Current position: Associate Professor (11/E3_ SSD MPSI/05) of Social Psychology, Organizational and Work Psychology. Coordinator of Bachelor and Master Degree Programs in Psychology at University of Cagliari. Delegate of the Rector Francesco Mola for the University Pentitentiary Center of UniCa (2021-2027)
Lecturer in Social Psychology and Criminal and Forensic Psychology, in Bachelor and Master Psychological Programme Degrees, University of Cagliari. The current research interests include the following: new disfunctional social behavior in social media and social network, gender differences, sexual objectification, coping strategies, forgiveness in adolescents and adults, risk factors on social exclusion, risk assessment of recidivism, psychopathy and recidivism, process of gender victimization, criminological treatment of prisoners.
From 2018-2021 delegate of the Rector Maria Del Zompo for the University Pentitentiary Center of UniCa.
From 2018-2021 she has directed Bachelor and Master Degree Programs in Psychology at University of Cagliari
From 2014 she has directed the Master degree in Gender Equality University of Cagliari.
From 2005 to 2011 she has directed the Master degree in Forensic Psychology and Criminology, University of Cagliari. Scientific Coordinator of national projects. She has participated in the organization of scientific conferences and congresses at regional and national level like scientific coordinator, member of the Scientific Committee, member of the organizing committee. Member of the Core Team of H2020 Supera Project.
Member of national and international Academic Commitee: APA, SPSP, AIP, ESC, SIO.
Her last publications:
Cabras, C., Tumatis, R., Mondo, M., & Sechi, C. (2021). The influence of sexual objectification on guilt assessment on a sample of Italian graduates. Journal of Criminal Psychology.
Cabras, C., Mondo, M., Diana, A., & Sechi, C. (2020). Relationships between Trait Emotional Intelligence, mood states, and future orientation among female Italian victims of Intimate Partner Violence. Heliyon,6(11), e05538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05538
Saladino, V., Mosca, O., Lauriola, M., Hoelzlhammer, L., Cabras, C., & Verrastro, V. (2020). Is family structure associated with deviance propensity during adolescence? The role of family climate and anger dysregulation. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(24), 9257. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph17249257
Sechi, C., Loi, G., & Cabras, C. (2020). Addictive internet behaviors: The role of trait emotional intelligence, self?esteem, age, and gender. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/sjop.12698
Cabras C., Marmillata S., Tumatis R., & Sechi C. (2020). Do Personal Factors Make Women and Men more Susceptible to Self-Objectification and the Development of Dysfunctional Eating Attitudes?. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-020-00622-6
Cabras, C., Cubadda, M. L., & Sechi, C. (2019). Relationships Among Violent and Non-Violent Video Games, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, and Aggression in Female and Male Gamers. International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS), 11(3), 15-37. https://doi.org/10.4018/ijgcms.2019070102
Mondo, M., Sechi, C., & Cabras, C. (2019). Psychometric evaluation of three versions of the Italian Perceived Stress Scale. Current Psychology, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-0132-8
Cabras, C., Loi, G., & Sechi, C. (2018). Testing the factor structure of the Forgiveness Scale among Italian adolescent students. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 1-11. Routledge. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13674676.2018.1524861.
Cabras, C., Marmillata, S., & Sechi, C. (2018). Sexual objectification in education: how do teachers perceive and evaluate students?. Social Psychology of Education. Springer. ISSN:1381-2890 DOI:10.1007/s11218-018-9432-3.
Cabras, C., Loi, G., Sechi, C., & Mondo, M. (2017). Relationship amongst mood, propensity to forgive, and mental-health problems in female Italian adolescents. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 1-12. Routledge. DOI: 10.1080/13674676.2017.1412411.
Cabras, C., Loi, G., & Sechi, C., (2107). Assessment of dispositional forgiveness in adolescence: a contribution to the Italian Validation of the Forgiveness Likelihood Scale. Mental Health, Religion & Culture. Routledge. DOI: 10.1080/13674676.2017.1376628
Cabras, C., & Mondo, M., (2017). Future Orientation as a Mediator Between Career Adaptability and Life Satisfaction in University Students. Journal of Career Development. SAGE Publishing DOI: 10.1177/0894845317727616.
Cabras, C., & Mondo, M. (2017). Coping strategies, optimism, and life satisfaction among first-year university students in Italy: gender and age differences. Higher Education, 1-12. DOI 10.1007/s10734-017-0161-x, ISSN 0018-1560.
Curci A., Cabras C., Lanciano T., Soleti E., & Raccis C., (2016). What is over and above Psychopathy? The Role of Ability Emotional Intelligence in Predicting Criminal Behavior. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, DOI:10.1080/13218719.2016.1196642, ISSN: 1321-8719.