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Publications of Interest

Scientific Papers

(2020) REACH for mental health in the COVID19 Pandemic: An urgent call for public health action.

(2019) Psychometric properties and diagnostic utility of a Brazilian version of the PCL-5 (complete and abbreviated versions).

(2019) What doesn't kill you makes you feel older: Lifespan Adversity and its Association with subjective Age among former Prisoners of War.

(2019) Understanding the Long-Term Connections between Posttraumatic Stress, Subjective Age, and Successful Aging among Midlife and Older Adults.

(2018) Visiting Auschwitz: Evidence of Secondary Traumatization Among High School Students.

(2018) The relationship between childhood trauma and poor sleep health in adulthood.

(2017) Cognitive therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing for Reducing psychopathology among disaster-bereaved individuals: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

(2017) Trauma-related Memories in PTSD after Interpersonal Violence. An Ambulatory Assessment Study.

(2017) Multidisciplinary treatment for traumatized refugees in a naturalistic setting: symptom courses and predictors.

(2017) Episodic memory after trauma exposure: Medial temporal lobe function is positively related to re-experiencing and inversely related to negative affect symptoms.

(2017) Impulsive responding in threat and reward contexts as a function of PTSD symptoms and trait disinhibition.

(2017) Relevance of Psychological Symptoms in Pregnancy to Intergenerational Effects of Preconception Trauma

(2017) "If I speak English, what am I? I am full man, me": Emotional impact and barriers for refugees and asylum seekers learning English.

(2017) Hair cortisol in relation to acute and post-traumatic stress symptoms in children and adolescents.

(2017) Self-Regulation Shift Theory: A Dynamic Systems Approach to Traumatic Stress.

(2017) A Skill Set for Supporting Displaced Children in Psychological Recovery After Disasters.

(2017) PTSD Symptoms Predict Outcome in Trauma-Informed Treatment of Intimate Partner Aggression.

(2017) Posttraumatic Growth in Bereaved Parents: A Multidimensional Model of Associated Factors.

(2017) The relationship between trauma centrality, self-efficacy, posttraumatic stress and psychiatric co-morbidity among Syrian refugees: Is gender a moderator?

(2017) The Moderating Effect of Childhood Maltreatment on the Relations Among PTSD Symptoms, Positive Urgency, and Negative Urgency.

(2017) Validation of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD using the International Trauma Questionnaire.

(2017) Stressful life events and posttraumatic growth among police officers: A cross-sectional study.

(2017) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Orientation to Pain, and Pain Perception in Ex-Prisoners of War Who Underwent Torture.

(2017) Organic vs. functional neurological disorders: The role of childhood psychological trauma.

(2016) Ashamed and Afraid: A Scoping Review of the Role of Shame in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

(2016) Combat-Related Multifaceted Trauma-Focused Group Therapy: A Pilot Study.

(2016) Depression and resilience mediate the relationship between traumatic life events and ill physical health: results from a population study.

(2016) Internet-delivered cognitive therapy for PTSD: a development pilot series.

(2016) Narrative Reconstruction (NR) Therapy for Prolonged Grief Disorder – Rational and Case Study.

(2016) Prevalence and predictors of Axis I disorders in a large sample of treatment-seeking victims of sexual abuse and incest .

(2016) Promoting post-traumatic growth in cancer patients: A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of guided written disclosure.

(2016) Psychological therapies for children and adolescents exposed to trauma.

(2016) Psychological therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder and comorbid substance use disorder.

(2016) Relations Between Traumatic Stress, Dimensions of Impulsivity, and Reactive and Appetitive Aggression in Individuals With Refugee Status.

(2016) School performance after experiencing trauma A longitudinal study of school functioning in survivors of the Utøya shootings in 2011.

(2016) Western High-Fat Diet Consumption during Adolescence Increases Susceptibility to Traumatic Stress while Selectively Disrupting Hippocampal and Ventricular Volumes.

