Journal article

Linking social axioms with indicators of positive interpersonal, social and environmental functioning in Iran: An exploratory study

Mohsen Joshanloo, Samaneh Afshari, Parviz Rastegar

International Journal of Psychology | JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD | Published : 2010


Social axioms are people's general beliefs about how the world functions and always involve the relationship between two conceptual entities. Social axioms have been proposed as a construct that can be useful in helping researchers interpret cultures and explain people's behaviors in different cultural contexts. Despite the growth of studies on social axioms in various countries, no effort has been made so far to investigate specifically the relation between social axioms and indicators of interpersonal, social, and environmental functioning. To fill this gap, this exploratory study sought to examine the relation between social axioms and a set of variables indicating positive interpersonal,..

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