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Perturbação Pós-Stress Traumático. Estudos em Angola

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Book Series: Pessoas e Contexto ISBN: 9789892615219 Year: DOI: 10.14195/978-989-26-1522-6 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
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Angola viveu uma guerra civil durante quase trinta anos. Homens, mulheres e crianças foram vítimas directas ou indirectas desta guerra. Muitos ficaram traumatizados. Este livro apresenta estudos feitos com crianças, com civis e com militares, dando uma perspectiva clara dos efeitos psicológicos da guerra em Angola. Com o final da guerra em 2002, verifica-se uma diminuição progressiva da prevalência e do grau de sintomatologia do PTSD. No entanto, ainda existem bastantes pessoas afectadas pela guerra e pela consequente destruição das estruturas familiares e sociais. HIGHER

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Angola --- Mental Health --- PTSD

Luz, Vida e Saúde

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Book Series: Investigação ISBN: 9789892617855 Year: Pages: 366 DOI: 10.14195/978-989-26-1786-2 Language: Portuguese
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A luz não é uma entidade física inerte. Omnipresente na Natureza, exerce uma ação essencial sobre os seres vivos, desde os mais pequenos aos mais complexos incluindo os humanos. Todos estes seres dependem da luz para se desenvolverem e manterem a vida. De acordo com a composição espectral, os efeitos da luz podem ser benéficos ou nocivos. A luz regula processos biológicos circunscritos ou sistémicos e pode ser usada como meio terapêutico. A poluição luminosa pode causar efeitos funestos em plantas e animais, perturbando o equilíbrio dos ecossistemas. Todos estes aspectos são tratados em Luz, Vida e Saúde, numa abordagem científica, histórica e sócio-­‐cultural. Em contexto internacional, expõe-­‐se o trabalho que os portugueses realizaram no estudo e promoção destes assuntos e descreve­‐se a forma como as fototerapias se divulgaram e estabeleceram em Portugal.

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Light --- Life --- Health

Promoting Population Health and Equity In Europe: from evidence to policy

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Book Series: Outros Títulos ISBN: 9789892680215 Year: Pages: 104 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1500-4 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Subject: Sociology
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The EURO-HEALTHY project (Shaping EUROpean policies to promote HEALTH equitY) is a three-year Horizon 2020 research project launched in January 2015 aiming to advance knowledge of policies that have the highest potential to enhance health and health equity across European regions with particular focus on urban areas. Within the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the call “Foresight for health policy development and regulation” underpinned the need for more meaningful information, particularly on the regional health inequalities within the EU. Consequently, EURO-HEALTHY developed a comprehensive and structured framework of analysis, integrating and quantifying key factors impacting population health and health inequalities, taking the EU’s diversity into account and foreseeing the impact of policies. Following a socio-technical approach, the sound methods were built through highly participatory processes involving a large group of multidisciplinary experts and key stakeholders at different geographical levels. The methods were applied to analyse health and identify geographical health inequalities in 269 NUTS 2 regions, ten selected metropolitan areas and two city case studies. In this publication, we present some of the main findings, conclusions and recommendations of the EURO-HEALTHY project. The booklet consists of: I) Profiles of each Work Package summarizing their work and II) Fact sheets that present an overview of evidence on thematic areas going from the relationship between health status and a wide range of determinants, to specific methodological aspects including the evaluation of health and of policies with potential to promote health and health equity. Our desire is that the evidence shared in this informative booklet would be a starting point for policymakers and concerned stakeholders to enhance their understanding on what are the drivers of health inequalities in Europe and, thus be a trigger to an extended dialogue on what are the policies having the highest benefit in promoting more equitable and healthy environments at different levels (European, regional and local).

Serviço Nacional de Saúde. SNS. 30 Anos de Resistência

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Book Series: Outros Títulos ISBN: 9789892618449 Year: Pages: 150 DOI: 10.14195/978-989-26-1845-6 Language: Portuguese
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Os homens e as instituições andam sempre

Patrimónios Alimentares de Aquém e Além-Mar

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Book Series: DIAITA: Scripta & Realia ISSN: 21836529 ISBN: 9789892611907 Year: Pages: 730 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1191-4 Language: Portuguese
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The studies collected in this volume reflect, in general, upon food given its extraordinary cultural and identity value. With different approaches to food heritage, whether from a linguistic perspective, or from a more literary or cultural analysis, with a due historical, social and spatial framework, the set of papers highlight the importance of this topic, from classical antiquity up to the present day. In fact, food and everything that goes with it lead us on a journey revealing man’s way of life and his relationship with nature and other living beings. The thirty-four contributions of this volume are gathered in the following chapters: 1. Food: intangible heritage; 2. Food and literary heritage; 3. Food and linguistic heritage; 4. Food: health and wellbeing; 5. Food: society and culture; 6. Food and intercultural dialogue. With this volume it is also intended to open up perspectives on new research areas of food heritage as an essential source of knowledge for today.

Mesas luso-brasileiras: alimentação, saúde & cultura. vol. II

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Book Series: DIAITA: Scripta & Realia ISSN: 21836532 ISBN: 9789892617190 Year: Pages: 372 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1720-6 Language: Portuguese
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The tendency of 21st century studies about the table has been to privilege as multi and transdisciplinary approaches. In fact, it is in its holistic sense that we use the term table, a universe that encompasses goods, people and ideas. Reflect today toward the table constitutes a process of careful inquiry into three of the main pillars of the man’s relationship with food, throughout its history: food, health and culture. This book is the subject of Lusophone Tables and is organized in two volumes, containing five parts and a total of 25 chapters. The 13 chapters of the first volume focus on two central themes: food under the therapeutic and symbolic prism. In Part I (Therapeutic Tables: when food is medicine), it is evident that, historically, medical writings preceded the culinary literature. Part II (Sacred Tables: when food is a symbol) is referred to the table as answer and vehicle of dialogue with the transcendent.

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