Javier Martin-Peña

Javier Martin-Peña
University of Zaragoza | UNIZAR · Department of Psychology and Sociology

PhD Psychology

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July 2020 - present
University of Zaragoza
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
October 2012 - July 2020
University of Zaragoza
Position
  • Lecturer
March 2010 - October 2012
University of Barcelona
Position
  • Professor (Prof. Asoc)
Education
May 2011 - May 2011
University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Social Psychology

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Publications (38)
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Childhood cancer has a great impact on children and their environment. To minimize this, countries such as Canada and the USA have protocols in the field of social work, although these are scarce in Europe and especially in Spain. This paper aims to develop a pilot protocol in Aragon (Spain) for the practice of onco-pediatric social work in one of...
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Feigning in temporary disabilities (TD) assessment should be controlled because of the secondary gains that could motivate the feigning of psychopathology. The general objective of this study was to determine the utility of the SCL-90-R for TD assessments by psychological causes. For this, 50 workers answered the SCL-90-R under feigning instruction...
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Introduction/Objectives Workplace bullying is one of the usual interventions in forensic psychological setting. The purpose of the present study was to improve forensic psychology assessment techniques in this context. In this sense, the utility of the LIPT-60 for the workplace bullying forensic psychological assessment was analyzed. Meanwhile, the...
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Se presenta una adaptación, a modo de estudio piloto, de la dinámica del Storytelling a la nueva realidad tecnológica del alumnado, por medio de la dinámica del Digital Storytelling. Esta dinámica se aplicó a estudiantes de la asignatura de psicología social del Grado en Trabajo Social de la Universidad de Zaragoza (N=36). Esta dinámica se evaluó c...
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En los últimos años la educación superior está promoviendo el uso de metodologías activas para la mejora del proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje. En este artículo se analiza la utilidad del storytelling en la enseñanza de Psicología Social. A tal fin, 363 estudiantes universitarios participaron en la investigación, realizando una práctica grupal en la...
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Se pretende explorar nuevos instrumentos de análisis textual, aplicado al análisis de la percepción de utilidad de una dinámica docente valorada por una muestra de estudiantes. La dinámica docente a evaluar consistió en la creación de historias aplicadas a conceptos teóricos de la disciplina de la psicología social, como método de aprendizaje activ...
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Self-efficacy is a fruitful construct on psychological research, including the educational setting. The present study is focused on measuring the writing self-efficacy. Specifically, we translated into Spanish the “Self-Efficacy for Writing Scale” (SEWS; Bruning, Dempsey, Kauffman, McKim, & Zumbrunn, 2013) and assessed its psychometric properties o...
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Este estudio pretende profundizar en la creación de estudios de caso como método de aprendizaje activo, analizando la percepción de utilidad del alumnado sobre este ejercicio y su relación con el rendimiento académico de los estudiantes. Para ello, mediante un estudio correlacional, estudiantes del área de psicología social (N = 440) construyeron s...
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Modern democracy is based on the expression of political opinions; however, in democratic societies where political violence exists, it decreases. Once violence is over, the recovery of free speech and the exchange of opinions become a key area for peace studies. This exploratory study investigates the expression of opinions about the violence suff...
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The fact of being under terrorist threats, such as death threats or intimidations, has psychosocial effects and impacts on victim’s psychosocial functioning. However, little attention has been paid to the study of threatened people through an evidence-based research. This study analyses quantitatively the experience of threatened people within a co...
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Background: In the context of intimate partner violence, psychological abuse (PA) has progressively gained scientific relevance. Even so, a greater effort is needed to define and evaluate psychological intimate partner abuse. A new exhaustive and operative taxonomy of PA strategies leads to the contribution of a new evaluation instrument. Method:...
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University professors often use case studies because they provide a fertile basis for the application of theoretical concepts to real world situations, enhancing student participation. The present correlational study aims to present social psychology's students from the University of Barcelona (UB) as active participants of their learning process t...
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In 2011, after 50 years of violent existence, ETA (Euskadi ta Askatasuna — Basque Homeland and Freedom) announced a cessation of its armed activities. During this time, ETA used terrorist violence to achieve political ends, evolving in terms of target selection and strategies of violence. Attacks in the form of killings and/or bombings were perpetr...
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The purpose of this study was to delimit group psychological abuse through a psychosocial approach. An operational definition of the phenomenon and a taxonomy of group psychological abuse strategies were proposed based on a review of the scientific literature. A panel of 31 experts in the area evaluated the content of the taxonomy and judged the se...
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Taking a psychosocial perspective this study analyses the components of psychological abuse in intimate adult partner violence against women. Following a review of studies on the subject the main objective that emerged was the need for a new taxonomy of psychological abuse strategies, one which should include their corresponding operational definit...
