Vicente E Caballo

Vicente E Caballo
University of Granada | UGR · Department of Personality, Assessment, and Psychological Treatment

Ph.D.
Applying the MISA program worldwide (available in Spanish, Portuguese, and English) to patients with social anxiety.

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Introduction
Vicente E Caballo currently works at the Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, and at the FUNVECA Clinical Psychology Center, Granada, Spain. Vicente does research in Clinical Psychology and Abnormal Psychology. Their current projects are 'Assessment and treatment of social anxiety', 'Assessment and treatment of personality disorders', and 'Cross-cultural assessment of social skills.'
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January 1991 - present
University of Granada
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  • University of Granada, Campus de Cartuja, s/n, 18071 Granada (Spain)

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Publications (205)
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In a previous work (Caballo et al., 2021) we tested the effectiveness of the Multidimensional Intervention for Social Anxiety (MISA) program in reducing social anxiety symptoms. In this quasi-experimental study, with pre/post-treatment and follow-up measures, we examined the impact of the MISA program on other problems related to social anxiety. 57...
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En un trabajo anterior (Caballo et al., 2021) comprobamos la eficacia del programa de Intervención multidimensional para la ansiedad social (IMAS) en la reducción de los síntomas de ansiedad social. En este estudio cuasiexperimental, con medidas pre/postratamiento y seguimiento, hallamos el impacto del programa IMAS en otros problemas relacionados...
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En el artículo “Aplicación internacional del programa «Intervención multidimensional para la ansiedad social» (IMAS): I. Eficacia del tratamiento en pacientes con ansiedad social” por Caballo, V. E., Salazar, I. C., Curtiss, J., Gómez, R. B., Rossitto, A. M., Coello, M. F., Herrera, J. S., Gamarra, O., Sanguino, R., Arias, V. B., Hofmann, S. G. y E...
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In the article “International application of the «Multidimensional Intervention for Social Anxiety» (MISA) program: I. Treatment effectiveness in patients with social anxiety” by Caballo, V. E., Salazar, I. C., Curtiss, J., Gómez, R. B., Rossitto, A. M., Coello, M. F., Herrera, J. S., Gamarra, O., Sanguino, R., Arias, V. B., Hofmann, S. G., & MISA...
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Objective: To test the efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for lifestyle modification in patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS). Design: 76 MetS patients completed this clinical trial, with 18 months follow-up. 45 participants from the experimental group (EG - CBT) and 31 to the control group (CG - usual care). The CBT programme was...
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Suicidal behavior is one of the public health problems that cause most deaths in young people and has been associated with emotional and affective problems, so predictive models are required to account for the relationship between depression, anxiety, hopelessness, and alcohol consumption to propose actions for its prevention. The Plutchik Suicide...
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El trastorno de ansiedad social (TAS) es uno de los trastornos más frecuentes a nivel mundial. El objetivo de este estudio fue comprobar la eficacia del nuevo programa “Intervención multidimensional para la ansiedad social” (IMAS) para el tratamiento del TAS. Participaron 67 personas diagnosticadas con TAS, según el DSM-5, evaluadas mediante una en...
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Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is one of the most prevalent disorders worldwide. The goal of this study was to test the effectiveness of the new program “Multidimensional Intervention for Social Anxiety” (MISA) for the treatment of SAD. Sixty-seven people diagnosed with SAD, according to the DSM-5, participated in this study, and they were assessed...
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La desconexión moral es un constructo útil para explicar el comportamiento disruptivo en la adolescencia, evidenciando diferencias entre hombres y mujeres. Sin embargo, no existen estudios respecto de la asociación de factores clínicos y psicológicos y el uso de mecanismos de desconexión moral. Por tal motivo, este estudio analizó las diferencias d...
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O livro do paciente é destinado principalmente às pessoas que sofrem de ansiedade social e buscam uma alternativa terapêutica que mude suas vidas de forma relevante. É eminentemente prático, em que são trabalhadas as características clínicas do problema para que se inicie a mudança pessoal passo a passo por meio de autorregistos (59 tabelas), figur...
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Este livro reflete o trabalho de mais de 15 anos realizado pelos autores sobre ansiedade social na Espanha, Portugal e 18 países ibero-americanos. Os resultados desta pesquisa serviram como base para o desenvolvimento do atual Programa de Intervenção Multidimensional para Ansiedade Social (IMAS). Único programa que combina técnicas tradicionais de...
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Introducción: El cáncer ginecológico impacta psicológicamente a la mujer. En este proceso las Estrategias de Afrontamiento-EA, al parecer, se asocian con la Calidad de Vida relacionada con la Salud-CvRS; sin embargo, se desconoce el valor predictivo de las EA sobre la CvRS. Este artículo tiene como finalidad identificar las diferencias y la natural...