Books

(2018) Complex Psychological Trauma: The Centrality of Relationship

(2018) EMDR in Family Systems - An Integrated Approach to Healing Trauma

(2017) Narrative Processes in Emotion-Focused Therapy for Trauma

(2017) Adaptive Disclosure: A New Treatment for Military Trauma, Loss, and Moral Injury

(2017) Mindfulness-Oriented Interventions for Trauma Integrating Contemplative Practices

(2017) Recovery from Trauma, Addiction, or Both Strategies for Finding Your Best Self

(2017) Immigrants and Refugees: Trauma, Perennial Mourning, Prejudice, and Border Psychology

(2017) Evidence-Based Treatments for Trauma-Related Disorders in Children and Adolescents

(2017) Trauma, Shame, and Secret Making: Being a Family Without a Narrative

(2017) A Practical Guide to Helping Children and Young People Who Experience Trauma

(2017) Handbook of Traumatic Loss - A Guide to Theory and Practice

(2017) Psychological Trauma and the Legacies of the First World War

(2017) Self-help for Trauma Therapists: A Practitioner's Guide

(2016) Relational Treatment of Trauma: Stories of Loss and Hope

(2016) Migration Trauma, Culture, and Finding the Psychological Home Within: Views From British Object Relations Theory

(2016) Managing the Psychological Impact of Medical Trauma: A Guide for Mental Health and Health Care Professionals

(2015) The Trinity of Trauma: Ignorance, Fragility, and Control - The Evolving Concept of Trauma / The Concept and Facts of Dissociation in Trauma

(2015) Psychological Trauma And Adult Survivor Theory: Therapy And Transformation

(2014) Stress and Trauma

(2014) Cómo Superar Un Trauma Psicológico

(2014) Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors: A Clinician's Guide

(2013) Collective Trauma, Collective Healing: Promoting Community Resilience in the Aftermath of Disaster 

(2012) Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions 

Portuguese Colonial War - English bibliography

MENTAL HEALTH 

Scientific papers

Batista, M., Jimenez Castuera, R., Leyton, M., Aspano, M., & Lobato, S. (2017). Self-determined motivation and life satisfaction in portuguese veterans athletes. Retos, 32, 124-129.

Becker, J. P. & Quartilho, M. J. (2021). Colonial War: When the Years Rekindle the Suffering—A Pilot Study. Reports, 4(2), 10. 

Dias, A. & Sales, L. (2009). War's Mental Health Legacies for Children of Combatants. Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 21(2), 182-187.

Ferrajão, P. (2017). Pathways Between Combat Stress and Physical Health Among Portuguese War Veterans. Qualitative Health Research, 27(11), 1640-1651.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2014). Self-awareness of mental states, self-integration of personal schemas, perceived social support, posttraumatic and depression levels, and moral injury: A mixed-method study among Portuguese war veterans. Traumatology, 20(4), 277–285.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2015). Factors related to adherence with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment: A qualitative study among Portuguese war veterans. Revista Portuguesa de Enfermagem de Saúde Mental, n.spe2, 21-26.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R.A. (2016). The effects of combat exposure, abusive violence, and sense of coherence on PTSD and depression in Portuguese colonial war veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 8(1), 1-8.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R.A. (2015). From Self-Integration in Personal Schemas of Morally Experiences to Self-Awareness of Mental States: A Qualitative Study Among a Sample of Portuguese War Veterans. Traumatology, 21(1), 22-31.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2015). Attachment Patterns as Mediators of the Link Between Combat Exposure and Posttraumatic Symptoms: A Study Among Portuguese War Veterans. Military Psychology, 27(3).

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R.A. (2016). Portuguese War Veterans: Moral Injury and Factors Related to Recovery From PTSD. Qualitative Health Research, 26(2), 204-214.

Ferrajão, P., Badoud, D., & Oliveira, R. A. (2017). Mental strategies as mediators of the link between attachment and PTSD. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9(6), 731-740.

Gamito, P., Oliveira, J., Morais, D., & Saraiva, T. (2007). War PTSD: A VR pre-trial case study. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine, 5, 191-198.

