Maria João Figueiras

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  1. doi People's views on the level of agreement of generic medicines for different illnesses
    Maria João Figueiras
    Unidade de Investigação em Psicologia da Saúde, Instituto Piaget Campus Universitário de Almada, Quinta da Arreinela de Cima, 2800 305, Almada, Portugal
    Pharm World Sci 30:590-4. 2008
  2. doi Assessing lay beliefs about generic medicines: Development of the generic medicines scale
    Maria J Figueiras
    Unit of Psychology, Instituto Piaget, Quinta da Arreinela de Cima, Almada, Portugal
    Psychol Health Med 14:311-21. 2009
  3. doi Patients' illness schemata of hypertension: the role of beliefs for the choice of treatment
    Maria Figueiras
    Department of Psychology, Instituto Piaget, Almada, Portugal
    Psychol Health 25:507-17. 2010
  4. doi Lay views about medicines: the influence of the illness label for the use of generic versus brand
    Maria João Figueiras
    Unidade de Investigação em Psicologia da Saúde, Instituto Piaget, Psychology, Quinta da Arreinela de Cima, Almada 2800 305, Portugal
    Psychol Health 25:1121-8. 2010

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  1. doi People's views on the level of agreement of generic medicines for different illnesses
    Maria João Figueiras
    Unidade de Investigação em Psicologia da Saúde, Instituto Piaget Campus Universitário de Almada, Quinta da Arreinela de Cima, 2800 305, Almada, Portugal
    Pharm World Sci 30:590-4. 2008
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  2. doi Assessing lay beliefs about generic medicines: Development of the generic medicines scale
    Maria J Figueiras
    Unit of Psychology, Instituto Piaget, Quinta da Arreinela de Cima, Almada, Portugal
    Psychol Health Med 14:311-21. 2009
    ..The opportunity to assess beliefs about generic medicines may have implications for adherence, for the implementation of health policies and for decision making about medicines...
  3. doi Patients' illness schemata of hypertension: the role of beliefs for the choice of treatment
    Maria Figueiras
    Department of Psychology, Instituto Piaget, Almada, Portugal
    Psychol Health 25:507-17. 2010
    ..Our findings support the argument that illness perceptions and beliefs about medicines play a role in influencing patients' preferences of medicines for the treatment of hypertension...
  4. doi Lay views about medicines: the influence of the illness label for the use of generic versus brand
    Maria João Figueiras
    Unidade de Investigação em Psicologia da Saúde, Instituto Piaget, Psychology, Quinta da Arreinela de Cima, Almada 2800 305, Portugal
    Psychol Health 25:1121-8. 2010
    ..Furthermore, these results may have implications for health-related behaviour in general, and in particular for communication between lay people and health professionals, prescribing behaviour, health costs and adherence to treatment...