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Appraisals, emotions and emotion regulation: An integrative approach
A structural equation model is created which integrates these three aspects of the emotion process into a single model and shows that anxiety/fear was associated with focusing on the exam, drug use, and an inability to distance oneself from the exam.
Emotion Regulation and Defense Mechanisms
This study examined the relations between emotion regulation and defense mechanisms as assessed through self-report questionnaires. Participants were 314 undergraduate students at the University of…
Psychological General Well-Being Index-A
The role of importance/consequentiality appraisal in flashbulb memory formation: the case of the death of Pope John Paul II
This study investigates how flashbulb memories (FBMs) relative to the death of Pope John Paul II vary according to the persons' evaluation of the event's importance and consequences. In particular,…
Muslim Acculturation in a Catholic Country
The literature suggests that religion may play an important role in the acculturation process of immigrants by contributing to the maintenance of the heritage culture and preventing identification…
Development of a Short Version of MSQOL-54 Using Factor Analysis and Item Response Theory
The proposed MSQOL-29 is 50% shorter than MSQ OL-54, yet preserves key quality of life dimensions, and preliminary validation on a large, independent MS patient sample is ongoing.
Quality of life and patient preferences: identification of subgroups of multiple sclerosis patients
- R. Rosato, S. Testa, A. Oggero, G. Molinengo, A. Bertolotto
- Psychology, MedicineQuality of Life Research
- 26 February 2015
A quality of life preference-based utility measure for people with multiple sclerosis was developed that allow identification of a hierarchic priority among different aspects ofquality of life and may allow physicians to develop a care programme tailored to patient needs.
The lexicon of emotion in the neo-Latin languages
This article represents the conclusion of a wide-ranging European project concerning the lexical structure of emotion in the neo-Latin languages: Italian, French, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese and…
Distractor Efficiency in an Item Pool for a Statistics Classroom Exam: Assessing Its Relation With Item Cognitive Level Classified According to Bloom’s Taxonomy
The bivariate results mainly supported the authors’ hypothesis: the highest percentage of functioning distractors was observed among the items classified into the Application category, and the analysis controlled for other item features, it lost statistical significance, partly because of the confounding effect of item difficulty.
The Fear of Pain Questionnaire: Factor structure, validity and reliability of the Italian translation
- M. Di Tella, Ada Ghiggia, S. Testa, L. Castelli, M. Adenzato
- Psychology, MedicinePloS one
- 25 January 2019
The current findings indicate that the Italian version of the FPQ-III provides valid and reliable scores for the assessment of fear of pain in the Italian population.