Gamito, P., Oliveira, J., Morais, D., Oliveira, S., Duarte, N., Saraiva, T., Pombal, M., & Rosa, P. (2009). Virtual Reality Therapy Controlled Study for War Veterans with PTSD. Preliminary Results. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 144, 269-272.

Gamito, P., Oliveira, J., Rosa, P., Morais, D., Duarte, N., Oliveira, S., & Saraiva, T. (2010). PTSD elderly war veterans: a clinical controlled pilot study. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 13(1), 43-48.

Maia, A., McIntyre, T., Graça Pereira, M., & Ribeiro, E. (2011). War exposure and post-traumatic stress as predictors of Portuguese colonial war veterans' physical health. Anxiety Stress and Coping, 24(3), 309-325.

Maia, L., Silva, C., Bartolomé, M., Correia, C., & Parilla, J. (2007). A strange case of Comorbidity in a 60 year old Portuguese warveteran: War Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Early Fronto Temporal Cerebral Atrophy, and Strong Neuropsychological Symptomatology. A Neuropsychological Review. Revista Ecuatoriana de Neurologia, 16(3), 200-212.

Osório, C., Carvalho, C., Fertout, M., & Maia, A. (2012). Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and physical health complaints among Portuguese Army Special Operations Forces Deployed in Afghanistan. Military Medicine, 177(8), 957-962.

Pereira, M., Pedras, S., Lopes, C. Pereira, M., & Machado, J. (2010). PTSD, psicopatologia e tipo de familia em veteranos de Guerra Colonial Portuguesa. Revista de Psicologia Militar, 19, 211-232.

Pereira, M. G., Machado, J., Pereira, M., Lopes, C., & Pedras, S. (2019). Quality of life in elderly Portuguese war veterans with post-traumatic stress symptoms. Patient Related Outcome Measures,10, 49-58.

Pereira, O. & Jesuíno, J. (1988). Coping With Stress in a Military Setting: Marines in War and Peace. Environmental Social Psychology, 197-218.

Quintais, L. (2001). How to speak. How to remember: post-traumatic stress disorder and the Portuguese colonial wars (1961-1974). Journal of romance studies, 1(3), 85-101.

Schäfer, I., Hopchet, M., Vandamme, N., Adjukovik, D., El-Hage, W., Egreteau, L., Javakhishvili, J., Makhashvili, N., Lampe, A., Ardino, V., Kazlauskas, E., Mouthann, J., Sijbrandji, M., Dragan, M., Lis-Turlejska, M., Figueiredo-Braga, M., Sales, L., Arnberg, F., Nazarenko, T., Nalyvaiko, N., Armour, C., & Murphy, D. (2018). Trauma and trauma care in Europe. Eur J Psychotraumatol, 9(1),1556553.

Surrador, A. (2006). Portuguese Armed Forces in the International Security and Assistance Force in Afghanistan: Psychological Support for the Command of Kabul International Airport. In Human Dimensions in Military Operations – Military Leaders’ Strategies for Addressing Stress and Psychological Support. Meeting Proceedings RTO-MP-HFM-134, Paper 14. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: RTO.

 

Book chapters

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2014). Psychic structure as a moderator of the effect of adult attachment behavior on posttraumatic symptoms in war veterans. In K. Kaniasty, K. A. Moore, S. Howard & P. Buchwald (Eds.), Stress and anxiety: Applications to social and environmental threats, psychological well-Being, occupational challenges, and developmental psychology symptoms in war veterans (pp. 53-61). Berlin: Logos Verlag.

 

Instruments

Carvalho, T., Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2011, August). Peritraumatic Dissociative Experiences Questionnaire (PDEQ): Portuguese adaptation and validation study for general population of Colonial War veterans. Poster session presented at the 41st EABCT Annual Congress, Reykjavik, Iceland.

 

 

PHYSICAL HEALTH 

Scientific papers

Ferrajão, P. (2017). Pathways Between Combat Stress and Physical Health Among  Portuguese War Veterans. Qualitative Health Research, 27(11), 1640-1651.

Maia, A., McIntyre, T., Pereira, M. G., & Ribeiro, E. (2011). War exposure and post-traumatic stress as predictors of Portuguese colonial war veterans' physical health. Anxiety Stress and Coping, 24(3), 309-325.

