Mihaela Sandu

Mihaela Sandu
Universitatea Ovidius Constanţa | UOC · Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

PhD Sociology

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This study seeks to point out the idea that the purpose of the analysis is to consider public policies related to elements that influence the development in a certain way. The future of the finances is digital: consumers and enterprises have begun to call on digital financial services. The market’s creative participants use new technology, and exis...
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The status of civil servants both in Romania and in other countries is of great practical interest, but also of a theoretical interest, because for the fulfillment of obligations and rights, this depends to a large extent on respect for human rights in the relationship between administration and citizen. In a society, where many of its component pa...
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Work feeds many different aspects of people's lives. It influences self-identity, self-esteem and opportunities for personal development. Over time, researchers have paid considerable attention to the concept of self-esteem, trying to understand its influence on other psychological constructs such as motivation and performance at work, anxiety and...
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The subject of this thesis represents a subject of real interest in today's society, especially among specialists in psychological or psycho-educational fields. Moreover, addressing this issue represents a real need to identify and explore the family environment in which children with SER are found, as well as the dynamics in the relationship of th...
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The burnout syndrome is more and more common in scientific research in the country, but also at international level, in different professional categories and hierarchical levels. This research is aimed at medical staff in the Medical-Social Care Unit, nurses and even doctors. A unit established in 2007, which retains the same staff since then, form...
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Self-esteem is a widely studied concept in the field of psychology and not only,this human component according to the multitudes of researches carried out ends up affecting a wide spectrum of activities carried out by people if they are in an imbalance. I chose this staging of preadolescence in relation to self-esteem and the online environment bec...
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The motivation for choosing the theme is based, first of all, on the idea that we all want to help the increase mentally healthy and emotional balanced children. An essential factor by which a child achieves this balance is the way in which he develops socially and emotionally. Preschool and low school age is the time when children need us adults t...
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The identification and measurement of social indicators are essential elements in defining the public issue, which represent a first important step for the elaboration of public policies proposals. In this respect, regarding COVID-19 Pandemic public policies strategists, both of National Governments and international organizations measured each soc...
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This study discusses the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the HoReCa industry and how it has affected employee job satisfaction. Job satisfaction is a positive emotional state that consists of the employee's personal opinion on personal work or work climate, a state of equity that the individual reaches when he fully meets certain needs or expec...
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Interaction with pets influences the social interaction between people and helps to develop self-confidence and confidence in others, empathy and a positive mood. This study aims to identify correlations between personality traits and optimism in people who have pets. The objective pursued is the following: establishing the state of affairs regardi...
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This research investigates teachers overworking and associated stress. Teachers must deal with mixed, profound types of interactions and respond to requests by colleagues, managers, parents, and community members. The work of teachers is very complex, especially in the classroom, because it requires to be constantly alert to everything that happens...
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The research started from the idea that preschool age is a very important moment in children's lives, they learn to relate to the people around them and solve various social situations that they face every day. Preschool age is a time of discovery, of socialization, of shaping self-awareness. Another objective from which we started is that more and...
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In a democratic society like ours, the role of the press is to gather, to structure and to disseminate accurate and comprehensive information concerning matters of public interest, information that the audience needs. Any coercion or obstruction of these activities, violates the public`s right to information. Freedom of the press also derives from...
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This study aims to address the assessment of learning strategies, as they are considered to be particularly important in the educational process. The principle of the theory that supports the substance of our work is that the educator and the educated are agents who become effective only in conditions of individual and bilateral co-balancing, in a...
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Stress and burnout are considered modern epidemics and their importance for physical health and work capacity was recognized worldwide. Working environment has a very well-known impact, either positive, or negative, over employees' health. Adverse working conditions may lead to professional burnout, a syndrome generated from chronical stress at the...
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We often talk about the couple, what it means and what is involved, but we seldom recognize it`s true value. The couple is the one who leads to the perpetuation of the human species, it is the first step towards the spread of the human life on Earth. In order for two people to form a family, they need to go through the stage of couple, either marri...
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Nowadays, anxiety is a growing phenomenon because people come across more and more stressful situations. Therefore, among its different forms of manifestation, there is social anxiety. This type of anxiety generally starts in adolescence, when personality is still shaping up and when teenagers are more and more interested in getting confirmation fr...
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Especially in diplomatic relations, a good relation between the embassies and the local mass-media can make a major contribution to strengthening relations between the two countries, both socially and economically. An administration with a good image in the mentality of public opinion must take the citizens into account, it must build basic princip...