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Moral disengagement is a useful construct for explaining disruptive behavior in adolescents, revealing differences between men and women. However, no research has been conducted on the association between clinical and psychological factors and the use of moral disengagement mechanisms. For this reason, this study analyzed sex differences and clinic...
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El objetivo fue establecer la relación del riesgo suicida con la inteligencia emocional y autoestima en una muestra de 1414 estudiantes universitarios de dos ciudades colombianas a partir de un estudio cuantitativo, con diseño no experimental de tipo transversal. Se usaron como instrumentos la Escala de Riesgo Suicida de Plutchik (RS), las versione...
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Este trabajo muestra los factores de riesgo y predictores psicológicos asociados a la conducta suicida en estudiantes universitarios en Manizales y Medellín (Colombia). Participaron 1408 estudiantes y se utilizaron las escalas de riesgo suicida de Plutchik, desesperanza y depresión de Beck e impulsividad de Barratt. Se encontró un factor de riesgo...
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Background: Social support can introduce favorable changes in lifestyle to reduce the cardiovascular risk. The aim of this study was to verify these changes in the clinical population participating in this study and present the psycho- metric properties of the scales of social support for ‘Eating Habits’ and ‘Exercise’ in patients diagnosed with me...
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RESUMEN. El objetivo de este estudio es presentar los efectos de la aplicación de un protocolo de tratamiento manualizado, en una muestra comunitaria de 67 adolescentes españoles (62,68% mujeres), en la fobia social generalizada (FSG) y en el neuroticismo (N) y la extraversión (E). Los participantes fueron asignados al azar a un grupo de control (n...
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to describe the preliminary psychometric properties of the "Self-Efficacy to Regulate Eating Habits (SERES)". Material and methods: Participated in a randomized clinical trial for lifestyle modification 135 subjects with metabolic syndrome, who were divided into two groups (e.g., experimental and control), i...
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La investigación sobre la evaluación de la ansiedad social en Iberoamérica es escasa. En los últimos años se ha informado sobre las características psicométricas del “Cuestionario de ansiedad social para adultos” (CASO) en distintos países iberoamericanos, excepto Perú. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar las pruebas de validez basadas en el c...
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Objective: To examine the psychometric properties of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale-Self Report (LSAS-SR) based on a large sample recruited from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Methods: Two groups of participants were included: a non-clinical sample involving 31,243 community subjects and a clinical sample comprising 529 patie...
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Un grupo de profesores universitarios y psicólogos clínicos, con una gran experiencia a sus espaldas y preocupados por la gran difusión que está teniendo toda una serie de pseudoterapias, ha decidido explicar al público en un lenguaje accesible en qué consisten 10 de ellas (homeopatía, reiki, flores de Bach, constelaciones familiares, acupuntura, p...
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Objective: To examine the psychometric properties of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale-Self Report (LSAS-SR) based on a large sample recruited from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Methods: Two groups of participants were included: a non-clinical sample involving 31,243 community subjects and a clinical sample comprising 529 patie...
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This article presents a new treatment program for social anxiety, specifically for social anxiety disorder (social phobia) and avoidance personality disorder. Its name, Multidimensional Intervention for Social Anxiety (MISA), indicates that it revolves around the five dimensions that our research team found working on social anxiety with participan...
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Se presenta un nuevo programa de tratamiento para la ansiedad social, específicamente para el trastorno de ansiedad social (fobia social) y el trastorno de personalidad por evitación. Su nombre, Intervención multidimensional para la ansiedad social (IMAS), indica que gira alrededor de las cinco dimensiones que nuestro equipo de investigación encont...
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Little research has focused on the measurement of specific facets of social anxiety disorder (SAD) in adolescents. In this study, we report on the Social Anxiety Questionnaire for Children (SAQ-C; Caballo et al. 2016), a 24-item questionnaire which assesses six facets of social anxiety in youth: 1) Speaking in public/Interactions with teachers, 2)...
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Objective: This study examined the psychometric properties of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale-Self Report (LSAS-SR) based on a large sample recruited from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Methods: Two groups of participants were included in the study: a non-clinical sample involving 31,243 community subjects and a clinical samp...
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Objective: Self-efficacy refers to beliefs in individuals' own capacities to do something. With the intent of evaluate the validity and reliability, we investigated the psychometric properties of the Self-Efficacy to Regulate Exercise Scale (SERES) in patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS). Methods: 135 participants with medical diagnosis of Me...
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Objective: Verify the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) in metabolic syndrome (MetS) patients. Design, setting, participants, and intervention: In the Multimodal Intervention Program for Patients with Metabolic Syndrome clinical trial, 79 MetS patients completed the intervention. Of t...
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La evaluación de la ansiedad social (AS) en España, Portugal e Iberoamérica se realiza habitualmente con cuestionarios originados de forma no empírica en países anglosajones, lo que plantea importantes dificultades. Con el fin de tener una medida adaptada a las situaciones y características de los países de habla española y portuguesa se construyó...
