Fatima Rubio da Costa

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of maternal hypertensive disorders in Portugal and to assess their impact on obstetric outcomes. METHODS A national survey on hypertension in pregnancy was conducted in Portuguese public maternity wards and included 6726 pregnancies. RESULTS Six percent of women presented with a hypertensive disorder during pregnancy(More)
Although suicidality is associated with mental illness in general and depression in particular, many depressed individuals do not attempt suicide and some individuals who attempt to or do die by suicide do not present depressive symptoms. This article aims to contribute to a more psychosocial approach to understanding suicide risk in nonclinical(More)
Background and aims(s): The study evaluated the contribution of coping strategies, based on the Toulousiane conceptualization of coping, to the prediction of suicide risk and tested the moderating effect of gender, controlling for depressive symptoms. METHOD A two-time data collection design was used. A community sample of 195 adults (91 men and 104(More)
Context. Lα is a strong chromospheric emission line, which has been relatively rarely observed in flares. The Transition Region and Coronal Explorer (TRACE) has a broad " Lyman α " channel centered at 1216Å used primarily at the beginning of the mission. A small number of flares were observed in this channel. Aims. We aim to characterise the appearance and(More)
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