Anabela Pereira‘s main stream of research deals with stress, anxiety and mental health. She integrates concepts and techniques from cognitive-behavioral approach and the use biofeedback. She is focused on psychological distress in crisis and trauma situations, psychosocial factors and psychological adjustment processes in normative and risk contexts (pe. oncology). The results of her research have applications at evidence-based evaluation and intervention and help people cope with stress and promote health and well-being.
Main 5 publications
Oliveira, C., Maia, M., Varinhos, M., Pereira, A., Oliveira, I. & Vagos, P. (2021). A social anxiety mobile intervention for college students attending therapy: A usability and acceptability study. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, doi: 10.1080/10447318.2021.2002042.
Pinho, L., Pereira, A., Chaves, C., Sequeira, C., Sampaio, F., Correia, T., Goncalves, A., & Ferre-Grau, C. (2020). Affectivity in schizophrenia: Its relations with functioning, quality of life, and social support satisfaction. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76(7), 1408–1417. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22943
Queirós, C., Passos, F., Bartolo, A., Faria, S., Fonseca, S. M., Marques, A J., Silva, C. F., & Pereira, A. (2020). Job stress, burnout and coping in police officers: Relationships and psychometric properties of the organizational police stress questionnaire. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(18), 1-19. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186718
Vagos, P. & Pereira, A. (2020). Revisiting a taxonomy of social anxiety and assertiveness in adolescence: Evidence for a cognitive approach. Current Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s12144-020-00823-z
Pereira, A., Oliveira, C. A., Bártolo, A., Monteiro, S., Vagos, P., & Jardim, J. (2019). Reliability and Factor Structure of the 10-item Kessler Psychological Distress (K10) among Portuguese adults. Ciência e Saúde Coletiva, 24(3), 729-736. doi: 10.1590/1413-81232018243.06322017