Joaquim Esteve-Vives2
Javier Rivera2
2Joaquim Esteve-Vives
2Javier Rivera
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BACKGROUND Internet psychology services are rapidly increasing and that implies online assessment. To guarantee the results of these new online evaluation procedures, it is necessary to have reliable and valid assessment tools. OBJECTIVE In this work we analyzed the online versions of two popular psychopathology screening questionnaires: the General(More)
BACKGROUND Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex syndrome that affects many aspects of the patient's life and it is very difficult to evaluate in clinical practice. A recent study has developed the Combined Index of Severity of Fibromyalgia (ICAF), an instrument that evaluates diverse aspects of FM and offers five indices: emotional, physical, active coping,(More)
BACKGROUND Fibromyalgia is a syndrome with heterogeneous symptoms. The evaluation in the clinical setting usually fails to cover the complexity of the syndrome. This study aims to determine how different aspects of fibromyalgia are inter-related when measured by means of a self-reporting tool. The objective is to develop a more complete evaluation model(More)
BACKGROUND The Internet is an optimal setting to provide massive access to tobacco treatments. To evaluate open-access Web-based smoking cessation programs in a real-world setting, adherence and retention data should be taken into account as much as abstinence rate. OBJECTIVE The objective was to analyze the usage and effectiveness of a fully automated,(More)
This paper analyzes the situation of on-line clinical psychology in Spain. Internet is becoming one of the principal tools for people to access to psychological information. Thus, users will be biased by the contents of the sites they contact to. Psychologists should pay attention to what kind of services are being spread through the Internet. To do this, a(More)
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