Alex Eduardo Gallo

Alex Eduardo Gallo
Universidade Estadual de Londrina | UEL · Departamento de Psicologia Geral e Análise do Comportamento (PGAC)

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Introduction
Additional affiliations
July 2009 - present
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Education
March 2003 - March 2006
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Field of study
  • Violence Prevention

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Publications (63)
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Resumo: A cultura heteronormativa, que marginaliza e oprime a população LGBTI+, se mantém através de várias práticas sociais, sendo reproduzida em diversas relações sociais. Ao considerarmos que a psicoterapia se constitui em uma relação social e que o próprio tera-peuta está também inserido nesta cultura, é possível compreender a ocorrência da LGB...
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Resumo: A heteronormatividade é composta por práticas e normas sociais que concebem a heterossexualidade como a única orientação sexual natural e normal. Os reflexos dessa visão de mundo implicam na discriminação e exclusão das múltiplas maneiras de expressão da se-xualidade. A partir dessa perspectiva, surge a expressão coloquial "LGBTfobia" para...
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As produções científicas sobre a população LGBT na Análise do Comportamento são poucas, conforme apontado em revisões da área. Todavia, não se é discorrido nestas revisões sobre a produção da pós-graduação nacional. Este artigo teve por objetivo elencar os estudos sobre a população LGBT nas pós-graduações Stricto Sensu de Psicologia, com base na an...
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This study is part of a research field that investigate the identification of lying behavior by verbal and nonverbal behavior observation. The study aimed at characterizing researches about lying detection by observation, nationally and internationally published. Lying detection by observation of modifications on nonverbal behavior is gaining atten...
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The themes linked to pedophilia, child pornography and the rape of the vulnerable arouse interest in several fields of knowledge and some misundesrtooding of the definitions. However, most psychological researchs deal with issues related to the victims (children or adolescents) and the individuals with pedophilic behavior. Low pysicological knownlo...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi implementar e avaliar um programa de habilidades parentais em famílias em descumprimento de condicionalidades junto ao Programa Bolsa Família, por abandono escolar entre filhos adolescentes e alta incidência de conflito familiar. O delineamento utilizado foi o estudo de caso. Participaram duas famílias, avaliadas por mei...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi implementar e avaliar um programa de habilidades parentais em famílias em descumprimento de condicionalidades junto ao Programa Bolsa Família, por abandono escolar entre filhos adolescentes e alta incidência de conflito familiar. O delineamento utilizado foi o estudo de caso. Participaram duas famílias, avaliadas por mei...
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Sociodemographic studies have shown the disparity between races in Brazil. Given this, race relations have been studied by Psychology. This research aimed to translate, adapt and search for evidence of validity of the Multidimensional Inventory of Black Identity (MIBI) in Brazil. Researchers included a translator, fluent in Portuguese and North Ame...
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O presente estudo está inserido nas linhas de pesquisa que investigam a detecção da mentira com um foco principal nas técnicas de observação do comportamento verbal e não verbal para realizar o julgamento. O trabalho parte do ponto de vista da Análise do Comportamento. A mentira pode ser considerada uma das funções básicas da linguagem humana. Ela...
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Nesta breve revisão de finalidade didática, discutem-se algumas questões relacionadas à consciência para o behaviorismo radical de Skinner. A consciência pode ser compreendida como um comportamento de nível superior (ontológico e cultural) que envolve a habilidade de descrever o motivo de estar fazendo algo de alguma forma e não de outra, planos pa...
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This paper presents a systematic review of empirical publications about interview techniques used to investigate child sexual abuse. We searched seven database and recovered 54 papers, thesis and dissertations. We found a risk continnum where open questions produced fewer contradictions and supported the description of alleged abusive situation and...
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A mentira é considerada uma habilidade social relevante quando se trata de convivência social. Os motivos para emitir um comportamento fraudulento variam, porém, destaca-se obter algum tipo de recompensa ou evitar/sair de situações aversivas. O comportamento de mentir não é apenas um comportamento verbal, vocal e consciente, mas, por muitas vezes,...
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O objetivo do presente trabalho é discutir o comportamento do autor de violência sexual a partir dos pressupostos da Análise do Comportamento, bem como as possíveis contribuições dessa perspectiva para a compreensão desse fenômeno. Entender o abuso sexual infantojuvenil, como qualquer outro comportamento humano, significa compreender sua determinaç...
