Nicolás Sánchez-Álvarez

Nicolás Sánchez-Álvarez
University of Malaga | UMA · Department of Evolutionary and Psychology of Education

PhD Psychologist

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February 2019 - August 2020
University of Malaga
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Publications (90)
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De acuerdo con la teoría de Demandas y Recursos Laborales, existen diversos factores psicosociales en el trabajo (demandas y recursos laborales) que afectan a los niveles de engagement y a las actitudes laborales del profesorado. Asimismo, la inteligencia emocional se considera un recurso personal clave con efectos positivos sobre la salud ocupacio...
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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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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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La de la COVID-19 ha provocado problemas de salud mental en la población. El objetivo del presente estudio fue demostrar el impacto psicológico de la COVID-19 tras un año de pandemia. Una muestra de 1558 personas residentes en España, con edades comprendidas entre los 16 y los 77 años, cumplimentaron un cuestionario online, cuya difusión se llevó a...
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Debido a la urgencia mundial a causa de la COVID-19, la población ha sufrido cambios en su estilo de vida, provocando en muchas ocasiones un gran impacto emocional. Este estudio se llevó a cabo en una muestra de 765 personas en confinamiento impuesto por el marco de medidas durante el estado de alarma en España a partir del 14 de marzo de 2020. Tie...
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The Frustration Discomfort Scale (FDS) is a self-report instrument that was developed as a multidimensional measure of intolerance to frustration: discomfort intolerance, entitlement, emotional intolerance, and achievement. This study aimed to validate a Chilean version of this scale. The sample comprised 1187 Chilean respondents (693 women and 494...
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The aim of this work was to analyze the role of traditional bullying victimization on life satisfaction, specifically, by examining how emotional intelligence (EI) may moderate this relation differentially for boys and girls.
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La crisis provocada por la pandemia del coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) está afectando a todos los países del mundo. El nivel de propagación y la gravedad de la enfermedad ha supuesto un gran impacto psicológico para la población, llegando a provocar problemas de salud mental en los períodos de confinamiento en la mayoría de las personas. Este es...
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School violence against teachers is a significant psychosocial risk factor that negatively influences health, well-being, and job attitudes. Despite the growing attention paid to the psychological distress that victimized teachers may suffer, little is known about the protective role of individual resources that may attenuate the impact of experien...
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According to the broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions, the frequency of positive emotions is associated with the development of positive attitudes, cognitions, and behaviors in organizational contexts. However, positive and negative attitudes at work might also be influenced by different personal and job resources. While emotional intellig...
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Los obstáculos a lo largo de la carrera de las mujeres demuestran que su ambición de convertirse en líder es compleja porque está influenciada por los estereotipos y roles de género. En este estudio, se les pidió a 625 participantes (54.24% mujeres) de dos categorías (379 estudiantes y 246 empleados) que imaginaran cómo reaccionarían ante un ascens...
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Introducción: debido a las alarmantes tasas de abandono del profesorado novel, un creciente número de estudios han examinado los factores individuales que contribuyen a explicar los niveles de bienestar y motivación en el contexto universitario. En este sentido, la inteligencia emocional y la gratitud se han mostrado como recursos persona-les relev...
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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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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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Introducción Pocos constructos psicológicos en las últimas décadas han atraído la atención de psicólogos, educadores, formadores, y técnicos de recursos humanos como lo ha hecho el concepto de inteligencia emocional. Tras 30 años desde la aparición del concepto científico, presentamos este monográfico en la revista Know and Share Psychology en reco...
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Resumen: Introducción: La enfermería es una de las profesiones con los niveles más altos de burnout. La reducción de los niveles de estrés y el aumento de las herramientas disponibles para hacer frente a situaciones estresantes son dos de los principales desafíos laborales en la actualidad. Objetivo: Este estudio exploratorio evalúa el papel protec...
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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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This study was a quantitative meta-analysis of empirical research on the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and academic performance (AP) that included the three main theoretical models of EI. We conducted a computerized literature search in the main electronic databases. Forty-four of an initial 3,210 articles met the inclusion crite...
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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: 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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This research contributes to the current knowledge on teacher well-being by examining an integrated model with a personal resource (i.e., emotional intelligence) explaining teacher withdrawal intention through a mediator (i.e., work engagement) and considering the moderator effect of a second personal resource (i.e., teacher self-efficacy) in this...
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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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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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Introduction Adolescents can present high levels of stress when faced with various biopsychosocial changes, affecting their daily activities and influencing the initiation and development of risk behaviours and/or a mental disorder. Therefore, it is important to identify protective factors against stress, such as emotional intelligence, for adolesc...
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This study created a Spanish triangulated version of the European Bullying Intervention Project Questionnaire and obtained indicators of its validity and reliability. This new tool allows researchers to triangulate and flexibly investigate the three main roles in school bullying, obtaining seven potential roles (pure victim, pure bully, pure bystan...
