Javiera Rosell

Javiera Rosell
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile | UC · Centro UC de Estudios de Vejez y Envejecimiento

Doctor of Psychology
Postdoctoral Researcher | Millennium Institute for Care Research

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December 2021 - present
Millennium Institute for Care Research
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Publications (16)
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Cognitive stimulation programs are widely used as a preventive tool for cognitive decline in older adults, as they can favour positive ageing by maintaining older persons’ autonomy and preserving their cognitive functions. Because of this, and due to its potentially easy application on a large scale and at a low cost, the incorporation of technolog...
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La jubilación es uno de los símbolos de la transición a la vejez, tanto para el sujeto que jubila, como para la sociedad. Subjetivamente, la jubilación y la condición de jubilado pueden tener múltiples significados. Sin embargo, existe una tendencia a percibirla desde un punto de vista más bien negativo, vinculado fundamentalmente a la pérdida. Co...
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A través de la anticipación del envejecimiento propio es posible detectar elementos que contribuirán a un buen envejecer, así como factores capaces de prever un envejecimiento patológico, lo que permitiría adoptar medidas preventivas. La Sobrecarga delCuidador es ampliamente reconocida como un factor de riesgo de deterioro de la calidad de vida, la...
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The aim is to analyse the relationship between social influence for Internet use and Internet addiction (IA) in older women, considering the use of Internet-based social networks as a mediator. The participants were 480 older women Internet users. Social influence, frequency of use of social networks and IA (including loss of control and emotional...
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People over 60 years have found themselves caring for other dependent older adults in many countries. This situation is an especially relevant topic in Latin America, where the lack of care systems affects the lives of caregivers. Research has shown that the Internet is a helpful tool in providing information and methods to minimize the negative co...
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La depresión es una de las patologías más comunes del siglo XXI. En el caso de las personas mayores, la presentación sintomática de un trastorno depresivo no siempre está acompañada de un ánimo depresivo, lo que dificulta su diagnóstico. El objetivo de este estudio es indagar en la presencia de estereotipos negativos hacia la vejez, y su relación c...
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Using a representative sample, we explored the relationship of organizational (ORA), non-organizational (NORA), and intrinsic religiosity (IR) with depressive and anxious symptomatology and loneliness in Chilean older people, and examined mediating mechanisms. Structural Equation Modeling showed a direct effect between ORA and reduced depressive sy...
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Objectives: This study aims to evaluate a comprehensive model that includes predictors of use, types of internet use, and psychological well-being outcomes in the older population. Methods: The total sample comprised 650 older Internet users. Structural equation modeling was used to estimate the effect of predictors (i.e., effort expectancy, per...
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The motives for Internet use are crucial to understanding why people get and stay online despite negative consequences. This study aimed to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of a questionnaire of Internet use motives in Spanish and its relationship with Internet addiction. The sample (N = 417) was divided into two subsamples: the fir...
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Empirical studies show that leisure activities are relevant to the well-being of the older population. Thus, online leisure, or E-leisure, can be a useful tool for engagement in leisure activities, providing multiple possibilities. In this way, the study of those factors that promote or hinder E-leisure is relevant, since it will allow the generati...
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The addiction to technology of older persons is an emerging field, because the literature tends to focus only on the benefits of the use of technology in this age group. Along with this, there is interest in how participation improves the quality of life of older persons. In this context, the present study aims to examine the association between th...
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Objectives Negative ageism impacts on the well-being of older persons; therefore, its identification is important to generate interventions that allow its decrease. CENVE is a widely used instrument to evaluate stereotypes towards old age in Spanish. However, its factor structure in older population and its invariance between those over and under 6...
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La Encuesta Calidad de Vida en la Vejez UC – Caja Los Andes (ECV) es fruto de un esfuerzo conjun- to entre el Programa Adulto Mayor, el Centro UC Estudios de Vejez y Envejecimiento de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile y Caja Los Andes. El responsable técnico fue el Instituto de Sociología, en conjunto con el Centro UC Estudios de Vejez y...

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The main objective is to establish the mechanisms associated with the use of ICT and its relationship with the well-being of older persons, specifically in the psychological aspects.
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Se cumplen 10 años desde la Primera Encuesta Nacional de Calidad de VIda en la Vejez 2007, única en Chile, que pretende monitorear indicadores objetivos y subjetivos de calidad de vida de las personas mayores, y estudiar sus factores predictores.