned with family obligation as a motivational factor that would outweigh other motivational factors such as mastery goal and performance goal in i... Read more


Author: Claudine O. Retuya, Desiree Mae S. Ceniza, Jhamelyn M. Lara, Sheena Grace A. Tare, Khael T. Quinain

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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The Role Of Social Perceptions, Beliefs, And Emotions On Support For Punitive Action Toward Drug Dea

Public attitudes toward drug sellers/pushers and users have generally been negative (i.e. Bryan, Moran, Farrell, & O’Brien, 2000; McCorkle, 1993; World Health Organization, 2003) and there is significant support for their harsh punishment (McCorkle, 1993). However, research in punitiveness has not e... Read more


Author: Paul Danielle P. Labor, Maria Cecilia C. Gastardo-Conaco

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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War On Crime And Drugs: Understanding Support For The Anti-Crime And Anti-Drugs Campaign

Drawing on the vast amount of literature on right-wing authoritarianism (RWA), perception of threat, and moral foundations, the present study explores the sociopolitical and moral underpinnings of attitudes toward an anti-crime and anti-drug campaign. The present study examines the association betw... Read more


Author: Randolfh Nerona

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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Merging Strategy And Talent Management: Challenges And Practical Applications

Editor’s Note: People who research and publish on personality and social psychology tend to be, in the main, academics. While we assume that our theories and findings are relevant to the wider world of work, business, and social interaction where we expect them to play out, few career researchers... Read more


Author: Joy Noree Maramba-Turqueza

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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Editors’ Note

When Facebook came up with its advice to its engineers to “move fast and break things”, none of us probably realized how much would end up broken as a consequence. Or how this attitude, when applied to many things in public life, would move us pretty fast indeed to a place where we may not actually... Read more


Author: Adrianne John R. Galang, Diwa Malaya A. Quiñones, John Manuel R. Kliatchko

Volume: 50 No. 2 | Publication: 2017-12-01

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Anxiety-Attachment, Avoidance- Attachment And Gender As Predictors Of Empathy

From two–factor scales (i.e., affective and cognitive components), recent researches in the study of empathy showed that three factors (i.e., emotional contagion, emotional disconnection, and cognitive empathy) accounted for an integrative view of empathy (Carre, Stefaniak, Bensalah, & Richard, 201... Read more


Author: Apryl Mae C. Parcon

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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Biblical Narratives Of Anger And Its Contemporary Psychological Implications

The psychology of anger presupposes its natural occurrence along with basic human emotions such as happiness, sadness and many more. Although anger research is not very popular, scientists-practitioners have attempted to investigate and test methods and interventions to manage anger. The current pap... Read more


Author: Nelly Z. Limbadan

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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Context Creates Compromise: How Contextual Information And Social Distance Affect Moral Judgment In

Morally ambiguous activities bear different moral impressions across contexts and cultures. 107 college students were presented with four different vignettes of a person getting intoxicated and then asked to answer a morality-rating scale pertaining to the heavy drinker. The vignettes differed in pe... Read more


Author: Jose F. Magno IV, Jose M. Magno, John Gabriel Robert R. Quintos

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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Negotiating The Streets: Hidden Resilience Among Grown-Up Street Children In Manila

This study investigated processes of hidden resilience of grown-up street dwelling children who still live on the streets in an inner city of Manila. Two adult street dwellers were purposively sampled based on their resilient functioning across four domains. A naturalistic narrative design was emplo... Read more


Author: Daniel Wartenweiler

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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Risk Factors For Combat-related PTSD: Case Studies Of Filipino Active Duty Soldiers

Military personnel have been consistently exposed to adverse potentially traumatic events (PTEs) leading to a higher risk of acquiring posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Although PTSD is incurred following a traumatic event, not all will have PTSD. Hence, risk factors that make one vulnerable to... Read more


Author: Cariñez Dela Cruz Fajarito, Rosalito G. De Guzman

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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The Development Of The Masaklaw Na Panukat Ng Loob (Mapa Ng Loob)

Studies have shown that trait constructs measured by the two earlier Filipino personality inventories and a lexically based Filipino personality research instrument are well represented by the Five-Factor Model (FFM; Katigbak et al., 2002; Church et al., 1997). On this basis, a 188-item instrument t... Read more


Author: Gregorio E. H. Del Pilar

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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Women In Polygynous Marriages: Their Perceptions And Experiences

Polygyny or the marriage of a man to two or more women at the same time is not a common norm in Philippine culture but is adopted by the Muslim populace under Shari’ah or Islamic Law. In this study, sixteen Muslim Filipino women from various ethnic groups such as Maguindanaon, Iranun, and Bulakenya... Read more


Author: Armia U. Ebrahim, Juwairiya U. Lingga, Arbaya H. Boquia, Norkaina C. Samama

Volume: 50 No. 1 | Publication: 2017-06-01

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A Bond Between Man And Woman: Religiosity, Moral Foundations, And Same-Sex Marriage Attitudes In Th

Same-sex marriage in the Philippines remains a highly contentious issue due to the infuence of religion in this predominantly Catholic country, where it is often framed as an issue of morality. However, the psychological underpinnings of this religious infuence still merits further exploration. Thus... Read more


Author: Danielle P. Ochoa, Christie P. Sio, Diwa Malaya Quiñones, Eric Julian Manalastas

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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An Exploration Of Ethical And Methodological Challenges In Trans-Afrmative Psychotherapy With Filipi

To spark critical and professional discussion on integrating trans- affirmative psychotherapy in clinical and counseling psychologists’ general practice, this paper presents and describes some ethical and methodological challenges in doing trans-affirmative psychotherapy with Filipino transgender... Read more


