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Posters will be hanging in the hallway during the poster session. Authors will stand by their poster during the session.
Tobacco Use, Anxiety And Affective State In University Women.
Ana Merchán-Clavellino, Paula Ruiz-González, Lucia Morales-Sánchez, Rocio Gómez-Molinero, Violeta Luque-Ribelles
Universidad de Cádiz, España
The development of programs to prevent and reduce tobacco consumption is one of the world's challenges in this century because the promotion of healthy habits reduces the risk factors for the appearance of physical pathologies and/or mental disorders.
Study On Quality Of Life And Self-Esteem In Women Undergoing Mastectomy And Immediate Breast Reconstruction For Breast Cancer
Ángeles Gil-Olarte1, Antonio Zayas2, Rocío Gomez-Molinero2, Rocío Guil2, Paloma Gil-Olarte2
1General University Hospital of Ciudad Real (Spain), University of Castilla La Mancha (Spain); 2University of Cádiz, España
Breast reconstruction improves self-esteem and quality of life in women diagnosed with breast cancer. This prospective study analyzes these parameters using Rosemberg scale and BREASTQ test in our reference population. Immediate breast reconstruction favorably influences patients' self-esteem in our women, however, this is also affected by other factors.
HRQoL In Adult Adoptees: The Role Of Resilience And Psychopathology
We aim to analyze the role of self-perceptions and psychopathology on the HRQoL of 179 adult adoptees. Mental HRQoL decreases due to greater psychopathological symptoms, and it increases because of a positive assessment on self-esteem and life satisfaction. The physical component is not associated with any of these variables.
Resilience In Women With Breast Cancer Compared To Women Without Oncological Disease
Antonio Zayas1, Rocío Gómez-Molinero1, Paloma Gil-Olarte1, Angeles Gil-Olarte2, Rocío Guil1
1Universidad de Cádiz, Spain; 2General University Hospital of Ciudad Real (Spain), Castilla La Mancha (Spain)
In our study we found that women with breast cancer have statistically significant higher levels of resilience in comparison with women without breast cancer. In addition, those with higher levels of resilience suffer from lower levels of depression. We consider important the resilience in this population in prevention of anxiety o depression.
Gender Equality: Meaning, Evolution and Interventions. The Point of View of a Group of Students of the Degree in Psychology.
Violeta Luque-Ribelles, Lucía Morales-Sánchez, Paula Ruíz-González, Silvia González-Fernández, Ana Merchán-Clavellino
Universidad de Cádiz, Spain
Three questions are answered: what do university students understand by GE, how do they think GE has evolved over time?, and what type of interventions do they consider appropriate to achieve GE? Four focus groups with students of the Degree in Psychology were held. A narrative analysis was carried out.
Gender Differences On Adult Adoptees’ Psychological Well-Being
Sandra Melero, Natalia Jiménez-Luque, Yolanda Sánchez-Sandoval, Ana María Cuevas-Toro
Universidad de Cadiz, Spain
Psychological well-being is defined as a positive physical, social, and mental state, and it is enhanced by the achievement of some developmental tasks and other conditions. 177 adult adoptees participated in this study. Findings show gender differences in well-being, and also among its predicting variables.
Gender Inequality, Female Migration, and Violence Against Women Predict Modern Slavery Across UN Countries
Erinn C. Cameron, Kristine M. Jacquin
Fielding Graduate University, United States of America
Past research has highlighted the feminization of human trafficking and migration. However, no research has sufficiently identified the factors that increase women’s vulnerability to exploitation. Our research found gender inequality indicators, female migration, and violence against women to be predictors of modern slavery across UN countries.
Emotional Intelligence and Anxiety in undergraduate students.
Lucía Morales-Sánchez1, Ana Merchán-Clavellino1,2, Paula Ruiz-González1, Silvia González-Fernández1, Rocío Guil1,2
1Universidad de Cádiz, Spain; 2Instituto para el Desarrollo Social Sostenible (INDESS)
Anxiety have a high presence in the university environment. The new demands, the competitiveness and the vertiginous changes threaten the mental health of many undergraduate students. Thus, the objective of this research is to evaluate the influence of Perceived Emotional Intelligence and basic emotions to Anxiety in college students.
Does Emotional Competencies Improve Perceived Health?
Paloma Gil-Olarte1, Ángeles Gil-Olarte2, Silvia González1, Antonio Zayas1
1University of Cádiz, España; 2General University Hospital of Ciudad Real (Spain), Castilla La Mancha (Spain)
WHO defines health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely as the absence of disease. Our objective is to confirm if the development of the emotional competencies included in the Emotional Intelligence Model of Mayer and Salovey (1997) improves perceived health in women
Combat Trauma and Subjective Wellbeing among Older Veterans: Empirical and Existential Reflections
State University of New York at Buffalo, United States of America
Wellbeing has different effects on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and posttraumatic growth (PTG). Current study examined subjective wellbeing among older veterans and its effects on PTSD and PTG. Eudaimonic and hedonic wellbeing were significant positive predictors of PTG, whereas evaluative wellbeing was a significant inverse predictor for PTSD.
Prognostic Competence And Coping Strategies Of Arabic-speaking And Indian Students With Regard To Their Cultural Affiliation
Vera Aleksandrovna Fedotova
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation
Research demonstrates the peculiarities of coping strategies, differences in socio-cultural adaptation scales and of anticipatory competence in students from Indian, Arabic countries. The respondents who took part in this research are students from India (n=103) and from Morocco and and Syria (n=69), currently studying in Russian institutions of higher education.