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A profession or trade is a permanent occupation, an activity based on specialized education that someone regularly pursues on the basis of an appropriate qualification, in order to obtain remuneration. Personality is a universe that constantly encourages knowledge, but which can never be exhausted. Goethe believed that the supreme performance of sc...
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It is known that at the level of each society there are manifestations of violation of the rules, the rules that can take the form of deviance. Individuals who violate these rules, legally commit crimes. Successful crime prevention strategies must address the factors that contribute to the large number of crimes committed by individuals who have se...
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In recent years, the study of medical employees’ mental health has become an important debated topic in the literature around the world, but little information is available on the extent to which social, psychological, and organizational factors affect the degree of exhaustion, leading to behavioral changes. The pandemic period that has affected (n...
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We often meet in couple relationships imaginary or real people who are found between the two partners and who leave a significant influence on the evolution and quality of the couple's relationship. This aspect has been addressed by specialists in socio-psychology, who have looked at how couples who establish an ideal in their current or future par...
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The need to see ourselves as good or adequate represents our need to experience increased self-esteem. As we develop as children, we become more and more aware of the power of our choices, but also of the responsibility generated by the choices we make. On our education, it is also one of the sources of self-esteem creation through the experience o...
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Breastfeeding is known to have positive effects on the health and nutrition of infants and has been associated with increased subsequent cognitive ability and educational achievement. It is also believed to encourage the development of a "bond" between mother and child in early childhood. The benefits of breastfeeding on mothers and children are we...
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The paper entitled The self-esteem and work motivation of romanian employees in the Covid-19 pandemic started from the interest in the field of work psychology and human resources management, seeking to find out the correlational aspects between work motivation and self-esteem amongst public and private employees in Romania. The purpose of the pape...
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In this research we describe the quality of life in Romania during the Covid-19 pandemic, factors that impact the Romanian employees’ quality of life. The objective of this paper was to conduct a study on the quality of life of employees in public and private organizations in Romania and how it influenced their motivation and self-esteem during the...
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Consumption and drug trafficking are worldwide recognized as a dynamic phenomenon influenced by various factors such as social and economic. Also in Romania, drug use and trafficking present new forms of manifestation, being known as a complex phenomenon, characterized by permanent mutations. Twenty years ago, Romania was known as a state where dru...
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Stress is perceived as a common, almost inevitable problem that most people face on a daily basis on all levels. In this field, a special sector, due to the multiple implications, is the occupational stress. Despite the theoretical or practical applicative development approached by specialists from various fields over time, the issue of stress stil...
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In the actual contemporary society there are more and more children with disabilities, and the most frequently requested are the Special Educational Needs (SEN), associated with other disabilities that are unnoticed until advanced ages and this because some parents refuse to realise the situation in which their child is. The prevalence of learning...
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This paper aims to outline a psychological profile of people who show empathy for animals, taking into account personality factors and attachment style. Although in recent years research on the relationship between humans and animals has grown considerably, and every day more and more research is published exploring the links between humans, animal...
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An organization is the combination and use of resources - human, financial and material - to achieve goals. All organizations include in one form or another a set of their own goals, the distribution of power and authority, expectations about functions or duties, communication channels, and certain methods of ensuring that goals are achieved. The u...
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The couple represents the basic unit of life perpetuation. The couple is generally defined as a couple or reunion of two people based on constant bonding or due to a momentary closeness. In both cases, however, the union must function, even if this is often difficult. Couple satisfaction is defined as the individual emotional state of being satisfi...
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In this paper we analyzed the relationship between school performance and anxiety in adolescents. School performance is closely related to Education and competition, which are two components found in all cultures of the world. The foundations of competition are difficult to identify compared to those of education that are hidden in an unknown past....
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The motivation for choosing this topic is based on our desire to understand how the cognitive patterns formed in the early periods of adolescent development, influence and affect the formation and development of self-esteem during adolescence. Adolescence is a crucial and critical period in the development of the individual, a period of transition...
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In the present study, I examined the differences between criminal police officers and border police officers. The study shows if there are any semnificative differences of stress and mentality for the two types of policemen. 2 tests were applied on 60 participants, 30 of each category. One test was for measuring stress and the other one for observi...
