Eva González Ortega

Eva González Ortega
Universidad de Salamanca · Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación

PhD.

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December 2014 - present
Universidad de Salamanca
Position
  • Lecturer
January 2010 - November 2014
Universidad de Salamanca
Position
  • Lecturer
April 2005 - March 2009
Universidad de Salamanca
Position
  • Pre-doctoral Scholar
Education
January 2005 - October 2009
Universidad de Salamanca
Field of study
  • Psychology
October 1999 - June 2004
Universidad de Salamanca
Field of study
  • Psychology

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Publications (43)
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Background The diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease (ND) produces profound changes in the quality of life of the affected families. Despite the vital importance of these processes, the scientific literature has addressed this topic almost exclusively relating to the main caregiver or using limited approaches. Thus, the main objective of this re...
Experiment Findings
Evento de clausura del proyecto trasfronterizo POCTEP "Neuroqualyfam", 24 de marzo de 2022
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Background: The diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease (ND) produces profound changes in the quality of life of the affected families. Despite the vital importance of these processes, the scientific literature has addressed this topic almost exclusively relating to the main caregiver or using limited approaches. Thus, the main objective of this r...
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Dementia has reached epidemic proportions and become a huge Public Health problem. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia. In Spain, more than 800,000 people suffer from AD (Spanish Society of Neurology‐SEN). Age is the main risk marker for developing this disease. Its prevalence is three times higher in women than in men due...
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Background: Family quality of life (FQoL) is a recent construct to be applied in neurodegenerative diseases (NDs). In this context, there is interest in advancing in the measurement of the FQOL as a first step to determine the supports that families need to perceive quality of life. The aim of this study was to test the validity of the Family Qual...
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The United Nations recognizes the right of students to full participation in education. However, there is little evidence on the participation profile of students with disabilities in school and the contextual factors that facilitate or hinder it. Moreover, the available assessment instruments need further development; only the Participation and E...
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Introduction: Although participation is an essential aspect of health and well-being that contributes to autonomy and sense of accomplishment, and improves interpersonal relationships, school participation of children and youth with disabilities is often limited by the presence of barriers in their environment. The aim of this Research Project is t...
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Introduction When neurodegenerative disease (ND) is diagnosed, the family’s quality of life (FQoL) changes drastically. Within the concept of FQoL, the supports they receive from others at the community level and from services is one of the most important issues. Nonetheless, studies available using a mixed-methods approach are still limited. Conse...
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Introduction Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the major causes of dependency among older people. Since family members assume most of the care, the impact of NDs goes beyond the patient and affects the functioning of the entire family. Nonetheless, the concept of Family Quality of Life (FQOL) is still insufficiently developed in this fiel...
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The COVID-19 disease has forced governments to adopt exceptional measures. The lockdown decreed in Spain in 2020 required citizens to stay confined at home, which might have affected their mental health. The objective is to identify factors that influenced adults' mental health during this period. A sample of 3,508 adults from the Spanish general p...
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Background: Dementia has reached epidemic proportions and become a huge Public Health problem. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia. In Spain, more than 800,000 people suffer from AD (Spanish Society of Neurology-SEN). Age is the main risk marker for developing this disease. Its prevalence is three times higher in women than...
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Background Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the main causes of disability and dependence that have a great impact both on the quality of life of people with disabilities and their families. A majority of people with NDs receive care and support from the family, but there is no tool in Spain with which to measure whole-family QOL. The aim...
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Background: Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the main causes of disability and dependence that have a great impact both on the quality of life of people with disabilities and their families. A majority of people with NDs receive career and support from the family, but there is no tool in Spain with which to measure whole-family QOL. The...
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Se presenta una guía basada en la experiencia de direferentes docentes al llevar a cabo una actividad de taller de evaluación entre iguales desde Moodle. Esta experiencia ha permitido detallar los aspectos que se deben tener en cuenta desde que se configura hasta que se cierra la actividad, tratando de solventar las dudas que a los propios profesor...
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The evidence of the interrelationships between adult attachment, conflict resolution style and relationship quality in couple relationships shows some inconsistencies and it is mostly based on English-speaking adult samples, as well as on individuals’ rather than on both couple members’ reports. Therefore, the aim was to examine the associations be...
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Neurodegenerative diseases (ND) constitute a problem of great magnitude, seriousness and complexity that require actions in the diverse areas of the Health and Social System (Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad, 2016). These actions must cover the basic needs of patients and their families, while improving their care and quality of...
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One of the main objectives of NEUROQUALYFAM Project is to assess the quality of life and the needs of support of families of people with a neurodegerative disease (ND) in Spain. For this purpose, The Family Quality of Life Survey‐Adapted for Main Caregivers of Persons with Dementia (FQoLS; DiZazzo‐Miller & Samuel, 2011) has been translated and adap...
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Neurodegenerative diseases (ND) have a great impact on both patients and their relatives, since the latter play an essential role in the care process. Consequently, the families require support to perform this function with higher levels of wellbeing. The objective of the NEUROQUALYFAM project (Interreg V‐A Spain‐Portugal, POCTEP) is to analyze the...
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The objective was to analyze whether romantic partners’ conflict resolution style and perceived relationship quality are influenced by the dyadic configuration of adult attachment, specifically, by: a) attachment style matching; b) the number of couple members with a secure (vs. insecure) style. A sample of 405 Spanish heterosexual couples of young...
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Neurodegenerative diseases often have an impact on both patients and their family caregivers. Given that families are an important support resource for people with neurodegenerative diseases, it is important to ensure their own quality of life. This symposium aim to present the NEUROQUALYFAM project funded by Cross Border Cooperation Programme Spai...
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Background: Neurodegenerative diseases (ND) have a great impact on both patients and their relatives, since the latter play an essential role in the care process. Consequently, the families require support to perform this function with higher levels of wellbeing. The objective of the NEUROQUALYFAM project (Interreg V-A Spain-Portugal, POCTEP) is to...
