Marta Garrido Macías


Soy Profesora Ayudante Doctora en la Universidad de Alicante. Imparto docencia en diferentes grados de la Universidad de Alicante. Mis principales intereses de investigación se centran en el estudio de la violencia sexual en las relaciones de pareja y de aquellas variables que influyen en su perpetración y mantenimiento. Asímismo, realiza investigación sobre la compasión y emociones asociadas y cómo estas influyen en la conducta prosocial ante situaciones de crisis económica y sufrimiento.

He realizado dos estancias de investigación (Potsdam e Indiana).

Principales intereses

  • Violencia sexual
  • Relaciones de pareja
  • Compasión y emociones
  • Conducta prosocial
  • Crisis económica


Formación y trayectoria profesional

2020 - actualidad

Profesora Ayudante Doctora

Universidad de Alicante

2015 - 2019

Doctora en Psicología

Universidad de Granada

2014 - 2015

Máster Universitario en Psicología de la Intervención Social

Universidad de Granada

2009 - 2014

Licenciada en Psicología

Universidad de Granada



Garrido-Macías, M. ., Herrera, A., Alonso-Ferres, M., & Herrera, M. C. (2023). Sexting Is Not Always Wanted: Consequences on Satisfaction and the Role of Sexual Coercion and Online Sexual Victimization.  Annals of Psychology, 39(3), 354–363.

Serrano-Montilla, C., Garrido-Macías, M., Sáez-Díaz, J., & Sáez, G. (2023). Assessing police attitudes toward intervention in Gender Violence: the role of training, perceived severity, and myths about Intimate Partner Violence Against Women. Journal of Family Violence.

Garrido-Macías, M., Navarro-Carrillo, G., Soler-Martínez, F. M., & Valor-Segura, I. (2023). Disentangling the road to a compassionate response to suffering: A multistudy investigation. Personality and Individual Differences203, 112030.

Beltrán-Morillas, A.M., Villanueva-Moya, L., Sánchez-Hernández, M.D., Alonso-Ferres, M., Garrido-Macías, M., & Expósito, F. (2023). Infidelity in the Adolescence Stage: The Roles of Negative Affect, Hostility, and Psychological Well-Being. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(5), 4114.


Hernández-Albújar, Y., Sáez, G., & Garrido-Macías, M. (2022). The Impact of Household Labor Distribution on Domestic Conflicts During Covid-19 Confinement Orders. Feminist Economics, 1-25. 

Sáez, G., Garrido-Macías, M.,  Riemer, A.R., Mendoza-Flores, A., & Alonso-Ferres, M. (2022). Objects don’t just walk away: Exploring the connection between women’s engagement in self-objectification and their ability to recognize and respond to sexual violence.  Psicologia Sociale, Social Psychology Theory & Research, 2, 225–243.

Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F. (2022). Women’s Risk Perception and Responses to Intimate Partner Sexual Coercion: The Role of Type of Tactic, Previous Experience, and Myths Acceptance. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 25 (e18), 1–13.


Garrido-Macías, M., Sáez, G., Alonso-Ferres, M., Ruiz, M. J., Serrano-Montilla, C., & Expósito, F. (2022). Assessing Self-Care in Psychologists: A Spanish Adaptation of the SCAP Scale. Psicothema. 10.7334/psicothema2021.250


Garrido-Macías, M., Villanueva-Moya, L., Alonso-Ferres, M., Sánchez-Hernández, M. D., Badenes-Sastre, M., Beltrán-Morillas, A.M., Herrera-Enríquez, A., Herrera-Enríquez, M. C., & Expósito, F. (2021). Sexting among Spanish during Confinement: Prevalence, Motivations and Predictor Variables. Studies in Psychology

Serrano-Montilla, C., Alonso-Ferres, M., Navarro-Carrillo, G., Lozano, L. M., & Valor-Segura, I. (2021). Assessment of the effects of health and financial threat on prosocial and antisocial responses during the COVID-19 pandemic: The mediating role of empathic concern. Personality and Individual Differences, 178, 110855.

Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F. (2021). The impact of college men’s sexual coercion perpetration on proclivity toward sexual assault and their cognitive and emotional reactions. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 22(4), 800–809.


Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F.(2020). Women’s Experience of Sexual Coercion and Reactions to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., Krahé, B., & Expósito, F. (2020). College women’s experience of verbal sexual coercion and responses to a sexual assault vignette. International Journal of Conflict and Violence, 14,

Beltrán-Morillas, A. M., Alonso-Ferres, M., Garrido-Macías, M., Villanueva-Moya, L., Sánchez-Hernández, M.D., & Expósito, F. (2020). The Relationship Between the Motivation to Commit Infidelity and Negative Affect and Self-Esteem: How Cheating in Romance Might Signal Positive Well-Being in Adolescents. Psychological Reports, 125 (1),514-544.

Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F. (2020). Which tactics of sexual violence predict to leave the relationship? The role of dependence towards partner. The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context12

Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F.(2020). Sexual transgressions in the relationship: influence of dependence and commitment on its perception and coping. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 23

Garrido-Macías, M., & Arriaga, X. (2020). Women are not swayed by sugar-coated acts of sexual coercion. Personal Relationships27, 251-273.

Valor-Segura, I., Garrido-Macías, M., & Lozano, L. M. (2020). Adaptation of The Accommodation among Romantic Couples Scale (EAPR) to Spanish population. Psicothema, 32(1), 145-152. 

Alonso-Ferres, M., Navarro-Carrillo, G., Garrido-Macías, M., Moreno-Bella, E., & Valor-Segura, I. (2020). Connecting perceived economic threat and prosocial tendencies: The explanatory role of empathic concern. PLoS ONE, 15(5): e0232608.


Sáez, G., Alonso-Ferres, M., Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F. (2019). The Detrimental Effect of Sexual Objectification on Targets’ and Perpetrators’ Sexual Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Sexual Coercion. Frontiers in Psychology, 10.


Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I., & Expósito, F. (2017). Acción Psicológica, 14(2), 69-84.

Garrido-Macías, M., Valor-Segura, I. & Expósito, F. (2017). ¿Dejaría a mi pareja? Influencia de la gravedad de la transgresión, la satisfacción y el compromiso en la toma de decisión. Psychosocial Intervention, 26(2), 111-116.