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Background and objective: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic conditions that include abdominal obesity, reduction in cholesterol concentrations linked to high density lipoproteins (HLDc), elevated triglycerides, increased blood pressure and hyperglycaemia. Given that this is a multicausal disease, the aim of this study is to identi...
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El presente “Libro del paciente”, está dirigido principalmente a quienes sufren de ansiedad social y buscan una alternativa terapéutica que cambie de modo importante sus vidas. Este libro forma parte esencial del programa Intervención multidimensional para la ansiedad social (IMAS) y es el complemento inseparable del “Libro del terapeuta” para los...
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El libro refleja el trabajo que durante más de 15 años nuestro grupo ha llevado a cabo sobre la ansiedad social en España, Portugal y 18 países iberoamericanos. Los resultados de dicha investigación han servido de base para desarrollar el actual programa de Intervención multidimensional para la ansiedad social (IMAS). Este programa, único a nivel i...
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This paper examines self-esteem and its dimensions using the Revised Janis-Field Feelings of Inadequacy Scale (RJFFIS) and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) in a sample comprising mostly university undergraduates (n= 826). We analyzed their relationship with social anxiety (SA) and social skills (SS), assessed with the Social Anxiety Questionn...
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Background and objective: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic conditions that include abdominal obesity, reduction in cholesterol concentrations linked to high density lipoproteins (HLDc), elevated triglycerides, increased blood pressure and hyperglycaemia. Given that this is a multicausal disease, the aim of this study is to ident...
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A common practice in the field of social anxiety assessment in Portuguese and Spanish-speaking countries is the use of instruments, developed in English-speaking countries, without prior adaptation to the country of application. Recently, it has been empirically developed the new Social Anxiety Questionnaire for Adults (SAQ) with social situations...
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The aim of this paper is to present the psychometric properties of the Lifestyle-Related Assertiveness Questionnaire (CACEV) in a sample of patients with metabolic syndrome. The total sample was 136 subjects, of whom 79 completed the study (48 from the treatment group and 31 from the control group), with follow-up at 6 and 18 months. Socio-demograp...
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La evaluación y entrenamiento de las habilidades sociales constituye un área de permanente actualidad tanto en la clínica como en la investigación. No obstante, la evaluación de las habilidades sociales ha sido, desde sus comienzos, un área difícil de abordar. Un problema actual es que aún hoy día se siguen utilizando profusamente instrumentos de a...
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The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has elicited numerous opinions from mental health professionals, both in the media and in specialized magazines. Many of these observers assert that Trump clearly exhibits a Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). This article attempts to draw links between each of the DSM-5 NPD diagno...
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This is the English PDF version of the Social Anxiety Questinnaire for Children (SAQ-C) (boys and girls version). You can use it freely, without asking for permission, with the only condition of citing the original source.
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Social Anxiety Questionnaire for Children (SAQ-C) with boys and girls versions
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Cuestionario de ansiedad social para niños (CASO-N) con versión para chicos y chicas
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The assessment and training of social skills constitutes a continuous hot topic both in clinic and research settings. However, social skills assessment has been since its beginnings a difficult area to address. One ongoing issue is that even today self-report instruments for social skills published in the 1970s are still profusely used. The main ob...
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This study describes a series of exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses that were conducted with the 44-item Social Anxiety Questionnaire for Children- 4th version (SAQ-CIV) to identify a reduced set of items that might be used to construct a new abbreviated instrument for measuring social anxiety in children and adolescents. The fourth versi...
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The purpose of this study was to identify the predictive value of the parental practices of both parents, perceived by their children over some indicators of adjustment in adolescents. This was explored particularly on positive aspects such as self-esteem, resilience and social and emotional competences, and negative aspects such as anxiety, depres...
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El «Cuestionario de ansiedad social para adultos» (CASO) es una medida de autoinforme desarrollada para los países de habla española y portuguesa. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la validez de constructo y la fiabilidad del CASO en Colombia. Participaron 5477 personas de la población general contestando el CASO y la «Escala de ansiedad soc...
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Abstract: Th is study presents the validity and reliability of the Social Anxiety Questionnaire for Adults (saq), developed in an attempt to improve some of the shortcomings of self-report instruments, commonly used to assess social phobia/anxiety in Latin American countries. Th is measure has been globally validated for most of Latin American coun...
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This study presents the validity and reliability of the Social Anxiety Questionnaire for Adults (saq), developed in an attempt to improve some of the shortcomings of self-report instruments, commonly used to assess social phobia/anxiety in Latin American countries. This measure has been globally validated for most of Latin American countries, but h...
