Kristina Sesar

Kristina Sesar
University of Mostar · Psychology Department

associate professor

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March 2006 - March 2015
University of Mostar
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This study (funded by HRZZ, grant number 3553) examined the association of sociodemographic characteristics (gender, age, and relationship status) and sexual attitudes (permissiveness and instrumentality) with youth sexting behavior. Participants were 546 (75% female) youth of Serbian origin from Bosnia and Herzegovina, aged 15-24 years, who comple...
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Objective − The aim of this research was to evaluate the physical and mental health of emerging adults who lost a parent before the age of 18, and to examine the predictors of satisfaction with physical and mental health. Materials and Methods − The subjects who participated in this study were emerging adults (18-29 years of age) from Bosnia and He...
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This study explores the phenomenon of sexting among college students through a qualitative research design. Participants took part in online synchronous focus groups where they were asked twelve open-ended questions about their experiences with sexting. Overall, 49 Croatian and Bosnia and Herzegovinian students partici�pated in fve focus groups....
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Sexting has become another form of intimate communication in the digital society in which we live, not only for adults but also for adolescents. Therefore, this study aims to explore adolescents' perspectives on the definition of sexting, reasons for engaging, or not, in it, attitudes towards this phenomenon and its possible consequences. Focus gro...
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Qualitative research on sexting is not at all rare internationally (for an overview, see Doyle et al., 2021). Despite this steady increase in qualitative international research, qualitative studies examining the phenomenon of sexting in non- Western, traditional cultural contexts are rare. This study aims to qualitatively examine sexting in Croatia...
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Kratka verzija BSL skale uspješno je prevedena na hrvatski jezik i validirana na ispitanicima mlađe odrasle dobi. Rezultati provedene konfirmacijske faktorske analize idu u prilog jednofak�torskoj strukturi skale. Nadalje, rezultati su pokazali visoku unutarnju pouzdanost skale kao i značajnu pove�zanost s traumatskim iskustvima u djetinjstvu. Val...
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The main aim of the study was to retrospectively examine the correlations between childhood maltreatment, emotional processing, and symptoms of borderline personality disorder. The study was conducted through online platforms on a sample of 227 young woman participants from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The age range of participants in this s...
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Many sexting studies conducted in the Western cultures have shown that the percentage is higher in less traditional cultures. However, the generalizability of this phenomenon to non-Western cultures has not been extensively researched. The purpose of this study is to examine and explain cross-cultural differences in sexting behavior among subjects...
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Ovaj priručnik pripremljen je u sklopu projekta Priro�da i odrednice sekstinga među adolescentima i mladima: Kros-kulturalno istraživanje (SextYouth) Odjela za psiholo�giju Sveučilišta u Zadru, koji financira Hrvatska zaklada za znanost (HRZZ), od veljače 2021. do veljače 2026. godine. Priručnik sadrži opisane edukativne radionice za adolescen�t...
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This manual was prepared as part of the project “Nature and determinants of sexting among adolescents and youth: A cross-national study (SextYouth)” of the Department of Psychology, University of Zadar, funded by the Croa�tian Science Foundation from February 2021 to February 2026. The manual contains a description of educational workshops for...
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This article is theoretical in nature and sets out to explore how creative art therapies create useful intervention and therapeutic approaches for working with children and adolescents. Creative art therapy is an approach in the treatment of child trauma widely used by art therapists as well as psychologists and counsellors. Published articles and...
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Prvi izvještaj (2021.) znanstvenoistraživačkog projekta: "Priroda i odrednice sekstinga među adolescentima i mladima: kroskulturalno istraživanje (SextYouth)"
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The purpose of this study was to examine the sexting behaviors of surveyed participants through the lens of masculinity and femininity. A total of 352 high school students (264 girls, 88 boys; 14-20 years old) from Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Croatia completed the Sexting Behaviors and Motives Questionnaire (SBM-Q) and the Traditional Masculi...
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Sexting has become another form of intimate communication in the digital society in which we live, not only for adults but also for adolescents. Therefore, this study aims to explore adolescents' perspectives on the definition of sexting, reasons for engaging, or not, in it, attitudes towards this phenomenon and its possible consequences. Focus...
