Psychology, Community & Health


Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017

Psychology, Community and Health: Consolidation and Transformation
The current issue of Psychology, Community and Health marks the ending of a five-year period from the moment when the journal was officially born (Issue #1 in March 2012) towards the subsequent period when the journal learned how to take its first steps.Various...
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Introduction to the Special Thematic Section on "Aging and Health in Different Sociocultural Contexts"
It is a privilege to be the Guest Editor of the Special Thematic Section: “Aging and Health in Different Sociocultural Contexts” in Psychology, Community & Health. With this Special Section we are pleased to highlight this journal’s commitment to...
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Increasing Physical Activity in Older Adults: Walking by Prescription in Primary Care
In older adults, health benefits due to regular physical activity have critical importance, contributing to lower rates of all mortality causes, such as coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, type 2 diabetes, colon cancer and breast cancer...
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Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016

A Farewell Full of Gratitude
[Author Affiliation]Filipa Pimenta: William James Center for Research, ISPA - Instituto Universitário de Ciências Psicológicas, Socias e da Vida, Lisbon, Portugal:The scientific journey as Editor-in-Chief of Psychology, Community & Health (PCH)...
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Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016

Adapta.§.£O Psicossocial Na Obesidade Pedi.¡Trica: Um Estudo Com Pais, Crian.§As E Adolescentes
[Author Affiliation]Roberta Frontini: Faculdade de Psicologia e Ci...ªncias da Educa...§...£o, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal:[Author Affiliation]Maria Jo...£o Gouveia: Faculdade de Psicologia e Ci...ªncias da Educa...§...£o, Universidade...
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Towards an Integrated Approach to Food Behaviour: Meat Consumption and Substitution, from Context to Consumers
[Author Affiliation]João Graça: Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), CIS-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal:João GraçaISPA â[euro]" Instituto Universitário, Lisbon, Portugal:João GraçaCIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal:João...
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Promoção De Comportamentos Alimentares Saudáveis E Gestão Do Peso: Investigação Em Portugal
[Author Affiliation]Cristina Godinho: Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal:[Author Affiliation]Marta M. Marques: CIPER-Self-Regulation Group, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal:O...
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Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015

Reading a Scientific Paper for Psychology and the Social Sciences: A Critical Guide
[Author Affiliation]Pedro Cordeiro: Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal:[Author Affiliation]Victor E. C. Ortuño: Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal:[Author...
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Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014

A Origem Dos Maus-Tratos: Revisão Sobre a Evolução Histórica das Perceções De Criança E Maus-Tratos
[Author Affiliation]Raquel V. Oliveira: Unidade de Investigação em Psicologia e Saúde (UIPES), ISPA - Instituto Universitário, Lisbon, Portugal:Lúcia G. Pais: Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna, Lisbon, Portugal:Lúcia G. Pais:...
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Vol. 2, No. 3, 2013

[Author Affiliation]Sofia von Humboldt: Research Unit in Psychology and Health, R&D, ISPA - Instituto Universitário, Lisbon, Portugal:It is a major privilege to be chosen as Invited Editor of Psychology, Community & Health journal. As a scientist...
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Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013

Criminalizing LGBT People: The African CaseJames Robert Ndhote aGetrude Nalutaya a[a]Uganda Prisoners' Aid Foundation, UGANDAugandaprisonersaidfoundation@gmail.comHate crime is a broad term used to describe harassment and/or...
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Attitudes Towards Homosexuals, Their Romantic Relationships and Views on Same-sex ParentingDavid Rodrigues a[a]Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), CIS-IUL, PORTUGALdflrs@iscte.ptLike in many other European countries, Portugal...
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A Complex Intersection in Psychology Training: Students With Conservative Religious Beliefs and LGBT Affirmative EducationMarkus P. Bidell aJoy S. Whitman b[a]Hunter College of the City University of New York and The Center...
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1st International Conference on LGBT Psychology and Related Fields
[Author Affiliation]Henrique Pereira: Psychology & Health Research Unit (UIPES), ISPA-IU:Henrique Pereira: Universidade da Beira Interior:Pedro Alexandre Costa: Psychology & Health Research Unit (UIPES), ISPA-IU:Pedro Alexandre Costa: Universidade...
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A Importância da Orientação Sexual na Auto-Eficácia no uso do Preservativo dos HSH em Contexto de ProstituiçãoInês Gonçalves aIsabel Borges aJustino Filho aHenrique Pereira abM. Eugénia Saraiva...
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Oral Presentations
A Cross-Cultural Study of the Positive and Negative Aspects of Being LGBJenna Marie Strizzi aInmaculada Fernandez Agis aRaquel Alarcón Rodríguez aTesifon Parrón Carreño a[a]University of Almería,...
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Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013

Posttraumatic Growth in the Aftermath of Trauma: A Literature Review about Related Factors and Application Contexts
[Author Affiliation]Catarina Ramos: UIPES - Psychology and Health Research Unit, I&D, ISPA - University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal:Isabel Leal: UIPES - Psychology and Health Research Unit, I&D, ISPA - University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal:Posttraumatic...
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