Lourdes Rey

Lourdes Rey
University of Malaga | UMA · Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment

PhD

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The aim of this study was to examine burnout and engagement dimensions as predictors of life satisfaction in a sample of 531 Spanish teachers. We also aimed to examine the additional contribution of core self-evaluations on life satisfaction, above and beyond socio-demographic variables and burnout and engagement dimensions. Results of hierarchical...
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Because problematic smartphone use (PSU) is rising among adolescents, it is vital to analyze the potential causes and psychosocial consequences affecting this target population. Current theoretical frameworks suggest that specific personal core characteristics might predispose individuals to experience increases in this problematic behavior over ti...
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The aim of this study is to explore a model examining how emotional intelligence (EI), sex, depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts and behaviours (STB) may interact. The sample included 380 Spanish adolescent bully-victims (61.6% boys; mean age = 14.38 years). The results indicated that EI is a significant negative predictor of decreased STB and...
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The present study was concerned with how gratitude and facets of emotional intelligence (i.e., self-emotions appraisal, others-emotions appraisal, use of emotion, & regulation of emotion) are related to life satisfaction in older adults. Two models were examined in a sample of 191 Spanish older adults: (1) a broaden-and-build model, in which gratit...
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El uso excesivo de redes sociales puede afectar el bienestar de los adolescentes. Investigaciones recientes encuentran relaciones significativas entre el uso problemático de las redes sociales (UPRS) y el desajuste psicológico. Este estudio propone analizar las diferencias por género en el porcentaje de riesgo alto de UPRS e indagar las relaciones...
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La violencia entre iguales provoca un impacto negativo sobre la salud de los adolescentes implicados. Entre los factores que han mostrado evidencias para predecir la realización y el sufrimiento de conductas agresivas, se encuentran las estrategias de afrontamiento cognitivo-emocional. Sin embargo, en contextos de acoso y ciberacoso pocos estudios...
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This research examined the relationships among emotional intelligence, positive and negative affect, and suicide ideation between Spanish adolescents in a 4-month follow-up study. Adolescents (N = 1,174) from Southern Spain completed an emotional intelligence scale and, 4 months later, 818 of them completed scales measuring affect and suicide ideat...
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El periodo de pandemia por Covid-19 ha supuesto un fuerte impacto en la vida de las personas, asociándose a fenómenos problemáticos, entre ellos, el FoMO (Fear of Missing Out o miedo a perderse algo). Este miedo ha sido relacionado con numerosos problemas psicológicos, tanto internalizantes como externalizantes. Sin embargo, hasta la fecha, pocos e...
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Adolescents who experience cybervictimization are at increased risk for suicidal ideation. However, not all adolescents who suffer cybervictimization experience suicidal ideation, suggesting the importance of investigating protective factors that might potentially buffer and decrease these thoughts of death. The present study focused on examining t...
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Purpose: Emotional intelligence (EI) is typically linked to higher subjective happiness scores in human service professionals. It is unknown which EI facets are more predictive in explaining subjective happiness beyond that accounted for by other key predictors such as perceived stress. This study investigated which EI facets were the most predict...
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The adaptation of the Forgivingness Questionnaire (FQ) has been performed for diferent languages and with diverse samples. So far, no psychometric properties were evaluated for a Spanish version of the FQ. The main aim of the current study was to examine the psychometric properties of the FQ in two Spanish samples: adolescents and emerging adults....
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Asegurar que los profesores proporcionan una enseñanza de calidad y fomentan vivamente las interacciones positivas y un clima adecuado entre ellos y sus alumnos es un aspecto clave para el éxito de la educación. En general, el colectivo docente es un sector fuertemente convencido de su papel como agente de cambio y aprendizaje y considera de gran i...
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Recently, there has been an increase in the problem of cyberbullying all over the world, which implies important negative consequences for adolescent victims’ mental health, such as depression. There are few research studies that analyse the role of gratitude and cognitive coping strategies for the consequences of cybervictimisation. To date, there...
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Background: Problematic smartphone use (PSU) is a public health issue that is currently rising among adolescents. The Compensatory Internet Use Theory (CIUT) poses that difficulties in handling negative life circumstances could result in PSU. Furthermore, the Interaction of Person-Affect-Cognition-Execution (I-PACE) model suggests that the interac...