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Background: One of the main objectives of NEUROQUALYFAM Project is to assess the quality of life and the needs of support of families of people with a neurodegerative disease (ND) in Spain. For this purpose, The Family Quality of Life Survey-Adapted for Main Caregivers of Persons with Dementia (FQoLS; DiZazzo-Miller & Samuel, 2011) has been transla...
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Background: Neurodegenerative diseases (ND) constitute a problem of great magnitude, seriousness and complexity that require actions in the diverse areas of the Health and Social System (Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad, 2016). These actions must cover the basic needs of patients and their families, while improving their care an...
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Children may display behaviors and have feelings of a sexual nature. However, due to the paucity of research, society often fails to acknowledge developmentally-appropriate sexual experiences in childhood, and there is no consensus on which behaviors are normative. This review aims to describe the main conclusions of studies in this field and to an...
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Romantic relationships become relevant during adolescence and influence psychosocial and affective development. Therefore, it is necessary to encourage positive romantic relationships during this developmental stage. According to scientific literature, the use of appropriate interpersonal communication skills, constructive problem-solving technique...
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While some findings indicate that couples with the same romantic attachment style are more satisfied with their relationships, other suggest a secure attachment effect rather than a “match” effect. Likewise, there is a need for more evidence on whether these effects may be also observed as regards the use of diverse conflict resolution strategies....
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Although research has been conducted on the links between romantic attachment, conflict resolution style and relationship quality in romantic relationships, findings show some inconsistencies. Besides, most studies are based on samples recruited in English-speaking countries, as well as on individuals’ rather than both couple members’ reports. Ther...
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Given the widespread availability of sexual information and content on the internet, together with the web’s corresponding appeal (e.g., anonymity, portability, and social networking), it is likely that many adolescents learn about sex online. However, the internet has rarely been considered in studies on teenagers’ sources of sexual information, a...
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Although dating violence takes place within the context of a couple, there are few studies exploring how the prevalence data change when violence is reported by one partner or both, and to what extent partners agree about the existence of violence. The aim of this study is therefore to analyze and compare the reports about the prevalence of violenc...
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This research has two main aims: a) the study of Spanish teachers’ training and attitudes towards sex education, as well as the delivery of this subject in classrooms, while also exploring the existence of differences according to personal and professional characteristics; and b) to examine the association between teachers’ training and attitudes,...
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Internet access is almost universal among Spanish young people, and university students appear particularly vulnerable to developing problematic use patterns. This study examined the prevalence of a broad range of problematic online experiences in this population, and their associations with diverse Internet use characteristics and clinical symptom...
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This paper has two main aims: firstly, to explore the relationship between parental attachment in childhood and perceived quality of romantic relationships in youth; secondly, to assess the possible mediating effect of adult attachment in the romantic relationship. A total of 133 heterosexual couples (ages 17-25) voluntarily participated in the stu...
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By using randomization and control strategies that are typical of experimental designs, the Factorial Survey method (Rossi and Nock, 1982) allows to apply the vignette methodology with large size samples as well as to analyze judgements on real-life situations and their determining factors without limiting the number of variables in the design or p...
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Since Internet has made pornographic materials more available, there is a need for more research on the characteristics and implications of children's and adolescents' exposure to such materials. This study examined the prevalence and extent of minors' exposure to online pornography, the reasons for exposure, the types of images seen and the strong...
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Since Internet has made pornographic materials more available, there is a need for more research on the characteristics and implications of children’s and adolescents’ exposure to such materials. This study exam-ined the prevalence and extent of minors’ exposure to online pornography, the reasons for exposure, the types of images seen and the stron...
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This paper aims to analyze the level of sex education training of Spanish teachers in the past, present and near future. Firstly, a review of the possibilities of university and continuous training in recent decades is offered. Secondly, some data on the current level of training of Spanish teachers are provided. Thirdly, a review of the new curric...
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Professionals who are likely to come into contact with children play an essential role in the protection of children, thus we aimed to study the criteria they use to identify and report child sexual abuse cases. Based on the Factorial Survey design, we presented 974 Spanish (90%) and Latin American professionals from six fields (Psychology, Social...
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Some sexual behaviors are related to child sexual abuse experiences, but none unequivocally. Therefore, professionals might use non-empirical-based criteria and be biased when detecting and reporting victims. To check this hypothesis, we presented 974 Spanish and Latin American professionals from different fields (Psychology, Education, Health, Soc...
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The main purpose of this article is to evaluate the level of sex education training of Spanish teachers. A total of 3760 preschool, primary and high school teachers throughout the country completed an on-line questionnaire that inquires about sex education training both during university studies and continuous learning. Results showed differences a...
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Hoy en día, desde los ámbitos legal, médico, religioso, etc., se establecen prescripciones muy distintas sobre lo que es saludable o no en materia de sexualidad infantil. Asimismo, en el campo científico, los autores manejan enfoques diversos para definir el abuso sexual de menores. Ante esta situación de generalizado desacuerdo, la identificación...
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Objective In order to search for possible personal and professional biases in detecting sexual abuse, we examined the effect of respondent characteristics on Spanish professionals’ judgments on dyadic sexual activity involving a consenting minor. Design and method By using a Factorial Survey design, five hundred Spanish professionals and experts fr...
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Study objective: To explore the criteria supported by those professionals who work with children at the time of deciding which child sexual behaviours should be cause for concern and intervention. Design: An exploratory, transversal descriptive study. Site: Spain (Salamanca, Madrid and Basque Country), Cuba and Dominican Republic. Participants: 279...

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Neurodegenerative diseases and family quality of life research