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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 ...
Weber Revisited: A Cross-National Analysis of Religiosity, Religious Culture, and Economic Attitudes
Weber's Protestant Ethic hypothesis holds that elements of theology gave Protestants a cultural affinity with the economic demands of early market capitalism, particularly compared with their Catholic neighbors, which led ...
Divorce Attitudes Around the World: Distinguishing the Impact of Culture on Evaluations and Attitude Structure
This article examines the link between culture and divorce attitudes using country-level data of the International Social Survey Programme 1994. Outside of examining the favorability of attitudes, we distinguish different ...
How Competition Is Viewed Across Cultures: A Test of Four Theories
Competition is a pervasive aspect of human life. Yet the values and attitudes that people have concerning competition vary widely, from the belief that it underpins the social order to the belief that it corrodes positive ...
Opposite Ends of the Same Stick? Multi-Method Test of the Dimensionality of Individualism and Collectivism
The construct of individualism-collectivism (IND-COL) has become the definitive standard in cross-cultural psychology, management, and related fields. It is also among the most controversial, in particular, with regard to ...
Cross-Cultural Differences in a Global “Survey of World Views”
We know that there are cross-cultural differences in psychological variables, such as individualism/collectivism. But it has not been clear which of these variables show relatively the greatest differences. The Survey of ...
The Effects of Race and Social Dominance Orientation in Simulated Juror Decision Making
Recent mock-jury research often has found no evidence that White jurors are more likely to convict and impose harsher sentences on Black compared to White defendants. Drawing on social dominance theory (Sidanius & Pratto, ...
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 ...