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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

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

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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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