Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 6, December 2023

  • Research Article

    When Perceived Official Terror Drives People out of Politics: A Systemic Analysis of Political Alienation in the Context of Authoritarian Democracy

    Achille Vicky Dzuetso Mouafo, Willy Taffo Nemboué, Gustave Adolphe Messanga*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 88-98
    Received: Oct. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 06, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: The paradox of political alienation as a social and scientific phenomenon is that, if on the social level it has remained a topical subject, perceptible through many citizens’ non-participation in formalized political activities, on the scientific level, on the other hand, it has experienced a long period of hibernation over several decades. Despit... Show More
  • Research Article

    Assessing the Prevalence and Perceptions of Khat Use Among Secondary School Students in Hodiedah, Yemen: Insights from a Cross-Sectional Study

    Khaled Alselwi*, Aiman Alwan Azazi

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 99-104
    Received: Nov. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 27, 2023
    Published: Dec. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Khat, is widely consumed for its stimulant effects, primarily in Yemen and parts of East Africa. It has a potential effect on physical, mental, social, and cognitive aspects of student functioning. The prevalence and determinants of khat chewing have been extensively studied in various populations, but limited research exists among secondary school... Show More