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  1. Content type: Research

    This study investigated the acquisition of a serial motor skill in individuals with Down syndrome with two levels of handicap, mild group (mean age = 14.5 years, SD = 2.3, 7 individuals) and moderate group (me...

    Authors: Roberto Gimenez, Marcelo Luis Marquezi, Ernani Xavier Filho and Edison de J. Manoel

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:6

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  2. 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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  4. Content type: Research Article

    Adolescents living in vulnerable regions are more exposed to risk factors for drug use. The prevention of such use in school is a public policy that needs evaluation. Based on technical criteria and derived fr...

    Authors: Elizeu Borloti, Maria Victoria Hidalgo García, Virginia Sanchez Jiménez and Maria Fátima Oliver Sudbrack

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:1

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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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    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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    Low levels of social skills in drug users are reported in the literature. However, specific characteristics of these users need to be identified and comprehended. Thus, we aim to evaluate and compare the socia...

    Authors: Ilana Andretta, Jéssica Limberger and Jaluza Aimèe Schneider

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:45

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    Accumulation of abdominal adiposity (AA) constitutes a risk factor for heart and coronary diseases and for metabolic complications. Research suggests that stress is related to adipogenesis. The burnout syndrom...

    Authors: Magno Conceição das Merces, Douglas de Souza e Silva, Iracema Lua, Daniela Sousa Oliveira, Marcio Costa de Souza and Argemiro D’Oliveira Júnior

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:44

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  9. Content type: Research

    Animal-assisted intervention (AAI) is an approach recently introduced into the hospital environment to improve the quality of hospitalization and provide important benefits for patients with chronic diseases a...

    Authors: Tatiane Ichitani and Maria Claudia Cunha

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:43

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  10. Content type: Research

    We investigated differences in IQ and visual-constructive skills in school-age children evaluated as developmentally delayed or typically developed in early childhood. Sixty-four participants from a Brazilian ...

    Authors: Luciane da Rosa Piccolo, Joice Dickel Segabinazi, Olga Garcia Falceto, Carmen Luiza Correa Fernandes, Denise Ruschel Bandeira, Clarissa Marceli Trentini, Claudio Simon Hutz and Jerusa Fumagalli Salles

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:41

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    The Authentic Leadership Questionnaire (ALQ) is used to assess authentic leadership (AL). Although ALQ is often used in empirical research, cross-cultural studies with this measure are scarce. Aiming to contribut...

    Authors: Clarissa S. Cervo, Lisete dos Santos Mendes Mónico, Nuno Rebelo dos Santos, Claudio Simon Hutz and Leonor Pais

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:40

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    The School Achievement Test (Teste de Desempenho Escolar, TDE) has been widely used in clinical and educational contexts for the past 22 years. Arithmetic disorders are frequent among children and teenagers, requ...

    Authors: Vanisa Fante Viapiana, Euclides José de Mendonça Filho, Rochele Paz Fonseca, Claudia Hofheinz Giacomoni and Lilian Milnitsky Stein

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:39

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    An effective reading comprehension measurement demands robust psychometric tools that allow teachers and researchers to evaluate the educational practices and track changes in students’ performance. In this st...

    Authors: Sandra Santos, Irene Cadime, Fernanda Leopoldina Viana, Gerardo Prieto, Séli Chaves-Sousa, Alina Galvão Spinillo and Iolanda Ribeiro

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:38

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    The aim of this study was to develop a short version of the Metamemory in Adulthood Questionnaire (MIA) in Brazilian Portuguese. The original MIA is an instrument in english composed by 108 items, divided into...

    Authors: Gabriela Campelo, Maxciel Zortea, Renan Saraiva, Wagner Machado, Juliana Burges Sbicigo, Joice Dickel Segabinazi, Camila Gastal, Goiara Mendonça de Castilho and Jerusa Fumagalli Salles

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:37

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    Recent investigations propose that cognitive characteristics of autobiographical memory significantly interact with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A traumatic event becoming more or less central in a pe...

    Authors: Thiago Loreto Garcia da Silva, Julia Candia Donat, Pânila Longhi Lorenzonni, Luciana Karine de Souza, Gustavo Gauer and Christian Haag Kristensen

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:34

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  16. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to verify how the coping strategies, applied to health problems of the elderly, are related to the levels of Subjective Well-Being (SWB) in a cluster sample of 381 elderly peopl...

