Antonio J Rojas-Tejada

Antonio J Rojas-Tejada
Universidad de Almería | UAL · Department of Psychology

Doctor en Psicología / Psychology PhD
Psychology

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October 1994 - present
Universidad de Almería
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Education
September 2005 - September 2013
October 1991 - October 1998
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Psicología
September 1986 - June 1991
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Psychology

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Publications (140)
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Introduction Psychological pain is understood as an intolerable and disturbing mental state characterized by an internal experience of negative emotions. This study was aimed at making a Spanish adaptation of the Psychache Scale by Holden and colleagues in a sample of young adults. Material and methods The scale evaluates psychological pain as a s...
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This study aimed to analyze the relationship among different evaluative reactions of the intergroup attitudes and contact in Spanish adolescents evaluating different ethnic minorities and in immigrant-background adolescents evaluating Spanish youth. This study was based on psychosocial models of great impact in the study of intergroup relations suc...
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La creencia de que algunos animales son más valiosos que otros (especismo) se ve influida por un sistema de creencias que legitima el matar animales para su consumo recurriendo a una serie de justificaciones (carnismo). Piazza y colaboradores crearon una escala (Escala 4N) para recoger esta variable, en la que engloban estas justificaciones en las...
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In the study of human-animal relationships, it is common to use measures of general attitudes toward animals. However, it is possible that those general attitudes toward animals only reflect specific attitudes toward precise categories of animals, such as pets, profitable animals, along with others. It is therefore relevant to have measures that ca...
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This systematic review identifies the psychological variables associated with the use of harm reduction strategies (HRS) among university students who use alcohol or cannabis. The reviewed studies are categorized according to the psychological variables studied and the different analytic approaches used (direct effects, mediation, and moderation)....
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This study analyzes the psychometric properties of a Spanish adaptation of two of the most widely used instruments for the measurement of the general attitudes toward animals: Animal Attitude Scale (AAS; there are three versions of 20, 10, and 5 items) and Speciesism Scale (SS). The Spanish adaptation of both scales followed the guidelines of the I...
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This study analyzes the psychometric properties of a Spanish adaptation of two of the most widely used instruments for the measurement of the general attitudes toward animals: Animal Attitude Scale (AAS; there are three versions of 20, 10, and 5 items) and Speciesism Scale (SS). The Spanish adaptation of both scales followed the guidelines of the I...
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The importance of assessing the morality of the out-group or their members has undoubted adaptive value. Morality is related to the perceived intentions of others toward us and/or our in-group (whether they pose harm or benefit). When we evaluate the morality of an out-group, our thoughts are quicker, more extreme, and more strongly associated with...
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Speciesism can be seen as an ideology in which humans appear intrinsically more valuable than individuals of other species. In the human-nonhuman animal relationship, our treatment or use of animals can be considered an indicator of the general attitude toward them. Actually, one of the most widely used measures to assess the general attitude towar...
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The literature has shown that the dimensions of social perception used to explain human-human relationships could also be used to explain human-animal relationships. In recent years, there has been growing interest of attitudes towards different targets from a network perspective. From the Causal Attitude Network Model, attitudes are conceptualized...
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In the field of suicide, three theories (the interpersonal theory of suicide—IPTS, the integrated motivational–volitional—IMV—model, and the three-step theory—3ST) have emerged within the ideation-to-action framework. These theories distinguish between two processes, the development of suicidal ideation and the progression from ideation to suicidal...
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Antecedentes: El Modelo Integrado Motivacional-Volitivo contempla la ideación suicida como una reacción psicológica a una situación que se percibe como una derrota junto a la percepción de estar atrapado/a y sin posible escape ni rescate. Objetivo: El presente estudio tiene como objetivo adaptar al contexto español y analizar las propiedades psico...
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El Modelo Ampliado de Aculturación Relativa (MAAR) propone distintos ámbitos de la realidad sociocultural (político, bienestar social, laboral, económico, social, familiar, religioso y de valores) que pueden clasificarse en ámbitos públicos-periféricos o privados-centrales según el grado de preferencia en mantener la cultura de origen y adoptar la...
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Antecedentes: El Modelo Integrado Motivacional-Volitivo contempla la ideación suicida como una reacción psicológica a una situación que se percibe como una derrota junto a la percepción de estar atrapado/a y sin posible escape ni rescate. Objetivo: El presente estudio tiene como objetivo adaptar al contexto español y analizar las propiedades psicom...
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Several studies have emphasized the heterogeneity of fibromyalgia patients. Furthermore, fibromyalgia patients are considered a high-risk suicide group. The ideation-to-action framework proposes a set of transdiagnostic psychological factors involved in the development of suicidal ideation. The present study aims to explore the existence of differe...