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Online social networking is an intrinsic part of present life. However, if individuals believe that some basic psychological needs can only be fulfilled through social networking sites, an addictive pattern of usage may emerge. Problematic social media use (PSMU) is a growing concern in adolescence. The present study aimed at contributing to prior...
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A large body of literature has identified the problematic Internet use as a risk factor for cyberbullying perpetration. Nevertheless, the studies on protective factors that may moderate this relationship are still scarce. The purpose of the present study was to examine if the emotional intelligence is a moderator in the relationship between problem...
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Adolescents’ perception of their own emotional abilities has been related to psychological adjustment and well-being. However, there are still few studies focusing on specific emotional dimensions in relation to bullying and well-being in adolescence. This study analysed the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) facets, satisfaction with...
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Educational context has an important influence on adolescents’ development and well-being, which also affects their academic performance. Previous empirical studies highlight the importance of levels of emotional intelligence for students’ academic performance. Despite several studies having analyzed the association and underlying mechanisms linkin...
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La ciberperpetración es un problema creciente de la sociedad actual, pero, aunque los factores de riesgo son ampliamente estudiados, son pocas las investigaciones centradas en los recursos personales que podrían favorecer su prevención o reducción. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar si las autovaloraciones centrales pueden moderar la relación...
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Research has demonstrated that cyber victimization is consistently associated with higher problem behaviors such as problematic technology use. However, little research has examined specific individual dispositions that can serve as a buffer in the link between cyber victimization and higher problematic uses of technology (i.e., problematic Interne...
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Traditional bullying persists as a serious concern among adolescents worldwide. Emotional intelligence (EI) is a promising research area to prevent bullying victimisation and peer-aggression. However, few studies have focused on how the specific dimensions of EI would explain adolescents' involvement in the different traditional bullying roles. The...
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Las tecnologías digitales brindan numerosos beneficios para nuestra vida cotidiana. Sin embargo, la investigación actual sugiere que los adolescentes se encuentran en un mayor riesgo de desarrollar un uso problemático de dichas herramientas. Dadas las consecuencias negativas para su salud y bienestar, es necesaria investigación que examine factores...
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En los contextos de acoso y ciberacoso escolar, estudios teóricos y empíricos sugieren que el perdón podría ser un recurso efectivo para mejorar la salud mental de los adolescentes que han sufrido este tipo de fenómenos, y, a su vez, reducir el riesgo de desarrollar conductas violetas como, por ejemplo, que las víctimas se conviertan en agresores....
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Abstract: The unemployment rate has dramatically increased in southern Europe in the last decade. Although it is well-known that unemployment impairs mental health, the specific roles of personal resources like emotional intelligence (EI) and potential underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Prior studies have shown that resilience and self-esteem ar...
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Algunas de las características típicas de la adolescencia, como el incremento en las conductas de riesgo y las dificultades en el manejo de impulsos en situaciones emocionales, se conjugan con un creciente contacto con tecnologías digitales, para colocar a los adolescentes en una posición de vulnerabilidad frente al desarrollo de un uso problemátic...
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Desde los últimos años se ha observado un aumento de conductas de ciberacoso que conlleva graves consecuencias negativas en los adolescentes implicados. Diversos estudios han analizado qué factores de riesgo y de protección influyen en estas situaciones, así como su repercusión sobre el bienestar de los adolescentes. Dos recursos personales que han...
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Este estudio examina el papel de dos recursos personales positivos, optimismo y gratitud, como predictores del bienestar. Más allá de la capacidad predictiva del optimismo y la gratitud, se analiza el posible papel incremental de la inteligencia emocional en la predicción del bienestar. Los participantes fueron 350 estudiantes universitarios españo...
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Antecedentes: La inteligencia emocional es una habilidad esencial para los profesionales de la educación. Su desarrollo es un importante predictor de indicadores de bienestar personal y laboral entre los docentes. Sin embargo, la formación en educación emocional recibida por el profesorado novel es escasa en España. Este trabajo presenta una propue...
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Cómo reaccionen y de qué recursos personales dispongan los adolescentes ante circunstancias estresantes como el acoso escolar, afectará a su nivel de bienestar. Uno de los factores protectores que presenta importantes efectos beneficiosos en la salud y el bienestar de los adolescentes es la inteligencia emocional. Sin embargo, el conocimiento de la...
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Previous research has highlighted the relationship between being cybervictimised and the presence of clinical symptoms, such as depression. To date, however, there has been no comparative analysis of the personal resources profiles of adolescent victims of cyberbullying with and without depressive symptoms. The current study analysed the relationsh...