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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 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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New intervention approaches are required for dating violence (DV) prevention, given the limited results of existing programs in achieving behavioral changes. The main objective of this study was to explore the effect of a brief, single-session intervention aimed at promoting an incremental theory of personality (ITP) on dating violence perpetration...
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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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Trait meta-mood refers to people’s conscious awareness of their own emotions. This reflexive process is relevant to developing a better adaptation to the environment, understanding the individual differences in how people perceive and attend to emotions, and how they can understand and regulate them in an optimal way. Previous research has indicate...
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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...
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Escuela de fortalezas para la prevención del suicidio
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Resumen Desde que apareció el concepto de la Inteligencia emocional, diversos estudios han mostrado su influencia directa en el aprendizaje, las relaciones sociales y los logros. En el campo académico, aunque existe una dilatada cantidad de estudios que evalúan la influencia de la inteligencia emocional, existe una falta de consenso en cuanto al ro...
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Resumen La adolescencia es una etapa caracterizada por la aparición de diversos cambios que influyen en el estado de ánimo. La forma con la que se afrontan los cambios y los efectos que generan son clave en el desarrollo de estados de ánimo alterados que pueden llegar a ser patológicos. Los diferentes tipos de temperamento, entendido como dimension...
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El suicidio es una de las principales causas de muerte evitable. La detección temprana de personas en riesgo es fundamental para reducir el número de fallecidos. En este estudio se ha desarrollado una escala para identificar el riesgo suicida, teniendo en cuenta no solo factores de riesgo sino también Fortalezas Personales del sujeto. El instrument...
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Although previous research has highlighted the association between emotional intelligence (EI) and job satisfaction, the underlying mechanisms remain relatively unexplored. To address this gap, this study examined employee engagement as a potential mediator of the association. A multi-occupational sample of 405 Spanish professionals completed the W...
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Although emotional intelligence (EI) and social support are important predictors of well-being in adolescents and adults, there has been little research on their combined effects on well-being in older people. From a developmental perspective, it would be premature to assume similar models for EI, social support and well-being for older adults as w...
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Reduce deaths by suicide is one of the major social challenges of today. Suicidal behaviors tend to increase in times of deep economic crisis like the one we live in, for this reason it is important to develop preventive programs that could dampen its consequences. To achieve this it is important to know the characteristics of the population and as...
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Suicide is one of the main causes of preventable death, so there is a great need to assess possible cases at risk. In this study, a scale has been developed to identify suicidal risk, taking into account not only risk factors but also personal strengths of the subject. The instrument consists of 30 items and is intended for use by social agents. It...
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100] Documentos de Trabajo Social · nº57 · Resumen Reducir las muertes por suicidio es uno de los principales desafíos sociales de la ac-tualidad. Las conductas suicidas suelen incrementarse en tiempos de profundas crisis económicas como la que vivimos, por este motivo es importante desarrollar programas de carácter preventivo que puedan amortiguar...
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Introduction. Social anxiety in gender dysphoria is still under investigation. Aim. To determine the prevalence and associated factors of social anxiety in a sample of individuals with gender dysphoria. Methods. A cross-sectional design was used in a clinical sample attending a public gender identity unit in Spain. The sample consisted of 210 ind...
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Much attention has been paid to the psychological processes underlying the improvement in mood states and human well-being, particularly during adolescence. Theoretical and empirical research suggests that emotional skills may play a role in enhancing perceived well-being; however, the mechanisms involved in during adolescence are unclear. The purp...
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This meta-analysis includes studies concerning the relationships between emotional intelligence (EI) and subjective well-being (SWB). A total of 25 studies with 77 effect sizes and a combined sample of 8520 participants were found. The results provided evidence of a positive significant relationship between EI and SWB (ȓ = 0.32). This relationship...
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This study examined the sociodemographic characteristics and the psychological adjustment of transsexuals in Andalusia (Spain), and also analyzed the differences between female-to-male (FtM) and male-to-female (MtF) transsexuals. The sample included 197 transsexuals (101 MtF and 96 FtM) selected from those who visited the Transsexual and Gender Ide...
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Objective: We aim to study the relation between exposure to violence during childhood and adolescence and substance consumption in adulthood in a population of transsexuals. Material and Methods: Descriptive study of 209 transsexual subjects, based on the ICD-10 diagnostic criteria (109 male-to-female, and 100 female-to-male), followed at the Trans...
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Resumen: Este estudio examina las propiedades psicométricas de la rama de percepción emocional del Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test en una muestra amplia de 2066 participantes españoles (M = .42; DT = .07). En concreto, los objetivos fueron, por un lado, analizar las puntuaciones por tareas de la rama de percepción emocional por e...
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Abstract: This study examines the psychometric properties of the emotional perception branch of the Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test in a large sample of 2066 Spanish participants (M = .42; SD = .07). The objectives were, on the one hand, to analyze the emotional perception branch scores by tasks and by age and sex, and, on the othe...
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This study examines the psychometric properties of the emotional perception branch of the Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test in a large sample of 2066 Spanish participants (M = .42; SD = .07). The objectives were, on the one hand, to analyze the emotional perception branch scores by tasks and by age and sex, and, on the other hand, to...