Helena Moreira

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is body shame a significant mediator of the relationship between mindfulness skills and the quality of life of treatment-seeking children and adolescents with overweight and obesity?
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Electronic address
    Body Image 20:49-57. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Exploring the link between maternal attachment-related anxiety and avoidance and mindful parenting: The mediating role of self-compassion
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    Psychol Psychother 89:369-384. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Psychological and quality of life outcomes in pediatric populations: a parent-child perspective
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1471-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment and marital intimacy among partners of patients with breast cancer: a comparison study with partners of healthy women
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:282-304. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The association between self-consciousness about appearance and psychological adjustment among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and survivors: the moderating role of appearance investment
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Body Image 9:209-15. 2012
  6. doi request reprint A longitudinal study about the body image and psychosocial adjustment of breast cancer patients during the course of the disease
    Helena Moreira
    University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:263-70. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Caring for a child with type 1 diabetes: links between family cohesion, perceived impact, and parental adjustment
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra
    J Fam Psychol 27:731-42. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The role of appearance investment in the adjustment of women with breast cancer
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Psychooncology 19:959-66. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Quality of life of sarcoma patients from diagnosis to treatments: predictors and longitudinal trajectories
    Tiago Paredes
    Institute of Cognitive Psychology, Vocational and Social Development, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:492-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Social support and adaptation outcomes in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Carlos Carona
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, The University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Disabil Rehabil 36:584-92. 2014

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  1. doi request reprint Is body shame a significant mediator of the relationship between mindfulness skills and the quality of life of treatment-seeking children and adolescents with overweight and obesity?
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Electronic address
    Body Image 20:49-57. 2016
    ..These results suggest that body shame is an important mechanism to explain why mindfulness may help girls with overweight/obesity perceive a better quality of life...
  2. doi request reprint Exploring the link between maternal attachment-related anxiety and avoidance and mindful parenting: The mediating role of self-compassion
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    Psychol Psychother 89:369-384. 2016
    ..In this study, we aimed to examine whether attachment-related anxiety and avoidance were associated with mindful parenting through self-compassion...
  3. doi request reprint Psychological and quality of life outcomes in pediatric populations: a parent-child perspective
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1471-8. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment and marital intimacy among partners of patients with breast cancer: a comparison study with partners of healthy women
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:282-304. 2013
    ..The moderation analysis showed that higher levels of intimacy predicted lower levels of depression and anxiety and greater QoL only among the partners of cancer patients...
  5. doi request reprint The association between self-consciousness about appearance and psychological adjustment among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and survivors: the moderating role of appearance investment
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Body Image 9:209-15. 2012
    ..SES seems to be a vulnerability factor for poor adjustment, and MS seems to be a protective factor that helps women cope with changes in appearance...
  6. doi request reprint A longitudinal study about the body image and psychosocial adjustment of breast cancer patients during the course of the disease
    Helena Moreira
    University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:263-70. 2010
    ..It also aims to explore the predictors of body image at T2 and, simultaneously, the predictive role of initial body image to psychosocial adjustment at T2...
  7. doi request reprint Caring for a child with type 1 diabetes: links between family cohesion, perceived impact, and parental adjustment
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra
    J Fam Psychol 27:731-42. 2013
    ..Family-centered interventions that help parents better cope with the demands of T1D and help family members be more supportive of each other seem to be particularly useful in this context...
  8. doi request reprint The role of appearance investment in the adjustment of women with breast cancer
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Psychooncology 19:959-66. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Quality of life of sarcoma patients from diagnosis to treatments: predictors and longitudinal trajectories
    Tiago Paredes
    Institute of Cognitive Psychology, Vocational and Social Development, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:492-9. 2011
    ..Demographic and clinical predictors of QoL during treatments are also explored...
  10. doi request reprint Social support and adaptation outcomes in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Carlos Carona
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, The University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Disabil Rehabil 36:584-92. 2014
    ..In addition, the moderating role of gender and age was examined for this mediation model...
  11. doi request reprint The Portuguese version of the body image scale (BIS) - psychometric properties in a sample of breast cancer patients
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:111-8. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Is the link between posttraumatic growth and anxious symptoms mediated by marital intimacy in breast cancer patients?
    Maria Cristina Canavarro
    Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 19:673-9. 2015
    ..This study aimed to determine whether marital intimacy mediates the association between posttraumatic growth (PTG) and anxious symptoms in women who had recently completed breast cancer treatments and breast cancer survivors...
  13. doi request reprint Quality of life and psychological functioning in pediatric obesity: the role of body image dissatisfaction between girls and boys of different ages
    Maria João Gouveia
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Cognitive Behavioral Research Centre, University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802, Coimbra, Portugal
    Qual Life Res 23:2629-38. 2014
    ..It aims to explore whether the associations between weight status and psychosocial adjustment are mediated by BID as well as the moderating role of youth's age and gender on these associations...
  14. doi request reprint Assessing adult attachment across different contexts: validation of the Portuguese version of the experiences in Close Relationships-Relationship Structures questionnaire
    Helena Moreira
    a Cognitive Behavioral Research Centre, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    J Pers Assess 97:22-30. 2015
    ..The original 2-factor structure was confirmed through confirmatory factor analysis. The ECR-RS is a psychometrically robust measure of attachment, representing an important advance in the measurement of adult attachment. ..
  15. doi request reprint Applying a developmental approach to quality of life assessment in children and adolescents with psychological disorders: challenges and guidelines
    Carlos Carona
    Cognitive Behavioral Centre for Research and Intervention CINEICC, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of Coimbra University, Rua do Colégio Novo, Apartado 6153, 3001 802 Coimbra, Portugal
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 15:47-70. 2015
    ..Methodological guidelines are discussed to improve the developmental validity of QL research for children/adolescents with mental disorders. ..
  16. doi request reprint Parental attachment insecurity and parenting stress: The mediating role of parents' perceived impact of children's diabetes on the family
    Helena Moreira
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra
    Fam Syst Health 34:240-9. 2016
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  17. doi request reprint Adult attachment insecurity and dyadic adjustment: The mediating role of self-criticism
    Teresa C Martins
    Cognitive Behavioral Research Centre CINEICC, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    Psychol Psychother 88:378-93. 2015
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the mediating role of self-criticism and self-reassurance on the association between attachment-related anxiety and avoidance and dyadic adjustment...