Jose Pais-Ribeiro

Jose Pais-Ribeiro
ISPA Instituto Universitário | ISPA · WJCR

Doctor of Psychology

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September 1984 - present
University of Porto
Position
  • Professor (Associate with agregation)
Education
April 2006 - May 2006
University of Porto
Field of study
  • Psychology
September 1988 - May 1994
University of Porto
Field of study
  • Health Psychology
September 1978 - July 1984
University of Porto
Field of study
  • Psychology

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Publications (625)
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Epilepsy is a relatively frequent chronic condition with an important impact on the health perception and quality of life (QOL) of patients. The aim of the present study was to identify variables related to health status perception and QOL in persons with epilepsy. Participants were 200 persons with epilepsy, 53.5% of whom were males. The mean age...
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The study aims to develop and assess metric proprieties of the Portuguese version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. A sequential sample includes 1322 participants diagnosed with cancer, stroke, epilepsy, coronary heart disease, diabetes, myotonic dystrophy, obstructive sleep apnoea, depression and a non-disease group, which completed th...
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After acute episode, a great number of individuals who survive a stroke have impairments that impede them to carry out with autonomy a set of basic activities of daily life and instrumental activities of daily life. The clinical evaluation health self perception is a useful element on patient's recovering process. The purpose of this study was to e...
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To identify the psychological factors that influence post-surgery pain perception in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). This was an exploratory correlational study of 91 patients (71 men and 20 women) who underwent CABG (aortocoronary anastomosis) by sternotomy. Mean age was 63.8 + 9.6 years (between 39 and 84). The fo...
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The objective of this review is to present and discuss the quality of life (QOL) construct, more specifically the QOL in the field of health and disease also designated as health-related quality of life (HRQOL). QOL is an everyday language concept with a relatively short history in the health field. It became a principal end-point in health care as...
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This systematic review examined the extent to which measures of religiosity/spirituality (R/S): (1) are associated with pain, function, pain-related beliefs (beliefs), coping responses and catastrophizing in people with chronic pain; and (2) moderate the association between beliefs, coping and catastrophizing, and pain and function. Experimental an...
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There is mounting evidence to suggest that individuals with chronic pain adjusted poorly to and were impacted negatively by social distancing measures during the lockdown. However, there is limited data on the factors that might protect against the negative effects associated with social distancing measures, as most research has been conducted in t...
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Aims: This study intent to describe the importance of Hope for Quality of Life in patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Evidence has indicated that Hope is important as a buffer between risk factors, physical and psychological health status and quality of life for patients with multiple sclerosis. Methods: The study was exploratory and descriptive. Set...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is a stressful long-lasting event with an increasingly negative impact upon individuals. This study aimed at assessing the magnitude of depression, anxiety, and stress among adults living in Portugal during the first mandatory lockdown of 2020, and the psychosocial and health-related factors associated with these symptoms. A s...
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Aims: This study intent to describe the importance of Hope for Quality of Life in patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Evidence has indicated that Hope is important as a buffer between risk factors, physical and psychological health status and quality of life for patients with multiple sclerosis. Methods: The study was exploratory and descriptive. Set...
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Social distancing measures during the lockdown have had a negative impact on chronic pain patients’ function. Research, however, has only focused on the early stages of the first lockdowns. The aim of this study was to improve the understanding of the effects of COVID-19 social distancing measures on individuals with chronic pain living in Spain du...
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Purpose: Chronic pain is a multidimensional experience that is influenced by biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. The Meaning Making Model is a recent cognitive-behavioral model that has been developed to understand how psychosocial factors influence adjustment to stressful events, such as having a chronic illness. This qualita...
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Manual de Psicologia da Saúde
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Background: Pain is a universal experience and the most common reason for seeking health care. Inadequate pain management negatively impacts numerous aspects of patient health. Multidisciplinary treatment programs, including psychosocial interventions, are more useful for pain management than purely biomedical treatment alone. Recently, researchers...
