Role and parental involvement in the Portuguese secondary school: Challenges and changes

Parents’ role and their involvement in children’s education changes during adolescence and parents consider that establishing rules, monitoring, and parental support are the most challenging roles in adolescent education. Read More →

Is depression different between women and men? Does it influence on its treatment?

Researchers of the University Catholic of Pelotas published recently study where new findings are presented after brief cognitive intervention for improvement of depressive symptoms in young adults with depression. This research was part of a bigger project developed by Health and Behavior Post Graduation Program between 2008 and 2012. The results showing difference in depressive symptoms and possible difference between men and women post cognitive psychotherapy. This results possibly indicate the influence of biological and, mainly, cultural aspects in the expression of depressive symptoms and in their treatment. The present research opens precedent to professional reflection about the methods of treatment to be adopted according to patient’s sex. Read More →

Can we help babies not to feel pain during hospitalization at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit?

According to the World Health Organization, pain is a relevant worldwide problem in the healthcare field. Specifically, in the Neonatology both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and relief of pain should be included in the clinical practice of health care and development of infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Read More →

How do mothers cope with the hospitalization of their babies at a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit?

Hearing that your child was born preterm and will be hospitalized affects the mothers very strongly. We sought to discover how they cope with this highly stressful context in real time, during and after the hospitalization. The impact of the News, the social support and the religious beliefs and the changes in how they cope with the situation were analyze using the Motivational Coping Theory, supporting a brief intervention. Read More →

Call for Papers — Gender in the global south: disturbing international boundaries

Contexto Internacional welcomes submissions of original articles in English for the special issue on “Gender in the Global South”. Articles should reflect on the state of gender studies – conceptually, politically, epistemologically – from a Global South perspective. Abstract submissions are open until November 30th, 2017. Read More →

Manuscrito brings new contributions to contemporary philosophical discussions

Manuscrito (Vol. 40.2) contains five original articles and a book review on topics ranging from logic and philosophy of mathematics to philosophy of language and metaphysics, making a valuable contribution to current debates in philosophy. Some articles are more historical and exegetical, and some a more systematic, dealing with contemporary issues. Read More →

Internationalizing our publication – the increase in the number of submissions to the BAR from countries located in different continents

BAR’s second issue brings six interesting articles to all readers with different topics such as Strategy, Social & Environmental Management and Public Administration. In this issue, we have contributions from Brazilian authors and also articles from authors affiliated to Portugal, South Africa, Peru and Tanzania. Read More →

Monolingual and multilingual information about the Spanish heritage: the case of Wikipedia

This study analyses the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia as a tool for the dissemination of monolingual and multilingual information about the heritage of Spain. The sample is made up of catalogued buildings and sites of cultural interest in a region of Spain. Read More →

MANUSCRITO brings fourteen original contributions to the philosophy of time

This issue (Vol. 40, N. 1) brings together a number of original contributions by leading philosophers on several issues related to the metaphysics of time and semantics of temporal expressions. Read More →

BAR’s new issue brings interesting topics to our readers, such as social networks, Brazilian stock market, gender differences, among others

In the first issue of 2017, BAR ‒ Brazilian Administration Review presents five interesting articles to all readers. The journal has published these articles online as soon as they were ready, seeking to maintain the diversity of topics. In this way, we have article from Finance, Organizational Theory, International Management, among other themes. Read More →