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This compendium presents national reports about the contexts, current developments, and policy actions in the area of child and family support in 27 countries across Europe. The collection throws light on the conceptualisation and delivery of Family Support in Europe, which is one of the main areas of interest within the European Family Support Net...
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A number of effective treatments are available for children and young people who have developed various forms of psychological difficulties as a consequence of traumatic experiences. The aim of this paper is to review the therapeutic approaches employed when working with children who have been exposed to various forms of abuse and neglect during th...
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The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between Eysenck's personality traits, trait arousability and coping strategies with bullying behaviour. This study was conducted among 372 elementary school children from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Personality dimensions were explored by the Junior Eysenck Personality Questionnaire. Arous...
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Dojenačko razdoblje i razdoblje ranog djetinjstva kritična su razvojna razdoblja za razvoj neuroloških osnova različitih aspekata funkcioniranja (psiholoških, afektivnih i relacijskih). Integracija nalaza o zlostavljanju i zanemarivanju u djetinjstvu, privrženosti i razvoju mozga pridonijeli su boljem razumijevanju njihove interakcije, te važnosti...
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Proučavanje izloženosti djece zlostavljanju i zanemarivanju u djetinjstvu u početku se odvijalo sporo, a počelo je šezdesetih godina prošlog stoljeća prepoznavanjem tjelesnog zlostavljanja i imenovanjem takvog oblika zlostavljanja „sindromom pretučenog djeteta“. Krajem sedamdesetih godina počinju istraživanja seksualnog zlostavljanja, a nakon tog...
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Null Hypothesis Significance Testing is a statistical procedure widely used in cognitive development research. There is widespread concern that the results of this statistical procedure are misinterpreted and lead to unsubstantiated claims about studies’ outcomes. Two particularly pertinent issues for research on cognitive development are: i) treat...
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Objective − The aim of this paper was to collect and summarize findings regarding the factors associated with sexting experiences and their correlates, under Bronfenbrenner's socio-ecological theory. Methods − We reviewed the literature in the field of sexting to show how numerous factors that have been found to influence sexting behaviour can be i...
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This compendium presents national reports about the contexts, current developments, and policy actions in the area of child and family support in 27 countries across vEurope. The collection throws light on the conceptualisation and delivery Family Support in Europe, which is one of therein areas of interest with the European Family Support Network...
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Due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the faculties have been met with the task of modifying the traditional teaching environment to remote teaching. During two semesters of remote teaching, the students of the Department of Psychology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of University of Mostar have been assessing their skills of using tec...
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Tearful crying is a ubiquitous and likely uniquely human phenomenon. Scholars have argued that emotional tears serve an attachment function: Tears are thought to act as a social glue by evoking social support intentions. Initial experimental studies supported this proposition across several methodologies, but these were conducted almost exclusively...
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Kako slučajevi nasilja u partnerskim vezama postaju sve više dio složenoga društvenoga procesa, a posljedice agresivnih oblika ponašanja prijete funkcioniranju, dobrobiti i zdravlju žrtava te počinitelja nasilja, važno je opisati iskustva rada stručnjaka. Naša iskustva kao istražitelja i praktičara iz područja nasilja u vezama, pokazuju kako je...
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Psihološko značenje pandemije COVID-19 u suvremenome društvu postaje sve važnije. Kako se ovaj problem relativno nedav�no pojavio, velik broj znanstvenika i stručnjaka usmjeren je prema njegovu razumijevanju i utjecaju na mentalno zdravlje pojedinaca. U ovome priručniku pokušavamo rasvijetliti psihološko ponašanje u kontekstu pandemije COVID-19...
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Tearful crying is a ubiquitous and likely uniquely human phenomenon. The persistence of this behavior throughout adulthood has fascinated and puzzled many researchers. Scholars have argued that emotional tears serve an attachment function: Tears are thought to act as a social glue by triggering social support intentions. Initial experimental studie...
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Sexting has recently become a relatively widespread and devastating problem among youth, and its complex nature and consequences are increasingly arousing the interest of current scientific and professional practice. Although researchers have made substantial efforts to provide the definition of the sexting there is no general consensus among them...