    Authors: Rafael Pereira Nunes, Rômulo Lustosa Pimenteira de Melo, Edivan Gonçalves da Silva Júnior and Maria do Carmo Eulálio

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:33

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  17. Content type: Research

    This study presents the development and analysis of the psychometric properties of the Deviant Behavior Variety Scale (DBVS). Participants were 861 Portuguese adolescents (54 % female), aged between 12 and 19 ...

    Authors: Cristina Sanches, Maria Gouveia-Pereira, João Marôco, Hugo Gomes and Filipa Roncon

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:31

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  18. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to investigate the behavior and social profile of Brazilian children with specific language impairment (SLI) and explore whether the severity of language deficits was associated with behaviora...

    Authors: Marina Leite Puglisi, Ana Manhani Cáceres-Assenço, Thays Nogueira and Debora Maria Befi-Lopes

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:29

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    This study aimed to verify the predictive capacity of the Big Five personality factors related to professional choice self-efficacy, as well as to draw a personality profile of people with diverse self-efficac...

    Authors: Rodolfo Augusto Matteo Ambiel and Ana Paula Porto Noronha

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:30

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    The Revised Olweus Bully/Victim Questionnaire (OBVQ) is among the few bullying assessment instruments with well-established psychometric properties in different countries. Nevertheless, the psychometric proper...

    Authors: Francine Guimarães Gonçalves, Elizeth Heldt, Bianca Nascimento Peixoto, Gabriela Adamatti Rodrigues, Marcelly Filipetto and Luciano Santos Pinto Guimarães

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:27

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  21. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate executive functioning (EF) and impulsiveness in three groups of people aged 30 to 79 years: post-frontal stroke (n = 13) and post-extra-frontal chronic stroke of the right he...

    Authors: Morgana Scheffer, Chrystian Kroeff, Bibiana Gallas Steigleder, Lidiane Andreza Klein, Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira and Rosa Maria Martins de Almeida

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:28

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  22. Content type: Research

    This study investigates the consequences of bilingualism on inhibitory and attentional control. Findings garnered from studies about the so-called bilingual advantage in such executive functions are still cont...

    Authors: Lisandra Rutkoski Rodrigues and Márcia Cristina Zimmer

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:36

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  23. Content type: Research

    Behavior Analysis is usually accused of not being able to account for the generalization of verbal behavior that is present in linguistically competent individuals. However, several behavior analytic studies i...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Sella, Jacqueline Pimentel Tenório, Carmen Silvia Motta Bandini and Heloísa Helena Motta Bandini

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:26

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  24. Content type: Research

    Several studies have indicated that adolescents with disabilities are more dissatisfied with their quality-of-life and have more complaints regarding their health in comparison to their nondisabled peers.

    Authors: Lúcia Canha, Celeste Simões, Margarida Gaspar Matos and Laura Owens

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:32

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to construct and validate the Behavioral Intentions of Organizational Citizenship Scale (BISOC). Organizational citizenship consists of measures of voluntary behaviors, which are beneficial to...

    Authors: Ana Cristina Passos Gomes Menezes, Igor Gomes Menezes, Jersica Assis Lozado and Antonio Virgílio Bittencourt Bastos

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:35

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  26. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to assess the effect of family socioeconomic status (SES) and parental education on non-verbal IQ and on the processing of oral and written language, working memory, verbal memory and...

    Authors: Luciane da Rosa Piccolo, Adriane Xavier Arteche, Rochele Paz Fonseca, Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira and Jerusa Fumagalli Salles

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:23

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  27. Content type: Research

    Student engagement is a key factor in academic achievement and degree completion, though there is much debate about the operationalization and dimensionality of this construct. The goal of this paper is to des...

    Authors: João Maroco, Ana Lúcia Maroco, Juliana Alvares Duarte Bonini Campos and Jennifer A. Fredricks

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:21

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  28. Content type: Research

    This study presents the procedures for adapting the School Climate Survey – Revised, Elementary and Middle School Version (SCS-MS) to the Brazilian context and demonstrates the first evidence of the validity o...

    Authors: Giovanna Wanderley Petrucci, Juliane Callegaro Borsa, Bruno Figueiredo Damásio and Silvia Helena Koller

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:25

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  29. Content type: Research

    The social conduct of an individual comprises all the interpersonal behaviors that he or she exhibits in the social contexts he or she is exposed to. The Social Conduct Scale (SCS) is a self-report instrument ...

