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Publications

Key publications: 

Álvarez, C., & Szücs, D. (2022). The relation of school achievement with self-esteem and bullying in Chilean children. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03409-z

Foley, S., Álvarez, C., McCarthy, J., & Hughes, C. (2020). Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd? Maternal and Paternal Talk About Their Infant Differs in Associations With Wellbeing, Couple Relationship Quality, and Caregiving Sensitivity. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11:578632. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.578632

Ramos, R., Yávar, V., Del Río, A., Schettino, J., Bresciani, V., Gómez, D., Álvarez, C., & Farkas, Ch. (2020). Mode of Delivery and Maternal Sensitivity: Effects on the Socioemotional Development of Children at One Year of Age. Acta Colombiana de Psicología, 23(2), 254-266. https://doi.org/10.14718/ACP.2020.23.2.10

Farkas, C., Álvarez, C., Cuellar, M. P., Avello, E., Gómez, D. & Pereira, P. (2020). Mothers’ competence profiles and their relation to language and socioemotional development in Chilean children at 12 and 30 months. Infant Behavior and Development, 59, 101443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2020.101443

Farkas, C., Santelices, M. P., Vallotton, C. D., Brophy-Herb, H. E., Iglesias, M., Sieverson, Cuellar, M. P. & Álvarez, C. (2020). Children’s storybooks as a source of mental state references: Comparison between books from Chile, Colombia, Scotland and USA. Cognitive Development, 53, 100845. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2019.100845

Álvarez, C., Cristi, P., Del Real, M.T. & Farkas, C. (2019). Mentalization in Chilean Mothers with Children Aged 12 and 30 Months: Relation to Child Sex and Temperament and Family Socioeconomic Status. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-019-01348-1

Farkas, C., del Real, M. T., Strasser, K., Álvarez, C., Santelices, M. P. & Sieverson, C. (2018). Maternal mental state language during storytelling versus free-play contexts and its relation to child language and socioemotional outcomes at 12 and 30 months of age. Cognitive Development, 47, 181-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2018.06.009

Presentations:

Álvarez, C., & Szücs, D. (2022, September 14-16). Family predictors of behaviour and receptive vocabulary in Chilean children [5-minute challenge presentation]. Developmental Psychology Section Annual Conference 2022, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Álvarez, C., & Szücs, D. (2022, August 24-26). Concurrent relations between maternal neuroticism and cognitive skills and early childhood behaviour and vocabulary in Chile [Poster presentation]. 7th Lancaster Conference on Infant and Early Child Development, Lancaster, United Kingdom.

Álvarez, C., & Szücs, D. (2022, June 19 – 23). The relation of school achievement and wellbeing in Chilean children [Poster presentation]. 26th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavoural Development (ISSBD), Rhodes, Greece.

Álvarez, C., & Szücs, D. (2021, September 28 – October 2). Relación entre rendimiento y bienestar escolar en niños chilenos [Prize-winning presentation]. XXXVIII Congreso SOPNIA 2021, Santiago, Chile.

Álvarez, C., & Szücs, D. (2021, September 15-17). The relation of school achievement and wellbeing in Chilean children [Prize-winning poster presentation]. Developmental Psychology Section Annual Conference, online.

Álvarez, C., Farkas, C., del Real, M. T., Strasser, K., Santelices, M. P. & Sieverson, C. (2018, October). Relation between maternal mental state talk, in two different contexts, with child language and socio-emotional development at 12 and 30 months of age [Congress presentation]. XXIII National Congress of Clinical Psychology, Santiago, Chile.

Álvarez, C., Farkas, C., del Real, M. T., Strasser, K., Santelices, M. P. & Sieverson, C. (2018, August). Maternal mental state language during storytelling versus free-play contexts: Implications for intervention [Panel presentation]. 15th Chilean Congress of Psychotherapy - 13th Latin American Congress of Research in Psychotherapy, Reñaca, Chile.

Álvarez, C. & Farkas, C. (2017, November). Differences in maternal mentalization according to family socioeconomic status with 12- and 30-months old children [Congress presentation]. XXV Congreso SOPNIA 2017, Pucón, Chile.

Álvarez, C. & Farkas, C. (2017, October). Maternal mentalization in different social contexts in Chile [Round table presentation]. Attachment and Mentalization in Early Childhood Seminar, Santiago, Chile.

Álvarez, C. & Farkas, C. (2016, August). Characteristics of mothers' mentalization according to family socioeconomic status with 12 months old children [Poster presentation]. 14th Chilean Congress of Psychotherapy - 12th Latin American Congress of Research in Psychotherapy, Reñaca, Chile.

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