Maria Clelia Zurlo

Maria Clelia Zurlo
University of Naples Federico II | UNINA · Department of Political Sciences

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French Version of the COVID-19 STUDENT STRESS QUESTIONNAIRE
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This study aimed to validate the Spanish version of the COVID-19 Student Stress Questionnaire (CSSQ), a 7-item tool assessing COVID-19-related stressors among university students, namely, Relationships and Academic Life, Isolation, and Fear of Contagion. Participants were 331 Spanish university students. Factor analyses sustained the three factor s...
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The COVID-19 pandemic raised many challenges for university staff and students, including the need to work from home, which resulted in a greater reliance on technology. We collected questionnaire data from university students (N = 894) in three European countries: Greece, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Data were collected between 7th April 2020 an...
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Background: Research underlined that infertile men may experience sense of guilt and failure, loss of self-esteem, high psychosocial and marital stress, and psychological suffering, but little attention was given to individual and dyadic dynamics featuring both partners diagnosed with male infertility. Objective: The study aimed to apply the Actor-...
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The COVID-19-pandemic entailed abrupt/long-lasting changes in university students’ lives, resulting in growing stress and stress-related outcomes. Although nowadays the pre-pandemic life is gradually re-establishing, past-COVID-19-stressful experiences and strategies adopted to adjust to this condition may significantly impact students’ current exp...
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This study focuses on the behavior of interactive agents and how to ground their implementation in psychology and cognitive modeling to capture fundamental psycho-pedagogical elements to deliver an effective competency-based training and assessment tool for teachers, trainers, and educators working in the school context. The study describes the des...
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This study explored the influence of five multicultural personality traits (i.e., Cultural Empathy, Open-Mindedness, Social Initiative, Emotional Stability, Flexibility) in predicting management styles (i.e., Integrating, Obliging, Compromising, Dominating, Avoiding) adopted by teachers from five European countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, S...
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ENGLISH VERSION OF THE COVID-19 STUDENT STRESS QUESTIONNAIRE (ZURLO ET AL. 2020)
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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has broadly impacted university students’ customary life, resulting in remarkable levels of stress and psychological suffering. Although the acute phase of the crisis has been overcome, it does not imply that perceived stress related to the risk of contagion and to the changes in the relational life...
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Background The measures taken to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, such as the lockdown in Italy, do impact psychological health; yet, less is known about their effect on cognitive functioning. The transactional theory of stress predicts reciprocal influences between perceived stress and cognitive performance. However, the e...
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The study aims to propose and test a multi-dimensional infertility-related stress model including socio-demographic and fertility-related characteristics, infertility-related stress dimensions, coping strategies and couple’s dyadic adjustment dimensions as predictors of anxiety and depression among partners of couples undergoing infertility treatme...
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Introduction: There is increasing evidence that major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with significant pragmatic language impairments. However, there is a lack of studies that use standardized tools and simultaneously investigate all pragmatic language skills among MDD patients. The aim of this study was to propose a more thorough investig...
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Research has shown a direct relationship between infertility-related stress and anxiety in infertile patients. The present study goes into this relationship in depth, testing the moderating role of coping strategies (Seeking Social Support, Avoidant, Positive Attitude, Problem-Solving, Turning to Religion) in the associations between specific infer...
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Clinical observations suggest that during times of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown university students exhibit stress-related responses to fear of contagion and to limitations of personal and relational life. The study aims to describe the development and validation of the 7-item COVID-19 Student Stress Questionnaire (CSSQ), a measurement tool to assess...
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Aim Basing on the Demands‐Resources and Individual‐Effects (DRIVE) Model developed by Mark and Smith in 2008, the study aims to propose and test a multi‐dimensional model that combines work characteristics, individual characteristics, and work–family interface dimensions as predictors of nurses' psychophysical health. Methods Self‐report questionn...
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Background The measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the lockdown in Italy, do impact psychological health; yet, less is known about their effect on cognitive functioning. The transactional theory of stress predicts reciprocal influences between perceived stress and cognitive performance. However, the effects of a period of stres...
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The present study proposed an application of the Rahim' Model of Conflict Management, and aimed to explore the styles of handling interpersonal conflicts with students adopted by teachers from five European countries (Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Austria), identifying specific patterns and evaluating potential differences according to teachers'...
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This article, corresponding to a part of the restitution of a financed international research project between France, Brazil, Canada, Italy and Belgium, aims to offer a modelisation and qualitative evaluation of mediation care settings based on an original methodological tool that involves identifying the typical games at the foundations of creativ...
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Aim: This study aims to investigate the associations of perceived work-family conflict with nurses' psychophysical health conditions, exploring gender differences and analyzing the potential moderating effects of perceived job control (skill discretion and decision authority), social support, and job satisfaction. Methods: The study was carried...