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Resumo Esta pesquisa teve como objetivos avaliar a efetividade de um Programa de Ensino sobre Educação Sexual, para professores do quarto e quinto ano do ensino público fundamental de Foz do Iguaçu-PR, e identificar quais componentes se mostraram mais efetivos na produção de mudanças no nível de conforto e capacidade para trabalhar com educação sex...
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Esta pesquisa teve como objetivos avaliar a efetividade de um Programa de Ensino sobre Educação Sexual, para professores do quarto e quinto ano do ensino público fundamental de Foz do Iguaçu – PR, e identificar quais componentes se mostraram mais efetivos na produção de mudanças no nível de conforto e capacidade para trabalhar com educação sexual n...
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Evolutive Biology has been influenced Behavior Analysis through the construction of its knowledge. It can be observed through Skinner’s theory of selection by consequences in comparison to the theory of natural selection and his parallel between the functioning of species and cultures. Extending biology influences, this study discussed how the Darw...
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A seleção natural moldou diversos aspectos do ser humano, visíveis e essenciais, até hoje. Um desses aspectos que foi selecionado ao longo do tempo foi como a espécie humana reage ao ambiente a sua volta. A forma como nossos antepassados reagiam a determinados estímulos foram essenciais para a sua sobrevivência e assim sua reprodução. Conforme a co...
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False Memory is a phenomenon known as remembering something that did not happen. For Behavior Analysis, the term memory should be understood as remembering. Changing from noun to verb demonstrates the concern of the behavioral analyst to seek concepts that represents better the understanding of behavioral phenomena in the form of action. In this wa...
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Sexuality has been a subject of tension in the world, LGBT groups (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transvestite and Intersex) are seeking to guarantee social rights and create public policies to combat violence. Within this population, transvestites and transsexuals are the most exposed to situations of violence and vulnerability. The present...
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According to Public Attorney Office less than 10% of offences reported are committed by adolescents, however, the common sense seems to believe the urban violence is due adolescents are inimitable. Many Brazilian adolescents live in social-economic conditions that do not grant access to rights for family, society and State, according to Child and A...
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Violence is present in all contexts and happens in different ways: physical, psychological, sexual and neglect. The present study aimed at mapping the knowledge teachers have about family violence that reflects in school environment. 161 teachers of public schools in a country town in Parana state participated. We developed and teachers answered a...
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The present work discusses the pedophilia, described by medical manuals as disorder of sexual preference, aiming at the pedophile, who met the diagnostic criteria for the disorder. We included in analysis papers that discussed the child sexual abuser because, in an initial survey, it has been frequently are used as synonyms the terms pedophilia and...
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The retribution model of justice have been criticized, especially by law studies. They argue that far from not reducing criminal rates and re-incidences, the retribution model produces undesired effects as stigmatization and social exclusion of offender, collaborating to the maintenance of antisocial behaviors because it does not offer opportunity...
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The Spanking Law, as it became known, bans physical and/or humiliating punishment applied to children and adolescents. After controversies, it is possible to deduce some people are confuse about children education after law approval because they do not know what to do instead spanking. Furthermore, it is not possible to determine if people know the...
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The traditional concept of justice consider crime as an offense to Estate and as a simple transgression of law that must to be punished to be curbed. The restorative justice presents as an alternative justice model complementary to traditional practices. The behavioral analysis literature about this issue is scarce, so it justify the dialogue betwe...
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Violence is a global issue, present in every context, as school, traffic, communication media, etc. It happens in different forms: physical, psychological, sexual, and neglect. A child who suffers violence in childhood has the possibility to commit violent crimes in the future, maintaining a cycle. When violence takes place in family environment, s...
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O presente estudo visou descrever algumas das variáveis relacionadas às contingências estabelecidas pelo Programa Bolsa Família (PBF), e fazer uma análise do efeito do estabelecimento de regras/leis sobre o comportamento de “ir à escola” de crianças, adolescentes e jovens, com base em princípios da Análise do Comportamento. Para isso, realizou-se u...
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Child and adolescent sexual abuse is one of the cruelest forms of violence and the number of reported cases reflects a small number of real cases. Sexual abusing is a complex behavior that profound marks the life of victims, perhaps for lifespan. This master thesis is divided into two papers aiming at discussing the phenomenon by behavior analysis...