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Background Relapse in drug use constitutes a research topic on addiction that is relevant for understanding both the addictive process and its clinical implications. The objective of this study was to explore if it is possible to identify patient profiles according to their performance on cognitive tasks whilst examining the relationship between su...
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Background: Protective behavioral strategies (PBS) have shown utility in reducing alcohol-related negative consequences. The Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale (PBSS) is one of the most widely used and well-validated instruments for evaluating these strategies. However, a Spanish adaptation of this or any other measure of PBS is not available....
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According to the literature, psychological pain and entrapment are fundamental variables in the prediction of suicidal ideation. The aim of this paper is to analyse the moderating role of psychological pain in the relationship between entrapment-suicidal ideation. A sample of 620 participants between the ages of 18-35 years (51.1% women) was recrui...
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Background: According to the integrated motivational–volitional model of suicide, the perception of defeat and entrapment are the variables involved in the development of suicidal ideation. However, entrapment is not an inevitable consequence of feeling defeated. This transition is moderated by a set of variables relating to the ability to resolve...
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The presence of adolescents with immigrant backgrounds in Spain is a structural phenomenon with major implications and challenges for intergroup coexistence. The purpose of this study is to analyse the possible existence of psychosocial profiles in these adolescents. Using latent class cluster models (LCCM), profiles were identified where these ado...
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A theoretical assumption of the integrated motivational-volitional (IMV) model positions perceived burdensomeness (PB) and thwarted belongingness (TB) as moderators on the entrapment-suicidal ideation/intention relationship. The present study analyzed the expected combined effects of PB × TB on the relationship between entrapment and suicidal ideat...
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This study identifies patterns of simultaneous polysubstance use (SPU) in partygoers, their associated characteristics, and their differences in terms of acute effects experienced. We used a web-based survey with 1345 partygoers who reported using at least one substance during the past year, collecting information on drug use and drug-related acute...
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Background The Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS-II) is composed of 99 items organized into 18 specific scales that provides dimensional assessment of depression, anxiety and bipolar symptoms. To date, IDAS-II is only available in the English and Turkish population. The main purpose of this study is to adapt the IDAS-II to the Span...
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Acculturation preferences of the majority towards minorities influence how their acculturation process takes place. According to the relative acculturation extended model (RAEM), these preferences depend on the area (public or private) in which it occurs. The aim of this study is to analyse the acculturation preference profiles of Spaniards towards...
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Introducción: El dolor psicológico es entendido como un estado mental intolerable y perturbador caracterizado por una experiencia interna de emociones negativas. El presente estudio tiene como objetivo realizar una adaptación al contexto español de la escala de dolor psicológico de Holden et al. en adultos jóvenes. Material y métodos: La escala eva...
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In general, the Attitudes toward Sexual Behaviors (ASB) or Sexual Attitudes measures have not been focused in the conjoint measurement of persons and items in the same construct, and have not reflected the new sexual behaviors neither the context where sexual behaviors take place. The purpose of this study was to provide evidence of the validity of...
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The aim of this work was to develop a new scale, the Morality Stereotype Content Scale (MSCS), and to analyze its psychometric properties. The MSCS contains both positive and negative morality- specific attributes. MSCS utility stands out for its concision and its translation ease. The study was developed with the collaboration of a sample of 550 S...
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According to the interpersonal theory of suicide, thwarted belongingness and perceived burdensomeness are key elements in the development of suicidal ideation. The Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire (INQ) was developed to assess the degree of frustration of these two interpersonal needs related to suicidal ideation. This study aims to analyze the ps...
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It is important to have psychometrically sound measures of various types of sexual attitudes because sexual attitudes are related to sexual health and sexual behaviour. There are few measures focused on attitudes toward sexual behaviours. In addition, existing measures do not include items that assess online sexual behaviours and/or the context in...
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In this work we present empirical network models as a new approach in the investigation of stereotype structure. We will argue that empirical network models can provide more insight into stereotype structure because they do not suffer from the inherent constraints of factor analysis and multidimensional scaling (e.g., group features interpreted hom...
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The UPPS Impulsive Behaviour Scale (with five dimensions of impulsive behaviour) is being widely used. One of the handicaps of this instrument is its relatively long administration time. This has led to the development of a short version: SUPPS-P. There are no studies comparing the relationship between the SUPPS-P scores and the original UPPS-P sco...
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El objetivo del estudio es analizar diferentes tipos de comportamientos sexuales (CS; convencionales diádicos, en solitario, a través de las TIC y no convencionales) que los jóvenes refieren haber realizado o que podrían realizar, y comparar entre hombres y mujeres. Participaron un total de 886 jóvenes heterosexuales entre 18 y 30 años seleccionado...
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Resumen Abstract Tabla de Contenido La persistencia de prejuicios y estereotipos hacia las personas de etnia gitana en España perpetúa el trato negativo hacia este colectivo. En este trabajo se analizan dos perfiles distintos de personas del grupo mayoritario conformados con sus puntuaciones en variables de estereotipos de moralidad, y reacciones e...
