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Eficacia de un programa de tratamiento psicológico individual para mujeres maltratadas por su pareja

Publication date: September–December 2014 Source:Psychosocial Intervention, Volume 23, Issue 3 Author(s): Mª Pilar Matud , Demelza Fortes , Lorena Medina El objetivo del presente trabajo es evaluar la eficacia de un programa de intervención psicológica individual para mujeres maltratadas por su pareja. La muestra está formada por un total de 128 mujeres maltratadas por su pareja, usuarias de servicios públicos especializados, con edades comprendidas entre 18 y 67 años (M = 38.49, DT = 9.20) y diferente estado civil y niveles educativo y laboral. Noventa y seis de ellas participaron en el programa de intervención protocolizado que se puso a prueba en el presente estudio y 32 no participaron, las cuales se consideraron como grupo de control. Se encontró que las mujeres que partic…

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Mujeres delincuentes violentas

Publication date: September–December 2014 Source:Psychosocial Intervention, Volume 23, Issue 3 Author(s): Ismael Loinaz La delincuencia violenta femenina es poco atendida en países hispanohablantes. La presente revisión resume los principales avances acumulados internacionalmente en la última década (2003-2013) sobre el estudio de la mujer como sujeto violento y/o delincuente. Se analizan la violencia contra la pareja (VCP) y sexual cometida por mujeres, la evaluación de la psicopatía y del riesgo de violencia, el tratamiento de estas agresoras y su reincidencia. Aunque la amplitud temática impide analizar exhaustivamente todos los delitos (no se incluye el maltrato infantil, por ejemplo), la revisión permite concluir que: existen sesgos jurídicos y policiales en el tratamient…

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Intimate partner violence during pregnancy: Women’s narratives about their mothering experiences

Publication date: September–December 2014 Source:Psychosocial Intervention, Volume 23, Issue 3 Author(s): Ainhoa Izaguirre , Esther Calvete Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health issue and the most common form of violence against women worldwide. Pregnancy does not protect against this phenomenon, which may cause adverse health outcomes for both the mother and the newborn. The main aim of this study was to assess the impact of IPV on women’s pregnancies. Thirty-five Spanish women (mean age = 44.23 years, SD = 10.30) who had suffered IPV were interviewed and asked to explain the violent incidents that they experienced, the mothering skills that they developed toward their children, and the difficulties that they experienced at delivery. The results showed that mo…

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Determinants of late diagnosis of HIV infection in Spain

Publication date: September–December 2014 Source:Psychosocial Intervention, Volume 23, Issue 3 Author(s): María José Fuster-Ruiz de Apodaca , Fernando Molero , Encarnación Nouvilas , Piedad Arazo , David Dalmau The main goal of this study was to analyse the determinants of late diagnosis of HIV infection. Secondly, we studied the role of the perception of risk and sexual orientation in HIV testing. Twenty-five people with late HIV diagnosis were interviewed. They were contacted through hospitals and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). To design the interview, we integrated the variables considered in the main models of health-related behaviour. We followed a mixed strategy of analysis. Firstly, we carried out thematic analysis of the interviews, followed by quantitative analysis …

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