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Influence of Parenting Styles on Willingness to Use Marijuana among Rural and Urban Costa Rican Adolescents
Marijuana use during adolescence may result in altered neurocognitive functioning; therefore, preventing or delaying the onset of marijuana use is a public health concern. Parenting styles have been consistently identified ...
Association between Fathers´ and Mothers´ Parenting Styles and the Risk of Overweight/Obesity among Adolescents in San José Province, Costa Rica.
Parenting styles are a risk factor for adolescents overweight/obesity worldwide, but this association is not well understood in the context of Latin America. This study examines the association between the parenting styles ...
Gender-based food intake stereotype scale (GBFISS) for adolescents: development and psychometric evaluation
Objective. The study aimed to develop and test the validity and reliability of a gender-based food intake stereotype scale (GBFISS) to further the understanding of gender stereotype influences on food intake. Design. Two ...
Self-efficacy, action control, and social support explain physical activity changes among Costa Rican older adults
Background: Self-efficacy, action control, and social support are considered to influence changes in physical activity levels in older adults. This study examines the relationship among these variables and explores the ...
Action control bridges the planning-behavior gap: A longitudinal study on physical exercise in young adults
Objectives: Maintaining physical exercise levels may not only require motivation and planning but also action control which is supposed to mediate between planning and exercise. Design: Behavioural intention, action ...
Promoting action control and coping planning to improve hand hygiene
Background We examined a brief educational intervention addressing hand hygiene self-regulatory mechanisms, and evaluated which psychological mechanisms may lead to hand hygiene behaviours. Methods Two hundred forty ...
Modelling Longitudinal Directional Associations Between Self-regulation, Physical Activity, and Habit: Results from a Cross-lagged Panel Model
Background The directionality of associations between self-regulatory variables, behavior, and automaticity is seldomly tested. In this study, we aimed to examine a volitional, self-regulatory sequence of variables proposed ...
¿Cuál es el aporte de la Psicología dentro de la Atención de la Salud en Costa Rica?
La Psicología de la Salud está apenas empezando en el contexto costarricense. El presente artículo expone conceptos y teorías de la Psicología que pueden contribuir a la atención de la salud en Costa Rica ...
Introducción al modelo transteórico: rol del apoyo social y de variables sociodemográficas
Introduction to the transtheoretical model: role of social support and socioeconomic variables
El ajuste de muchos modelos psicológicos se encuentra alterados por variables psicosociales. Entre los modelos de cambios de conducta en salud, destaca el de James Prochaska pues compila una variedad de teorías psicológicas ...