Emerson Do Bú

Emerson Do Bú
University of Lisbon | UL · Institute of Social Sciences

PhD Student in Social Psychology

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Introduction
I am a PhD Student at the Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon/Faculty of Psychology - University of Lisbon: also, I am a visiting student researcher at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Additional affiliations
January 2019 - present
University of Lisbon
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
April 2017 - July 2018
Universidade Federal da Paraíba
Field of study
  • Social Psychology
June 2012 - March 2017

Publications

Publications (34)
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Objectives: Drawing on theories of distributive justice and intergroup discrimination, we examined how much distributive justice criterion and racial group membership contribute to bias in healthcare allocation decisions, by testing a theoretical model that specifies perceived stereotypicality and individual responsibility as a serial mediation pr...
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Psychological impacts of Vitiligo have been demonstrated, and associations of the skin disease with anxiety and depression disorders have already been shown. However, it is still unclear the role of individuals' personality factors, such as neuroticism, stress, and rumination, as well as sociodemographic characteristics of people with Vitiligo in s...
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The new generation of direct-acting anti-virals has improved dramatically the rates of cure for chronic hepatitis C. Yet, evidence shows that racial groups are deemed more often ineligible for hepatitis C treatment, despite no clinical evidence supporting differential treatment for Black and White patients. One possible explanation has to do with p...
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Prejudice against people with Vitiligo is pervasive across societies. However, little attention has been given to measuring individual differences on the way that it is expressed. To overcome this gap, we developed and validated the Scale of Prejudice towards People with Vitiligo (SPV) throughout six online studies. Studies 1a and 1b (N = 136) addr...
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Perceived vulnerability to disease is characterized by the extent to which individuals perceive themselves to be susceptible to contracting infectious diseases, as well as by the emotional discomfort that results from assessing the risk of getting contaminated by pathogens. The PVD self-report scale, which measures this construct, is widely used in...
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This study aimed to analyze the Social Representations of adolescents on dating and dating violence from their social anchors. This is a quantitative-qualitative, descriptive-exploratory study, involving 215 adolescents from public schools located in the city of João Pessoa - Paraíba, aged between 14 and 18 (M=16.16; SD=1.26), predominantly female...
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Vitiligo is a dermatological disease characterized by the presence of hypopigmented macules on the skin. Considering that its effects are not limited to the biological dimension of the subject, it is assumed negative impacts on the quality of life of their bearers. Yet, little attention has been giving to this phenomenon in Brazilian studies. This...
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In many countries, the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rates of the covid-19 virus have disproportionately affected non-white people, but there is a lack of published data explaining this phenomenon. Are admissions to intensive care units proportional among white and black people? Are physicians more likely to, unknowingly, pay more attention...
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Objetivou-se, no presente estudo, analisar as representações sociais da hospitaliza-ção elaboradas por pacientes com doenças crônicas e seus acompanhantes. Trata-se de uma pesquisa quantitativa e qualitativa, descritiva e exploratória, que contou com 65 participantes (sete crianças, 38 adultos e 20 idosos); destes, 30 eram doentes crô-nicos hospita...
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This study aimed to identify the social representations of suicide elaborated by undergraduate and postgraduate students from Brazil. There were a number of 1053 undergraduate (37.1%) and postgraduate (62.9%) students, with an average age of 26.82 (SD = 5.88), mainly females (76.4%) who reside in the southeastern region of Brazil (41.7%). For data...
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Este programa de pesquisa objetivou testar um conjunto de hipóteses de modo a evidenciar como Posicionamentos Atitudinais e Políticos, Atitudes em face das Doenças, Traços de Personalidade e a religiosidade de brasileiros relacionam-se com sua Percepção de Vulnerabilidade e Preocupação em contrair a COVID-19. Para tanto, realizaram-se dois estudos....
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This study sought to identify the representative structures of the new coronavirus and to what characterizes a pandemic for Brazilians. For this, there were 495 participants, predominantly female (64.4%) and residents of the Northeast region of Brazil (58.3%). The data were collected through the Free Word Association Technique and analyzed in the I...
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This study aimed to analyze the representational structure of microcephaly, as well as the self-image that mothers of children with the illness possess. There were 105 Brazilian women, aged between 20 and 50 (M=31; SD=7.32), who live, mostly, in the southeastern region of Brazil (39.0%). For data acquisition, in 2018, it was used the Free Word Asso...
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This study aimed to apprehend the Social Representations (SR) of dating violence (DV) by adolescents. It is a mixed study, qualitative and quantitative, of a descriptive and exploratory character; it had the participation of 30 adolescents, aged between 14 and 18 (M = 15,66; SD = 1.29), prominently males (53.3%). For data collection, it was utilize...
