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Untreated Depression Predicts Higher Suicide Rates in U.S. Honor Cultures
Osterman and Brown demonstrated that U.S. honor states had higher rates of suicide than non-honor states and related this phenomenon to the higher incidence of depression and a reduced readiness to seek antidepression ...
Individualism, Collectivism, and Authoritarianism in Seven Societies
Building on Hofstede's finding that individualism and social hierarchy are incompatible at the societal level, the authors examined the relationship between individualism-collectivism and orientations toward authority at ...
Sowing Patriotism, but Reaping Nationalism? Consequences of Exposure to the American Flag
The American flag is a frequently displayed national symbol in the United States. Given its high visibility and importance, the present research examines the consequences of exposure to the flag on Americans' sense of ...
Individualism and Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action: Evidence From Priming Experiments
Theorists have argued that Americans' ambivalence toward affirmative action policies is fueled by a notion of justice that champions the rights of individuals. This conception of justice is not compatible with the idea of ...
Individualism and Authoritarianism Shape Attitudes Toward Physician?Assisted Suicide
We investigated the relation between value orientations and attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in 267 United States college students. We predicted that individualistic values, especially those having to do ...
Private Self-Consciousness as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Value Orientations and Attitudes
Kemmelmeier examined implications of private self-consciousness for the relationships between social values and issue attitudes. Kemmelmeier expected that the value orientations of authoritarianism and individualism would ...