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The present article studies war-related trauma and its effects on children living in the Gaza Strip, 6 months after the attack launched by the Israeli army on July 8, 2014, which lasted for 51 days. The objective was twofold: (a) to identify the prevalence of exposure to traumatic events and (b) to examine the symptoms of traumatic stress in childr...
The aim of this study was to examine the ability to identify voices of unfamiliar people. In experiment 1, participants were tested in their ability to recognize the voice of unfamiliar man or woman in a target-present or target-absent earwitness identification line-up. Results showed that subjects generally matched 83.11% when the target voice was...
There are numerous stereotypes regarding the ability of victims with intellectual disabilities to report criminal acts and to describe their perpetrators. In this regard, the present study has aimed to analyze the stability of memory of a stressful event (medical examination within a hospital setting) over time in young people (Mage = 15.11 years o...
Uno de los principales obstáculos en el acceso a la justicia de las víctimas con diversidad funcional procede de los estereotipos referidos a su capacidad para declarar en un procedimiento policial y judicial, tendiendo unos a considerarlos menos creíbles que al resto de víctimas y otros más creíbles por su supuesta incapacidad para elaborar mentir...
"False guilty" is a project developed by the Research Group in Eyewitness Testimony, with the aim of analyzing the main causes that lead to an innocent being accused of crimes he/she did not commit. http://falsoculpable.blogspot.com/ for more information about this project.
Evaluation of traumatic memories and psychological disorders associated to trauma in refugees. This research aims to evaluate psychological disorders associated with traumatic experiences in victims of war, refugees and asylum seekers, delving into one of its main symptoms (intrusive and recurrent memories of the vivid facts), and resilience factors that could allow develop effective coping strategies. Under the aegis of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), researchers from Spain, Chile, Cuba and Palestine, countries where minors (6-12 years) and adults (18-50 years) will be assessed, will participate in the study. The results obtained allow to establish guidelines for intervention with particularly vulnerable victims of countries that are in conflict, and are welcomed in countries of asylum. URL: http://memoriastraumaticas.blogspot.com/