Francisco Javier Rodriguez-Diaz

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The flexible architecture of evolutionary algorithms allows specialised models to be obtained with the aim of performing as other search methods do, but more satisfactorily. In fact, there exist several evolutionary proposals in the literature that play the role of local search methods. In this paper, we make a step forward presenting a specialised(More)
The Instituto de la Mujer in Spain highlights the existence of adult women being abused both with and without self-labeling as victims (situations of perceived abuse and technically abuse, respectively). The aims of this ex post facto study are assessing the existence of both types of abuse, and developing an alternative evaluation instrument for young(More)
OBJECTIVE This study investigates differences in health (Somatic Symptoms, Anxiety / Insomnia, Social Dysfunction and Severe Depression) relating to professional burnout (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and personal fulfillment) suffered by prison staff, taking into account the workplace where they perform their activities (therapeutic vs. non(More)
AIM To explore the association between gender-role attitudes and the recognition of abuse among adolescents and young adults during dating relationships. DESIGN Cross-correlation study. LOCATION 57 schools of secondary education, vocational education and university in five provinces of Spain (Huelva, Seville, A Coruña, Pontevedra and Asturias). (More)
This study provides psychometric information for the Dating Violence Questionnaire (DVQ), an instrument developed to assess intimate partner victimization among adolescents and youths. This instrument, an English version of Cuestionario de Violencia de Novios, assesses both frequency and discomfort associated with 8 types of abuse (detachment, humiliation,(More)
Backgrounds: The high rates of school dropout worldwide and their relevance highlight the need for a close study of its causes and consequences. Literature has suggested that school dropout might be explained by multiple causes at different levels (individual, family, school, and neighborhood). The aim of the current study is to examine the relation between(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the intimate partner violence suffered by youth and to identify the descriptions that best classify it according to gender. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out among a sample of 3,087 adult Spanish students. The CUVINO questionnaire was used, which measures 8 forms of intimate partner violence and uses 3 descriptions to(More)
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