Andrei Rusu

Beyond the asymmetries between pleasure and pain. An exploratory study of the links between regulatory focus, trait affectivity and motivational persistence

Beyond the asymmetries between pleasure and pain. An exploratory study of the links between regulatory focus, trait affectivity and motivational persistence

Ana-Maria Hojbotă, Andrei Rusu, Ticu Constantin
Motivational persistence (MP) is a recently introduced concept that describes individuals’ goal striving endeavors in a trait based paradigm. The present paper, representing one of several steps in testing and understanding motivational persistence…

Correlates of Pain Perception: Anxiety and Dissociation

Correlates of Pain Perception: Anxiety and Dissociation

Ștefan Sergiu Varga, Ion Dafinoiu, Andrei Rusu, Cristina Bredicean
There is a lack of research regarding the link between anxiety and dissociation, on one hand, and pain perception on the other. The existing studies show conflicting results, thus the objective of the present paper is to elucidate the aforementioned relations.

Work Style. Development and Validation of a Standardised Assessement Instrument

Work Style. Development and Validation of a Standardised Assessement Instrument

Ticu Constantin, Andrei Rusu, Anda Niculescu, Adelina Ianoș, Veronica Nechita, Alina Mogosanu
The first part of this study presents a critical overview of the academic literature underpinning the concept of work styles. The second focuses on the methods used to develop a tool for measuring work styles in a national context. Thus, in creating the instrument we…