Osório, C., Carvalho, C., Fertout, M., & Maia, A. (2012). Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and physical health complaints among Portuguese Army Special Operations Forces Deployed in Afghanistan. Military Medicine, 177(8), 957-962.

 

 

FAMILY

Scientific papers

Castro-Vale, I., Severo, M., Carvalho, D. & Mota-Cardoso, R. (2019). Intergenerational transmission of war-related trauma assessed 40 years after exposure. Annals of General Psychiatry, 18(14).

Dias, A. & Sales, L. (2009). War's Mental Health Legacies for Children of Combatants. Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 21(2), 182-187.

Dias, A., Sales, L., Mota Cardoso, R., & Kleber, R. (2014). Childhood maltreatment in adult offspring of Portuguese war veterans with and without PTSD. Eur J Psychotraumat, 5(1).

Pereira, M. G., Pereira, D., & Pedras, S. (2019). PTSD, psychological morbidity and marital dissatisfaction in colonial war veterans. Journal Mental Health, 1-8.

 

Instruments

Castro-Vale, I., Severo, M., Carvalho, D., & Mota-Cardoso, R. (2015). Emotion Recognition Ability Test Using JACFEE Photos: A Validity/Reliability Study of a War Veterans' Sample and Their Offspring. PLOS One, 10(7).

 

 

STRESSORS

Scientific papers

Batista, M.,Jimenez Castuera, R., Leyton, M., Aspano, M., & Lobato, S. (2017). Self-determined motivation and life satisfaction in portuguese veterans athletes. Retos, 32, 124-129.

Castro-Vale, I., Severo, M., Carvalho, D. & Mota-Cardoso, R. (2019). Intergenerational transmission of war-related trauma assessed 40 years after exposure. Annals of General Psychiatry, 18(14).

Dias, A., Sales, L., Mota Cardoso, R., & Kleber, R. (2014). Childhood maltreatment in adult offspring of Portuguese war veterans with and without PTSD. Eur J Psychotraumat, 5(1).

Ferrajão, P. (2017). Pathways Between Combat Stress  and Physical Health Among  Portuguese War Veterans. Qualitative Health Research, 27(11), 1640-1651.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2016). The effects of combat exposure, abusive violence, and sense of coherence on PTSD and depression in Portuguese colonial war veterans. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 8(1), 1-8.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2015). From Self-Integration in Personal Schemas of Morally Experiences to Self-Awareness of Mental States: A Qualitative Study Among a Sample of Portuguese War Veterans. Traumatology, 21(1), 22-31.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2015). Factors related to adherence with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment: A qualitative study among Portuguese war veterans. Revista Portuguesa de Enfermagem de Saúde Mental, n.spe2, 21-26.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R .A. (2016). Portuguese War Veterans: Moral Injury and Factors Related to Recovery From PTSD. Qualitative Health Research, 26(2), 204-214.

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2015). Attachment Patterns as Mediators of the Link Between Combat Exposure and Posttraumatic Symptoms: A Study Among Portuguese War Veterans. Military Psychology, 27(3).

Ferrajão, P. & Oliveira, R. A. (2014). Self-awareness of mental states, self-integration of personal schemas, perceived social support, posttraumatic and depression levels, and moral injury: A mixed-method study among Portuguese war veterans. Traumatology, 20(4), 277–285.

Ferrajão, P., Badoud, D., & Oliveira, R. A. (2017). Mental strategies as mediators of the link between attachment and PTSD. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9(6), 731-740.

Gamito, P., Oliveira, J., Rosa, P., Morais, D., Duarte, N., Oliveira, S., & Saraiva, T. (2010). PTSD elderly war veterans: a clinical controlled pilot study. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 13(1), 43-48.

Maia, A., McIntyre, T., Graça Pereira, M., & Ribeiro, E. (2011). War exposure and post-traumatic stress as predictors of Portuguese colonial war veterans' physical health. Anxiety Stress and Coping, 24(3), 309-325.