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The prediction of sexual behaviors in emerging adult population is important because the number of sexually active individuals is high, and many young adults engage in sexually risky behaviors. Attitudes are an effective way to predict behaviors. The attitude–behavior relation is stronger when both attitude and behavior are measured at equivalent l...
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The comorbidity between Personality Disorders and Substance Use Disorders is well documented. Relationships between these two mental disorders are complex, and their concomitance generates poorer therapeutic prognosis and more severe psychosocial problems than either disorder alone. The purpose of this study was to compare three models of the relat...
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Stereotype dimensions—competence, morality and sociability—are fundamental to studying the perception of other groups. These dimensions have shown moderate/high positive correlations with each other that do not reflect the theoretical expectations. The explanation for this (e.g., halo effect) undervalues the utility of the shared variance identifie...
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Las investigaciones sobre las actitudes prejuiciosas de los grupos minoritarios hacia la mayoría dominante son aún escasas, y las existentes se limitan al colectivo afroamericano, principalmente en EE. UU. Este trabajo pretende ser una primera aproximación a la forma que adoptan las actitudes de los inmigrantes magrebíes hacia la población española...
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El objetivo del estudio es analizar en jóvenes el uso del preservativo, el número de parejas sexuales y la edad de debut sexual en coito vaginal, sexo oral y sexo anal, y comparar entre hombres y mujeres (primera parte del estudio), así como analizar si existen diferencias según el comportamiento sexual realizado en las tres variables (segunda part...
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The identification of different personality risk profiles for substance misuse is useful in preventing substance-related problems. This study aims to test the psychometric properties of a new version of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) for Spanish college students. Cross-sectional study with 455 undergraduate students from four Spanish...
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Resumen Abstract original adicciones vol. xx, nº x · 2017 The identification of different personality risk profiles for substance misuse is useful in preventing substance-related problems. This study aims to test the psychometric properties of a new version of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) for Spanish college students. Cross-sectiona...
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Competence, morality and sociability dimensions have shown to be essential to measure stereotypes. Theoretically, the attributes associated with the negative pole of morality are more reliable and have shown to have higher evaluative weight. However, the current research usually employs only positive attributes to measure each dimension. Since the...
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El objetivo de este trabajo ha sido analizar la erotofobia-erotofilia, la asertividad sexual y el deseo sexual, tanto diádico como solitario, de mujeres inmigrantes que ejercen la prostitución, así como compararlos con una muestra de mujeres inmigrantes y otra de mujeres españolas que no se dedican a la prostitución.
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Objective: The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of psychiatric comorbidity and severity of dependence on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Methods: One hundred and ninety-eight substance use disorder (SUD) patients were recruited from an outpatient center that provides treatment for SUD. The International Personality Disorder Ex...
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Background: In the field of drug and alcohol abuse, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has been used as an important clinical and research outcome. The aim of this study was to establish score linkages (concordance) among three HRQoL assessment tools: WHOQOL-BREF, DUQOL and HRQOLDA scores, applying a Rasch-based common person equating procedur...
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The specific aim of this study was to analyze the psychometric properties of the English version of the Health-Related Quality of Life for Drug Abusers Test (HRQoLDA Test) applying the Rasch model, and emphasizing fit between empirical data and theoretical Rasch model assumptions; item(s) category probability curve; and precision in terms of inform...
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Therapeutic success in the treatment of alcohol use disorders highly depends on an appropriate diagnosis. The Substance Dependence Severity Scale –SDSS- is a scale that assesses substance dependence in dimensional terms and that follows the diagnostic criteria established by the international classification systems. The aim of this study is to prov...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to estimate the reliability and provide evidence for the validity of the Spanish version of the Substance Dependence Severity Scale (SDSS). Methods: A total of 211 substance abusers recruited at a public center that provides treatment for substance-related disorders in an outpatient setting were assessed. R...
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The main goal of this study was to identify acculturation preference profiles using cluster analysis in public and private areas of culture in the host and immigrant populations, and to find out the relationship between these profiles and prejudice levels. Four hundred and ninety-nine Spaniards and 500 Romanians participated in a survey. The sampli...
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Background: Raves may be considered recreational settings in which drug use and health risks related to polydrug use are higher than in others. Harm reduction behaviors implemented by ravers are of particular relevance in reducing such risks. This study analyzes harm reduction behaviors and their relationship to raver polysubstance use patterns....
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La Substance Dependence Severity Scale �SDSS- es una de las pocas escalas que evalua la dependencia y abuso a sustancias segun criterios DSM en terminos dimensionales. Diferentes estudios psicometricos han aportado evidencias de validez y fiabilidad en su version inglesa, aunque no se dispone de una version en espanol. El objetivo de este trabajo h...
