Psicothema

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  1. [Hardy personality, self-efficacy, and general health in nursing professionals of intensive and emergency services].

    Psicothema 22(4):600 (2010) PMID 21044485

    In this study, the predictive power of hardy personality and generalized self-efficacy on general health perception was investigated in a sample of nursing personnel working in emergency and intensive care services. A cross-sectional retrospective design was used, and the following measurement i...
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  2. [Grammatical comprehension in older adults, both normal and with cognitive impairment: a comparative study based on discriminant and multidimensional scaling techniques].

    Psicothema 22(4):745 (2010) PMID 21044508

    Memory and language tests are usually used to differentiate healthy elderly individuals and individuals with cognitive impairment (CI). In the latter case, there are usually no tests to assess grammatical comprehension. The aim of this paper is to explore the differences in grammatical comprehen...
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  3. [Effect of stimulus opening size in global dominance with orientation classification task].

    Psicothema 22(4):758 (2010) PMID 21044510

    The aims of this study is to examine whether global dominance depends on the opening size of the stimulus with concentric hierarchical figures and orientation classification task and to determine the role of the salience of global opening and its coincidence with vertical symmetry axis of contex...
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  4. [Cyberbullying: adolescent victimization through mobile phone and internet].

    Psicothema 22(4):784 (2010) PMID 21044514

    The aim of this study was to analyse the prevalence of victimization through mobile phone and internet. The differences of gender and academic year in the type of electronic aggression were also examined. The sample comprised 2001 adolescents of both genders and ages between 11 and 17 years. Res...
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  5. Corporal punishment and long-term behavior problems: the moderating role of positive parenting and psychological aggression.

    Psicothema 22(4):529 (2010) PMID 21044474

    The aims of this study were: (a) to examine the prevalence of corporal punishment (CP) of children in Spain; (b) to analyze the extent to which CP is used in combination with psychological aggression and positive parenting among Spanish parents; and (c) to investigate whether the relation betwee...
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  6. [Quality of life in patients with alcohol dependence disorder with personality disorders: relation to psychological adjustment and craving].

    Psicothema 22(4):562 (2010) PMID 21044479

    The purpose of this study is to determine the self-perceived quality of life of abstinent patients with alcohol dependence disorder during the first month of treatment, and how the presence of personality disorders, psychological adjustment, and the level of craving affect this perception. For t...
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  7. Agreement in interpersonal perception as a predictor of group performance.

    Psicothema 22(4):848 (2010) PMID 21044523

    The present work deals with quantifying group characteristics. Specifically, dyadic measures of interpersonal perceptions were used to forecast group performance. Forty-six groups of students, 24 of four and 22 of five people, were studied in a real educational assignment context and marks were ...
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  8. Changes in cytochrome oxidase activity following spatial working memory learning in rats treated with tacrine.

    Psicothema 22(4):893 (2010) PMID 21044529

    We evaluated change in cytochrome oxidase (COx) activity of the hippocampus and related structures of the limbic system following spatial working memory learning in rats after treatment with tacrine (8.0mg/kg). Control groups treated with saline and tacrine and an untreated group were added. Ace...
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  9. Effect of initial status and growth in pseudoword reading on Spanish reading comprehension at the end of first grade.

    Psicothema 22(4):955 (2010) PMID 21044538

    This study analyzes the effect of initial status and growth in Spanish pseudoword reading in kindergarten and first grade on reading comprehension in Spanish at the end of first grade. One hundred and sixty-eight Spanish-speaking English learners who were learning to read in Spanish and English ...
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  10. [Acceptance of chronic pain in fibromyalgia patients: adaptation of Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ) in a Spanish population].

    Psicothema 22(4):997 (2010) PMID 21044544

    Acceptance of chronic pain appears as an important factor in the personal ability to restore functioning in the presence of chronic pain. The Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ) is currently the only instrument used to assess the acceptance of pain in people who suffer chronic pain. The...
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  11. Use of multilevel logistic regression to identify the causes of differential item functioning.

    Psicothema 22(4):1018 (2010) PMID 21044547

    Given that a key function of tests is to serve as evaluation instruments and for decision making in the fields of psychology and education, the possibility that some of their items may show differential behaviour is a major concern for psychometricians. In recent decades, important progress has ...
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  12. [Factor structure and internal consistency of the Spanish version of the Parenting Stress Index-Short Form].

    Psicothema 22(4):1033 (2010) PMID 21044549

    The aim of this study was to analyze the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of Parenting Stress Index-Short Form. After translating the instrument from English into Spanish using the forward-backward translation method, it was administered to a sample of 129 mothers of children aged ...
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  13. Effect of a retention interval between pre-exposure and conditioning on latent inhibition in humans using a blink conditioning procedure.

    Psicothema 22(4):708 (2010) PMID 21044502

    Latent inhibition, retarded learning after pre-exposure to the to-be-conditioned stimulus, was examined using a blink conditioned procedure in humans. Experiment 1 showed that the procedure is suited to inducing the latent inhibition effect. In Experiment 2, the introduction of a 3-minute interv...
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  14. Effects of memory load on visual search.

    Psicothema 22(4):725 (2010) PMID 21044505

    It remains unclear how memory load affects attentional processes in visual search (VS). No effects, as well as beneficial and detrimental effects of memory load, have been found in this type of task. The main goal of the present research was to explore whether memory load has a modulating effect...
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  15. [Phonetic discrimination ability of a native vowel contrast in preterm infants].

    Psicothema 22(4):669 (2010) PMID 21044496

    Preterm birth is considered a risk factor for cognitive and linguistic development; however, research focusing on the comparison between preterm and full term infants' early abilities in speech perception is still scarce. In this study, the ability to perceive and discriminate a native vowel con...
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  16. [Spanish drivers' beliefs about speed. Speeding is a major issue of road safety].

    Psicothema 22(4):858 (2010) PMID 21044524

    Extending and updating our knowledge concerning drivers' motivational and cognitive processes is of essential importance if we are to apply policies with long-lasting effects. This study presents data from a representative national survey analyzing the Spanish drivers' beliefs about speed, the r...
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  17. Agreement in interpersonal perception as a predictor of group performance.

    Psicothema 22(4):848 (2010) PMID 21044523

    The present work deals with quantifying group characteristics. Specifically, dyadic measures of interpersonal perceptions were used to forecast group performance. Forty-six groups of students, 24 of four and 22 of five people, were studied in a real educational assignment context and marks were ...
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  18. Leadership in entrepreneurial organizations: context and motives.

    Psicothema 22(4):880 (2010) PMID 21044527

    Although organizational contexts have an influence on leadership, and some of their characteristics may facilitate (through weak structures) or inhibit (through strong structures) the leaders' behaviors, the extent of their influence has rarely been studied. Indeed, research of the influence of ...
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  19. [Psychosocial intervention follow-up in children with ADHD: effects on academic, emotional and social functioning].

    Psicothema 22(4):778 (2010) PMID 21044513

    The aim of this investigation was to analyze the maintenance of the effects, one year after its conclusion, of an intervention that integrated three coordinated programs, implemented with 27 children with ADHD, aged between 7 and 10 years, their parents and teachers. The intervention lasted 10 w...
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  20. [Efficacy of the program "Testas's (mis)adventures" to promote the deep approach to learning].

    Psicothema 22(4):828 (2010) PMID 21044520

    This paper provides information about the efficacy of a tutorial training program intended to enhance elementary fifth graders' study processes and foster their deep approaches to learning. The program "Testas's (mis)adventures" consists of a set of books in which Testas, a typical student, reve...
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