Psychosocial Intervention

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List of Papers (Total 70)

La autoestima en adolescentes agresores y víctimas en la escuela: La perspectiva multidimensional

This study aims to analyze differences in self-esteem among aggressive adolescents at school, victimized adolescents by peers, and adolescents who are both aggressors and victims in the school context. This research adopts a multidimensional conception of selfesteem: family, school, social and emotional dimensions are analyzed. The sample was composed of 965 adolescents whose...

El movimiento ecologista ante el deterioro global: retos y utopías

The present environmental crisis is derived from exceeding the limits of the planet with regard to its carrying capacity and to its role as a waste drain. This overcoming is a consequence of a social and economic model based on the maximization of monetary benefits, decoupled from materials and energy flows. The environmental movement reports the decline of natural and human...

Autoconcepto físico y estilos de vida en la adolescencia

Healthy lifestyles are associated with both physical self-concept and psychological well-being, at least during the adolescence. In this study the results confirm the relation. The participants were 539 students between 12 and 23 years old. The instruments used were the Physical Self-Concept Questionnaire (CAF), a questionnaire about healthy behaviors and the Psychological Well...

El CUIDA como instrumento para la valoración de la personalidad en la evaluación de adoptantes, cuidadores, tutores y mediadores

The CUIDA questionnaire was projected as an instrument to evaluate the adoption applicants, by the IVAI, a group of psychologists working in this area. During the development of the questionnaire, the results have offered great possibilities in other fields as juridical, clinical and social, allowing the evaluation of people taking care of others, guardians and mediators. The...

Evaluación del apoyo social mediante la escala ASSIS: descripción y resultados en una muestra de madres en situación de riesgo psicosocial

In this article we present some results obtained in a study carried out with mothers at psychosocial risk. Both several sizes of social support and main characteristics of their social networks are commented. In the article we also describe the instrument used in order to assess social support and discuss its utility for professionals that work in the context of Social Services.

Información a la población en situaciones de emergencia y riesgo colectivo

This article reviews the process of public response to emergencies. A warning message must provide the public with information about the impending hazard that has precipitated the emergency warning. Informing the population about characteristics of the hazard will minimise the likehood of people misperceiving the hazard and making incorrect decisions about what to do, especially...

Experiencias en la intervención psicológica con familias de personas dependientes

The intervention with families is compulsory in the assistance to people with dependences, all this is important to carry out efficient intervention programs. Among other disciplines, Psychology and its professionals have carried out some contributions in practice and in theory referring to this group of people. All this has to do with assistance needs and psychological...

Familias ante la parálisis cerebral

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder affecting 2 of every 1000 newborns in Spain. Nowadays, cerebral palsy is the most frequent physical disability with or without intellectual/sensory deficit, depending of the brain area affected. Since this disease shows up during the early childhood, it will be identified by the family as causing a strong emotional impact. The way the...

Personas mayores en aislamiento social en la ciudad de Madrid: experiencia de una intervención a través de la estrategia psicológica de búsqueda activa

The aim of the Service of Psychological Support to Fragile Elders with Social Isolation in Madrid is to achieve an approximation to the older persons with clear risk of social isolation, which allows to lead these situations to the normalization, assigning the social opportune resources in every case and even facilitating the involuntary internment and considering the legal...

La formación del profesorado en educación física con relación a las personas con discapacidad

In the educational area, one of the most controversial topics is the inclusion of students with disability in the educational ordinary school, so much in primary as in secondary education. The main obstacles and difficulties indicated by the teachers are the lack of material and personal resources, related to the students heterogeneity in the different class group as well as the...

Indicadores de mejora cognitiva en el Proyecto Urbanita, modelo específico de integración sociolaboral de personas con discapacidad intelectual

Urbanita I and Urbanita of Accessibility are models of labour integration. They consist in the generation of new jobs specifically defined for persons with intellectual disability who develop a specific function in the municipal organization chart. The phases of the project are: evaluation, training, work with a tutor and autonomous work. In this article we describe the...

Psicología Social de la Salud sobre el consumo adictivo de cocaína: un modelo psicosocial sintético

The drugs consumption is a personal and social problem that has been boarded from numerous fronts and different perspectives. The studies about the risk and protection factors of the use and drug abuse are abundant and, whereas at the beginning the researchers focused in only few factors, at the moment it is being used a more integral and synthetic perspective. This article...

Los Centros de Reconocimiento de Conductores veinte años después

It is appropriate to talk about a Spanish tradition in the application of psychology to traffic accidents prevention, dating back to the 1920s. It was the first professional area of psychological intervention to be legally regulated in Spain, even before the formal existence of an epistemic practice in psychology. From the 1930s on, without any interruption, there has been a...