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Background and aims. Chronic pain is a multidimensional experience influenced by biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. The Meaning Making Model (MMM) is a recent cognitive behavioral model that has been developed to understand how psychosocial factors influence adjustment to stressful events (e.g., having chronic pain). This qua...
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Background and aims. Pain is a universal experience and the most common reason for seeking health care. Inadequate pain management negatively impacts numerous aspects of patient health. Multidisciplinary treatment programs, including psychosocial interventions, are more useful for pain management than purely biomedical treatment alone. Recently, re...
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Introduction The global COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented effect on human behaviour and wellbeing. However, researchers have not yet considered how coping responses to stress related to COVID-19 could influence mental health. Objectives This study aims to evaluate the mental health status of Portuguese during the national lockdown; examin...
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At the turn of the century, a Positive Psychology (PP) movement was formalized, which, since it was also Psychology and which had followed it since the times of William James, had not been taken on as broadly as it did now. In fact, psychology, responding to the needs of World War II to the times of crisis that preceded it and to the later times of...
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Introduction Complete adherence to public health guidelines is essential to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Studies on the factors associated with increased/decreased adherence to these measures have the potential to inform public policies directed at increasing adherence, and thus helping to control the spread of the current pandemic. Objectives T...
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Positive Psychology was born with a focus on well-being and elements that help individuals to develop in a healthy way. Seeking a positive mental health perspective, interventions within this field were developed with the objective of preventing and promoting health in individuals, thus attending to primary health care. However, with the developmen...
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Spirituality and religiosity are concepts linked in an indispensable way, considered as independent and synonymous, however they are often studied in full because of the complexity and difficulty in establishing a consensus between constructs, despite representing different measures of beliefs, they share some elements, namely the belief in the Div...
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Chronic pain is a multidimensional, idiosyncratic, private and subjective experience, influenced by biological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual/religious factors, with a significant economic and social impact for societies and countries. Resilience and religiosity can be a protective factor in people with chronic pain. The association be...
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At the end of 2019, the world was shaken by a public health problem, COVID-19. To combat it, the WHO recommended social isolation which, despite the benefits in reducing contagion, can have psychological consequences. This article aimed to evaluate the sociodemographic and personal characteristics that can influence social isolation. A total of 1,9...
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Background . This study aimed at assessing the mental health status of adults living in Portugal during the national lockdown of March 2020 to May 2020, how study participants coped with stress during the national lockdown, as well as the association between coping responses and mental health status. Methods . 430 adults from the general population...
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Background There has been an increasing interest in studying the potential benefits of so-called complementary and alternative approaches for pain management, such as hypnosis and mindfulness-based interventions. More recently, researchers have been interested in studying the effects of spiritual practices on pain experience as well. These practice...
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Introduction: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system that mainly affects young adults, promoting a great impact on functionality. Fatigue is a very common symptom, associated with multiple impairments in sensitivity, muscle activity, neuromotor control, balance, cognition and problem-solving ability. MS leads to...
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No âmbito da perspectiva do Desenvolvimento Positivo dos Adolescentes, a investigação centra-se no que define não apenas o desenvolvimento normal ou adequado, mas um desenvolvimento ótimo, ou Thriving. O conceito engloba indicadores de Thriving que representam a interação relacional dinâmica e bidirecional do adolescente e contextos desenvolvimenta...
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Recursos Pessoais e Contextuais Preditores de um Desenvolvimento Ótimo na Adolescência, RevSALUS Revista Científica Internacional da RACS Suplemento Nº 2 setembro de 2020
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Self-Rated Health is the product of the interaction between personal characteristics and contextual conditions. It reflects the resources of the person, and it consists in a dynamic evaluation, i.e., a personal judgment that reflects both a point-in-time status and a developmental process. The Developmental Assets® framework provides a holistic app...
