Amalia Raquel Pérez Nebra

Amalia Raquel Pérez Nebra
University of Zaragoza | UNIZAR · Departamento de Psicología y Sociología

Doctor of Psychology

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Introduction
Amalia is a visiting lecturer at the Department of Administration of the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and professor in the Psychology Department at the Valencian International University, Spain. She teaches research methodology, work and organizational behaviour (WOP), and applied social psychology. She is a member and was director of the Brazilian Society of WOP (SBPOT) and a member of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) and Future of Work (FoWOP). She also likes art.
Additional affiliations
July 2020 - present
University of Brasília
Position
  • Professor
April 2019 - present
Universidad Internacional de València, València, Spain
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
September 2017 - July 2019
University of Valencia
Position
  • Visitant Teacher
Education
August 2006 - July 2010
University of Brasília
Field of study
  • Social Psychology

Publications

Publications (92)
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Based on the importance of the stress phenomenon, this research sought to evaluate the relationship between stress, coping strategies, negative life events and biological markers, based on the Transactional Stress Model. A general hypothesis of mediation was formulated: coping strategies would mediate the relationship between negative life events a...
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O objetivo deste capítulo é apresentar o Inquérito Apreciativo (IA) (Appreciative Inquire em inglês as vezes é traduzido por Pesquisa Apreciativa ou Investigação Apreciativa). Os objetivos específicos da aprendizagem é que o leitor ao final seja capaz de: • Diferenciar o IA de outras abordagens predominantes da psicologia positiva • Descrever a abo...
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O estudo do preconceito é complexo e é abordado por diversas áreas, como sociologia, enfermagem, psicologia, história, política e economia. No Brasil, relaciona-se com temas como sexualidade, estresse, saúde mental, estigma social, vulnerabilidade social, acessibilidade, direito à saúde, ageísmo/etarismo e HIV/aids, além de outras doenças infectoco...
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The International Labor Organization considers that gender equality and hours for free time and adequate rest are part of the essential dimensions of decent work. This work aims to analyze parents' recovery experiences in the situation of mandatory telework, controlled by job satisfaction. The research has been developed in Brazil, one of the count...
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Admissions in ICUs are potentially adverse events that present significant challenges to the patients's relatives. This study aimed to describe the stressful events and coping strategies adopted by relatives of patients admitted to the ICU. In total, 35 individuals participated and answered a sociodemographic questionnaire, the Environmental Stress...
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Livro organizado por Gardênia da Silva Abbad, Jairo Eduardo Borges-Andrade, Luciana Mourão e Sonia Maria Guedes Gondim Acesso ao eBook: http://vetoreditora.rds.land/e-book-desenho-e-redesenho https://books.google.com.br/books?id=lNNkEAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=pt-BR#v=onepage&q&f=false
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Livro organizado por Gardênia da Silva Abbad, Jairo Eduardo Borges-Andrade, Luciana Mourão e Sonia Maria Guedes Gondim Acesso ao eBook: http://vetoreditora.rds.land/e-book-desenho-e-redesenho https://books.google.com.br/books?id=lNNkEAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=pt-BR#v=onepage&q&f=false
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Acquiring intercultural competences is critical in order to avoid prejudice and increase tolerance in the global workforce. This case study describes and evaluates a learning experience designed to develop intercultural competences. Cross-cultural leadership theories were incorporated into the syllabus of a Work and Organizational Psychology (WOP)...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the economic market and labor contexts worldwide. Brazil has suffered one of the worst social and governmental managements of the COVID-19 crisis, forcing workers and organizations to develop coping strategies. This environment can affect both well-being and performance at work. Sustainable well-being at work refe...
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Identifying criminal infractions through police investigation is among the attributions of the Civil Police. The extensive workload and the advancement of violence expose police officers to the risk of becoming ill due to burnout. The present study aims to test an integrated model in which burnout will be predicted by the demands and resources of t...
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Studies suggest that work characteristics may be related to workers' wellbeing. However, little is known about how these work characteristics may influence telework wellbeing in the face of the long period of social isolation and restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This study aimed to relate work characteristics in remote work to wellbeing using a tw...
