His primary areas of investigation include Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Social comparison theory, Occupational stress and Social relation. His Social psychology research includes themes of Adversary and Well-being. His Developmental psychology research focuses on Social comparison orientation in particular.
His research in Social comparison theory intersects with topics in Self-concept, Social perception, Sociology of health and illness, Coping and Academic achievement. His Social relation research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Offspring, Parental investment, Parent–offspring conflict, Ingroups and outgroups and Evolutionary psychology. He focuses mostly in the field of Social status, narrowing it down to matters related to Body mass index and, in some cases, Jealousy and Reproductive success.
Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Social comparison theory, Jealousy and Demography are his primary areas of study. Many of his research projects under Social psychology are closely connected to Perspective with Perspective, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His studies deal with areas such as Feeling, Affect, Personality and Mood as well as Developmental psychology.
His Social comparison theory research incorporates elements of Coping, Clinical psychology, Neuroticism and Social perception. His Demography research incorporates themes from Fertility and Reproductive success. His work deals with themes such as Ingroups and outgroups, Parent–offspring conflict, Parental investment, Parental influence and Preference, which intersect with Mate choice.
His main research concerns Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Jealousy, Social comparison theory and Demography. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Attractiveness and Transgender. His work carried out in the field of Developmental psychology brings together such families of science as Sex characteristics, Menarche, Affect and Reproductive strategy.
Abraham P. Buunk interconnects Physical attractiveness and Aggression in the investigation of issues within Jealousy. His study in Social comparison theory is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Fibromyalgia, Contrast, Chronic pain and Clinical psychology. The Demography study combines topics in areas such as Rural area and Life history theory.
Abraham P. Buunk focuses on Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Attractiveness, Sexual dimorphism and Social comparison theory. His work on Social psychology is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Physical attractiveness. His Developmental psychology research includes elements of Computer security, Sex characteristics, Cognition and Reproductive strategy.
Abraham P. Buunk combines subjects such as Body mass index and Agonistic behaviour with his study of Attractiveness. His studies in Sexual dimorphism integrate themes in fields like Mate choice, Mating and Reproductive success. His Social comparison theory study combines topics in areas such as Shame, Contrast, Well-being and Mood.
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Burnout: An Overview of 25 Years of Research and Theorizing
W.B Schaufeli;Abraham (Bram) Buunk.
The handbook of work and health psychology. (2003)
Social comparison: The end of a theory and the emergence of a field
Abraham P. Buunk;Frederick X. Gibbons.
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (2007)
Health, coping, and wellbeing: Perspectives from social comparison theory
Abraham (Bram) Buunk;F.X Gibbons.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (1997)
The evaluation of an individual burnout intervention program: The role of inequity and social support
D VanDierendonck;W.B Schaufeli;Abraham (Bram) Buunk.
Journal of Applied Psychology (1998)
Social comparison and occupational stress: the identification-contrast model
Abraham (Bram) Buunk.
Health, coping, and well-being: Perspectives from social comparison theory. (1997)
Reciprocity in Interpersonal Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective on Its Importance for Health and Well-being
Abraham (Bram) Buunk;W.B Schaufeli.
European Review of Social Psychology (1999)
Social Comparison in the Classroom: A Review
Pieternel Dijkstra;Hans Kuyper;Greetje van der Werf;Abraham P. Buunk.
Review of Educational Research (2008)
Burnout and inequity among human service professionals: a longitudinal study.
D. van Dierendonck;W.B Schaufeli;Abraham (Bram) Buunk.
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology (2001)
Equity, Normative Disapproval and Extramarital Relationships:
K.S. Prins;Abraham P. Buunk;N.W. Van Yperen.
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (1993)
Culture, gender, and the self: Variations and impact of social comparison processes.
Serge Guimond;Nyla R. Branscombe;Sophie Brunot;Abraham P. Buunk.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2007)
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