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This study investigated whether health-promoting behaviours mediate the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and well-being and health outcomes in the unemployed population. Spanish unemployed (N = 530) completed questionnaires of EI, health-promoting lifestyles, subjective well-being and perceived health. Path-analytic results showed t...
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Las conductas violentas que pueden formar parte del acoso escolar pueden ser físicas (golpes o robos de objetos), verbales (burlas, insultos, o amenazas), psicológicas (desvalorizar o humillar), y sociales (exclusión del grupo). Actualmente, estos comportamientos violentos se han extendido por el ciberespacio a través del uso de las redes sociales...
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Cyberaggression is often triggered by cybervictimization. However, little attention has been given to the underlying mechanisms in this relationship. Specifically, this study examined the mediating roles of stress as well as unforgiveness (i.e., revenge and avoidance motivations) in the cybervictimization-cyberbullying aggression link. The main goa...
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Though contemporary scientific literature addressing the links between emotional intelligence (EI) and suicidal ideation in adolescents is scarce, one of the potential proposed pathways through which EI may reduce the risk of suicidal ideation involves its relationship with the use of adaptive coping strategies. The aim of this research is to provi...
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We examined the role of negative affectivity and trait emotional intelligence as predictors of suicide risk (viz., depressive symptoms & suicidal behaviors) in adults. A convenience sample of 456 adult volunteers participated in the present study based on using student-recruited sampling methodology. All participants completed a survey including se...
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The aims of the present study were to examine whether (1) loneliness mediated the association between two types of peer victimisation and suicidal ideation and (2) emotional intelligence (EI) played a moderating role in the indirect and/or direct effect of a mediation model in a large sample of adolescents. Cross-sectional data on 1,929 students (M...
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Cyber-bullying is becoming an increasing school and health problem affecting adolescents worldwide. A number of studies have examined risk factors and protective factors in cyber-bullying situations and their consequences on the psychological well-being of adolescents. Gratitude and Emotional Intelligence (EI) are two personal resources that have b...
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(1) Cyberbullying has gained increased attention from society and researchers due both to its negative psychosocial consequences and the problems that have risen relating to the misuse of technology. Despite the growing number of scientific studies, most research has focused on victims of cyberbullying rather than on the cyberbullies. This study ex...
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Objective. The present study examines the role of optimism and gratitude as predictors of suicide risk, namely depressive symptoms and suicide ideation. Beyond their expected predictive role, optimism and gratitude were also hypothesized to interact together to predict both suicide risk outcomes. Methods. A sample of 1,013 Spanish adults (521 femal...
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Background/Objective: The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among cybervictimization, maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation strategies and somatic complaints in a 4-month follow-up study. Method: A total of 1,024 high school students (456 male and 568 female, M (SD) = 13.69 years (1.3 years), range 12–18 years, voluntar...
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Cybervictimization is a public health concern in adolescence. Victims of cyberbullying may present with important short- and long-term sequelae. Specifically, past research has demonstrated positive associations between being cybervictimized and risk of suicide among adolescents. Nonetheless, the underlying mechanisms that may mediate or moderate t...
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Background: The Frequency of Suicidal Ideation Inventory (FSII) is a new and brief measure designed to assess for suicide ideation frequency in the previous year. To provide evidence of the reliability and validity for the FSII in a Spanish-speaking community, the present study examined the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the FSI...
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Problematic Internet and smartphone usage among adolescents has become an alarming social problem. Previous research suggests a detrimental effect of Internet and smartphone problematic use on psychological adjustment. Therefore, it is important to identify protective factors that may ameliorate these deleterious mental health consequences. We exam...
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Based on a primary prevention perspective, the main purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between ability emotional intelligence, cognitive emotion regulation strategies, and well-being indicators (e.g., psychological well-being and satisfaction with life), controlling for sociodemographic variables and personality traits in our an...
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En la actualidad, el uso problemático de las redes sociales es considerado un factor de riesgo para la salud mental de los adolescentes debido a las consecuencias negativas presentes en el funcionamiento psicosocial. Objetivo. El objetivo del estudio era conocer la relación entre la regulación emocional y el uso problemático de las redes sociales,...
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Background: The Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ) is an instrument that assesses nine cognitive strategies to cope with negative situations. The aim of this study was to validate the CERQ for a sample of Spanish adolescents, to analyse reliability and validity, and to examine the factor structure by confirmatory factor analysis. M...