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Sickness-related absenteeism in teachers represents financial, social, and human costs. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between work characteristics and lengths of absence. The main hypothesis is that different work characteristics are predictors of different lengths of absenteeism. In total, 1,530 teachers participated in the study. T...
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Sickness-related absenteeism in teachers represents financial, social, and human costs. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between work characteristics and lengths of absence. The main hypothesis is that different work characteristics are predictors of different lengths of absenteeism. In total, 1,530 teachers participated in the study. T...
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Compreender os problemas organizacionais e do trabalho na educação pública tem o propósito de melhorar tanto o desempenho dos profissionais quanto de os proteger. Esta relação entre bem-estar e desempenho pode não ser linear. O objetivo deste trabalho é testar a relação entre ambos e seus possíveis antecedentes. 2.668 trabalhadores da rede pública...
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Although it is generally considered that quality of life (QoL) is related to blood markers, there are different approaches to the relation between these variables. We proposed here a dynamic interaction test. The aim was to ascertain which blood indicators relate to QoL through a network perspective in a common population. Answered a questionnaire...
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Brazil is known to have a humorous population, but could this humor moderate the relation between negative events and blood markers? This study was designed to conceptually replicate the work of Martin and Dobbin (1988) to investigate whether the sense of humor moderates the immunosuppressive effect of stress. Ninety participants (81% female and 19...
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O objetivo deste capítulo é apresentar diferentes modelos de intervenção. Os objetivos específicos da aprendizagem é que o leitor ao final seja capaz de: • Executar os passos de resolução de problemas sociais • Descrever diferentes modelos de intervenção • Descrever as semelhanças entre os modelos de intervenção • Descrever as diferenças entre...
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The pursuit of high levels of performance and well-being at work is a shared goal in societies nowadays. The happy-productive worker thesis (HPWT) proposes a positive relationship, where “happy” workers will perform better than “unhappy” workers. However, other relationships found in the literature have encouraged a revision of this thesis. This sy...
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Orientation: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused a ‘coronafication’ of research and academia, including the instrumentalisation of academic research towards the demands of society and governments. Whilst an enormous number of special issues and articles are devoted on the topic, there are few fundamental reflections on how t...
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Purpose: This study aimed to assess whether self-reported productivity despite presenteeism may be affected by biomarkers and hormones and how these physiological indicators can interact with each other to explain the presenteeism dimensions. Methods: This pilot study included 180 healthy participants with a mean age of 41.22 years (SD = 13.58),...
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A Secretaria de Educação do Distrito Federal (SEEDF) apresenta um dos melhores conjuntos de benefício aos trabalhadores, mas não consegue refletir isso na melhora do desempenho dos alunos ou dos professores nas escolas. Assim, o objetivo deste trabalho foi descrever como a variável de desempenho aparece de maneira subjetiva e objetiva na Secretaria...
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and Methodist of São Paulo (Brazil). He was responsible for more than 30 research projects with a length of time larger than two years, supported by local, Spanish, and European agencies. These projects had goals related to methodological development and knowledge production. They covered a wide range of topics such as well-being at work, burnout a...
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This paper describes the experience of an extension project performed in a Court of Justice with over-indebted consumers from 2015 to 2017. Meanwhile, the creation of the Over-indebted Prevention and Treatment Program and the Judicial center of conflict resolution - overindebted has led to 1,142 participants undergoing treatment operations and 1,29...
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Las nuevas tecnologías de la comunicación posibilitan los intercambios virtuales y favorecen así la internacionalización de la educación. Cabe destacar que los intercambios virtuales son una forma más inclusiva de acercar la internacionalización de la educación ya que es una alternativa accesible a la mayoría del estudiantado. Este trabajo describe...
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The purpose was to seek validity evidences of scales based on the model of reactions of higher education professors about the evaluation of graduate programs conducted by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (Capes). The scales of satisfaction, justice perception, utility perception, and accuracy perception...
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Adherence to care refers to behavior consistent with the approach and the type of treatment proposed by the health team. This article aims to carry out a systematic review of publications between 2009 and 2018, aiming at the typification of axes of adherence to care after bariatric surgery and the verification of axes little or nothing explored. A...
