Looking beyond mobile phones to understand the well-being of Portuguese young adults
In the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies such as the mobile phone are a double-edged sword. The results of this study show that, on the one hand, problematic use of mobile technologies is associated with lower levels of well-being among young adults. On the other hand, Portuguese young adults believe that mobile technologies have been essential to their well-being through the lockdowns and social distancing rules triggered by the pandemic.
Inequalities in covid-19 inequalities research: Who had the capacity to respond?
No projeto em que este artigo se baseia, foram analisados os artigos científicos publicados entre janeiro de 2020 e abril de 2021 sobre as desigualdades associadas à Covid-19.
Health safety knowledge in Portugal and Spain
This article examines how being motivated by disease prevention (“safety”) or pleasure promotion (“pleasure”) shapes the way people construe sexual health and pursue their sexual goals.
The pandemic and the labour market: What we know a year later
More than one year into the pandemic, employment and hours worked are still lower than in the pre-pandemic period. This article uses secondary data from the Labour Force Survey, conducted by Statistics Portugal, and data on the registrations at Public Employment Offices (Instituto para o Emprego e Formação Profissional).
Mental health outcomes in Portuguese SARS-CoV-2 survivors and the general population during the covid-19 pandemic
This study explored mental health outcomes in 640 Portuguese adults from three different groups (SARS-CoV-2 survivors, individuals who were tested but had negative results, and individuals who were never tested).
An experimental examination of attentional bias in medical care during the covid-19 pandemic
In many countries, the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rates of the covid-19 virus have disproportionately affected non-white people, but there is a lack of published data explaining this phenomenon. Are admissions to intensive care units proportional among white and black people? Are physicians more likely to, unknowingly, pay more attention to white patients and therefore be more likely to offer them life-saving intensive care treatment?