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The book entitled Sexting: The Exchange of Sexually Explicit Content, written by Kristina Sesar and Arta Dodaj, seeks to provide comprehensive and objective understanding of the phenomenon of sexting relying on their own multiple sources as well as on others’ research findings. The authors, which are already highly renowned and successful young sci...
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The predictive factors of violence between married couples or adolescents are well-known. However, less is known about the factors relating to intimate violence among college students. This study examined sociodemographic variables (age, duration of relationship, and relationship satisfaction), impulsivity, and empathy as predictors of dating viole...
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Knjiga Seksting: razmjena seksualno eksplicitnog sadržaja prva je knjiga o sekstingu na hrvatskom jeziku koja nudi sve potrebne informacije o ovoj tematici. Područje sekstinga u Hrvatskoj krenulo se istraživati 2015. godine, a u Bosni i Hercegovini od 2019. Pregledom literature naći ćemo malo objavljenih istraživanja na našim područjima. Usprko...
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Tearful crying is a ubiquitous and mainly human phenomenon. The persistence of this behavior throughout adulthood has fascinated and puzzled many researchers. Scholars have argued that emotional tears serve an attachment function: Tears are thought to act as a social glue that binds individuals together and triggers social support intentions. Initi...
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The aim of this article is to present a review of the research surrounding the short-term and long-term psychological and health consequences of child abuse and neglect. Research papers related to the consequences of child abuse and neglect and published in leading academic journals were identified and reviewed. We found that most of the available...
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Sexting, defined as the exchange of sexually explicit contents among adolescents and young adults using electronic media, has become a popular topic of interest in the wider public. This paper proposed a theoretical model to explain motivational determinants of sexting behaviour. We reviewed sexting literature to show how multiple empirical confirm...
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The aim of this paper is to study the relationship between sexting and emotional competence. A total of 440 students from the University of Mostar took part in this research, aged from 18 to 25 years (M=21.32, SD=1.84). The participants completed the Scale of Sexting Behaviour, and The Emotional Skills and Competence Questionnaire. The results of t...
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Relying on conceptualization of sexting as a deviant behavior, which appear to be related with mental health problems, we examined the relationship between sexting and psychological distress. A one-year longitudinal study was performed among 216 girls and 143 boys, aged from 15 to 17 years (M = 16.32, SD = .64). Participants completed the Sexting B...
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Sexting has recently attracted the attention of researchers. The aim of this study was twofold: (a) to investigate the prevalence of sexting among boys and girls, and b) to examine the relationship between different types of sexting and emotional difficulties in high school pupils. The research was conducted on a sample of 711 adolescents aged 14-1...
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Sexting as a common adolescent behavior might me related with difficulties of emotion regulation, a skillset that draws on identifying the relationship between behaviors and emotions and then creating strategies for regulating such emotions. The aim of this study was to explore the relation between sexting and emotional regulation strategies. The s...
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The first objective of this study was to examine whether there are achievement goal orientation profile differences regarding enjoyment of swimming. The second objective was to assess which sources of enjoyment differentiate swimmers of different achievement goal orientation profiles. Female (N=128) and male (N=174) swimmers aged 10 to 18 years com...
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Objective – Te aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between problematic Internet use and negative emotional states among secondary school pupils. Method – Te sample consisted of 326 participants, ranging from 16 to 19 years of age. A Croatian adaptation of the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale was used to assess negative...
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Purpose Intimate partner violence (IPV) represents a widespread social and public health problem. Researchers have been shown association between IPV and mental health problems. The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the literature on relationship between wide ranges of mental health problems. Design/methodology/approach Research pa...
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Iskustva institucija i nevladinih organizacija koje rade sa žrtvama nasilja su ukazala na potrebu rada sa počiniteljima nasilja i članovima njihovih porodica. Za razliku od obaveznog psihosocijalnog tretmana, dobrovoljni rad sa počiniteljima nasilja provodio se kroz grupe samopomoći, a u nekim institucijama i kroz individualni i/ili partnerski...
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The aim of this study was to research the relation between exposure to maltreatment in childhood and working memory capacity in adulthood. A survey among 376 females in the age between 16 and 67 was administered. Exposure to maltreatment in childhood (sexual, physical and psychological abuse, neglect and witnessing family violence) was assessed ret...