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This paper aimed to describe predictors of presenteism in the school context, specifically burnout and leadership. Questionnaires were used as a data collection instrument. Participants were 366 all of them teachers of Secretaria de Estado da Educação do Distrito Federal. They worked in different schools and various regions of Distrito Federal. Lin...
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Concerning the crisis caused by the pandemic COVID-19, several measures were adopted by the authorities that impacted people in general, but we have especial impacts in the work context. Among them is the social distance that has resulted in compulsory teleworking. As an action to support workers, the Brazilian Association of Organizational and Wor...
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Resumo: O objetivo deste trabalho foi descrever a experiência de um projeto de extensão realizado em um XXX, com consumidores superendividados no período de 2015-2017. Acompanhou-se nesse período o surgimento do XXX e do XXX que atendeu um total de 1142 participantes em ações de tratamento e 1296 pessoas em ações de prevenção (apuração em 05/07/201...
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Purpose: Test job fulfillment as a mediator of the relationship between work design and presenteeism in teachers. Originality/value: Presenteeism is one of the reasons for teachers to underperform in the classroom. Many models explain organizational results, among which the Job Characteristics Model. That model, however, has not yet been tested wi...
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Resumo: Esse estudo tem como objetivo comparar as interpretações de professores readaptados e gestores acerca do processo de readaptação do professor. Trata-se de uma pesquisa qualitativa, com dados secundários coletados em Fóruns Regionais sobre Readaptação no Distrito Federal. Os dados foram submetidos a uma análise de conteúdo, sendo realizada u...
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The objective of this study was to measure the impact of a work redesign intervention based on the social information processing approach in an emotional work context. The research used a quasi-experimental panel design with pretest and post-test measurement, with intervention and control groups. A hundred and one health professionals participated...
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A climate of presenteeism has important effects on employee well-being and the organization itself. Our study, based on surveys of health sector employees in six different countries (Brazil, Ecuador, Lebanon, Portugal, Russia and Spain) examines whether organizational justice plays a mediating role in the relationship between a presenteeism climate...
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Research on workers’ proactive behaviors has increased in recent years, emphasizing the need for a more active workforce. In this context, research has been carried out on idiosyncratic deals (i-deals), that is, individualized work arrangements that employees negotiate with their employers about aspects that are mutually beneficial. Because this re...
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O suporte social, usualmente, é considerado uma variável positiva no ambiente de trabalho. Entretanto, há outras facetas deste construto complexo que não são abordadas nos instrumentos padronizados disponíveis. Suporte social pressupõe a crença de que se é valorizado, estimado e que se pode contar com insumos e com redes de informações confiáveis p...
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Work design refers to the study, creation, and modification of the composition, content, structure of tasks and roles and the environment in which they are performed. A measure with evidence of validity is necessary to understand the impact of work design on people and organizations. To obtain such evidence in the Brazilian context, we conducted tw...
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Validating the four factor structure of Triandis and Gelfand’s Individualism and Collectivism short scale in Brazilian-Portuguese Purpose: Current literature states that Horizontal and Vertical Individualism and Collectivism (HVIC) are key constructs in cross-cultural research for their practical use and power to orient Human Resources practices. T...
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Purpose: Sustainable Well-Being at Work Model (SWBW) suggests that the relation between well-being and performance is organized in synergic and antagonist patterns, indicating that this relation is more complex than the happy productive worker linearism suggested before. Founded on the SWBW model we tested four patterns of the relation between well...
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Purpose: To describe the sources of the meaning of work. This research was carried out with civil servants who implement employment policies in the Federal District of Brazil, trying to reintegrate people back into the labor market. Originality/value: This work describes how the different sources affect the construction of the meaning of work. We i...
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Purpose: To describe the sources of the meaning of work. This research was carried out with civil servants who implement employment policies in the Federal District of Brazil, trying to reintegrate people back into the labor market. Originality/value: This work describes how the different sources affect the construction of the meaning of work. We...
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Introducción: Los valores y las metas personales resultaran en bienestar cuando se permitan ajustes a las personas en las organizaciones. El modelo propuesto en esta investigación examina el papel mediador del contrato idiosincrático entre los valores humanos y bienestar. Específicamente se analizó la relación entre los valores humanos individualis...