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Along with well known sources, we observe, for the modern person, that the work environment is a stress source who can contribute to the individual life quality deterioration. Professional stress, like it’s called in the law literature, is the stress generated from activities of work place and from the environment in which those activities occur. T...
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The organizational climate is a multi-dimensional construction that comprises a variety of work environment assessments. These assessments may refer to the dimensions of the environment, such as roles within the institution, load orientation and most often communication. The overall perceptions of the organizational climate develop as individuals a...
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The coronavirus pandemic has brought many changes, requiring the identification of new ways of working, interaction and lifestyle. This created a context conducive to questions about the social order, the need for investment and the areas where such investment is needed in the future. Strengths and weaknesses were visible, both in a global context...
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe says behavior is "the mirror in which each reflects his image." This is also visible to preschoolers who through their innocence and sincerity exhibit behavioral differences in the family and in the educational institution. The creativity and imagination of the children goes beyond the imaginary lines of reason and the ph...
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The study aimed to determine the role that self-efficacy play between self-competence and psychological hardiness, The study sample consists of (278) indivudial who chosen from two countries, and to achieve the objectives of the study the researchers use psychological hardiness scale, self-efficacy scale, self-competence scale, after collecting and...
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Choosing this theme study was based on a desire to investigate several issues in depth, taking into account the importance of identifying dimensions of personality structure in adolescence, considering that during this period proper development of adolescents is based on stimulating several areas closely related to their activity. A balanced adoles...
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This paper presents the aspects of the relationship between the quality of life and emotional distress of teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, knowing that isolation can qualitatively affect emotional stability and the quality of life. The study was conducted on 100 teachers, 50 of them from Romania and 50 from Brazil, of which 50 are female and...
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Psychiatric disorders are among the top of the conditions that cause disability worldwide and attract one of the highest levels of stigmatization in today's society, which has a strong impact on the quality of life of patients suffering from these conditions. In Romania, mental health develops more difficult than the other medical and social scienc...
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The study aimed to determine the concept of self as moderator between self-esteem and trend towards others.. The study sample consists of (300) student who chosen from two countries, and to achieve the objectives of the study the researchers use self-esteem scale, self concept scale, trend toward others scale, after collecting and processing inform...
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Response styles in psychological assessment and research have been identified as an important threat to the validity of the research and to the level of confidence that a research may have. This can represent a problem namely in an intercultural research, due to the fact that individuals from different cultures may use different response scales in...
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The study aimed to determine the Effect of corona virus (COVID-19) on the mental health of Algerian people. The study sample consists of (764) persone who chosen from two countries, and to achieve the objectives of the study the researchers developed the "Effect of Coronavirus on Mental. Health Form, after collecting and processing information stat...
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A balanced adolescent chooses activities that contribute to character development, increasing self-confidence, developing socializing skills, identifying passions and making decisions. The main purpose of the paper was to identify some dimensions in the personality structure of adolescents that correlate with other aspects of behavior. The evaluati...
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Constituting the oldest of man-made institutions throughout its social-historical existence, the family is a form of human communication whose relationships between its members, of natural-biological, spiritual-affective and moral-legal essence, allow the continuity of the species and the evolution of society. Various studies and research have show...
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The 2019-2020 pandemic coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, debuted on December 12, 2019 in downtown Wuhan, China, when a group of people with pneumonia of unknown cause appeared, was mainly linked by the owners of stalls working on the Huanan fish market, who also sold live animals. The virus presents evidence of person-to-person transmission, and...
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Cartea de față, „Introducere în Psihologia experi¬mentală abordează problematica metodei experimentale care nu este apanajul psihologiei experimentale, deşi constituie obiectul său principal. De altfel, metoda experi¬mentală este solidar legată de evoluţia psihologiei ca ştiinţă. Autoarea ne propune în prima tema a cărții un scurt istoric al psiho...
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The evaluation and treatment of internalizing disorders in children and adolescents has a long and rich tradition in the psychology and clinical psychiatry of the child. However, the use of longitudinal data to elucidate the evolution and outcome of these conditions, as well as their assessment and treatment, is less developed in the embryonic deve...
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In everyday life, individuals act according to generally accepted socio-cultural norms and values, developing a prosocial behavior (which contributes to the confirmation and strengthening of these rules of social behavior) or, on the contrary, people may violate or ignore these norms and values, meaning this behavior of them, in which case the beha...