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The aim of this study was to examine the factor structure and reliability of the Croatian version of the Sources of Enjoyment in Youth Sport Questionnaire and to check the relative importance of sources of enjoyment for the sample of young Croatian male and female swimmers. A quasi-confirmatory factor analysis was conductedwith 302 swimmers agedbet...
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This paper provides an overview and brief history of the theory of violence in dating relationship, a review of relevant research, and conclusions with the main findings and guidelines for future research. We discuss two broad approaches to adolescent dating violence. The first approach is based in the investigation of cultural or individual factor...
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Kriza koja uzrokuje veliku ljudsku patnju i raseljavanje može biti prirodna katastrofa, poput potresa ili poplave, ili može biti situacija u kojoj su zaraćene frakcije dovele do toga da ljudi bježe iz svojih domova. Pravodobno i dobro pripremljen odgovor na kriznu situaciju može spasiti živote i osigurati dobrobit onih koji su pogođeni. Prev...
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Roditelji djece s poteškoćama u razvoju izloženi su uobičajenom stresu zbog izazova roditeljstva ali i dodatnim stresorima povezanim sa zadovoljavanjem specifičnih potreba djeteta. Zbog visoke razine stresa koji proživljavaju, roditelji djece s poteškoćama u razvoju često izvještavaju o anksioznosti, depresiji, usamljenosti i beznadnosti. Različiti...
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The aim of this review was to present the characteristics of coping strategies, and impact of bullying on the coping strategies chosen by children and/or adolescent victim to deal with the situation. This article involved an analysis of studies in coping strategies during bullying. Research databases were searched up until 2015 for studies relating...
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U radu se opisuje kulturalni utjecaj na intenzitet, bihevioralnu ekspresiju i upravljanje emocijama. Navode se kulturalne razlike u doživljavanju, percipiranju i izražavanju emocija. U pregle-du je naveden veći broj istraživanja koja uglavnom ukazuju na veću poželjnost i primjerenost ugodnih emocija u zapadnim kul-turama, a na izraženu supresiju ug...
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This study investigated achievement goal orientation profile differences between youth swimmers on perceived competence and enjoyment, and the contribution of goal orientation and perceived competence to enjoyment in swimming. Male and female swimmers (n=302), aged 10-18 years (M=12.7; sd=2.25) completed a questionnaire assessing goal orientation,...
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Stvaranje društva u kojem nema rodno zasnova�nog nasilja, posebno nasilja nad ženama i nasilja u porodici, izuzetno je složen zadatak. U osnovi ovog cilja leži premisa da je nužno uspostaviti čvr�stu vezu između dostizanja rodne ravnopravnosti i suzbijanja različitih oblika rodno zasnovanog nasilja. Međunarodni standardi u ovoj oblasti pre�pozn...
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Purpose-To examine differences in symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress between victims and perpetrators of intimate partner violence and to examine the relationship between psychological difficulties and the role of victim and perpetrator of IPV, taking into account the form of violent behaviour. Design-A total of 347 participants formed thre...
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Early studies supposed that personality traits and students' life, which include brings many social and academic changes, may be relevant factors in initiation and maintenance of smoking. The aims of this study were to investigate differences in personality dimensions, as well as exposure to stressful life events among students' smokers and nonsmok...
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The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of dating violence and jealousy among university students. The role of situational and background factors of risk in explaining violent behaviour was examined. The study included 33 men and 89 women participants, from 20 to 24 years of age, from the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Mosta...
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ABSTRACT Aims: The present study aimed to examine the relationship between different forms of maltreatment in childhood with the perpetration of violent behaviour and exposure to violence in partner relationships. Methodology: The sample comprised 147 participants (100 women and 47 men) involved in intimate partner violence and 200 control subjects...
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The purpose of this article is to review the literature on the risk factors for intimate partner violence. Particular attention is paid to the definition of intimate partner violence. The controversial matter of gender symmetry and asymmetry in intimate partner violence is discussed. Four patterns of violence are described: coercive controlling vio...
