Diversitas: Perspectivas en Psicología
Print version ISSN 1794-9998
UTRIA RODRIGUEZ, Óscar Emilio; RIVERA FRANCO, Nilka and VALENCIA MEDINA, Liset. Association between neuropsychological impairment and emotional states in children 8 to 11 years old of public schools in Bogotá. Divers.: Perspect. Psicol. [online]. 2011, vol.7, n.2, pp. 293-305. ISSN 1794-9998.
This research aimed to evaluate associations between neuropsyhological and emotional states in 157 children 8-11 years old going to district schools of the city of Bogotá, Colombia. It is a descriptive research with a method of association between neuropsychological and emotional states. The following instruments were used: ENI for the cognitive processes, the CMAS-R for anxiety and CDI for depression. Results indicated that of the 10 processes evaluated 7 exhibit below-average rating, also no presence of anxiety and depression was found and there was no association between the neuropsychological and emotional states.
Keywords : anxiety; depression; neuropsychology; children; cognitive processes.