Jose A. Puertas-Gonzalez

Jose A. Puertas-Gonzalez
University of Granada | UGR · Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment

PhD Student

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September 2019 - September 2023
University of Granada
Position
  • Researcher
Education
September 2016 - June 2018
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Health Sciences
September 2016 - June 2018
University of Granada
Field of study
  • Health Sciences
September 2012 - June 2016
University of Almería
Field of study
  • Health Sciences

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Publications (30)
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The aim was to examine the psychological effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnant women, as well as the factors influencing these effects. The study design was cross-sectional and the participants were 200 pregnant women. The first group called the Pandemic Group (PG) included 100 women who were evaluated with psychological assessment in...
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Background: The global pandemic has affected the psychological health of the population, including pregnant women. Due to the difficulty of offering conventional therapies to reduce stress in this population, studies are needed to show the effect of online therapies. Therefore, the objective was to test the effect of online cognitive behavioural t...
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The present study explored and compared the link between resilience and pregnancy-related stress, perceived stress, and anxiety, employing two structural equation models. One model focused on pregnant women before the outbreak of the pandemic, and the other on pregnancies throughout the pandemic. For this purpose, a total sample of 690 women during...
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Objective: The pandemic caused by COVID-19, at a psychological level, can cause an increase in levels of stress and anxiety due to the fear of contagion and its consequences. Pregnant women are especially vulnerable to these psychological consequences. Thus, the objective of this study was to verify the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral stress co...
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Objective: To compare the postpartum psychopathological symptoms of women who gave birth before the pandemic with those who gave birth during the pandemic. Methods: A total of 212 women participated in the study, of which 96 gave birth before the pandemic and 116 during the pandemic. Psychopathological symptoms, postpartum depression, perceived s...
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The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced millions of people to stay confined at home, increasing symptoms of anxiety and stress levels. Women who are also mothers, for their part, not only face the demands of motherhood but must combine working life with family life locked down in their homes. Main objective was to develop an explanatory model of th...
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Background: Prenatal stress is major risk factor in babies´ neurodevelopment leading to behavioural problems, memory and learning deficits, poor cerebral cortex development and it can affect their mental health. Objective: to check the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for stress management implemented during pregnancy on babies’ ne...
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El carácter contagioso de la enfermedad por COVID-19 y las medidas para reducir la transmisión, han derivado en un aumento del malestar psicológico en la población. La resiliencia puede tener un papel importante como amortiguadora del estrés y la sintomatología psicopatológica derivada de la pandemia. Así, el objetivo fue comprobar si las mujeres e...
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La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) declaró en marzo del año 2020 una pandemia provocada por la COVID-19. La pandemia provocó que la mayoría de países en el mundo, incluido España, estableciesen medidas de restricciones de movilidad de las personas para disminuir las tasas de contagios y propagación del virus. En España, entre otras medidas,...
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Events that occur during fetal and perinatal life can have consequences on the health and disease of the offs- pring. The pioneering work on the “Fetal Programming Hypothesis” focused on pregnant women exposed to a great famine that occurred in the Netherlands at the end of World War II. The intrauterine environment of the babies during that famine...
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Background: The pandemic caused by COVID-19, at a psychological level, can cause an increase in levels of stress and anxiety due to the fear of contagion and its consequences. Pregnant women are especially vulnerable to these psychological consequences. Thus, the objective of this study was to verify the efficacy of a cognitive-be-havioral stress c...
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Uno de los debates actuales más importantes es si las características de los/as usuarios/as que recurren a las TRA y sus estilos de vida pueden ser las causas de las alteraciones epigenéticas; o si las modificaciones en gametos, embriones y fetos pueden relacionarse con los procedimientos que tienen lugar en los tratamientos de reproducción asistid...