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La ansiedad social (AS) es una experiencia habitual de muchos niños cuando se enfrentan a situaciones sociales. Este estudio evalúa la eficacia de un programa lúdico y escolar de entrenamiento en habilidades sociales (EHS) para niños de 9 a 12 años. El grupo experimental estaba formado por 87 alumnos pertenecientes a clases conflictivas. De dicho g...
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El «Cuestionario de ansiedad social para adultos» (CASO) es una medida de autoinforme desarrollada para los países de habla española y portuguesa. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la validez de constructo y la fiabilidad del CASO en Colombia. Participaron 5477 personas de la población general contestando el CASO y la «Escala de ansiedad soc...
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Social anxiety (SA) is a common experience for many children when faced with social situations. This study presents the application of a play-based school program in social skills training (SST) for children aged between 9 and 12. The experimental group consisted of 87 students from disruptive classrooms. From this group we further analyzed a subgr...
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This article presents the psychometric properties of a new measure of social anxiety, the Social Anxiety Questionnaire for adults (SAQ), composed of 30 items that were developed based on participants from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Two groups of participants were included in the study: a nonclinical group involving 18,133 per...
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This article presents the psychometric properties of a new measure of social anxiety, the Social Anxiety Questionnaire for adults (SAQ), composed of 30 items that were developed based on participants from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Two groups of participants were included in the study: a nonclinical group involving 18,133 per...
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The self-reporting of social skills continues to be assessed through the assertiveness inventories developed in the 1970s, such as the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule (RAS), the Assertion Inventory (AI), and the College Self-Expression Scale (CSES). The study reported here involved 421 university students (76.5% women) and obtained the factor structu...
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Abstract The self-reporting of social skills continues to be assessed through the assertiveness inventories developed in the 1970s, such as the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule (RAS), the Assertion Inventory (AI), and the College SelfExpression Scale (CSES). The study reported here involved 421 university students (76.5% women) and obtained the factor...
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The relationship between social skills and social anxiety has been addressed conceptually but studied little empirically. Scarcer still are the studies on the relationship between social skills and personality styles/disorders. This paper uses a sample of mostly university students to find possible relationships between social skills, on the one ha...
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The aim of this research was to examine changes in the frequency of victimization, aggressive behavior and positive behavior among children after participating in the program “Child Friendly Communities”. 302 children between 9 and 15 years of age participated; the children, who at the time of the intervention were completing the fifth and sixth gr...
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La relación entre las habilidades sociales (HHSS) y la ansiedad social (AS) ha sido planteada conceptualmente pero poco estudiada a nivel empírico. Más escasos son los trabajos sobre la relación entre las HHSS y los estilos/trastornos de la personalidad (TTPP). El presente trabajo pretende hallar las posibles relaciones entre las HHSS por una parte...
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La evaluación de las habilidades sociales por medio de medidas de autoinforme sigue realizándose con instrumentos desarrollados en los años 70, como el “Inventario de asertividad de Rathus” (RAS), el “Inventario de aserción” (AI) o la “Escala de autoexpresión universitaria” (CSES). Este estudio llevado a cabo con 421 estudiantes universitarios (76,...
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La segunda edición de este manual se ha llevado a cabo con la participación de cincuenta y cinco especialistas que, a lo largo de veintisiete capítulos, ponen al día el conocimiento sobre los diferentes trastornos psicológicos. La primera parte se dedica a los aspectos básicos de dichos trastornos, incluyendo una breve historia de la psicopatología...
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Sex differences between men and women in social anxiety are largely unexplored. This study sought to shed some light on this topic. We administered self-report measures of social anxiety to community samples of 17,672 women and 13,440 men from 16 Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal, as well as to a clinical sample of 601 patients diagnosed...
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Resumen En este artículo se revisan diferentes definiciones y dimensiones que se ban dado sobre la asertividad, así como también se bosquejan las raíces de este concepto y la tendencia actual que existe entre los profesionales para usar otras expresiones en sustitución del término «asertividad». No hay ninguna definición que baya sido universalment...
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Sex differences between men and women in social anxiety are largely unexplored. This study sought to shed some light on this topic. We administered self-report measures of social anxiety to community samples of 17,672 women and 13,440 men from 16 Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal, as well as to a clinical sample of 601 patients diagnosed...
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The assessment of social anxiety through self-report measures often involves questionnaires that are widely used at the international level: SPAI, LSAS-SR, SPIN, SPS, and/or SIAS. In this study, these questionnaires were administered to university students, and their factor structure, reliability and internal consistency were obtained. The best fac...
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La evaluación de la ansiedad social por medio de medidas de autoinforme suele utilizar alguno de los cuestionarios ampliamente conocidos a nivel internacional: el SPAI, la LSAS-SR, el SPIN, la SPS y/o la SIAS. En el presente estudio dichos cuestionarios se han aplicado a estudiantes universitarios, prestando especial atención a su estructura factor...