Barbara Figueiredo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minho
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi Teenage pregnancy, attachment style, and depression: a comparison of teenage and adult pregnant women in a Portuguese series
    Barbara Figueiredo
    University of Minho, Portugal
    Attach Hum Dev 8:123-38. 2006
  2. doi Mother's stress, mood and emotional involvement with the infant: 3 months before and 3 months after childbirth
    Barbara Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, Minho University, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057, Braga, Portugal
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:143-53. 2009
  3. doi Mother-to-infant emotional involvement at birth
    Barbara Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga 4700 320, Portugal
    Matern Child Health J 13:539-49. 2009
  4. ncbi Depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period in adolescent and adult Portuguese mothers
    B Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:103-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Mother's anxiety and depression during the third pregnancy trimester and neonate's mother versus stranger's face/voice visual preference
    Barbara Figueiredo
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Early Hum Dev 86:479-85. 2010
  6. doi Mother's anxiety and depression and associated risk factors during early pregnancy: effects on fetal growth and activity at 20-22 weeks of gestation
    Ana Conde
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 31:70-82. 2010
  7. doi Anxiety and depression symptoms in women and men from early pregnancy to 3-months postpartum: parity differences and effects
    Barbara Figueiredo
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal
    J Affect Disord 132:146-57. 2011
  8. doi Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale: a psychometric study in a Portuguese sample
    Raquel Costa
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
    Infant Behav Dev 33:510-7. 2010
  9. ncbi Physical activity, health-related quality of life and depression during pregnancy
    Iva Tendais
    Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Cad Saude Publica 27:219-28. 2011
  10. ncbi Anxiety and depression during pregnancy in women and men
    Cesar Teixeira
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal
    J Affect Disord 119:142-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi Teenage pregnancy, attachment style, and depression: a comparison of teenage and adult pregnant women in a Portuguese series
    Barbara Figueiredo
    University of Minho, Portugal
    Attach Hum Dev 8:123-38. 2006
    ..Insecure attachment style should be addressed in prevention and intervention strategies with teenage mothers...
  2. doi Mother's stress, mood and emotional involvement with the infant: 3 months before and 3 months after childbirth
    Barbara Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, Minho University, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057, Braga, Portugal
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:143-53. 2009
    ..It should be given more attention to mother's poor emotional involvement with the offspring during pregnancy, as it interferes with her emotional involvement with the infant and her psychological adjustment 3 months after childbirth...
  3. doi Mother-to-infant emotional involvement at birth
    Barbara Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga 4700 320, Portugal
    Matern Child Health J 13:539-49. 2009
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  4. ncbi Depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period in adolescent and adult Portuguese mothers
    B Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:103-9. 2007
    ..To study prevalence as well as risk factors for pregnancy and postpartum depression in a sample of adolescent and adult Portuguese mothers...
  5. ncbi Mother's anxiety and depression during the third pregnancy trimester and neonate's mother versus stranger's face/voice visual preference
    Barbara Figueiredo
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Early Hum Dev 86:479-85. 2010
    ..Neonates show visual preference for their mother's face/voice and shift their attention from their mother to a stranger's face/voice after habituation...
  6. doi Mother's anxiety and depression and associated risk factors during early pregnancy: effects on fetal growth and activity at 20-22 weeks of gestation
    Ana Conde
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 31:70-82. 2010
    ..Vulnerability of fetal development to mother's psychological symptoms as well as to other sociodemographic and substance consumption risk factors during early and mid pregnancy is suggested...
  7. doi Anxiety and depression symptoms in women and men from early pregnancy to 3-months postpartum: parity differences and effects
    Barbara Figueiredo
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal
    J Affect Disord 132:146-57. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate both anxiety and depression symptoms from early pregnancy to 3-months postpartum, comparing women and men and first and second-time parents...
  8. doi Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale: a psychometric study in a Portuguese sample
    Raquel Costa
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
    Infant Behav Dev 33:510-7. 2010
    ..Data analysis is usually performed by organizing items into groups. The most widely used data reduction for the NBAS was developed by Lester, Als, and Brazelton (1982)...
  9. ncbi Physical activity, health-related quality of life and depression during pregnancy
    Iva Tendais
    Escola de Psicologia, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Cad Saude Publica 27:219-28. 2011
    ..These data suggest that physical activity patterns change with pregnancy and that physical and mental components are differentially affected by pregnancy course, independently of physical activity status...