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El ciberacoso ha surgido recientemente como una nueva forma de acoso escolar que se lleva a cabo en el ciberespacio, convirtiéndose en un importante problema psicosocial y generando un gran impacto sobre aquellos adolescentes que lo sufren. Ser víctima de ciberacoso puede crear un importante desajuste emocional y psicológico, afectando a áreas tan...
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Meta-analytic research has demonstrated that job dissatisfaction levels may be related to lower emotional wellbeing. However, few studies have specifically focused on protective factors that might serve as a buffer in the link between job dissatisfaction and mental health problems in the workplace. This study examined the moderating role of emotion...
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Escasos trabajos han examinado las conductas específicas de ciberagresión por género y el papel de la adicción a Internet y el déficit en inteligencia emocional en la ciberagresión. Ser adicto a Internet y ciertos déficits emocionales explican la ciberagresión por género. Se subraya la importancia de programas sobre ciberagresión que incluyan e...
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El propósito de esta investigación es analizar las asociaciones entre inteligencia emocional, afrontamiento resiliente y dimensiones de engagement (vigor, dedicación y absorción) en una muestra de 312 docentes de educación secundaria. Además, se examina el papel mediador del afrontamiento resiliente en la relación entre inteligencia emocional y dim...
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En este artículo se destacan los beneficios de entrenar el perdón. Se profundiza en la comprensión del perdón y los beneficios sobre la salud de los niños y adolescentes destacando las ventajas de perdonar en situaciones de acoso escolar. También se describen algunas propuestas de intervención y se proponen claves a considerar en el desarrollo de p...
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Esta investigación examina las relaciones entre inteligencia emocional, apoyo social organizacional de compañeros y supervisores y engagement laboral en una muestra de 110 docentes españoles de primaria y secundaria. Los resultados mostraron que la inteligencia emocional no se asoció con los niveles de apoyo social organizacional ni de compañeros n...
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Prior work has suggested that individuals with deficits in emotion regulation skills are prone to compulsive behaviour and to following maladaptive coping strategies, such as smartphone overuse, to manage negative moods. Adolescence is a vulnerable developmental stage for deficits in emotion regulation, and these are linked to excessive smartphone...
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The study of bullying in adolescence has received increased attention over the past several decades. A growing body of research highlights the role of forgiveness and its association with aggression. In this article, we systematically review published studies on the association among online and traditional bullying and forgiveness in adolescents. S...
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The aim of this study was to identify differences in cognitive emotion regulation strategies regarding the involvement in traditional bullying (i.e. perpetrators, victims, bully-victims and non-involved). Participants were 1277 secondary school students (52.4% girls) whose age ranged between 12 and 16 years. Results showed that only maladaptive cog...
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This study contributes to current knowledge on the protective role of emotional intelligence and flourishing in cases of suicide risk (namely depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation) in a sample of adolescent victims of traditional bullying. The proposed model tested the mediator role of flourishing in the relationship between emotional intellige...
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This study contributes to knowledge on psychosomatic research by examining a moderated mediation model in which emotional intelligence (EI) is related to mental health, physical health and suicide risk through perceived stress, in samples of short-term (n = 364) and long-term (n = 594) unemployed individuals. The moderating effect of emotional inte...
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El papel de las habilidades emocionales en la docencia desempeñan un importante papel. Existen evidencias que demuestran cómo el desarrollo de estas habilidades se vinculan con mejores niveles de calidad de vida laboral, menos riesgos psicosociales en el trabajo y mayores niveles de ilusión, compromiso y satisfacción laboral. A continuación, los au...
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Bullying victimization has been recognized as a risk factor for social, physical, and psychological problems in adolescence. One promising resource that seems to protect adolescents from adversity and traumatic events is gratitude. However, no analysis of the specific role of gratitude in bullying context has been performed as yet. Thus, the aim of...
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The present study focuses on the interplay of emotion‐regulation ability and perceived workplace social support as predictors of job satisfaction and happiness in a Spanish multi‐occupational sample. A total of 494 working adults (39.4% females) took part in this study. Emotion‐regulation ability and perceived support from colleagues and supervisor...
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The purpose of this paper was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Gratitude Questionnaire (GQ; McCullough, Emmons, & Tsang, 2002) using two independent samples of Spanish adolescents. Sample 1 (N = 569, female n = 280) completed the Spanish GQ, along with scales assessing depression, happiness, suicidal ideation...