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Background and objectives The appearance of a highly contagious disease forced the confinement of the population in almost all parts of the world, causing an increase in psychological problems, with pregnant women being a particularly vulnerable group to suffer negative consequences. The aim of this research was to check which confinement or psycho...
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Stress during pregnancy has been widely studied and associated to different variables, usually with negative results for the health of the mother and the newborn, such as having a higher risk of suffering postpartum depression, premature birth, obstetrics complications or low birthweight, among others. However, there are not many lines of research...
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Objective: The objective of this study was to understand how giving birth during the COVID-19 pandemic affected women based on birth parameters (gestational age, type of birth and body weight at birth), satisfaction with childbirth, and development of postpartum depression. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study of 162 Spanish women. They were...
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Abstract: Of the 211 million pregnancies that occur each year in the world, only half of all babies are born alive. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), annually 50 million miscarriages occur worldwide, of which 25 million are classified as dangerous, putting the health and even the life of women at risk. In addition, couples with recu...
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Antecedentes y objetivos: La aparición de una enfermedad altamente contagiosa obligó a confinar a la población en casi todo el mundo, ocasionando el aumento de problemática psicológica, siendo las mujeres embarazadas un grupo especialmente vulnerable a sufrir consecuencias negativas. El objetivo de esta investigación fue comprobar qué variables de...
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Objective To demonstrate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioural therapy for stress management in pregnant women in the reduction of psychological stress and hair cortisol levels. Methods The trial was controlled and randomised, with a total of 78 pregnant women: control group (n-39) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group (n-39). To test the...
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El objetivo del presente estudio fue diseñar, aplicar y analizar la eficacia de un programa de entrenamiento para padres, destinado a la mejora de las dificultades en el habla y/o el lenguaje y también dirigido al tratamiento y la prevención de problemas de conducta, en niños desde los 3 años hasta los 5 años y 11 meses de edad. Se llevó a cabo un...
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El comportamiento disruptivo en niños se caracteriza principalmente por conductas de oposición, incumplimiento de normas, agresividad y comportamientos antisociales. Los diagnósticos más frecuentes en los que desembocan dichas conductas son el Trastorno de Conducta (TC) y el Trastorno Negativista Desafiante (TND). Se ha estimado que entre 2007 y 20...
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Se ha estimado que entre el 16% y el 21% de los niños de 5 años de edad presentan dificultades en el habla o en el lenguaje y de ellos un 50% experimentan alteraciones en ambas áreas. En la edad escolar el lenguaje tiene diversas funciones comunicativas, tales como: captar y mantener la atención del adulto de forma socialmente aceptable, dirigir y...
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El comportamiento disruptivo en niños se caracteriza principalmente por conductas de oposición, incumplimiento de normas, agresividad y comportamientos antisociales. Los diagnósticos más frecuentes en los que desembocan dichas conductas son el Trastorno de Conducta (TC) y el Trastorno Negativista Desafiante (TND). Dichos trastornos constituyen los...
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El lenguaje es una capacidad del ser humano que interviene en la mayoría de las áreas del aprendizaje por lo que las dificultades en dicha dimensión desembocan en alteraciones sociales, psicológicas, académicas y laborales. En la edad escolar el lenguaje tiene diversas funciones comunicativas, tales como: captar y mantener la atención del adulto de...
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In this research, visual and verbal short-term memory, long-term visuospatial memory and working memory were compared between three groups: martial arts athletes (18 Aikido practitioners), musicians (17 trained musicians) and non- athletes (39 fitness practitioners). Also, personality styles, cognitive reserve and body awareness were compared. The...
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Multitud de estudios han demostrado los beneficios que la práctica deportiva promueve sobre la forma física y psicológica y las mejoras en tiempo de reacción, procesos ejecutivos, atención y memoria, consecuentes a la práctica de artes marciales. En esta investigación se comparó la memoria inmediata visual y verbal, la memoria visoespacial a largo...

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The aim of this project is to assess psychological impact derived from COVID-19 pandemic on pregnant women.
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The aim of this project is to follow up the pregnant women who participated in GESTASTRESS and their babies, up to the age of 4. We look for the relationship that may exist between perinatal stress and the development of psychopathology in the offspring, as well as problems in development, temperament or reactivity to stress.