Patricia Medinilla Tena


PhD student in the line of Social and Educational Psychology and psychologist specializing in Forensic Psychology. My doctoral thesis project focuses on the study of individual variables (Self-esteem, self-efficacy, coping style), emotional and ideological, which influence decision-making in victims of gender violence.

Main interests

  • Emotions, ideologies and individual variables (self-esteem, self-efficacy, etc) and their influence on decision-making in situations of Violence Against Women.
  • Gender role ideology
  • Irrational beliefs
  • Cognitive distortions
  • Violence Against Women


Training and professional career

2020 - Present

PhD student

University of Granada

2019 - 2020

Master's in Legal and Forensic Psychology

University of Granada

2014 - 2018

Degree in Psychology

University of Granada