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Wednesday 25. July 2012

New issue of Psychology, Community & Health (PCH) out now

PsychOpen is proud to announce the second issue of Psychology, Community & Health (PCH). Visit the journal's website to view the whole issue including the following articles:

Study of the Factorial Invariance of the Spiritual Well-Being Questionnaire (SWBQ) in Physical Activity Practitioners' of Oriental Inspiration
by Maria João Gouveia, José Luís Pais-Ribeiro, Marta Marques

Evaluation of Romantic Jealousy: Psychometric Study of the Multidimensional Jealousy Scale for the Portuguese Population
by Catarina Lucas, Henrique Pereira, Graça Esgalhado

The Consumption of Pornography on the Internet in a Sample of Portuguese Women
by Maria João Gaspar, Ana Carvalheira

Relationship Between Optimism and Functional Autonomy in Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis
by Luísa Pedro, José Luís Pais-Ribeiro

Evaluation of Burnout in Teachers: Contribution to the Adaptation Study of the CBP-R
by Ivone Patrão, Joana Rita, João Maroco

Images of Aging in Institutionalized and Non-Institutionalized Elderly People
by Marlene Lopes, Rosa Marina Afonso, Margarida Cerqueira, Henrique Pereira

Understanding Motivations for Volunteering in a Sample of Hospital Volunteers Within an Oncologic Context: Relationship with Psychological Well-Being and Quality of Life
by Sara Monteiro, Eliana Gonçalves, Anabela Pereira

Psychometric Properties of the Portuguese Version of the Treatment Self-Regulation Questionnaire for Physical Activity (TSRQ - PA)
by Marta Marques, Véronique De Gucht, Stan Maes, Maria João Gouveia, Isabel Leal

The Portuguese Version of the Perceived Control over Hot Flushes Index: Evaluation of its Psychometric Properties
by Filipa Pimenta, Isabel Leal, João Maroco

Psychology, Community & Health (PCH) is a peer-reviewed journal with an international editorial board, specialized in the field of psychology and published three times a year by the open-access publisher PsychOpen. PCH is focusing on research developed in community- and health-related contexts. It publishes methodological and empirical articles as well as literature and book reviews in Portuguese and English.

Authors publishing in Psychology, Community & Health keep full copyright of their work and are not charged any fees.

Contributions are welcome in the following areas:

  • psychosocial aspects of illness, treatment processes, recovery and prevention
  • interfaces among biological, psychological, behavioral and social factors in health and illness
  • quality of life and well-being in people with chronic diseases and in the community context
  • health issues across the lifespan
  • aging
  • ethnical, societal, gender-related and sexual orientation issues in health and community contexts
  • psychological and community-based interventions, targeting individuals, families, groups or communities
  • couple, family, group and community’s relationships in health and well-being
  • parenthood
  • community-based participatory and collaborative approach for the empowerment of individuals, groups and communities
  • promotion of resilience, health, and competence
  • interdisciplinary research
  • instruments adaptation
  • human behavior in community and health settings


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