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The current study aimed to describe some of the variables related to the contingencies established by the Bolsa Família Program (BFP) and to analyze the effect of the establishment of rules/laws on the behavior of “going to school” of children, adolescents and youth based on principles of Behavior Analysis. For this, a review of the concept of rule...
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Sexual abuse against children and adolescents is predominantly characterized by take place in private and, by definition, set up in a crime that does not necessarily leave physical marks. Professionals who conduct interviews with alleged victims live with the challenge of providing conditions for the child or adolescent report what happened and mak...
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The term homophobia refers to a colloquial expression that expresses negative attitudes and behaviors, fear or hatred against gays and lesbians, and more than one third of homosexuals are victims of violence, although its cause is not studied. Defining the phenomenon in terms of behavior analysis, as complex behaviors involving operant behaviors an...
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The current study aimed to describe some of the variables related to the contingencies established by the Bolsa Família Program (BFP) and to analyze the effect of the establishment of rules/laws on the behavior of “going to school” of children, adolescents and youth based on principles of Behavior Analysis. For this, a review of the concept of rule...
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The term homophobia refers to a colloquial expression that expresses negative attitudes and behaviors, fear or hatred against gays and lesbians, and more than one third of homosexuals are victims of violence, although its cause is not studied. Defi ning the phenomenon in terms of behavior analysis, as complex behaviors involving operant behaviors a...
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This study presents four articles developed over the master's program in behavior analysis at the State University of Londrina, dealing with the issue of homophobia. There are few or no studies relating the theme in the field of behavior analysis, and found the explanations concerning internalist causes of behavior, without describing the possible...
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The violence occurrence evaluation against the children and teenagers composes the main interest on professionals of several areas, once it comprehends the children and teenagers protection thematic, from aggressor punishment plus socials, physical and psychological rebounds on the ones involved in. The violence within family is subdivided in four...
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This work includes two articles built during the post-graduate program in behavior analysis and were performed from the experiences of the researcher with the families of the Bolsa Família. In the first paper , the contingencies established by the PBF, who seek to control the behavior of its beneficiaries were described, and a review was made from...
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Child family violence is considered the one that happens among families or even into home child lives. It is done by some relative or people who might have parenting role, even with no blood ties and can be characterized on: physical, psychological, sexual and neglect. The present study was elaborated from the concern on expressive number of childr...
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O presente estudo avaliou os efeitos de um programa de intervenção com o objetivo de ensinar práticas parentais a oito mães de crianças com queixa clínica de problemas de comportamento. O programa é uma replicação de estudo anterior, consistindo de 10 sessões de intervenção para avaliar adesão e resultados em população diferente. Foram utilizados C...
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This paper presents a study that belongs to a research program, driving at the development of adequate social repertoire, which could decrease offences by youth. Adolescents attended in community services and probation programs in a mid-size Brazilian city were characterized, under objective of assessing the major number of variables and its correl...
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Families are finding more difficulties on educating their children and among their most common complains are difficulties on setting limits, teaching behaviors they believe to be appropriate and, mainly, what to do when children behave inappropriately. Although, these difficulties are not restricted to family environment, but also are concerning ch...
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The role of adolescents in offences is related to increasing cases of violence in Brazil. In Parana state, the Social-educational Centers are responsible for these youth. The present work aimed at characterizing the profile of in custody adolescents in a social-educational center in Parana. The data survey was done by analyzing records and document...
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O termo agitação pode englobar muitos comportamentos diferentes, geralmente associados a algum transtorno psiquiátrico, como transtorno de déficit de atenção e hiperatividade (TDAH), transtorno de conduta, transtorno afetivo bipolar (TAB). Uma dúvida frequente é quando considerar a agitação psicomotora parte do desenvolvimento normal infantil ou de...
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Adolescence is a phase in human development characterized by revolt, alternating childish and adult attitudes, and marked by many conflicting emotions and feelings which produce deep anxiety. Current research characterizes the social and environmental conditions of development and its implications and identifies the emo- tional factors that cause a...
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It is widely documented on literature the use of varied instruments – questionnaires, inventories, tests – on research as on behavioral clinical practice. In this paper we highlight the use of CBCL as a facilitator instrument for functional analysis of encopresis behavior presented by a 10 years old child. The instrument was used as an indicative o...