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Resumo: A Perceção de Saúde é o produto da interação entre características pessoais e condições contextuais. Esta reflete os recursos da pessoa, assim como consiste numa avaliação dinâmica, um julgamento que reflete estado e processo de desenvolvimento. O Modelo de Recursos do Desenvolvimento-Developmental Assets®-proporciona uma abordagem holístic...
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Objective: to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Social Support Satisfaction Scale in people with schizophrenia. Methods: psychometric study, with a convenience sample, consisting of 282 people diagnosed with schizophrenia. The psychometric properties: validity (construct, criterion) and reliability (Cronbach's α) of the Social Support Sat...
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Este estudio tuvo como objetivo explorar la relación entre la experiencia de recursos del desarrollo —Developmental Assets®— personales y contextuales y los afectos positivo y negativo. Fue evaluada una muestra de conveniencia constituida por 503 estudiantes, entre los años escolares 9° y 12°, con edades comprendidas entre los 13 y los 19 años (M =...
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Objective: To evaluate the extent to which pain-related beliefs, appraisals, coping, and catastrophizing differ between countries, language groups, and country economy. Design: Systematic review. Methods: Two independent reviewers searched 15 databases without restriction for date or language of publication. Studies comparing pain beliefs/appr...
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Background and aims: Chronic pain is a multidimensional experience associated with psychosocial (e.g. pain-related beliefs and pain coping responses), spiritual and religious factors. Spirituality and religiosity are universal aspects of human experience that are thought to influence pain experience via its effect on pain, physical/psychological fu...
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Background and aims: This systematic review examined the extent to which Religiosity/Spirituality (R/S): (1) are associated with pain, function, pain-related beliefs (beliefs), coping responses and catastrophizing in people with chronic pain; and (2) moderate the association between beliefs, coping and catastrophizing, and pain and function. Metho...
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Background and aims: Spirituality and religiosity (S/R) are universal aspects of human experience that have both benefits and costs on quality of life, well-being and health. Previous research with people with chronic pain supports the beneficial effects of R/S, as R/S are associated with lower pain and better psychological function. Brief, valid a...
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______________________________________________________________________ RESUMO: A Doença de Parkinson (DP) é uma patologia neurodegenerativa que leva a alterações do padrão da marcha (como velocidade lentificada, hipocinesia, festinação e freezing), diminuindo a qualidade de vida com aumento do risco de queda e da mortalidade. Como tal, seria pertin...
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Coping pode ser definido como um conjunto de estratégias cognitivas e comportamentais desenvolvidas pelas pessoas para lidar com as exigências internas e externas da relação entre o indivíduo e o ambiente. Essas estratégias estão relacionadas com a saúde mental, uma vez que podem moderar o impacto das adversidades ao longo da vida, além de aumentar...
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Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system that mainly affects young adults, promoting a great impact on functionality. MS leads to strong functional restrictions, particularly in the context of daily living activities, as well as in patient participation. The aim of this study is to understand the implic...
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Background and aims Endometriosis is a gynecologic recurring persistent condition affecting from 8% to 15% of premenopausal women worldwide. About 80% of women with endometriosis have at least one form of chronic pain – a multidimensional experience influenced by a number of psychosocial factors, including pain-related beliefs. The Survey of Pain A...
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Objective: Chronic pain is a multidimensional experience associated with psychosocial (e.g., pain-related beliefs and pain coping responses) and spiritual factors. Spirituality is a universal aspect of the human experience that has been hypothesized to impact pain experience via its effects on pain, physical/psychological function, resilience and...
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The concept of Developmental Assets links positive features of developmental ecologies with personal skills, competences and values in order to further the understanding of optimal development. The purpose of this research was to explore the relationship between the experience of Developmental Assets and adolescent’s perception of Life Satisfaction...
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introduction. Alcohol Dependence Syndrome (ADS) and its consequences constitute a serious public health problem, representing a high social cost and compromising several areas of health of the person with ADS, with few nursing studies in this area. Objective. To describe the perception that people with ADS have about the cause(s) of the disease and...