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This study examines whether the relationship between the employees’ perceived job autonomy may be prone to the contextual influence of supervisor support and presenteeism climate in explaining the attendance behaviors of presenteeism–the employees’ decision to attend work despite being ill or not feeling well. Does work context play a role on prese...
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Introducción: El contrato idiosincrático hace referencia a acuerdos no contractuales que voluntariamente y de manera personalizada se negocian entre empleado y empleador. Se han hallado en la literatura tres tipos de contrato idiosincrático para desarrollar (ej. Promoción), para flexibilizar la relación con la organización, y para reducir la carga...
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Estar fisicamente no local de trabalho e não ter condições de pleno desempenho é o fenômeno denominado presenteísmo. Este fenômeno apresenta interface psicossomática e frequentemente acomete os trabalhadores. Porém, os processos fisiológicos ligados ao desempenho dos trabalhadores não são conhecidos. O objetivo deste trabalho foi investigar a relaç...
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Os índices de adoecimento e, consequentemente, de afastamento do trabalho entre professores são amplamente conhecidos, mas os fenômenos ligados a sua readaptação ao trabalho não. Considerando a relevância do tema, o objetivo deste trabalho foi comparar a percepção de professores readaptados e de gestores sobre o processo de readaptação. Para alcanç...
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Occupational stress and coping strategies have increasingly become the focus of research for their applied feature. The aim of this study was to investigate how social support has helped people deal with stressful situations in the workplace. In order to reach this aim an exploratory mixed method embedded research design was conducted. Study 1, qua...
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A experiência de um ambiente hospitalar apontam para a falta de estrutura física e ad- ministrativa e a quantidade insuficiente de funcionários para atender de forma adequada os usu- ários do serviço. Essa sobrecarga de trabalho traz à tona dois fatores importantes, o absenteísmo que diz respeito aos afastamentos breves ou prolongados e o presenteí...
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O objetivo deste trabalho foi relacionar estilos de consumo (anticonsumo e materialismo) com a avaliação de compra de produtos (não) conspícuos. O estilo de consumo antimaterialista contém três dimensões: frugalidade, simplicidade voluntária e avareza. A frugalidade é o estilo relacionado aquele indivíduo que troca o prazer imediato pela gratificaç...
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A justiça tem chamado a psicologia para dialogar e atuar em conjunto com fenômenos tais como o superendividamento. O brasileiro é um dos povos que mais deve no mundo, estima-se que 66% do brasileiro seja devedor. Dívida não significa atraso no pagamento, mas que a pessoa não foi capaz de comprar com os recursos que tinha naquele momento. O superend...
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A Relação entre Presenteísmo e Comprometimento Organizacional de Professores A interação sujeito-trabalho, além de abranger aspectos positivos, pode ocasionar ou intensificar o estresse e a doença. Profissionais que desenvolvem atividades de cuidado e de assistência para os receptores de seu serviço podem ter uma alta carga emocional no trabalho. O...
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A presente pesquisa é um estudo experimental com desenho 2x2x2 (validação e invalidação de pensamento; relação cognição e emoção nos grupos de homens e mulheres), tem como objetivo verificar se a validação e a invalidação de pensamento e a cognição-emoção interfere na compra de determinados produtos comparando homens e mulheres. A metacognição é o...
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Presenteísmo, fenômeno presente nas organizações, vem despertando interesse de pes- quisadores em todo o mundo, porém, no Brasil, é ainda pouco conhecido. Presenteísmo está rela- cionado ao fato do profissional estar presente no local de trabalho, mas por problema de saúde, de ordem física ou psicológica, não consegue cumprir suas atividades labora...
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Turnover in the cleaning service sector is identified in the literature as a major problem in this area of activity, but there are few studies relating meaning of work and turnover. This research investigated the correlation between turnover among cleaning workers and the meaning of work, via a case study. Two studies were conducted using individua...
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O presente trabalho tem como objetivo generalizar os estudos de Kaplan (1995), testando a capacidade de restauração da atenção concentrada utilizando jogos de tabuleiro e apresenta como hipóteses: H0 – O jogo de tabuleiro não influencia na restauração da atenção e H1 – O jogo de tabuleiro potencializa a restauração da atenção. Kaplan afirma que a a...