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Role play simulation games have recently received attention in the training and education fields as a mechanism for providing generative and creative learning. E-learning systems can provide a solid platform upon which role play simulation can be created and implemented to promote both knowledge and competence development. This form of active learn...
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Background: Research highlighted that Stressful Life Events have high incidence among infertile patients and significant impact on physical and medical parameters related to reproductive functions, but their potential role among factors influencing the infertile patients' perception of fertility-related Quality of Life (QoL) has not been explored....
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The ethnicity and work-related stress model (EWS; Capasso, Zurlo, & Smith, 2018, British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, 15, 1–20) integrated EWS dimensions in a multidimensional perspective combining demographic (sex, education) and individual characteristics (coping styles, Type A and Type D), cultural dimensions (acculturati...
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Purpose: To investigate the influence of individual characteristics (age, gender, educational level, coping strategies), perceived couple's Dyadic Adjustment, type of diagnosis and duration of infertility on self-reported quality of life (QoL) and psychological health in infertile couples, examining the potential moderating role of duration of inf...
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The Demand Resources and Individual Effects Model (DRIVE Model) is a transactional model that integrates Demands- Control-Support and Effort-Reward Imbalance models emphasising the role of individual (Coping Strategies; Overcommitment) and job characteristics (Job Demands, Social Support, Decision Latitude, Skill Discretion, Effort, Rewards) in the...
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Objectives: This study integrates different aspects of ethnicity and work-related stress dimensions (based on the Demands-Resources-Individual-Effects model, DRIVE [Mark, G. M., and A. P. Smith. 2008. "Stress Models: A Review and Suggested New Direction." In Occupational Health Psychology, edited by J. Houdmont and S. Leka, 111-144. Nottingham: No...
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The study analyses factor structure and psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Fertility Problem Inventory–Short Form. A sample of 206 infertile couples completed the Italian version of Fertility Problem Inventory (46 items) with demographics, State Anxiety Scale of State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (Form Y), Edinburgh Depression Scale a...
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Stress dimensions and psychological health conditions of schoolteachers: validation of a risk model using CUB models for the analysis of ordinal data The study refers to the transactional model of stress in teaching elaborated by Travers and Cooper (1996) and aims to validate a model of risk of psychological strain associated to work related stress...
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Negli ultimi anni si assiste alla progressiva diffusione di dispositivi di gruppo che utilizzano "mediatori" quali la pittura, la fotografia, la musica, le fiabe, per fini terapeutici e di formazione. Emerge perciò l'esigenza di approfondire l'orizzonte teorico di riferimento che fonda queste pratiche. I saggi di O. Carré, B. Chouvier, B. Duez, R....
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The study proposed an application of the transactional model of stress in teaching elaborated by Travers and Cooper in 1996, and aimed to investigate the influence of personality characteristics (coping strategies, type A behaviors), situational characteristics (sources of pressure), and perceived job satisfaction in the prediction of teachers’ psy...
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Aims: Ethnicity and culture represent a novel topic in the literature on stress and wellbeing at work because there has not been enough consideration of them in studies of work stress. This paper aims to present a critical review and evaluate recent articles investigating ethnicity in the literature on stress and wellbeing at work to identify limit...
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This paper reports a study of ethnicity and work-related stress that takes the Demands-Resources-Individual-Effects (DRIVE) model (Mark & Smith, 2008) as a framework of reference. The model combines individual differences, job characteristics, ethnicity dimensions and appraisals as independent variables in the prediction of psy-chophysical health o...
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This study analyses the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Teacher Stress Questionnaire elaborated in England by Travers and Cooper in 1996. This Italian survey was completed by 863 teachers randomly drawn from a cross-section of Italian school levels. The construct validity of the questionnaire was verified by factor analysis an...
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Introduction: The present study referred to the Effort-Reward Imbalance Model applied to the evaluation of teacher stress and, by means of the italian version of the ERI test, explored the connections between the dimensions of the model and the specific effects of occupational stress on teacher's psychophysical diseases and leaving intentions. MET...
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This study explores the explicative potential of effort-reward imbalance Model to unveil the dimensions involved in teacher stress process and analyses the psychometric characteristics of the Italian version of the ERI Questionnaire (Siegrist, J Occup Health Psychol 1:27-43, 1996) with respect to a homogeneous occupational group: Italian school tea...
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Negli ultimi decenni si sono progressivamente diffuse situazioni in cui la nascita e l'allevamento dei figli avviene all'interno di quadri prima considerati atipici. Le recenti modificazioni derivanti dai progressi biomedici e dai mutamenti sociali e culturali hanno reso possibili nuovi e diversificati percorsi della filiazione e della genitorialit...
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This paper presents the findings of an investigation into stress among Italian teachers conducted by means of the Teacher Stress Questionnaire elaborated by Travers and Cooper. The questionnaire was submitted to 320 southern Italy teachers drawn from a cross-section of school types. Data were discussed in order to highlight some features of teacher...
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The present article analyses the transactional model of stress and emotion elaborated by R.S. Lazarus and the model of occupational stress elaborated by C.L. Cooper and considered these as theoretical perspectives consistent with the exploration of teacher stress dimensions and with the development of successful aging modalities which characterize...

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The Project aims to develop and test the applications of a multi‐dimensional model that combines individual and personality characteristics, situational and work characteristics, and work–family interface dimensions as predictors of nurses' psychological and physical health conditions.