APSSC

APSSC Members Honored by Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)

Three APSSC members have been selected to receive the Outstanding SSCP Student Researcher Award. Each recipient will receive a free 1-year extension of their APS Membership. Colleen Stiles-Shields is a doctoral candidate at Northwestern University. Her advisor is David C. Mohr. Stiles-Shields’s research focuses on behavioral factors that can result More

Cultural Beliefs and Self-efficacy Influence Nutrition Adherence Among Type 2 Diabetics

The aim of the study was to examine the influence of cultural beliefs and psychological factors on treatment compliance among native Mapuche and mainstream Chilean diabetics. Structural equation modeling revealed that for both ethnic groups, cultural susceptibility to social pressure negatively influenced self-efficacy, which in turn positively influenced nutrition adherence. More