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The Substance Dependence Severity Scale -SDSS- is one of the few scales that assesses substance dependence and abuse according DSM criteria in dimensional terms. Several studies have provided evidence of psychometric validity and reliability in its English version, but there is no Spanish version available. The aim of this work was to describe the...
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This work falls within the framework of the study of acculturation processes of natives and immigrants. Its goal is to test an explanatory multi-group model of natives' acculturation attitudes as a function of diverse psychosocial variables: Prejudice and natives' appraisal of their own culture (in a direct way) and inter-group contact and perceive...
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Resumen Abstract The high drug use that occurs at raves and the specific characteristics of these parties make them a high risk recreational context the health of participants. The aim of this paper is to establish a categorization of research on drug use and raves according to their objectives and main results. Knowledge and research needs identif...
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The high drug use that occurs at raves and the specific characteristics of these parties make them a high risk recreational context the health of participants. The aim of this paper is to establish a categorization of research on drug use and raves according to their objectives and main results. Knowledge and research needs identified as a result o...
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En el presente trabajo se comparan dos estrategias de ajuste de los datos al modelo. La primera de ellas, llamada estrategia Items-Sujetos-Total (IST), se presenta estructurada en tres etapas donde se evalúa: primero, el ajuste de los items; segundo el de los sujetos, y por último, el ajuste global de los datos al modelo (items y sujetos). La segun...
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Introducción. En este trabajo se realiza una evaluación de las creencias sobre los agrupamientos inclusivos del profesorado de español para extranjeros del programa de Aulas Temporales de Adaptación Lingüística (ATAL). El programa ATAL se ha implantado en Anda-lucía, España, como medida de atención a la diversidad del alumnado inmigrante. Se plante...
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The present study focuses on the Temporary Classroom of Linguistic Adaptation program (TCLA program) in which specialist teachers (Spanish as a foreign language teachers—SFL teachers) teach Spanish to immigrants who are not proficient in the language. We suggest that support for immigrant students in Spanish schools should adopt a new inclusive edu...
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The aim of the work is to evaluate if there are differences in similarity perceived depending on the acculturation option of natives and immigrant. It will also be taken into account the Relative Acculturation Extended Model (RAEM) socio-cultural domains (public and private). This study involved two samples of Spaniards (499 Spaniards rating Romani...
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ste trabajo se enmarca en el estudio del prejuicio en las pobla- ciones autóctona e inmigrante. El objetivo es llevar a cabo un estudio de las propiedades psicométricas de una nueva medida de la actitud de prejuicio para los diferentes grupos (mayorías y minorías), el Test de Actitud Prejui- ciosa (TAP). El TAP se basa en una concepción tricomponen...
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Objetivos: El presente estudio tiene como objetivo describir los efectos positivos y negativos percibidos por asistentes a fiestas rave underground, y analizar las relaciones existentes entre las drogas consumidas y los efectos percibidos. Método: estudio realizado entre 252 asistentes a 22 fiestas raves underground celebradas en Andalucía, entre l...
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Resumen La cocaína es, tras el cannabis, la sustancia de comercio ilegal más consumida en Europa y Es‑ paña. Su uso está fundamentalmente vinculado a los contextos recreativos de ocio y a jóve‑ nes‑adultos, quienes son reticentes a contactar con los servicios asistenciales, acudiendo a estos cuando desarrollan problemas graves. Por ello, resulta ne...
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El objetivo del trabajo es comprobar si existen diferencias en similitud percibida en función de la opción de aculturación preferida por autóctonos e inmigrantes, teniendo en cuenta los ámbitos socioculturales, públicos y privados, del Modelo Ampliado de Aculturación Relativa (MAAR). Participaron dos muestras de españoles (499 españoles evaluaban a...
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The construction sector has been one of the main driving forces of the prosperous economic period during the last decade in Spain. The expansion of this sector enabled the hiring of many native Spanish as well as immigrant workers. Lately, however, the economic crisis has caused alarming job destruction in this sector. This has resulted in a great...
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Introduction. The aim of this paper is to assess Spanish as a Foreign Language Teachers' beliefs about inclusive groupings in Temporary Classroom of Linguistic Adaptation program (TCLA program). TCLA program has been implemented in Andalusia, Spain, as a measure of attention to the diversity of immigrant students. It is suggested that teachers who...
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There have been two basic approaches for the study of minority group prejudice against the majority: to adapt instruments from the majority group, and to use qualitative techniques by analyzing the content of the discourse of the groups involved. Neither of these procedures solves the problem of measuring intergroup attitudes of majorities and mino...
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Objective Population studies show differential drug consumption between male and female. Some studies point to rave as an androgynous culture, where gender differences disappear. Nonetheless, in this context, empirical evidences on differential patterns of drug use by gender are scarce. The purpose of this study is to analyze differences in drug us...