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Transdisciplinarity and Communicative Action. A Postmodern Perspective (Editorial)

Transdisciplinarity and Communicative Action. A Postmodern Perspective (Editorial)

Stefan VLADUTESCU

Abstract
Transdisciplinarity and communicative action are the current fluid and irradiative concepts; are the concepts which support the moving of postmodernity toward transmodernity. The first concept is consecrated by Basarab Nicolescu and the second one is imposed by Jurgen Habermas. Read the rest of this entry »

Gender Roles and Attitudes towards Family Life and Paid Work in Romania

Gender Roles and Attitudes towards Family Life and Paid Work in Romania

Andra-Bertha SANDULEASA
Abstract
In 1997, the Treaty of Amsterdam included the gender component in all European Community policies, establishing that the principle of equal treatment is a fundamental right. Since then, Member States formulated and promoted various policies and measures to combat inequalities. Read the rest of this entry »

Perspectives of the National Army of the Republic of Moldova under The New Regional Security Architecture

Perspectives of the National Army of the Republic of Moldova under The New Regional Security Architecture

Gheorghe MEREUTA

Abstract
Currently, the security complex from the South-East Europe, situated in the area of modern confrontation between the major European powers (Germany, Russia, Great Britain and France), is undergoing a profound political, economic and military restructuring. The USA and NATO, within the UN and OSCE, as well as through other institutions, control the most significant local developments. Read the rest of this entry »

Interpersonal Communicational Manipulations

Interpersonal Communicational Manipulations

Stefan VLADUTESCU
Xenia NEGREA
Dan Valeriu VOINEA

Abstract
Manipulation is a form of persuasive influence. According to the criterion of the influence type, persuasion is interpersonal, group or collectively-social. Read the rest of this entry »

Trust in the Physician and in Medical Institutions. Modalities of Comprehension and Analysis

Trust in the Physician and in Medical Institutions. Modalities of Comprehension and Analysis

Mihaela RADOI
Adrian LUPU

Abstract
The issue of trust in the medical profession, in medical institutions, and in the healthcare system, implicitly, has been brought to the scientists’ attention lately, taking into account the erosion of trust, determined by the aggressive display in the media of medical personnel migration, of medical malpractice cases, of underfunding and bad management, of the high pressure on the system due to population ageing and to the increase in chronic disease incidence. Read the rest of this entry »

The Role of Acting Participants, Definitions, and the Determining Factors of Adherence to Treatment from Two Perspectives: The Biomedical Model and the Chronic Care Model

The Role of Acting Participants, Definitions, and the Determining Factors of Adherence to Treatment from Two Perspectives: The Biomedical Model and the Chronic Care Model

Adrian Lucian LUPU
Mihaela RADOI
Daniela COJOCARU

Abstract
Management of chronic illness implies significant changing the lifestyle, taking medication, watching the diet, introducing and maintaining exercise in daily life, etc. These actions represent elements of adherence to treatment and they reflect the responsibility of patient’s participation to healthcare. Read the rest of this entry »

Thinking Styles and Moral Values in Adulthood

Thinking Styles and Moral Values in Adulthood

Claudia SALCEANU

Abstract
Moral values are the root of human behaviour, representing a link between individual orientations and individual behaviour. Read the rest of this entry »

The Next frontier – Neuroscience of Education

The Next frontier – Neuroscience of Education

Adriana BRAESCU

Abstract
The recent advances in neuroscience and the educational research may work together – a neuroscientific perspective adds a new dimension to the study of learning, and educational knowledge could direct the neuroscience research towards relevant areas. Researchers and educators may work together to identify educationally-relevant research goals and discuss potential implications of research results. Read the rest of this entry »

Predicting Psychological Strain with Job Demands and Organizational Injustice through the Implications of Job Demand-Control Model and Fairness Theory

Predicting Psychological Strain with Job Demands and Organizational Injustice through the Implications of Job Demand-Control Model and Fairness Theory

Seçil BAL TASTAN

Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate the level of psychological strain and the influences of role overload, role conflict, and organizational injustice on psychological strain among Turkish nurses. Read the rest of this entry »