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Humanity's history, with its biological, psychological, social, cultural, economic and political dimensions, belongs to the coexistence of man and woman, to the relationships between them and their children. In time, family has become one of the oldest community forms, which ensures the evolution and continuity of the human species. Family influenc...
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Over the years, the gypsies have been the subject of various discussions, being cataloged as "dirty gypsies, thieves, lazy and who do not want to learn" and especially those responsible for the negative image of Romania abroad, in other words they were "the apple of discord" in the Romanian society. The "valves" were also opened after the incidents...
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At the global level, drug use and trafficking are a dynamic phenomenon, being strongly influenced by a multitude of social and economic factors. and in Romania, drug use and trafficking present new forms of manifestation, requiring increasingly varied approaches, being known as a complex phenomenon, characterized by permanent mutations. If, some tw...
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Having a disabled child can add new challenges for parents and can affect, in different ways, the entire family and its way of life. Two of the most frequent consequences of having to take care of a disabled child are anxiety and depression. A sample of 30 adults (15 parents with disabled children and 15 parents with normal children) has been asses...
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Starting from the fact that man is a social being and the reality that teen, street child, living among people belonging to the same social environment, acting through a set of ways the environment, relationships with others, he must form a proper attitude and prosocial behavior. Respect individuality, training and development in line with its own...
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Adolescence is assessed differently is being called the golden age, ungrateful, great elanuri, drama, crisis, anxiety, insecurity, social integration. Gradually, mental development, especially the intellect is mature in relation to social and cultural make it more accountable. It dominates the living new experiences and tend to self assertion expre...
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Birth has become a phenomenon of increasing concern. The population of Romania has decreased and is constantly decreasing, the downward evolution is not surprising, all the information on the natural and migratory movement after 1989 define a well-installed demographic decline. Romania's demographic decline is gaining new dimensions and amplifying...
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The 2019-2020 pandemic coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, debuted on December 12, 2019 in downtown Wuhan, China, when a group of people with pneumonia of unknown cause appeared, was mainly linked by the owners of stalls working on the Huanan fish market, who also sold live animals. The virus presents evidence of person-to-person transmission, and...
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Psychiatric disorders are among the top of the conditions that cause disability worldwide and attract one of the highest levels of stigmatization in today's society, which has a strong impact on the quality of life of patients suffering from these conditions. In Romania, mental health develops more difficult than the other medical and social scienc...
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Cartea de față, „Introducere în Psihologia experi¬mentală abordează problematica metodei experimentale care nu este apanajul psihologiei experimentale, deşi constituie obiectul său principal. De altfel, metoda experi¬mentală este solidar legată de evoluţia psihologiei ca ştiinţă. Autoarea ne propune în prima tema a cărții un scurt istoric al psiho...
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Humanity’s history, with its biological, psychological, social, cultural, economic and political dimensions, belongs to the coexistence of man and woman, to the relationships between them and their children. In time, family has become one of the oldest community forms, which ensures the evolution and continuity of the human species. Family influenc...
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Over the years, the gypsies have been the subject of various discussions, being cataloged as "dirty gypsies, thieves, lazy and who do not want to learn" and especially those responsible for the negative image of Romania abroad, in other words they were "the apple of discord" in the Romanian society. The "valves" were also opened after the incidents...
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We can talk about public policies when a public authority - central or local - intends, with the help of a coordinated action program, to modify the economic, social, cultural environment of social actors. At national level, public policies can appear from any of the major state institutions (Parliament, President, Government, central or local auth...
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The study aimed to determine the Effect of corona virus (COVID-19) on the mental health of Algerian people. The study sample consists of (764) persone who chosen from two countries, and to achieve the objectives of the study the researchers developed the "Effect of Coronavirus on Mental. Health Form, after collecting and processing information stat...
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Pregătirea și formarea unui specialist în domeniul psihologiei, în secolul XXI, într-o societate a cunoașterii antrenată spre un viitor extrem caracterizat prin informatizare, nanotehnologii, globalizare și ciocnirea culturilor, este o necesitate și un imperativ pentru susţinerea populaţiei într-o adaptare eficientă și performată pentru om dar și p...
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Comportamentul uman desemnează „ansamblul de acțiuni materiale sau simbolice prin intermediul cărora un organism aflat într-o situație tinde să-și realizeze propriile posibilități și să reducă la un nivel minim tensiunile care amenință unitatea acestuia” (Enăchescu, C., 2005, p.236). În general, tulburările de comportament implică o abatere din par...