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  1. The Spanish version of the Believability of Anxious Feelings and Thoughts Questionnaire.

    Psicothema 26(3):308 (2014) PMID 25069548

    We back-translated the BAFT into Spanish and then, administered it to three samples, with a total of 598 participants, in addition to other relevant anxiety measures. Data were very similar to those obtained with the original BAFT version. The BAFT showed a very good internal consistency (overall &a...
  2. The effects of question-generation training on metacognitive knowledge, self regulation and learning approaches in science.

    Psicothema 26(3):385 (2014) PMID 25069559

    Although much research has examined the impact of question generation on students' reading comprehension and learning from lectures, far less research has analysed its influence on how students learn and study science. The present study aims to bridge this knowledge gap. Using a quasi-experimental d...
  3. Satisfaction with life and with food-related life in central Chile.

    Psicothema 26(2):200 (2014) PMID 24755021

    Eating is one of the most frequent human behaviors, but there are few studies that relate eating and subjective well-being. Typologies of people were distinguished and characterized according to their level of satisfaction with life and food in central Chile. A survey was applied to a sample of 1,27...
  4. Theory of mind and language comprehension in schizophrenia.

    Psicothema 25(4):440 (2013) PMID 24124775

    We review the studies on ToM deficiency in schizophrenia, based on the link observed by Chris Frith between psychotic symptoms and mentalizing anomalies, with particular attention to the implications of ToM in linguistic communication in the field of figurative language comprehension. The data suppo...
  5. Life review therapy using autobiographical retrieval practice for older adults with clinical depression.

    Psicothema 24(2):224 (2012) PMID 22420349

    The aim of this experiment was to examine the efficacy of life review based on autobiographical retrieval practice for treating depression in older adults. Thirty-seven clinically depressed older adults aged 64-83, who were also receiving pharmacological treatment, were randomly assigned to life rev...
  6. How to measure the internationality of scientific publications.

    Psicothema 24(3):435 (2012) PMID 22748737

    Although the term "internationality" has never been defined by consensus, it is commonly used as a synonym of quality. Even though its meaning has never been established, internationality is frequently used to evaluate scientists, publications, or universities in many different countries. The presen...
  7. [Psychometric properties of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index in Spanish child and adolescent population].

    Psicothema 23(4):824 (2011) PMID 22047879

    This article analyses the dimensions of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI; Davis, 1980). The sample comprised 721 Spanish participants between 9 and 16 years old. Diverse exploratory factor analyses were conducted as the basis for the final confirmatory factor analysis, through self-report. Th...
  8. [Aversive and appetitive electrodermal classical conditioning using pictures as stimuli].

    Psicothema 23(2):203 (2011) PMID 21504670

    We tried to verify whether, as a consequence of such conditioning, diminution of the unconditioned response (UR) was observed. With this aim, IAPS («International Affective Picture System») pictures were selected as stimuli. A picture showing a burnt face was used as the aversive US (USav), and a pi...
  9. Assessing indirect aggression in aggressors and targets: Spanish adaptation of the Indirect Aggression Scales.

    Psicothema 23(1):146 (2011) PMID 21266156

    We developed short versions of the scales, which also showed good reliabilities. The aggressor version presented good convergent validity with direct aggression and impulsivity measures. Finally, none of the scales showed differences associated with sex....
  10. [Assessment of depressive symptoms in old visually-impaired people: a study of the Geriatric Depression Scale].

    Psicothema 22(4):587 (2010) PMID 21044483

    This study has two main purposes: (a) to assess the functioning of the Geriatric Depression Scale in its Spanish version in old visually-impaired people, and (b) to assess the relevance of measuring depressive symptoms within a comprehensive assessment of psychological adjustment related to vision i...