International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, 2012

Assessment of a Community Rehabilitation Programme in Convicted Male Intimate-Partner Violence Offenders1
ABSTRACT. In Spain, the mandatory community rehabilitation of convicted male intimate-partner violence offenders opens new avenues for the treatment of these offenders. To determine the effectiveness of an experimental cognitive-behavioral treatment...
DSM 5: Precedents, Present and Prospects
ABSTRACT. The forthcoming DSM edition (DSM 5) will be published in May, 2013. Drafts that have been made available up to the present have launched several controversies. One of them is a possible diagnosis inflation that would generate an epidemic of...
Emotional Theory of Mind in Eating Disorders1
ABSTRACT. The general aim of this ex post facto study was to investigate the emotional component of theory of mind (eToM) in a sample of 97 female patients with eating disorders (ED), considering all the diagnostic subtypes. Empirical research on this...
Knowledge, Misconceptions, Self-Efficacy and Attitudes regarding HIV: Cross-Cultural Assessment and Analysis in Adolescents1
ABSTRACT. HIV infection is an important worldwide problem where the number of infected people is still increasing. Adolescents are highly vulnerable to HIV infection. Moreover, there is a need of improvements in HIV prevention, especially in low and...
Mental Health and Quality of Life in Liver Transplant and Cirrhotic Patients with Various Etiologies1
ABSTRACT. In this study we aimed to: 1) examine whether there were differences in mental health and quality of life of liver transplant recipients according to etiology that led to transplantation (alcoholic cirrhosis, Hepatitis B/C Virus, hepatocellular...
Positive Pychology: Zeigeist (or Spirit of the Times) or Ignorance (or Disinformation) of History?1
ABSTRACT. This paper provides a critical review of Positive Psychology as a paradigm. From its origins in the late 1990s, Positive Psychology has acquired great popularity without any critical thinking. The dissemination of its un-innovative discourse...
Psychometric Properties of the Parent and Teacher Versions of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in a Spanish Sample1
ABSTRACT. The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a well-known, widely used and well-established brief screening instrument for detecting psychological morbidity in childhood. However, no research has been conducted with Spanish samples...
Risk Factors for Depression in Breast Cancer Survivors: An Update
ABSTRACT. Depression is the most common affective disorder in cancer patients. Understanding risk factors for depression or elevated depressive symptoms is key to early intervention and tailoring of treatment. In 2006, we published a study of risk factors...
Spanish Adaptation and Validation of the Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI)1
ABSTRACT. In Spain there are no screening instruments specifically for young people that would facilitate the early detection of alcohol-related problems, which are a substantial problem of public health. The main goal of this study was to adapt the...
Third-Generation Therapies: Achievements and Challenges1
ABSTRACT. The term «third-generation therapies» refers to a series of therapies that emerge in the 1990s within the tradition of behavioral therapy. The aim of this article is to review their achievements and challenges. The method involves analyzing...
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