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The past research results of faking behavior on personality questionnaires are quite inconsistent. The reason of the discrepancies regarding the prevalence and consequences of faking may be the result of lack of clear operationalization of faking behavior. So the present research tested do two faking measures i.e. operalization (difference scores a...
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Objective – The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to identify comorbid disorders according to subtype of ADHD. Method – The study sample included 404 children aged from 6-12 years old. Parents completed The Child Behaviour Checklist/4-18 to detect internalizing and externalizing p...
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The purpose of this article is to review the literature on the risk factors for intimate partner violence. Particular attention is paid to the definition of intimate partner violence. The controversial matter of gender symmetry and asymmetry in intimate partner violence is discussed. Four patterns of violence are described: coercive controlling vio...
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The aim of this study was to examine psychosocial adjustment in adolescents who are involved in dating violence and a control group of adolescents who are not involved in dating violence. The study sample included 220 high school students. The Conflict in Adolescent Dating Relationships Inventory was used to gather information about dating violence...
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The aim of this review was to provide an overview of research into the relationship between empathy and bullying. Therefore the review indicated a number of researches that show different effects of empathy on bullying, regarding the type of bullying, roles in bullying behavior, as well as gender. From a review of research it may be concluded that...
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Objective-To examine the relationship between bullying and difficulties in psychological adjustment among elementary school students due to their role in bullying behavior, arousal level and strategies of coping with bullying behavior. Methods-The study was conducted on a convenience sample of 478 primary school children (232 girls and 246 boys), 1...
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To determine the association between involvement in school bullying and trauma symptoms and to find whether children with presence of trauma symptoms participate in school bullying more as victims, as bullies or as bully/victims. The study included 1055, 6th to 8th grade (12-14 years of age) elementary school pupils from the western part of Mostar,...
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The aim of this review was to provide an overview of research into the relationship between empathy and bullying. Therefore the review indicated a number of researches that show different effects of empathy on bullying, regarding the type of bullying, roles in bullying behavior, as well as gender. From a review of research it may be concluded that...
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A number of studies have shown the relationship between exposure to bullying behavior and psychological problems, but it is still unclear which comes first, involvement in bullying behavior or psychological difficulties. The aim of this study was to investigate whether involvement in bullying behavior precedes psychological symptoms or whether thes...
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Objective: This study investigates the relationship between involvement in bullying in childhood and adolescence and psychological difficulties in young adulthood. Materials and method: A total of 249 college students completed the Retrospective Bullying Questionnaire and Trauma Symptom Checklist. Results: The results showed significant differ...
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Objective -To find out whether involvement in bullying beha-viour precedes psychosomatic symptoms or whether these symp-toms precede involvement in bullying behaviour. Subjects and methods -A six-month longitudinal study with base-line measurements taken in the autumn of 2008 and follow-up me-asurements in the spring of 2009 in four elementary scho...
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Objective -To examine gender differences in the attitudes of boys and girls in a hypothetical situation of emotional and sexual in-fidelity and the predictive contribution of hypothetical jealousy for various forms of violent behavior in boys and girls. Method -The study included 140 high school students (58 boys and 82 girls). The Conflict in Adol...
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The paper provides an overview of consequences of peer violence among children and adolescents. It focuses on defining peer violence, exploring the frequency of the problem as well as on determining the characteristics of children exposed to violence, children who are perpetrators of violence and children who are victims of violence but commit it a...
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Coping strategies may influence relationship between childhood experience and later adjustment (Fergusson & Horwood, 2003). The aim of this study was to examine the role of coping strategies as mediators of adult adjustment following childhood maltreatment among college students. Experience of abusive or neglectful behaviours during childhood was a...
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Sažetak Cilj provedenog istraživanja bio je ispitati neuroticizam u funkciji različitih faza menstrualnog ciklusa. U ispitivanju longitudinalnog tipa sudjelovale su zdrave ispitanice s regularnim menstrualnim ciklusima. Za određivanje neuroticizma korištena je skala neuroticizma Eysenckovog upitnika ličnosti. Ispitanice su popunjavanje skalu u razl...