Maia, L., Silva, C., Bartolomé, M., Correia, C., & Parilla, J. (2007). A strange case of Comorbidity in a 60-year-old Portuguese warveteran: War Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Early Fronto Temporal Cerebral Atrophy, and Strong Neuropsychological Symptomatology. A Neuropsychological Review. Revista Ecuatoriana de Neurologia, 16(3), 200-212.

Osório, C., Carvalho, C., Fertout, M., & Maia, A. (2012). Prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and physical health complaints among Portuguese Army Special Operations Forces Deployed in Afghanistan. Military Medicine, 177(8), 957-962.

Pereira, M., Pedras, S., Lopes, C., Pereira, M., & Cunha, J. (2010). PTSD, psicopatologia e tipo de familia em veteranos de Guerra Colonial Portuguesa. Revista de Psicologia Militar, 19, 211-232.

Pereira, M. G., Machado, J. C., Pereira, M., Lopes, C., & Pedras, S. (2019). Quality of life in elderly Portuguese war veterans with post-traumatic stress symptoms. Patient Related Outcome Measures,10, 49-58.

Pereira, M., Pereira, D., & Pedras, S. (2019). PTSD, psychological morbidity and marital dissatisfaction in colonial war veterans. Journal Mental Health, 1-8.

Pereira, O. & Jesuíno, J. (1988). Coping With Stress in a Military Setting: Marines in War and Peace. Environmental Social Psychology, 197-218.

Quintais, L. (2001). How to speak. How to remember: post-traumatic stress disorder and the Portuguese colonial wars (1961-1974). Journal of romance studies, 1(3), 85-101.

Schäfer, I., Hopchet, M., Vandamme, N., Adjukovik, D., El-Hage, W., Egreteau, L., Javakhishvili, J., Makhashvili, N., Lampe, A., Ardino, V., Kazlauskas, E., Mouthann, J., Sijbrandji, M., Dragan, M., Lis-Turlejska, M., Figueiredo-Braga, M., Sales, L., Arnberg, F., Nazarenko, T., Nalyvaiko, N., Armour, C., & Murphy, D. (2018). Trauma and trauma care in Europe. Eur J Psychotraumatol, 9(1), 1556553.

Surrador, A. (2006). Portuguese Armed Forces in the International Security and Assistance Force in Afghanistan: Psychological Support for the Command of Kabul International Airport. Human Dimensions in Military Operations – Military Leaders’ Strategies for Addressing Stress and Psychological Support. Meeting Proceedings RTO-MP-HFM-134, Paper 14. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France: RTO.

 

Instruments

Carvalho, T., Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2011). Peritraumatic Dissociative Experiences Questionnaire (PDEQ): Portuguese adaptation and validation study for general population of Colonial War veterans. Poster session presented at the 41st EABCT Annual Congress, Reykjavik, Islândia.

Carvalho, T., Pinto-Gouveia, J., & Cunha, M. (2011). Portuguese version of the Difficult Living and Working Environment Scale of the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory (DRRI): a study with Portuguese Colonial War veterans. Poster session presented at the 7th International Conference of Cognitive Psychotherapy “Clinical Science”, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Presentations 

Carvalho, T. , Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2013). The predictive value of experiencies related to war/combat exposure for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms: a study with Portuguese Colonial War Veterans. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Congress of European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Marrakech, Marroco. 

Carvalho, T., Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2016). Assessment of social support during deployment in Portuguese colonial war veterans. Poster session presented at the 3rd IPLeiria International Health Congress, Leiria, Portugal.

 

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL PROCESSES

Scientific papers

Ferrajão, P. C., & Oliveira, R. A. (2014). Self-awareness of mental states, self-integration of personal schemas, perceived social support, posttraumatic and depression levels, and moral injury: A mixed-method study among Portuguese war veterans. Traumatology, 20(4), 277–285.

 

Presentations 

Carvalho, T., Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2016). Assessment of social support during deployment in Portuguese colonial war veterans. Poster session presented at the 3rd IPLeiria International Health Congress, Leiria, Portugal. 

 

 

MEDIA