Constanca Paul

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Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi Psychological distress, loneliness and disability in old age
    Constanca Paul
    UNIFAI, ICBAS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal
    Psychol Health Med 11:221-32. 2006
  2. ncbi Disability and psychosocial outcomes in old age
    Constanca Paul
    UNIFAI, University of Porto, Portugal
    J Aging Health 19:723-41. 2007
  3. doi Cognitive impairment in old people living in the community
    Constanca Paul
    Research Unit on Ageing UNIFAI, ICBAS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Largo Prof Abel Salazar, 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:121-4. 2010
  4. pmc Health profile of centenarians in Portugal: a census-based approach
    Oscar Ribeiro
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar UNIFAI and CINTESIS, University of Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050 313 Porto, Portugal
    Popul Health Metr 14:13. 2016
  5. doi Health Status, Living Arrangements, and Service Use at 100: Findings From the Oporto Centenarian Study
    Oscar Ribeiro
    a Research and Education Unit on Aging, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar UNIFAI ICBAS, and Center for Health Technology and Services Research CINTESIS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Aging Soc Policy 28:148-64. 2016
  6. doi Predicting Successful Aging at One Hundred Years of Age
    Lia Araújo
    UNIFAI ICBAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal ESEV and CI and DETS, Viseu, Portugal
    Res Aging 38:689-709. 2016
  7. ncbi Perceived Risk of Death in Older Primary Care Patients
    Laetitia Teixeira
    UNIFAI, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal Center for Health Technology and Services Research CINTESIS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal
    Int J Aging Hum Dev . 2016
  8. ncbi The Role of Existential Beliefs Within the Relation of Centenarians' Health and Well-Being
    Lia Araújo
    UnIFai and CINTESIS ICBAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Relig Health . 2016
  9. doi Measuring attachment to life in old age: the Portuguese version of the Positive Valuation of Life Scale (Positive VOL)
    Lia Araújo
    UNIFAI, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira n º 228, Edificio 2, Piso 3, 4050 313, Porto, Portugal
    Qual Life Res 24:2385-9. 2015
  10. doi Portuguese version of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory: transcultural adaptation and psychometric validation
    Oscar Ribeiro
    Research and Education Unit on Ageing UNIFAI ICBAS UP, University of Porto, Portugal
    Aging Ment Health 15:742-8. 2011

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Publications13

  1. ncbi Psychological distress, loneliness and disability in old age
    Constanca Paul
    UNIFAI, ICBAS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal
    Psychol Health Med 11:221-32. 2006
    ..Attempts to improve detection and management of psychological distress in sick older people, in those who appear isolated and express loneliness should be evaluated...
  2. ncbi Disability and psychosocial outcomes in old age
    Constanca Paul
    UNIFAI, University of Porto, Portugal
    J Aging Health 19:723-41. 2007
    ..This article explores psychosocial variables associated with illness and age-related losses during old age...
  3. doi Cognitive impairment in old people living in the community
    Constanca Paul
    Research Unit on Ageing UNIFAI, ICBAS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Largo Prof Abel Salazar, 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:121-4. 2010
    ..Cognitive impairment was found to be predicted by gender, age and psychological distress, explaining 18% of variance. Findings are discussed considering available literature and possible interventions for community residents...
  4. pmc Health profile of centenarians in Portugal: a census-based approach
    Oscar Ribeiro
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar UNIFAI and CINTESIS, University of Porto, Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228, 4050 313 Porto, Portugal
    Popul Health Metr 14:13. 2016
    ..This paper aims to describe the health and sociodemographic characteristics of Portuguese centenarians as given in the 2011 census and to identify sex differences...
  5. doi Health Status, Living Arrangements, and Service Use at 100: Findings From the Oporto Centenarian Study
    Oscar Ribeiro
    a Research and Education Unit on Aging, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar UNIFAI ICBAS, and Center for Health Technology and Services Research CINTESIS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Aging Soc Policy 28:148-64. 2016
    ..Policy makers may be guided by the insights gained from this research and work toward improvement of support options and removal of barriers to service access. ..
  6. doi Predicting Successful Aging at One Hundred Years of Age
    Lia Araújo
    UNIFAI ICBAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal ESEV and CI and DETS, Viseu, Portugal
    Res Aging 38:689-709. 2016
    ..It aims to identify subgroups of centenarians sharing communalities in successful aging profiles, and determine the role of sociodemographic factors and psychological, social, and economic resources on successful aging...
  7. ncbi Perceived Risk of Death in Older Primary Care Patients
    Laetitia Teixeira
    UNIFAI, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal Center for Health Technology and Services Research CINTESIS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal
    Int J Aging Hum Dev . 2016
    ..Early identification of severity of medical concerns and the availability and adequacy of informal caregiving should allow healthcare professionals to promptly initiate an appropriate assessment and treatment of older patients...
  8. ncbi The Role of Existential Beliefs Within the Relation of Centenarians' Health and Well-Being
    Lia Araújo
    UnIFai and CINTESIS ICBAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Relig Health . 2016
    ..Appropriate models of intervention for very old age that recognize the importance of religion, spirituality, and meaning of life are to be considered...
  9. doi Measuring attachment to life in old age: the Portuguese version of the Positive Valuation of Life Scale (Positive VOL)
    Lia Araújo
    UNIFAI, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira n º 228, Edificio 2, Piso 3, 4050 313, Porto, Portugal
    Qual Life Res 24:2385-9. 2015
    ..This study aims to present the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Positive Valuation of Life Scale (Lawton et al. in J Aging Ment Healt 13:3-31, 2001)...
  10. doi Portuguese version of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory: transcultural adaptation and psychometric validation
    Oscar Ribeiro
    Research and Education Unit on Ageing UNIFAI ICBAS UP, University of Porto, Portugal
    Aging Ment Health 15:742-8. 2011
    ..In this study, the authors examined the validity of the Portuguese version of the GAI and assessed its psychometric properties...
  11. ncbi End-stage renal disease adherence questionnaire: translation and validation to the portuguese language
    Verónica Poveda
    a Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Ren Fail . 2016
    ..In conclusion, our results showed that PESRD-AQ, which presented an acceptable reliability and validity, is a valid tool to be used for adherence evaluation by Portuguese-speaking dialysis patients...
  12. pmc Active Ageing: An Empirical Approach to the WHO Model
    Constanca Paul
    Research and Education Unit on Ageing, UNIFAI, ICBAS, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, 4050 313 Porto, Portugal
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2012:382972. 2012
    ..The profile of active ageing is expected to vary between contexts and cultures and can be used to guide specific community and individually based interventions...
  13. ncbi Informal stroke rehabilitation: what are the main reasons of Thai caregivers?
    Pornchai Jullamate
    ICBAS Institute of Biomedical Sciences of Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:315-20. 2007
    ..The health professional in Thailand should encourage stroke caregivers to continue providing informal rehabilitation services for their stroke relatives, as it might sustain the well being of stroke survivors during their stay at home...