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For the elderly, greater longevity can represent a period of extreme hardship and suffering. Not always the years of life are accompanied by well-being, health and quality of life. In this context, spirituality emerges as an important dimension for the quality of life of the elderly. The objective of this study was to analyse the relationship betwe...
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Crenças espirituais e religiosas têm sido apontadas como importantes componentes de qualidade de vida, especialmente para aquelas pessoas gravemente enfermas. Entretanto, na prática clínica os profissionais da saúde têm encontrado dificuldades para abordar os aspectos espirituais dos pacientes. Para agravar essa situação, ainda são poucos os instru...
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Purpose Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a long-lasting disabling disease with psychological implications. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a questionnaire developed to screen anxiety and depression among patients in hospital settings. The objective of this report was to study the metric properties of the Portuguese version of HADS regardi...
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Introdução O alcoolismo é uma doença crónica que afeta milhões de pessoas no mundo inteiro, estando entre as doenças mentais mais onerosas para a sociedade. As suas implicações são múltiplas, podendo ser físicas, psicológicas, sociais, profissionais e familiares (MELLO; BARRIAS; BREDA, 2001; DIREÇÃO GERAL DE SAÚDE, 2013; LIMA-RODRÍGUEZ, 2015). O co...
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A maior longevidade populacional é uma das maiores conquistas da humanidade, devido aos avanços tecnológicos e científicos as pessoas passaram a viver mais tempo. No Brasil essa realidade não é diferente, o país caminha a passos largos para se tornar um dos países com maior percentual de idosos em sua população. O aumento dessa faixa etária traz co...
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Mascarenhas, S. A. do N., Ribeiro, J. L. P., Roazzi, A., Silva, G. C. R. F., Gutierrez, D. M. D., & Martins, C. (2017). Resiliência e cidadania conquistando direitos de cidadania no Amazonas (Brasil) – Amazônidas, antes de tudo, fortes. In S. A. do N. Mascarenhas, J. N. Araújo, A. Marchi, A. Roazzi, A. C. Botelho et al. (Eds.), Desafios para o exer...
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The objective was to evaluate the metric properties of the List of Advanced Activities of the Daily Living. A study quantitative was conducted. The sample comprised 200 older adults from the city of Pouso Alegre, Brazil. The following instruments were employed: 1- Questionnaire sociodemographic and health; 2- Vitor Quality of Life Scale for the Eld...
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Explica-se e discute-se o que é a revisão de investigação, os diferentes tipos de revisão, as diferentes fontes de informação, de viés, e os cuidados metodológicos a ter.
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El modelo de Recursos del Desarrollo - "Developmental Assets®" - asocia características ecológicas positivas a competencias y valores personales con el propósito de comprender un desarrollo óptimo en la adolescencia. El objetivo de la presente revisión es describir, analizar y discutir los resultados de la utilización de este modelo. Como criterio...
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Resumo: O modelo de Recursos do Desenvolvimento-"Developmental Assets®"-associa características ecológicas positivas a competências e valores pessoais com o propósito de compreender um desenvolvimento ótimo na adolescência. O objetivo da presente revisão é descrever, analisar e discutir os resultados da utilização deste modelo. Como critério de ele...
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The framework of Developmental Assets® links positive ecological characteristics with personal skills and values in order to further the understanding of optimal development in adolescence. This review purpose to describe, analyze and discuss results from the utilization of this framework. As eligibility criteria was defined inclusion of studies th...
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Aggression is one of the core symptoms of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) with therapeutic and prognostic relevance. ASPD is highly prevalent among inmates, being responsible for adverse events and elevated direct and indirect economic costs for the criminal justice system. The Impulsive/Premeditated Aggression Scale (IPAS) is a self-report...
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Recursos de Desenvolvimento e Satisfação com a Vida na Adolescência
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Chronic pain is a significant health problem estimated to affect about 20% of the adult world population. It is now considered a multidimensional and subjective experience influenced by psychological and social factors (e.g. mood, beliefs, coping responses). Based on preliminary results it can be hypothesized that culture influence pain experience...