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Our objective was to analyze the relationships between Repetitive negative thinking (RNT), perfectionism and psychological distress. Specifically we wanted to test if RNT mediates the relationship between perfectionism and psychological distress. 788 college students completed self-report questionnaires to evaluate perfectionism trait dimensions [Evaluative(More)
OBJECTIVES The main objective was to investigate the association between perfectionism and eating behaviour in a non-clinical sample of adolescents of both genders. METHOD 997 middle and high school students completed the Portuguese versions of the child-adolescent perfectionism scale (CAPS) and of the eating attitudes test -25 (EAT-25). RESULTS In both(More)
OBJECTIVE In this 3 year randomized clinical trial the cost effectiveness of a 6 week educational/cognitive intervention (ECO) is compared with an educational discussion intervention (EDI) and a waiting list condition (WLC). METHODS A total of 131 patients with fibromyalgia were randomly allocated to the ECO, EDI, or WLC intervention. The ECO and EDI(More)
PURPOSES To analyze which Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) and Postpartum Depression Screening Scores (PDSS) total and dimensional scores, as well as symptomatic answers proportions significantly differ between women in the perinatal period (pregnant/postpartum) without major depression, with major depression and women outside the perinatal period. (More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate the presence of risk factors for coronary heart diseases in men and women in our population. MATERIAL AND METHODS 414 patients (335 men, 79 women) admitted to our coronary intensive care unit with the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome were evaluated for risk factors. RESULTS 74.7% of women and 84.8% of(More)
We examined if perfectionism and the perception of being an anxious person were associated with more negative infant temperament ratings by the mothers. 386 women (mean age=30.08; standard deviation=4.21) in their last trimester of pregnancy completed the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (MPS), the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) and an item about(More)
A descriptive study was conducted to determine whether staff nurses identified the same nursing diagnoses and defining characteristics from a written case study. A convenience sample of 83 staff nurses from four acute care institutions participated in the study. Of the total diagnostic statements made, 43% were the same as those identified by an expert(More)
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