Author: Divine Love A. Salvador

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Gay And Behind Bars: Life Stories Of Filipino Gay Prisoners In The Leyte Regional Prison

This is a qualitative study on the life stories of Filipino gay prisoners in the Leyte Regional Prison (LRP) to explore their lived experiences and how they make meaning of these experiences. A triangulation process was conducted through interviews with six Filipino gay prisoners and their romantic... Read more


Author: Leonel J. Relis, Zoreen E. Agustin, Monique I. Mercines

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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“Girl, Bi, Bakla, Tomboy”: The Intersectionality Of Sexuality, Gender, And Class In Urban Poor Conte

Intersectionality as a theoretical framework argues for the need to account for people’s multiple and intersecting social identities in understanding experiences of discrimination. We looked at the intersection of sexuality, gender, and class in shaping the particularity of Filipino urban poor le... Read more


Author: Arjohn M. Ceperiano, Emmanuel C. Santos Jr., Danielle Celine P. Alonzo, Mira Alexis P. Ofreneo

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Journeying To A Safe Space: Sexual And Religious Identity Integration Of Filipino LGBT-affirmative C

Identity is a complex concept. It is pluralistic and cuts across several domains. Some domain specific identities may oppose another, like in the case of sexual identity and religious identity, where successful integration is achieved for some individuals, while for others, a significant amount of c... Read more


Author: Zyra M. Evangelista, Darren E. Dumaop, Grant Nelson

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Life Satisfaction Among Older Filipino Sexual Minorities And Their Experiences Of Support

Studies have shown conflicting views on whether or not sexual minorities aged sixty and above face the same challenges of aging that heterosexual persons do. In the Philippines, few studies feature the intersections of age and sexual orientation. This study discusses the perceived life satisfaction... Read more


Author: Celinne Charmaigne Angeles Guevara

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Roadmaps And Crossroads Of Life Transitions: Exploring Career Decision-Making Of Filipino Gay High S

The unique situations faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth serve as important considerations in preparing them for their future career encounters. This research aimed to explore inclinations, considerations, and tribulations of Filipino gay high school students in choosing a... Read more


Author: Gian Carlo M. Ledesma, Rosemarie M. Aquino, Marc Eric S. Reyes

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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The “I W Lesbian And Gay Rights” Pin: An Experiential Learning Exercise To Understand Anti-LGBT Sti

This study replicates and extends a teaching intervention study by Battle (2004) on the use of advocacy symbols to promote awareness of anti-LGBT stigma among university students. Seventy-one Filipino students in three university campuses taking an undergraduate course in LGBT psychology were given... Read more


Author: Moniq M. Muyargas, Eric Julian Manalastas, Pierce S. Docena

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Trans On Trains: Lived Experiences Of Filipina Transgender Women On The MRT

This study sought to explore the overall lived experiences of transgender women in riding the MRT using a qualitative field research design and conducting short interviews with one MRT official, three security guards, and in-depth interviews with five transgender women. Findings show that there is n... Read more


Author: Miguel Alejandro A. Silan, Mary Anne F. Rivera, Loraine T. Chulipa

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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And Then She Laughed: Counseling Women

As a teacher of clinical psychology, I always take pains to explain abnormality without putting my students in a panic. Because we discuss very human situations, we inevitably find ourselves resonating with many of these and begin to think we are symptomatic or “abnormal”, much like the medical stu... Read more


Author: Sylvia Estrada Claudio

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Life Love Lust: Straightforward Answers To Provocative Questions (25th Anniversary Edition)

To publish a 25th anniversary edition of a book is no easy feat. While it presupposes that the book’s topic has remained relevant in the past two-and-a-half decades, it also poses the challenge for the author to consistently highlight such relevance throughout the updated edition of the book. The o... Read more


Author: Margarita Go Singco-Holmes

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Love (and LGBT Psychology) Lovelier The Second Time Around

In December 2013, the Philippine Journal of Psychology published a landmark special issue focusing on the lives, experiences, and well-being of gender and sexual minorities in the Philippines. It was the first and only peer-reviewed publication of its kind in Asia to focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read more


Author: Eric Julian Manalastas, Beatriz A. Torre, Mira Alexis P. Ofreneo

Volume: 49 No. 2 | Publication: 2016-12-01

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Athlete Engagement: A Qualitative Investigation Of The US American Athlete

To further validate the experiences of athlete engagement among New Zealand (Lonsdale, Hodge & Raedeke, 2007), Canadian (Lonsdale, Hodge & Jackson, 2009) and Filipino (Valbuena, Saunders, Rice & Aumond, 2014) athletes, qualitative interviews were done among 10 US American athletes. Results showed... Read more


Author: Michele Joan D. Valbuena, John Saunders and Vanessa Rice

Volume: 49 No. 1 | Publication: 2016-06-01

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Behavioral Consequences Of Psychological Contract Breach: Examining The Neutralizing Effects Of Orga

Drawing upon social exchange (Blau, 1964) and behavioral plasticity (Brockner, 1988) perspectives, we examined the moderating role of organization-based self-esteem (OBSE) in the relationship between psychological contract breach and organization-directed outcomes: in-role behavior (IRB), organizati... Read more


Author: Robert L. Tang, Peter Lemuel T. Cayayan

Volume: 49 No. 1 | Publication: 2016-06-01

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Sugboanong’ Taras: A Glimpse Of Cebuano Personality

Through the years, there have been many studies aiming to unfold Filipino personality. However, existing general concepts are limited as the Philippines is made up of different ethnic groups with differing cultures and traditions. To contribute to this endeavor, this study focuses on identifying the... Read more


Author: Philip Albert Y. Lagahid, Nera Mae A. Puyo

Volume: 49 No. 1 | Publication: 2016-06-01

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