All publications of “Pascoal Moleiro”

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Sexual behaviors: study in the youth

Patrícia Sofia Ferreira Miranda ORCID logo , Joana Margarida Gonçalves Aquino ORCID logo , Ricardo Miguel Patrício de Carvalho Monteiro ORCID logo , Maria dos Anjos Coelho Rodrigues Dixe ORCID logo , Alexandra Maria Branco da Luz ORCID logo , Pascoal Moleiro ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4265

ABSTRACT Objective: To characterize sexual behaviors in a sample of adolescents and youth. Methods: An analytical descriptive study using a questionnaire about sexual behaviors, adapted from the World Health Organization. It was distributed to students from a Portuguese city aged 14-24 years, during two months. Two age groups were defined: G1 – students aged 14-19 years; G2 – aged 20-24 years. Results: The sample included 2,369 students, 61% females and 70% in G1. The mean age of first sexual intercourse […]

What are the most frequent diagnoses in adolescence? The reality of an Adolescent Medicine Clinic

Nina Abreu, Inês Dias, Mafalda Cascais, Alexandra Luz, Pascoal Moleiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4225

ABSTRACT Objective To characterize the care flow and the primary diagnoses of an Adolescent Medicine Clinic. Methods A retrospective descriptive study, with analysis of clinical processes of adolescents (10-18 years) seen at the Adolescent Medicine Clinic, from January 2006 to December 2013. The following variables were analyzed: sex, age, number of visits, referring service and primary diagnoses according to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. As to the variable age, the adolescents were divided into two […]

Menstruation disorders in adolescents with eating disorders – target body mass index percentiles for their resolution

Beatriz Vale, Sara Brito, Lígia Paulos, Pascoal Moleiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2942

ObjectiveTo analyse the progression of body mass index in eating disorders and to determine the percentile for establishment and resolution of the disease.MethodsA retrospective descriptive cross-sectional study. Review of clinical files of adolescents with eating disorders.ResultsOf the 62 female adolescents studied with eating disorders, 51 presented with eating disorder not otherwise specified, 10 anorexia nervosa, and 1 bulimia nervosa. Twenty-one of these adolescents had menstrual disorders; in that, 14 secondary amenorrhea and 7 menstrual irregularities (6 eating disorder not otherwise […]