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Psychological assessment

The psychological assessment section is focused on the advancement of psychological science such as practice and ethics of psychological assessment in its various contexts (including work on issues related to psychological measurement and psychometrics, adaptation, development, validation and standardization of instruments), the use of instruments for the purposes of psychological assessment, psychodiagnostic, evaluation of interventions or programs and case studies involving the use of instruments.

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  1. Content type: Research

    There are few studies on parental socialization of positive emotions in adolescents and few instruments that measure these parental reactions. Therefore, we developed a new version of the Emotion Socialization...

    Authors: Eva Costa Martins, Fernando Ferreira-Santos and Liliana Meira

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:9

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    Childhood experiences are considered to be of crucial importance in the formation of maladaptive schemas, according to Young’s concept. Although some schema questionnaires already exist for children, these ins...

    Authors: Christof Loose, Frank Meyer and Reinhard Pietrowsky

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:7

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    The construction of the 18REST, a short 18-item inventory to describe students’ position on John Holland’s RIASEC interest types, is documented. The instrument is meant to be used in large-scale assessment in ...

    Authors: Rodolfo Augusto Matteo Ambiel, Nelson Hauck-Filho, Leonardo de Oliveira Barros, Gustavo Henrique Martins, Loes Abrahams and Filip De Fruyt

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:6

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    This study sought to compare evidence of the factorial validity of the adapted version of the World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL-OLD) scale (three response options) with the original version of ...

    Authors: Rômulo Lustosa Pimenteira de Melo, Edivan Gonçalves da Silva Júnior, Rafaella Queiroga Souto, Ísis Simões Leão and Maria do Carmo Eulálio

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:4

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    Stereotyped beliefs about old age and the aging process have proven to strongly promote negative behaviors toward the elderly, with unfavorable influences on their mental and physical health. Therefore, it is ...

    Authors: Cristina Nunes, Susana Menéndez, Cátia Martins and Helena Martins

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:3

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    This study had the following aims: (i) to translate the Spiritual Health and Life-Orientation Measure (SHALOM) into Brazilian Portuguese and adapt it to ensure the semantic/conceptual equivalence and content v...

    Authors: Sandra Adriana Neves Nunes, Helder Miguel Fernandes, John Wayne Fisher and Marcos Gimenes Fernandes

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:2

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    Baddeley’s grammatical reasoning test is a quick and efficient measure of fluid reasoning which is commonly used in research on cognitive abilities and the impact of stresses and environmental factors on cogni...

    Authors: Purya Baghaei, Fahimeh Khoshdel-Niyat and Mona Tabatabaee-Yazdi

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:16

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  8. Content type: Research

    Recent studies on the life satisfaction in children and young people have investigated its association with vulnerability, discrimination, the individual’s school environment and network of relationships, and ...

    Authors: Cynthia Cassoni, Edna Maria Marturano, Susana Coimbra and Anne Marie Fontaine

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:14

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  9. Content type: Research

    The present study analyzed the use of group CBT protocol to treat ADHD by comparing two types of treatment, unimodal (medication only) and multimodal (medication combined with CBT), in terms of their effects o...

    Authors: Luzia Flavia Coelho, Deise Lima Fernandes Barbosa, Sueli Rizzutti, Orlando Francisco Amodeo Bueno and Monica Carolina Miranda

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:11

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    The Coping Health Inventory for Parents (CHIP) evaluates coping patterns of parents of chronically ill children and assesses different coping strategies using three subscales. This study aimed to translate and...

    Authors: Regina Basso Zanon, Mônia Aparecida Da Silva, Euclides José De Mendonça Filho, Denise Ruschel Bandeira, Manoel Antônio Dos Santos, Ricardo Halpern and Cleonice Alves Bosa

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:10

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  11. Content type: Review

    The scale development process is critical to building knowledge in human and social sciences. The present paper aimed (a) to provide a systematic review of the published literature regarding current practices ...

    Authors: Fabiane F. R. Morgado, Juliana F. F. Meireles, Clara M. Neves, Ana C. S. Amaral and Maria E. C. Ferreira

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:3

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:5

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    This study compared differences in degree of happiness, social support, activities performed, and health and economic situation among retirees from urban and rural areas in Minas Gerais State in Brazil. The in...

    Authors: Silvia Miranda Amorim, Lucia Helena de F. P. França and Felipe Valentini

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:2

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    There has been a growing interest on the assessment of personality when selecting medical students. However, how faking may affect its usefulness has been poorly addressed. Therefore, we aimed to assess the fa...

    Authors: Isabel Lourinho, Maria Amélia Ferreira and Milton Severo

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:48

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  14. Content type: Research

    Violence in interpersonal relationships in young people has been the subject of several studies in recent years. Studies of dating violence show that one of the resources available for the young to help percei...

    Authors: Lourdes Cortés Ayala, Carolina Bringas Molleda, Cristina Estrada Pineda, M Ángeles Antuña Bellerín, Luis Rodríguez Franco and Francisco Javier Rodríguez Diaz

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:46

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