María Gómez Vela

María Gómez Vela
Universidad de Salamanca · Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicológicos

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September 1997 - present
Universidad de Salamanca
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Background The diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease (ND) produces profound changes in the quality of life of the affected families. Despite the vital importance of these processes, the scientific literature has addressed this topic almost exclusively relating to the main caregiver or using limited approaches. Thus, the main objective of this re...
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Evento de clausura del proyecto trasfronterizo POCTEP "Neuroqualyfam", 24 de marzo de 2022
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Background: The diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease (ND) produces profound changes in the quality of life of the affected families. Despite the vital importance of these processes, the scientific literature has addressed this topic almost exclusively relating to the main caregiver or using limited approaches. Thus, the main objective of this r...
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The United Nations recognizes the right of students to full participation in education. However, there is little evidence on the participation profile of students with disabilities in school and the contextual factors that facilitate or hinder it. Moreover, the available assessment instruments need further development; only the Participation and E...
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Introduction: Although participation is an essential aspect of health and well-being that contributes to autonomy and sense of accomplishment, and improves interpersonal relationships, school participation of children and youth with disabilities is often limited by the presence of barriers in their environment. The aim of this Research Project is t...
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Introduction When neurodegenerative disease (ND) is diagnosed, the family’s quality of life (FQoL) changes drastically. Within the concept of FQoL, the supports they receive from others at the community level and from services is one of the most important issues. Nonetheless, studies available using a mixed-methods approach are still limited. Conse...
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Introduction Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the major causes of dependency among older people. Since family members assume most of the care, the impact of NDs goes beyond the patient and affects the functioning of the entire family. Nonetheless, the concept of Family Quality of Life (FQOL) is still insufficiently developed in this fiel...
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Background Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the main causes of disability and dependence that have a great impact both on the quality of life of people with disabilities and their families. A majority of people with NDs receive care and support from the family, but there is no tool in Spain with which to measure whole-family QOL. The aim...
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Background: Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the main causes of disability and dependence that have a great impact both on the quality of life of people with disabilities and their families. A majority of people with NDs receive career and support from the family, but there is no tool in Spain with which to measure whole-family QOL. The...
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El objetivo de esta investigación fue evaluar la calidad de vida, la participación en actividades extraescolares y las características resilientes del alumnado de primaria, e identificar factores contextuales que limitan o facilitan su desarrollo saludable. Participaron 156 alumnos, de entre 10 y 13 años, de las comunidades autónomas de Castilla y...
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The aim of this study was to examine the level of agreement between reports of health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) obtained from children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) and their parents. We also examined the relationships between child and parent perception of the different domains of HR-QoL and participation dimensions. Sixty-nine c...
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Background: Most theoretical models of self-determination suggest that both environmental and personal factors influence the development of self-determination. The design and implementation of interventions must be conducted with foreknowledge of such mediating and moderating factors if the intervention is to be successful. Methods: The purpose of...
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Currently, people with Developmental Disabilities (DD) who live in the community can perform roles and interactions in different areas of life, but they have less opportunities for full and effective participation. Promoting participation has become a goal of the support services of people with DD and a key outcome of intervention. The purpose of t...
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Resumen Los objetivos de este trabajo han sido analizar la imagen que el cine ha transmitido de las personas sordas y mudas a lo largo de la historia e identificar películas que transmitan una imagen positiva y real de estas personas y aquellas otras que reflejan imágenes negativas y estereotipadas. Se han analizado 53 filmes que abarcan el periodo...
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Abstract Physical, social, and attitudinal environment may affect the quality of life (QoL) of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). Participants in this study included parents of 206 children and adolescents with CP (55.8% males) aged 8–18 years (M = 11.96, SD = 3). Distribution according to the Gross Motor Function Classification Sys...
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Nuestros centros educativos son contextos en los que la diversidad se manifiesta en diferentes ritmos de aprendizaje, capacidades, intereses, motivaciones, expectativas. Esta situación, que afecta a la convivencia en los mismos, hace necesaria por parte del sistema una atención educativa adecuada. La inclusión educativa constituye el mejor medio pa...
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RESUMEN La evaluacion y promocion de la autodeterminacion es un elemento clave en la educacion para la obtencion de resultados durante el periodo de transicion a la vida adulta de todos los estudiantes, especialmente de aquellos que presentan necesidades especificas de apoyo educativo. Sin embargo, actualmente no existen antecedentes de herramienta...
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The independence to decide and act as the causal agent in one's life are unchanging demands by empowerment movements focused on people with disabilities and by people with disabilities themselves. International efforts have been devoted to defining the concept of self-determination, analyzing its importance and relationship with the quality of life...
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Assessing and promoting self-determination is a key educational component to improved outcomes for transition-age young, specially for students with significant support needs. However, there are no psychometric robust tools in the Spanish context to assess self-determination. The main aim of this study is to present the developmental of The ARC-INI...
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El concepto de autodeterminación y sus implicaciones en la infancia, la adolescencia y la vida adulta están apareciendo cada vez con mayor fuerza en la investigación y en los servicios de atención a personas con discapacidad debido a la relevancia que tiene para todos los individuos la expresión y el ejercicio del derecho a la autodeterminación. De...
