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Addressing the Limitations of Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Application of Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling 

Petri, Jessica (2021-07-16)  ETD File Embargoed
To date, confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) has been the predominant method for empirically evaluating the latent factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A voluminous CFA literature provided a strong ...

Burnout as a Mediator in the Workaholism-Turnover Intentions Relationship 

McGoey, Kendall (2022-04-19)  ETD File Embargoed
The present research explores the relationship between workaholism and voluntary turnover intentions with burnout as the explanatory mechanism. Existing literature has found a positive relationship between workaholism ...

Compelled to work or forced to? An examination of intraindividual variability in workaholism and the moderating role of challenge / hindrance stressors on positive and negative spillover 

Cunningham, Austin (2021-04-21)
While the construct of workaholism has received significant attention in the management and psychology literature, the current conceptualization views workaholism as a trait that is stable over time. This study seeks to ...

The Contrast Avoidance Model in Generalized Anxiety and Depression: A Longitudinal Panel Study 

Rogers, Travis (2021-05-18)  ETD File Embargoed
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) are two of the most commonly comorbid diagnoses (American Psychiatric Association, 2013), suggesting they may share etiological and maintenance processes, ...

Delay Discounting of Monetary Outcomes by Detained Male Adolescents and College Students 

Brogan, Kristen (2021-03-26)  ETD File Embargoed
The main purpose of this study was to compare delay discounting of hypothetical monetary outcomes by adolescents adjudicated of illegal behavior to that of college students in order to lay a foundation for future discounting ...

Disobedience and Deviance: An Empirical Categorization of Insider Cybersecurity Behaviors 

Whitman, Rachel (2021-07-28)  ETD File Embargoed
Employees pose a significant threat to organizational cybersecurity. Researchers have called for increased examination of the traits and antecedents related to poor cybersecurity compliance. The current study contributes ...

Early Olfactory Stimulation in Purpose-Bred Detection Dogs 

Smith, Jordan (2022-05-06)
Experiences during critical periods of early development have been shown to significantly impact cognitive development in dogs. However, the effect of early odor experiences on the ontogenetic development of cognition in ...

Effects of Gender and Destructive Leader Behaviors on Leader’s Evaluation 

Kriletic, Ana (2021-04-12)
Destructive leadership is beginning to be studied, but the current literature relies on examples of male leaders. While literature on positive leader behaviors shows a bias towards male leaders, little research looks at ...

Executive Functions in Detection Dogs 

Krichbaum, Sarah (2021-07-12)
Researchers in the field of canine cognition have developed several tasks to study executive functions, like working memory and inhibitory control, in dogs. Findings from such tasks have provided new information regarding ...

Explaining Workaholism’s Effects on Work-Family Conflict: A Boundary Theory Approach 

Rotch, Michael (2021-07-19)  ETD File Embargoed
This research examines the linking mechanisms and conditional processes underlying the workaholism and work-family conflict relationship. Based primarily on the boundary management literature, it was hypothesized that ...

Exploring the Impact of Depression on Caregiver-Report of Child Behavior in a Court Ordered Sample 

Richey, Lindsay (2021-04-21)
The current study analyzed evidence for a possible depression-abuse distortion in maternal perception of child problematic behavior within a sample of court ordered families. Pre-treatment parent-child behavioral observation ...

Family Conflict Typology, Maternal Engagement, and Early Childhood Adjustment: A Latent Class Analysis 

Bailey, Alyssa N. (2021-12-10)  ETD File Embargoed
Family conflict is a broad construct which can encompass violent and non-violent types of conflict. Problematic child outcomes have been associated with exposure to violent and nonviolent forms of inter-parental conflict, ...

ICD-11 Versus DSM-5 Conceptualizations of Posttraumatic Psychopathology: Implications for Prevalence, Comorbidity, and Measurement of PTSD and Complex PTSD 

Camden, Abigail (2022-04-25)  ETD File Embargoed
ICD-11 and DSM-5 represent disparate approaches to diagnostic categories and criteria for posttraumatic psychopathology. First, DSM-5 follows a broad approach to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom criteria, whereas ...

The Impact of Unusually Distressing Events on Veterinary Professionals 

Kramper, Sharon (2021-08-02)
Previous studies have catalogued safety hazards and frequency of workers’ compensation claims in the veterinary workplace. However, distressing events other than workplace injuries have not been collected and analyzed, and ...

Intellectual Humility and Arrogance and Their Relationship with Self-Awareness: A Longitudinal Analysis of Congruency Through Self/Other Evaluations 

Conkey, Kate (2022-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
Character and leadership have long coupled to show benefits to organizations and their personnel. During the near century of modern leadership study, psychologists have focused on dozens of leader traits with an infusion ...

The Interactive effect of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, Attentional Control, and Cognitive Load on Threat-Related Attentional Bias 

Clauss, Kate (2021-04-19)
Theory and empirical evidence suggest that those with higher posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms and better attentional control (i.e., the strategic control of higher-order executive attention in regulating bottom-up, ...

Latent Class Analysis of Drinking Game Consequences Among College Drinkers 

Hoyer, Dennis (2021-05-21)
Participation in drinking games has been identified as one specific alcohol-related context linked to increased risk among college students. Despite advances in drinking game research, questions remain about the different ...

Measuring the Positive Side of the Work-Life Interface: A Factor Analytic Examination and Scale Refinement of Work-Life Enrichment, Facilitation, and Positive Spillover 

Shifrin, Nicole (2021-07-20)  ETD File Embargoed
Since the conception of the positive side of the work-life interface, several researchers have simultaneously developed separate conceptualizations of positive transfers between the work and life domains, including work-life ...

Neurobehavioral Effects of Neonatal Methylmercury Exposure: Impacts on Perseveration and Learning 

Kendricks, Dalisa (2022-04-20)
Neural changes occurring during the neonatal period in rodents are akin to those seen in humans during the third trimester of pregnancy. The neonatal period is a developmental period during which the monoamine systems ...

A Person-Context Look at UPB and CWB: How Narcissism and Competitive (Cooperative) Organizational Context Influence Willingness to Engage in Unethical Behavior 

Wilmore, Thomas (2021-04-19)
Previous research has indicated that narcissism functions as a positive predictor of counterproductive work behavior (CWB). However, research on moderators of the relationship between narcissism and unethical behavior in ...