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O campo do comportamento do consumidor abrange o estudo dos processos que en- volvem indivíduos ou grupos quando usam ou descartam produtos para satisfazer necessida- des e desejos. Até 2012, no Brasil, somente 25,5% da população afirmam ter feito uso contínuo de preservativo nos últimos 12 meses e, quando o parceiro é considerado fixo, apenas 19%....
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A Psicologia Positiva surgiu na década de 1990 trazendo um novo olhar sobre os estudos na área de Psicologia. O foco deixou de ser exclusivamente nas causas do sofrimento, passando a incluir os construtos positivos que podem contribuir para que as pessoas sejam mais felizes e pro- dutivas. Seguindo esta linha, um dos principais objetivos da Psicolo...
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We validate an instrumento based on the Transteoretical Model (Prochaska) to condon use.
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Social support is a concept that includes many kinds of behaviors and that is connected to the ways of social conviviality, being considered essential to those. This study had as the main goal to translate and adapt, through factorial analysis and concurrent validation, the Inventory of Socially Supportive Behaviors (ISSB). The inventories were ans...
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Resumen La literatura viene mostrando que el individualismo-colectivismo en las manifestaciones horizontales y verticales es un importante constructo para trabajar en diferentes organizaciones. Considerando las dimensiones brasileras, la cultura organizacional es un relevante predictor de una serie de comportamientos. Todavía, no hay un instrumento...
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Resumo O presente trabalho investigou a efetividade de campanhas de comunicação no combate à violência contra mulheres e teve por objetivo descrever a direção de influência do princípio do contraste para esse tipo de campanha pública. Um experimento foi desenhado com dois grupos (assimilação e contraste) e dele participaram 60 homens. Apresentou-se...
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Expertise is one of the ways one can make one’s behaviors become automatic, and with consumption it is no different. Explanatory models of this sort of behavior described in the literature up to now have considered only conscious or rational buying, and do not apply to automatic buying. The model proposed here is inspired by, and adapted from, the...
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O objetivo deste trabalho foi estudar o automatismo e a acessibilidade crônica, por meio da comparação entre a comunicação formal (mídia) e a informal (discurso verbal), testando a hipótese do agenda setting como uma possibilidade de investigação. O Estudo 1 foi realizado por meio de entrevistas semiestruturadas a grupos diferentes de mulheres. O E...
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RESUMO A presente pesquisa teve como objetivo analisar o custo humano da atividade de trabalho de cabeleireiros do Distrito Federal. Realizaram-se entrevistas e observações livres em salões de beleza. Foram usados dois referenciais teóricos para embasar a pesquisa: Psicodinâmica do Trabalho e Ergonomia da Atividade. Nos resultados apareceram mais v...
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PUBLICIDADE Cómo la cultura influencia la elección de una propaganda? Un test transcultural Resumo A presente pesquisa tem como propósito descrever a diferença entre os tipos motivacionais de valores de brasileiros e estadunidenses na avaliação de propagandas de produtos estéticos. Procura-se analisar qual peça e marca são preferidas pelo responden...
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to validate the content of persuasive messages for promoting walking among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). The messages were constructed to strengthen or change patients' attitudes to walking. the selection of persuasive arguments was based on behavioral beliefs (determinants of attitude) related to walking. The messages were constructe...
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This study is based on the approach of the epidemiology of work by Codo, Soratto and Vasques-Menezes (2004), and it aims at identifying psychological impacts of telework on the mental health of teleworkers. It is worth noting that mental health was taken as a variable of interest and that it was associated with three relationship dimensions that co...
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A AIDS ganhou notoriedade nos meios de comunicação de massa brasileiros no início da década de oitenta, quando a imprensa passou a noticiar a epidemia nos moldes dos noticiários norte-americanos. Contudo, as primeiras campanhas vinculadas ao Ministério da Saúde vieram ao ar apenas em meados da década, com a veiculação dos primeiros filmes em cadeia...
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The current research aimed at adapting, developing and validating Brazilian scales related to body image norms for both genders. In study 1, SATAQ revealed a problematic two-factor structure. Study 2 focused on the development of Male and Female Body Image Scales. Both scales revealed a two-factor structure, comprising the factors "general internal...