Design of an Instrument for Vocational Preferences in Administration, Materials and Biotechnology

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Alejandra Alfaro-Barquero y Sonia Chinchilla-Brenes Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Costa Rica   Abstract This study sought to design and evaluate a vocational preference test for Business Administration, Materials Engineering and Biotechnology Engineering majors at the Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR). For this goal, first of all a vocational profile of each career was… Read more »

Legitimation Resources Around Male Domination Practices in Costa Rican Society. Subterfuges of a Declining Hegemony

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Dennis Redondo Alfaro Instituto WEM, Costa Rica   Abstract In the following lines, we intend to tour some terms and authors characteristic of the studies of men and masculinities, to explore elements regarding manifestations and dynamics of current male domination. First, it is important to review some concepts especially from the theory of ambivalent sexism… Read more »

Effect Of Positive Psychology And Exercise Interventions On College Students’ Psychological Well-Being And Ill-Being

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Kristy Barrantes-Brais Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica   Isabel Balaguer-Solá Universitat de València, España   Abstract The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of positive psychology and exercise interventions on psychological well-being and ill-being indicators in Costa Rican college students. This study had a quasi-experimental factorial (4 x 2) design, 233 college students… Read more »

Experiences in the Institutionalization Process and Emotional Intelligence in Children and Adolescents: Differences According to Sociodemographic Variables

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Rosario Yslado-Méndez, Mario Villafuerte- Vicencio, Junior Sánchez-Broncano Universidad Nacional Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo, Perú   Isaías Rosales-Mata Asociación Arco Iris, Perú   Abstract Institutionalization is the residential care of children at risk in various ways and constitutes a national and international problem, because it limits psychosocial development and violates human rights. The objectives of the… Read more »

Child Resiliency: Intervention to Promote Resources in Vulnerable Contexts

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Gabriela Morelato, Celina Korzeniowski, Carolina Greco y Mirta Ison Instituto de Ciencias Humanas Sociales y Ambientales (INCIHUSA), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET). Facultad de Psicología, Universidad del Aconcagua, Argentina Abstract Our objectives were to assess the efficacy of an intervention program aimed at stimulating social-cognitive resources connected to resilience (internal attributes, problem… Read more »

Positive Family Environment and Personal Well-being: Comparison Between Urban and Rural Populations

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Fernanda Durón-Ramos Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, México   Cesar Octavio Tapia-Fonllem, Victor Corral-Verdugo y Blanca Silvia Fraijo-Sing Universidad de Sonora, México Abstract Family environment is considered one of the essential contexts in life; one of the reasons is because people spend most of their quality time in the home. This study focused its interest in… Read more »

Causal Attribution Styles. Importance for Research and Professional Intervention During Adolescence

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Carlos Y. Chavarría Carranza Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica   Abstract In this report, we describe the historical path that led over time to the present-day theory of Causal Attribution Styles. Some similarities and relationships with other theories and paradigms in Psychology are established, in order to acknowledge the place of Causal Attribution Styles… Read more »

Emotional dysregulation in the population with ADHD. A Theoretical Approach

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Alejandra Alpízar-Velázquez Independent researcher, Costa Rica   Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder, whose nuclear symptoms constitute inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, the latter may be verbal, motor and cognitive, but also emotional, expressed by emotional dysregulation, which affects a person’s ability to emotionally self-regulate and inhibit emotions. Therefore, the objective of… Read more »

Heterosexual HIV-Discordant Couples in Chiapas, Mexico. The Influence of Gender in Agency Expression

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Francisco Chong-Villarreal Centro Regional de Formación Docente e Investigacion Educativa (CRESUR), México Teresa Margarita Torres-López Universidad de Guadalajara, México   Abstract Heterosexual men and women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) face personal challenges (e.g. fear of infecting others and rejection) and social ones (real rejection). For a person with HIV (VP), these are obstacles in… Read more »

Therapist Personal Styles: A Comparison Between Professionals Working in Drug Addiction Institutions and Professionals Working in the General Clinical Area

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Leandro Martín Casari Instituto de Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y Ambientales – Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas – Centro Científico Tecnológico Mendoza, Argentina, y Pontificia Universidad Católica, Argentina   Mirta Susana Ison Instituto de Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y Ambientales – Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas – Centro Científico Tecnológico Mendoza, Argentina  … Read more »