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Cilj-Ispitati da li postoje razlike između učenika u Eysenckovim dimenzijama ličnosti u odnosu na njihovu ulogu u vršnjačkom nasilju (žrtve, zlostavljači, žrtve/zlostavljači i neuključeni ispita-nici) i spol. Ispitanici i metode-U istraživanju je sudjelovalo 372 djece u dobi od 10 do 14 godina (prosječne dobi 12,30 godina, sd=1,64) koja su popunila...
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Objective -The aim of the present study was to assess if girls and boys who are classified as bullies, victims, bully/victims and neutral differ in Eysenck's personality dimensions. Subjects and method -Three hundred and seventy-two chil-dren, age range 10 to 14 years (mean age 12.3±1.6 years) com-pleted a School Relationship Questionnaire (SRQ) an...
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Ovaj rad pruža pregled posljedica vršnjačkog nasi-lja koje se događa među djecom i adolescentima. Usmje-rili smo se na definiranje vršnjačkog nasilja, učestalost ovog problema, karakteristike djece koja su izložena nasilju, djece koja su počinitelji nasilja te djece koja doživljavaju nasilje, ali ga i sami čine. Razmotrene su posljedice nasilnog po...
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To retrospectively analyze the rate of multi-type abuse in childhood and the effects of childhood abuse and type of coping strategies on the psychological adaptation of young adults in a sample form the student population of the University of Mostar. The study was conducted on a convenience sample of 233 students from the University of Mostar (196...
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Cilj Utvrditi učestalost i obilježja spolnog zlostavljanja u djetinj-stvu učenika srednjih škola sa područja Zapadnohercegovačke županije. Ispitanici i metode Anonimno retrospektivno istraživanje pro-vedeno je na prigodnom uzorku od 458 učenika (oba spola) trećih razreda srednjih škola sa područja Zapadnohercegovačke županije. Izloženost spolnom zl...
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Cilj Utvrditi znanje, stavove i rizična ponašanja učenika srednjih škola sa područja Zapadnohercegovačke županije u Bosni i Her-cegovini. Ispitanici i metode U istraživanju je sudjelovalo 518 učenika u dobi od 16 do 19 godina iz četiri različite srednje škole. Upitnik je sadržavao 28 čestica koje su se odnosile na sociodemografske varijable, znanje...
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This study examined the role of coping strategies in the relationship between childhood multitype maltreatment and psychological adjustment in young adulthood. The participants were 233 students, 18 to 35 years of age, from the University of Mostar, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Retrospective data about multi-type maltreatment were completed using Hig...
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U radu su navedene defi nicije fi zičkog zlostavljanja. Opisani su najčešći oblici ili vrste fi zičkog zlostavljanja. Navedeni su faktori rizika za zlostavljanje s obzirom na karakteristike djeteta, karak-teristike roditelja i kulturološke odlike okoline. U daljnjem tekstu opisane su neurološke, kognitivne, emocionalne i socijalne po-sljedice fi zi...
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Emocionalno zlostavljanje, zbog svoje kompleksnosti i pote{ko}a s definiranjem, jo{ i danas dobiva vrlo malo pozornosti u istra`ivanjima u odnosu na druge oblike zlostavljanja. Karakteristike vezane za roditelje, neke osobine djeteta i socioekonomski uvjeti ~imbenici su rizika za emocionalno zlostavljanje djece. Posljedice za rast i razvoj djece iz...
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Istraživanja provedena posljednjih nekoliko desetljeća utvrdila su da spolno zlostavljanje predstavlja rizik za mnogobrojne kratko-trajne i dugotrajne psihološke i interpersonalne poteškoće koje mogu imati utjecaj na funkcioniranje u djetinjstvu i u odrasloj dobi. U ovom su radu prikazana osnovna obilježja problema spolnog zlostavljanja djece: defi...
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During the past few decades, the attention of researchers was directed toward understanding, prevalence and the consequences of certain forms of abuse. However, results of more recent research show that certain forms of abuse are not separate and independent of other forms of maltreatment, and that exposure to only one type of abuse is an atypical...
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To determine the prevalence and intercorrelation of different forms of childhood maltreatment and psychological problems in adolescents in Western Herzegovina Canton. A questionnaire study was conducted in March 2003 on a convenient sample of 458 third-grade high-school students (39% boys) aged between 15 and 20 (median age, 17). Data were collecte...