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To promote well-being and integral education of all the students has turned into a prior aim in the educational policies of many countries. Several investigations try to know the variables that can act as barriers or facilitators in this process. The aims of the present investigation were to evaluate the quality of pupils’ life in primary education...
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Nuestros centros educativos son contextos en los que la diversidad se manifiesta en diferentes ritmos de aprendizaje, capacidades, intereses, motivaciones, expectativas. Esta situación, que afecta a la convivencia en los mismos, hace necesaria por parte del sistema una atención educativa adecuada. La inclusión educativa constituye el mejor medio pa...
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Aims: The purpose of this study was to examine the differences of QOL perceptions between reports of Spanish children with CP and their parents. Specifically, this study has three objectives: (1) to examine the level of agreement between reports of QOL; (2) to analyze the rates of agreement and disagreement; (3) and to explore the relationships bet...
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El constructo de autodeterminación y sus implicaciones prácticas se están convirtiendo en un componente educativo clave, especialmente para los alumnos con necesidades específicas de apoyo. La investigación avala que mostrar un comportamiento autodeterminado tiene un impacto fundamental en la obtención de resultados importantes, como son el logro d...
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Promover la autodeterminación de las personas con discapacidad intelectual se considera una meta importante y a la vez un medio para lograr mayor autonomía, participación y bienestar personal. El objetivo de este estudio ha sido analizar el efecto de diferentes variables individuales (género, edad, etc.) y contextuales (tipo de escolarización, prog...
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Purpose: The objective of this study is to present the process of translating, adapting and validating the European Child Environment Questionnaire (ECEQ) in the Spanish context. Method: The participants were 200 parents of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) aged 8-18 years, from seven regions in Spain. The adaptation of the ECEQ...
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Diversity in education is reflected in different learning rates, abilities, interests, expectations, needs, and so on and demands appropriate educative attention. This reality justifies the need for teachers training to meet the challenges of achieving success for all the students. For the current study, an ad hoc survey to assess the perceived tra...
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Objetivo: Evaluar la calidad de vida (CDV) de los niños y adolescentes con parálisis cerebral (PC) desde la percepción de sus padres y de ellos mismos; analizar el grado de acuerdo entre ambas percepciones e identificar las variables que influyen en la CDV. Métodos: Fue realizado un estudio transversal que incluyó a 92 niños y adolescentes con PC...
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Participation is an important modifiable quality of life (QOL) determinant and a key outcome measure. The aim of this study was to confirm if participation in leisure activities affects the QOL domains in children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy (CP) in Spain. A total of 206 children and adolescents with CP (and their parents), 115 boys and 91...
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In our schools, diversity is reflected in different learning rates, abilities, interests, motivations, expectations, needs, and so on. This situation affects coexistence and demands appropriate educative attention. Inclusive education is the best way to achieve this in that involvement and participation of all people in transforming schools is the...
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Objective: To evaluate quality of life (QoL) of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) according to the perception of the children themselves and their parents, examining the degree of agreement between the two perceptions, and identify the variables that influence QoL. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study that included 92 child...
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The purpose of this study was to assess the self-determination of Spanish high school students with Intellectual Disability and other Special Educational Needs (SEN). A total of 371 students between 11 and 17 years of age participated in the study. Of these, 46.4% (n=171) presented SEN, specifically learning disabilities (n=97; 26.2%), borderline a...
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El cine negro muestra un pesimismo y un cinismo desconocidos hasta la fecha. El protagonista suele ser un personaje solitario, aislado y marginado de la sociedad. En este sentido tiene muchas similitudes con la representación que el cine hace de las personas con discapacidad. Sin embargo, ninguno de los personajes principales tiene discapacidad. Ha...
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This study aimed to assess pathological Internet and cell-phone use in college students, and to identify psychological, health, and behavioral correlates. A cross-sectional design was utilized to gather data from 337 students. We developed two measures, termed the Internet Over-use Scale (IOS), and the Cell-Phone Over-Use Scale (COS). Additional me...
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ObjectiveThe purpose of the current study was to examine the impact of disease and hospitalization on children’s quality of life. MethodThree measures were administered to 105 participants ranging in age from 6 to 15years, from public hospitals in Castilla y Leon (Spain). Data were collected throughout 9months. Measures were the Survey on Subjecti...
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Objetivos: Evaluar la calidad de vida y el autoconcepto, y comprobar la relación que existe entre estas dos variables durante la adolescencia. Participantes: 1121 alumnos de entre 12 y 18 años; 151 presentaba necesidades educativas especiales (NEE). Instrumentos: Cuestionario de Evaluación de la Calidad de Vida de alumnos adolescentes (Gómez-Vela,...
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Existen muy pocos modelos teóricos y muy pocos instrumentos de evaluación de la calidad de vida de los adolescentes en general, y de los jóvenes con discapaci­dad en particular. En este artículo se describe el proceso de elaboración de ambos, un marco conceptual sobre la calidad de vida durante la adolescencia, y un instru­mento de evaluación adapt...
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La calidad de vida es un principio clave en la planificación y evaluación de servicios dirigidos a favorecer la integración comunitaria de personas con discapacidad, por lo que se ha convertido en un objeto preferente de investigación. El estudio presentado evalúa la Calidad de vida de 118 adultos con Retraso Mental, usuarios de servicios residenci...
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En: Siglo cero Madrid 2004, v. 35(4), n. 212 ; p. 5-17 Análisis de la elaboración de un instrumento de evaluación de la calidad de vida, adaptado a las características de adolescentes con discapacidad y sin ella. Para ello, se elabora un marco conceptual compuesto por las dimensiones que aparecen con más frecuencia en los modelos teóricos de calida...

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- Obtener el perfil de participación de los alumnos con discapacidad en el entorno escolar. .- Analizar la contribución de los factores contextuales -personales y del ambiente- a dicha participación.
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Neurodegenerative diseases and family quality of life research