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Is positive affect in pregnancy protective of postpartum depression?

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the predictive/protective role of negative affect/positive affect in late pregnancy on the outcome of postpartum depression. METHODS: A total of 491 pregnant women participated in the study. The participants were asked to fill out a series of questionnaires, which included the Profile of Mood States, the Beck Depression Inventory-II, psychosocial...

Revisiting Thyroid Hormones in Schizophrenia

Thyroid hormones are crucial during development and in the adult brain. Of interest, fluctuations in the levels of thyroid hormones at various times during development and throughout life can impact on psychiatric disease manifestation and response to treatment. Here we review research on thyroid function assessment in schizophrenia, relating interrelations between the pituitary...

Affective state dependence and relative trait stability of perfectionism in sleep disturbances

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the degree of absolute change, relative stability and state dependence of trait perfectionism in sleep disturbances in a sample of university students. METHOD: Participants completed the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale and two items concerning sleep difficulties. The mean age at T0 (baseline) was 19.59 years (SD = 1.61, range = 17-25) and 62.5% of the...

Resposta ao comentário sobre "Estrutura fatorial do Questionário de Rutter para Professores numa amostra de crianças portuguesas

epidemiological studies.   Ana Telma Pereira, Berta Rodrigues Maia, Mariana Marques, Sandra Carvalho Bos, Maria João Soares, António Macedo, Maria Helena Pinto de Azevedo Institute of Medical Psychology

Factor structure of the Rutter Teacher Questionnaire in Portuguese children

OBJECTIVE: To examine the factor structure of the Rutter Teacher Questionnaire in Portuguese primary school children. METHOD: The Rutter Teacher Questionnaire, a 26-item scale covering a variety of behavioral problems, was completed by teachers of 877 children, aged 6 to 11 years. Data were subjected to factor analysis using the principal components solution with varimax rotation...