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At university level, the awareness and the use of personal strengths (defined as forms of behaviour, thoughts and emotions that are associated with optimal performance), can enhance studentś learning process, and their future professional performance. However, there is little research on this topic, especially research framed within the social psyc...
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The ceasefire of armed activities announced by ETA (Basque Homeland and Freedom) in 2011 has fostered a debate about the violence and the victims of the terrorist organization. During those years, the violence perpetrated by ETA was characterized by bomb attacks and assassinations. In addition to this blatant violent behavior, a low-intensity viole...
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This study is concerned with the flow state as a high intrinsic motivation experience. Following Csikszenmihalyi´s theoretical model (1990), we analyze in which contents within the social psychology subject, students experience more flow. Participants were Spanish college students from a general course on Social Psychology. They completed a diary s...
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This study analyses the fundamental components shaping the violence legitimation discourse of ETA (Euskadi Ta Askasuna). With this aim, a category system has been built, which organizes the psychosocial processes identified in previous studies related to violence legitimation. Based on the proposed category system, a content analysis was conducted...
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Resumen: El propósito de esta investigación consiste en aportar un análisis descriptivo sobre la experiencia de la violencia sufrida por víctimas y amenazados de ETA en Euskadi. Para ello, partiendo de entrevistas con personas amenazadas y de una encuesta, se abordan aspectos específi cos sobre la situación de violencia, sobre las estrategias de ac...
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Based on moral exclusion theory, this research examines the experience of harassment and violence suffered by threatened people and victims of ETA's network. A content analysis of the testimony of a sample of 85 threatened people and victims of ETA in the Basque Country was completed (Males = 76.50%; Age range from 40 - 49 years; public sector = 57...
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This paper delimits and analyzes the effects of the harassment perpetrated by ETA's terrorist network in the Basque Country. The aim was to provide a taxonomy of the consequences of psychological violence and to validate this taxonomy, by means of a content analysis of 37 testimonies of victims of terrorist violence. The taxonomy of consequences of...
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Political violence can be legitimized by offering the public justifications for harm doing. This study of the legitimation of political violence is situated in the Basque region in northern Spain. It focuses on ETA (Euskadi ta Askatasuna; Basque Homeland and Freedom), the last separatist and nationalist group in Western Europe using terrorist viole...
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Este estudio investiga la vivencia del acoso y violencia padecidos por las víctimas y los amenazados del entramado de ETA en Euskadi, utilizando el enfoque teórico de la exclusión moral. Para ello, se realiza un análisis de contenido sobre los testimonios de una muestra de personas amenazadas y víctimas de ETA en Euskadi (n = 85; Hombres = 76,50%;...
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This paper reports a study of the characteristics of psychological abuse strategies deployed in the workplace (mobbing or workplace bullying). Based on a literature review, the aim of the present study is two fold: firstly to propose a new taxonomy of mobbing strategies and to provide an operational definition for each of them, and secondly, to ass...
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Estrategias del terrorismo psicológico aplicado por el entramado de ETA: delimitación y clasificación. Este estudio delimita y analiza el acoso aplicado por el entramado terrorista de ETA en el País Vasco, aportando para ello una taxonomía de sus estrategias de violencia psicológica. La utilidad de la mencionada clasificación ha sido probada y cont...
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Sólo en las últimas décadas las conductas de abuso o violencia de tipo psicológico han adquirido una notable relevancia social en nuestro entorno occidental. Son ahora abundantes los estudios al respecto por parte de los investigadores, así como el análisis, evaluación y tratamiento que los profesionales realizan sobre dichas conductas abusivas y s...
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In this study, perceptions of the severity of various bullying behaviours in the workplace are investigated. The main aims are (1) to obtain the assessments of workers regarding the severity of the various types of behaviour that constitute bullying (psychological abuse), and (2) to examine whether the degree of involvement with the phenomenon (rep...
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The present article aims at exploring the internal functioning of terrorist groups in terms of those dynamics that are typical of coercive cults. Using a social psychology perspective, we describe the main features that define both types of groups, and analyse the interaction processes appearing in them. We focus first on the interaction between th...
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Este trabajo se plantea como primer objetivo analizar la forma en que los trabajadores definen y delimitan el abuso psicológico en el lugar de trabajo. Y en segundo lugar analizar la incidencia del mobbing en dicha muestra de trabajadores. A través de un cuestionario auto-administrado elaborado por los autores para esta investigación, se pidió a lo...
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Based on a review of the literature on psychological violence or abuse, an approach to its definition is made. Three different settings in which psychological violence or abuse may occur are analysed in order to study the similarities and differences in psychologically abusive behaviours. The settings are a) manipulative groups such as coercive cul...
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A partir de una revisión del campo de la violencia o abuso psicológico,se realiza una aproximación a su delimitación y se analiza su aplicación en tres ámbitos distintos para estudiar las similitudes y diferencias existentes entre ellos. En concreto, se estudia el abuso psicológico aplicado en grupos manipulativos como algunas sectas, el aplicado e...

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