    Authors: Caroline Tozzi Reppold, Nelson Hauck Filho, Claudio Simon Hutz and Marco Antônio Pereira Teixeira

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:24

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  30. Content type: Research

    The present longitudinal study tested hypotheses about the relationship of subjective well-being and neuroticism with rumination, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress in university students after a large scale d...

    Authors: Cristian Zanon, Claudio S. Hutz, Caroline T. Reppold and Markus Zenger

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:20

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    The Social Competence and Behavior Evaluation Scale (SCBE-30) is a 30-item questionnaire designed to assess preschoolers’ behavioral problems (externalizing and internalizing) and social competence. It is wide...

    Authors: Alejandro Vásquez Echeverría, Tânia Rocha, Joana Costa Leite, Pedro Teixeira and Orlanda Cruz

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:22

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  32. Content type: Research

    Several approaches in psychology converge with the concept that individual characteristics may interfere with the perception and interpretation of the world. We hypothesized that such phenomenon could be ident...

    Authors: Fabiano Koich Miguel and Fernando Pessotto

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:17

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    The relationship between the presence of depression, as measured by total score on the GDS-15 scale, and both pre-frailty and frailty status in community-dwelling elderly was determined. Two thousand four hund...

    Authors: Priscila Pascarelli Pedrico Nascimento, Samila Sathler Tavares Batistoni and Anita Liberalesso Neri

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:16

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    This paper aimed to verify evidences of validity and reliability of Luria-Nebraska Test for Children (TLN-C, in Portuguese). Three hundred eighty-seven students aged 6–13 years old, with learning difficulties,...

    Authors: Ricardo Franco de Lima, Mateus Silvestrin, Fernanda de Lima, Patrícia Abreu Pinheiro Crenitte and Sylvia Maria Ciasca

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:13

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  35. Content type: Research

    The aim of this work was to adapt and validate the Psychosocial Values Questionnaire (PVQ-24) for application to Portuguese and Brazilian adolescents and to test the content, structure and compatibility hypoth...

    Authors: Samuel Lins, Gabrielle Poeschl, Tiago Jessé Souza de Lima, Luana Elayne Cunha de Souza and Cícero Roberto Pereira

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:12

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  36. Content type: Research

    Pediatric communication directly contributes to treatment adherence, fewer symptoms, better clinical responses, healthier treatment adaptation and management of psychosocial issues. This study aimed to evaluat...

    Authors: Marina Kohlsdorf and Áderson Luiz Costa Junior

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:15

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  37. Content type: Research

    Item response theory (IRT) has become a popular methodological framework for modeling response data from assessments in education and health; however, its use is not widespread among psychologists. This paper ...

    Authors: Cristian Zanon, Claudio S. Hutz, Hanwook (Henry) Yoo and Ronald K. Hambleton

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:18

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  38. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to measure visual contrast sensitivity (CS) of luminance using vertical sinusoidal gratings with spatial frequencies of 0.6, 2.5, 5.0 and 20.0 cycles per degree of visual angle in chr...

    Authors: Éllen Dias Nicácio da Cruz, Michael Jackson Oliveira de Andrade, Melyssa Kellyane Cavalcanti-Gaudino, Renata Maria Toscano Barreto Lyra Nogueira and Natanael Antonio dos Santos

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:14

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  39. Content type: Research

    This study tested social status correlates of aggression and bullying and how these are influenced by peer groups’ normative beliefs about aggression and prosocial behavior among 1165 fourth, fifth and sixth g...

    Authors: Diego Palacios and Christian Berger

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:10

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  40. Content type: Research

    Up until now research studies carried out on abused children have rarely taken in consideration the impact of maltreatment on the locus of control; furthermore results concerning the distribution of attachment in...

    Authors: Antonio Roazzi, Grazia Attili, Lorenza Di Pentima and Alessandro Toni

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:8

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  41. Content type: Research

    The present study aimed to review the Self-sacrifice scale from the Dimensional Clinical Personality Inventory (IDCP), and investigate its psychometric properties. To this end, the study comprised 199 particip...

    Authors: Lucas de Francisco Carvalho and Giovana Fernanda Cassaro da Silva

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:6

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