Rafael Ballester Arnal

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Psychometric properties of an instrument for assessing cyber-sex addiction. Cyber-sex addiction is a «new pathology» whose prevalence has grown rapidly in recent years. Therefore, it is important to have validated assessment instruments. The aim of this study was the adaptation and validation of the Internet Sex Screening Test (ISST) for its use in a(More)
INTRODUCTION Understanding the information provided to families and surrogates of the critically ill patients admitted to ICUs and its adequate communication without contradictions, is a fundamental aspect related with the possible participation of these persons in the treatment decision making and with the quality perceived regarding the care process. Our(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood and adolescence mental health needs a proper monitoring. The aim is to estimate behavioral disorders prevalence in paediatric primary care in the Region of Valencia (Spain) and to describe its distribution according to sex, age and impact areas. METHODS Cross-sectional research. Region of Valencia's Health Surveillance Network(More)
The authors report some data about the main stress factors which affect nursing personnel who work with patients infected by HIV/AIDS, based on a sample of 22 nurses. In order to evaluate these data, the authors used the Labor Stress in Nursing Scale developed by Ballester, Gil and Carpi in 2002. The results obtained showed an average overall stress level(More)
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