  10. ncbi Anxiety and depression during pregnancy in women and men
    Cesar Teixeira
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal
    J Affect Disord 119:142-8. 2009
    ....
  11. doi Anxiety and depression in women and men from early pregnancy to 3-months postpartum
    Barbara Figueiredo
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:247-55. 2011
    ..Considering that 15.9% of the parents-to-be were highly anxious and/or depressed during pregnancy-comparing to 9.3% at 3-months postpartum-particular attention should be drawn to both women's and men's mental health early in pregnancy...
  12. ncbi History of childhood abuse in Portuguese parents
    Barbara Figueiredo
    Department of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Child Abuse Negl 28:669-82. 2004
    ..The study examines the self-reported prevalence of childhood physical and sexual abuse in a large sample of Portuguese parents...
  13. doi Infant's psychophysiological profile and temperament at 3 and 12 months
    Raquel Costa
    University of Minho, School of Psychology, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
    Infant Behav Dev 34:270-9. 2011
    ..The results corroborate that infant's characteristics early in life as well as contextual factors influence with mothers' perception of infant temperament and with changes across the 1st year of life...
  14. doi Attachment style and psychological adjustment in couples
    Ana Conde
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal
    Attach Hum Dev 13:271-91. 2011
    ..It is important to assess attachment style and partner support of both members, as well as the mutual interplay between them, to understand gendered differences in psychological adjustment of a couple expecting a baby...
  15. doi Fetal behavior and heart rate in twin pregnancy: a review
    Iva Tendais
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:619-28. 2013
    ..Future studies with high methodological quality are needed to provide a more comprehensive knowledge of normal fetal behavior in twin pregnancy...
  16. ncbi Maternal adjustment and maternal attitudes in adolescent and adult pregnant women
    Barbara Figueiredo
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal Electronic address
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 27:194-201. 2014
    ..This study analyzes differences between adolescent and adult pregnant women and the contribution of maternal age to maternal adjustment and maternal attitudes during pregnancy...
  17. doi Parents' physical victimization in childhood and current risk of child maltreatment: the mediator role of psychosomatic symptoms
    Diogo Lamela
    School of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal
    J Psychosom Res 75:178-83. 2013
    ..To test the potential mediation effect of psychosomatic symptoms on the relationship between parents' history of childhood physical victimization and current risk for child physical maltreatment...
  18. doi Mother's depression at childbirth does not contribute to the effects of antenatal depression on neonate's behavioral development
    Alexandra Pacheco
    Center for Childhood and Youth District, Social Security Centre of Oporto, Portugal
    Infant Behav Dev 35:513-22. 2012
    ..Maternal depression is a worldwide phenomenon that has been linked to adverse developmental outcomes in neonates...
  19. ncbi Prenatal cortisol, prematurity and low birthweight
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institutes, University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, FL 33101, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 29:268-75. 2006
    ..Discriminant function analyses suggested that cortisol levels more accurately classified short gestation and low birthweight groups than CES-D depression scores...
  20. pmc Prenatal paternal depression
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institutes, University of Miami School of Medicine, P O Box 016820, Miami, FL 33101, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 29:579-83. 2006
    ..However, the similarity between the scores of depressed mothers and depressed fathers highlights the importance of screening for depression in fathers-to-be as well as mothers-to-be during pregnancy...
  21. ncbi Sleep disturbances in depressed pregnant women and their newborns
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institutes, University of Miami School of Medicine, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 30:127-33. 2007
    ..The newborns of the depressed mothers also had more sleep disturbances including less time in deep sleep and more time in indeterminate (disorganized) sleep, and they were more active and cried/fussed more...
  22. ncbi Prenatal dysthymia versus major depression effects on maternal cortisol and fetal growth
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institutes, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E11-6. 2008
    ..Thus, depressed pregnant women with Dysthymia and Major Depression appeared to have different prenatal symptoms...
  23. ncbi Chronic prenatal depression and neonatal outcome
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institutes, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Int J Neurosci 118:95-103. 2008
    ..Comorbid problems were chronically high anxiety, anger, sleep disturbance, and pain scores. Less optimal outcomes for the depressed women included lower gestational age and lower birthweight of their newborns...
  24. pmc Prenatal serotonin and neonatal outcome: brief report
    Tiffany Field
    Touch Research Institute, University of Miami Medical School, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 31:316-20. 2008