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HAU Psych researches goes international

Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas hosted one of the most prestigious national conventions in psychology last November 22-24, 2012. The Pambansang Samahan sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino or PSSP held its 37th conference and was themed “Tibay, Tapang at Tatag : Pagharap ng Pinoy sa mga Hamon ng Buhay”.

The conference highlighted the importance of psychology in the pressing concerns that pose in the lives of Filipinos today as times are changing.

Among the researches that were presented in the national convention were products of the graduates of the psychology program of the university and of the unit coordinator - Mr. Howell B. Calma. Mr. Calma’s study was “Psychological Profiles and Psychopathology of Minor Sexual Perpetrators Seen at the Child Protection Unit-UP PGH”.

“Personality Traits and Coping Strategies of Schizophrenic and Bipolar Outpatients” was also qualified to be presented in the conference. This research was done by the team BS Psych students Rafael Valentine del Rosario, Ryan Magtoto, and Mr. Howell Calma.

The mentioned researches have not only been acclaimed in the national setting as the two researches have also been approved internationally. Both researches along with other four from the Psychology Unit were qualified in the Southeast Asia Psychology Conference 2012 on September 26-28. 2012 in Sabah, Malaysia.

Among the internationally-approved researches are:

Factors Influencing the Efficacious Care Giving of Schizophrenic Members among Filipino Families
by Ms. Angel Premamoorthy, Mr. Adrian C. Castillo, Ms. Alyssa Maye R. Lazaro, Ms. Lilet Anne V. Manalo, Ms. Cheryll Mae S. Paderes, Ms. Ailien D. Sy, and Ms. Joyce J. Vergara

Filipino Indigenous Personality Traits as Correlates of Borderline Personality
by Mr. Jefferson L. Magat, Mr. Ted Russel John T. Antonio, Mr. Krisan M. Canlapan, and Mr. Bryan L. Pinlac

Knowledge and Attitude as Contributory Factors Influencing Practice towards Environmental Conservation of Fourth Year High School Students
by Ms. Thea Maria Rica S. Del Rosario, Mr. Karlo L. Katipunan, Mr. Robin Gray D. Pacia, and Ms. Mona Jean G. Rivera

Multidisciplinary Assessment Approach for Children in Conflict with the Law: Basis for a Proposed Thriving Program
by Ms. Twincle Jessica F. Soliman, Ms. Leilani Y. Bautista, Mr. Gerome B. Geronimo, and Ms. Ma. Rhyzza S. Manuntag

Such recognition certainly proves that papers produced by the Psychology unit have gone a long way. More so, this serves as a challenge for the continuous strive to enhance and make research a way of life in the psychology program.

Date Posted: 11-21-2012