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A genética clínica é uma área que tem sido pouco explorada pela psicologia da saúde e que carece de intervenções psicossociais mais sistemáticas. Vem daí a preocupação por explicitar, como a Psicologia da Saúde pode contribuir para a atuação em saúde pública, em especial, nos Serviços de Aconselhamento Genético (SAGs). O estado de saúde ou de doenç...
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Pouco tem sido escrito sobre as dificuldades sofridas por pais de jovens com problemas de comportamento, embora muito tenha sido relatado sobre tais pais como influência nos comportamentos desviantes dos jovens. Vários autores postularam sobre a influência e os efeitos da parentalidade sobre o desenvolvimento e manutenção dos comportamentos dos fil...
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desafiadora para os psicólogos que nela se inserem. Sua relevância torna clara a necessidade de pesquisas que busquem maior consistência teórica e prática, fornecendo a estes profissionais modelos sistematizados de procedimentos, técnicas e avaliações com critérios melhor definidos. O presente trabalho buscou relatar o exercício da análise do compo...
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implementação do projeto intitulado "Atendimento Multidisciplinar na Clínica Psicológica da UEL: novas perspectivas para a promoção de saúde mental", ligado ao Programa Universidade Sem Fronteiras, do Governo Estadual do Paraná (SETI), que tem por objetivo tentar absorver os clientes que aguardam em fila de espera e promover atendimento a esta popu...
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The present study evaluated the effects of an intervention program to teach parenting skills to eight mothers of children with behavioral problems. The program is a replication of a previous study, comprising ten intervention sessions to access adherence and effects in different population. We used the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), interview wit...
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This study characterized 123 adolescents on probation and community services in a mid-size Brazilian city compared to 100 adolescents referred for assessment in a reference centre located in a mid-size city in Canada, aiming at identifying possible correlations between observed variables in a multicultural context. Data, in both countries, were col...
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The present study evaluated the frequency of bullying in a public school in Maringá, a city in Paraná, Brazil. It also charac- terized the occurrence of this specifi c type of violence. 180 students participated in the study, answering a questionnaire about bullying. Obtained data indicated that this phenomenon is more common than what the school is...
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This study aimed to characterize the physical and psychological damages caused by interfamilial child sexual abuse. Based on visits to a non- profit institution and on the contact with victims through structured plays, a correlation to available knowledge was done, aiming at identifying the con- sequences related to the issue. The victims, many tim...
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Current research presents an experience report of a psychologist working within the Canadian justice system with young offenders. A comparison between the Brazilian Child and Adolescent Statute and Canadian similar laws, called Youth Criminal Justice Act is provided. Procedures for the adolescent’s bio-psycho-social evaluation, as execution of alte...
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Este estudo traçou o perfil de adolescentes submetidos a medidas socioeducativas em uma cidade do interior de São Paulo, mediante exame de 123 prontuários de atendimento, em 2002. A análise das informações indicou que o fato de o adolescente não freqüentar a escola foi associado ao número crescente de reincidências, ao uso de entorpecentes e, també...
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The school is a protective factor for criminal behavior. This study characterized adolescents who attended programs for young offenders in a city located at São Paulo state. A total of 123 protcolos pertaining to the year 2002 were analyzed. Cross-data analysis showed that not attending school was related to increasing numbers of criminal reinciden...
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This paper presents a revision of risk factors associated with youth criminal behavior. The revision included scientific papers published between 1997 and 2003, the research being done with the following Keywords in English and Portuguese: young offender, delinquency, risk factors. Many studies described risk factors associated with criminal behavi...
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O presente estudo piloto teve como objetivo avaliar a ocorrência de Transtorno de Estresse Pós-Traumático (TEPT) e Depressão em mulheres vítimas de violência doméstica. Foram entrevistadas cinco mulheres adultas que sofriam agressões por parte do marido/companheiro por um período mínimo de seis meses. O levantamento dos dados foi realizado por meio...
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Biblioteca Comunitária da UFSCar Este estudo faz parte de um programa de pesquisa, visando o desenvolvimento de repertórios socialmente adequados, que possam diminuir a reincidência de adolescentes em atos infracionais. A clientela atendida nas medidas sócioeducativas de Prestação de Serviços à Comunidade e Liberdade Assistida na cidade de São Carl...

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Study family violence and related process and concepts
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Evaluate papers about interview techniques of child sexual abuse