Comprensión de las dificultades emocionales y conductuales y el comportamiento prosocial desde el prisma del análisis de redes

  1. Eduardo Fonseca Pedrero 1
  2. Adriana Díez Gómez del Casal 1
  3. Carla Sebastián Enesco 1
  4. Alicia Pérez de Albéniz Iturriaga 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Rioja

    Universidad de La Rioja

    Logroño, España


Redes: Revista hispana para el análisis de redes sociales

ISSN: 1579-0185

Year of publication: 2020

Volume: 31

Issue: 1

Pages: 19-29

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5565/REV/REDES.836 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Impact: 0.350
  • Field: ANTROPOLOGÍA Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 7/33
  • Field: SOCIOLOGÍA Quartile: C2 Rank in field: 23/75


  • Social Sciences: B


The main objective of this work was to estimate the psychological network of emotional and behavioral difficulties and prosocial behavior during adolescence. A total of 386 students were selected incidentally from different school centers from La Rioja (Spain). The mean age was 14.28 years (SD = 0.57), with 52.1% of girls. For the evaluation of emotional and behavioral difficulties and prosocial behavior, the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire was used. The estimated network of emotional and behavioral problems was strongly interconnected both intra-domain and inter-domain. The prosocial behavior was negatively related to the emotional and behavioral difficulties of teenagers. The nodes with greater centrality strength were items 13 (sadness) and 11 (frienship). In terms of expected influence, the most influential nodes were items 13 (sadness) and 19 (bullied). The results of the stability analysis indicated that the network was estimated with moderate precision. Emotional well-being and its related difficulties can be conceptualized as a dynamic complex system of cognitive, emotional and behavioral characteristics that interact causally with each other. The network model allows us to analyze and understand mental health problems and human behavior from a different perspective, opening new lines of research within the field of psychology.

Funding information

Esta investigación ha sido financiada por el Instituto Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), por la Convocatoria 2015 de Ayudas Fundación BBVA a Investigadores y Creadores Culturales, por las Ayudas Fundación BBVA a Equipos de Investigación Científica 2017 ycofinanciado con fondos FEDER en el PO FEDER de La Rioja 2014-2020 (SRS 6FRSABC026)


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