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This study aimed to apprehend the Social Representations (SR) of dating violence (DV) by adolescents. It is a mixed study, qualitative and quantitative, of a descriptive and exploratory character; it had the participation of 30 adolescents, aged between 14 and 18 (M = 15,66; SD = 1.29), prominently males (53.3%). For data collection, it was utilize...
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Objetivou-se neste estudo apreender a gênese das representações sociais do novo coronavírus, bem como do tratamento da COVID-19, considerando-se diferentes ancoragens sociais de brasileiros. Contou-se com 595 participantes, predominantemente do sexo feminino (69,9%) e da região Nordeste do Brasil (64,9%). Os dados, coletados através de um questioná...
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Objetivou-se neste estudo apreender a gênese das Representações Sociais (RS) do novo coronavírus, bem como do tratamento da COVID-19, considerando-se diferentes ancoragens sociais de brasileiros. Contou-se com 595 participantes, prevalentemente do sexo feminino (69,9%) e da região Nordeste do Brasil (64,9%). Os dados coletados, através de um questi...
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No atual contexto pandêmico pelo COVID-19 faz-se necessário (re)pensar o serviço de Atenção Psicológica nos hospitais. Com base nos manuais publicados pela Organização Mundial de Saúde, pela Federação Internacional das Sociedades de Cruz Vermelha para o campo da assistência emergencial e pela Associação Americana de Psicologia sobre práticas psicol...
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Utilizing the structural approach of the Social Representations Theory, which allows an order and understanding of the reality lived by individuals/groups, this study intends to identify the central nucleus and peripheral systems of the Social Representations of Vitiligo, as well as the representational structure of the self-image that people with...
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O presente estudo objetivou apreender as Representações Sociais (RS) de adolescentes escolares sobre o bullying. Para tanto, participaram da pesquisa 31 estudantes com idades entre 12 a 18 anos, que foram submetidos a entrevistas em profundidade. O material coletado constituiu um corpus textual, que foi submetido às análises de Classificação Hierár...
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A presente pesquisa objetivou conhecer a relação entre vitimização, percepção acerca do bullying, e sintomatologia depressiva no contexto de adolescentes escolares. Para isso, contou-se com uma amostra de 243 adolescentes com uma média de idade de 14,81 (DP=1,41). Esses responderam à Escala de Percepção sobre o Bullying Escolar, à Escala Califórnia...
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Desde os primórdios o homem busca fazer uso da natureza, principalmente dos recursos advindos da flora, como fonte medicinal no tratamento de algumas doenças. Pesquisas realizadas sobre essa temática revelam, desta forma, um hábito milenar do servir-se do poder das plantas para artesanalmente curar enfermidades, o que desvela modos de pensar, ser e...
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Partindo da premissa de que a Polifarmácia, Automedicação e uso indiscriminado de plantas medicinais apresentam-se como uma situação-problema de Saúde Coletiva junto à população de idosos(as), o presente estudo tem por objetivo apresentar reflexões acerca de ações extensionistas de educação em saúde, desenvolvidas com idosos(as) que apresentam risc...
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Objetiva-se com o presente estudo apreender as Representações Sociais (RS) do Vitiligo elaboradas por pessoas que possuem tal afecção. Trata-se de um estudo misto, quantitativo e qualitativo, do tipo descritivo e exploratório, ancorado no aporte teórico da Teoria das Representações Sociais. Participaram da pesquisa 196 brasileiros com idades de 18...
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A Técnica de Associação Livre de Palavras (TALP) faz parte das chamadas técnicas projetivas, orientada pela hipótese de que a estrutura psicológica do sujeito torna-se consciente por meio de manifestações de condutas, reações, evocações, escolhas e criação. Embora surja no âmbito clínico no inicio do século XX, apenas a partir dos anos 80 passa a s...
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This study aimed to identify the motivational and demotivation factors and of public and private employees from the city of João Pessoa – Paraíba - Brazil. It was developed with a sample of 201 participants, in which 121 were private servers and 80 public servers. The instruments used for data collection were: Motivation Multifactor Scale at Work,...
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This study aimed to show the comprehension that patients bearing vitiligo have over their condition, also assessing the association with their health and disease concepts. It is a qualitative research with descriptive and exploratory purposes, carried out from an epidemiological survey throughout the years of 2010-2013, with records from a dermatol...
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It's aimed to identify the Social Representations of Nursing, Medicine and Psychology Brazilian students on the Psychiatric Reform and mental illness. This is a qualitative/quantitative study of descriptive and exploratory nature, anchored in the theoretical and methodological support of the Theory of Social Representations. The sample was composed...
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Objetivo: Descrever ações de sensibilização e orientação de populares para garantir o uso racional e melhor aproveitamento da fitoterapia. Métodos: Estudo desenvolvido de acordo com os preceitos da pesquisa-ação, uma pesquisa social com base empírica, concebida e realizada em estreita associação com a resolução de problemas coletivos. A atividade f...
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Propôs-se identificar por meio de um levantamento bibliográfico as características envolvidas na inserção da fitoterapia em ações e programas na atenção primária à saúde no Brasil. Como descritores, utilizou-se: Plantas Medicinais, Fitoterapia e Atenção Primária. Observa-se moderada expansão da produção científica sobre o tema e uma crescente inser...

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