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Luong, R., McAuliffe, W., Flake, J (…) Caetano, A., Arriaga, P. (…) et al. (Accepted). Structural Validity Evidence for the Oxford Utilitarianism Scale Across 15 Languages. Psychological Test Adaptation and Development.


Madeira, M., Rosa, P. J., & Arriaga, P. (Accepted). Contribution to an Ecological Worldview: Adaptation and validation of the New Ecological Paradigm Scale to the European Portuguese language. European Review of Applied Psychology




Duarte, R. B., Correia, F. Arriaga, P., & Paiva, A. (2023). AI Trust: Can Explainable AI enhance warranted trust? Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 4637678.


Reis, E., Moleiro, C., & Arriaga, P. (2023). Intimate Partner Violence directed at Men: Experiences of Violence, Help-seeking, and potential Gender Role Conflict among Portuguese Men. Sexuality & Culture.


Reis, E., Moleiro, C., & Arriaga, P. (2023). Intentions to call a helpline among victims of Intimate Partner Violence: The role of the Theory of Planned Behavior and Gender Role Conflict. Violence and Victims.


Oliveira, R. & Barreiros, J., Paiva, A., & Arriaga, P. (2023). The role of humor in social, psychological and physical well-being. HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research.


Pownall, M., Azevedo, F., (...)Arriaga, P. et al. (2023). The impact of open and reproducible scholarship on students’ scientific literacy, engagement, and attitudes towards science: A review and synthesis of the evidence. Royal Society Open Science, 10 (5).

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Santos, A. C., Simões, C., Melo, M. H. S., Santos, M., Freitas, I., Branquinho, C., Cefai, C., Arriaga, P. (2023). A systematic review of the relationship between social and emotional competencies and student engagement in youth. Educational Research Review.100535. 


Białek, M., Meyers, E. A., Arriaga, P., Harateh, D., & Urbanek, A. (2023). COVID-19 vaccine skeptics are persuaded by pro-vaccine expert consensus messaging. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

International Journal of Social Robotics

Soares, A. A., Piçarra, N., Giger, J.-C., Oliveira, R., & Arriaga, P. (2023). Ethics 4.0: Ethical dilemmas in healthcare mediated by social robots. International Journal of Social Robotics.


Cosme, G., Arriaga, P., Rosa, P. J., Mehta, M., & Prata, D. (2023). Temporal profile of intranasal oxytocin in the human autonomic nervous system at rest: an electrocardiography and pupillometry study. Journal of Psychopharmacology.


Buchanan, E., (…), Arriaga, P. (…) et al. (2023). The Psychological Science Accelerator's COVID-19 Rapid-Response Dataset. Scientific Data, 10, 87


Grossmann, I., Rotella, A. M., Hutcherson, C., Sharpinskyi, C., (...) Arriaga, P.,  … Wilkening, T. (2023). Insights into the accuracy of social scientists' forecasts of societal change. Nature and Human Behavior.


Kekecs, Z., Palfi, B., Szaszi, B., (...) Arriaga, P., Oliveira, R., … Aczel, B.  (2023). Raising the value of research studies in psychological science by increasing the credibility of research reports: The Transparent Psi Project. Royal Society Open Science., 10 (2), 191375. 

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Chambel, T., Arriaga, P., Fonseca, M. J., Langlois, T., Postolache, O., Ribeiro, C., Piçarra, N., Alarcão, S. M., & Jorge, A. (2023). That’s AWESOME: Awareness While Experiencing and Surfing On Movies through Emotions. Proceedings of the 2023 ACM International Conference on Interactive Media Experiences Workshops, 110–117.


Piçarra, N., Reis, E., Chambel, T. Arriaga, P. (2022). Searching, navigating, and recommending movies through emotions: A scoping review. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies. Article ID 7831013 |


Mendes, D, Correia S, Jorge P, Brandão T, Arriaga P., & Nunes, L. (2023). Multi-camera person re-identification based on trajectory data. Applied Sciences, 13(20):11578.

Correia, S., Mendes, D., Jorge, P., Brandão, T., Arriaga, P., & Nunes, L. (2023). Occlusion-Aware Pedestrian Detection and Tracking. In 2023 30th International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP), pp. 1-5. Ohrid, North Macedonia: IEEE. 


Hajdu, N., (…) Arriaga, P., Roibeiro, R. et al. (2022). Contextual factors predicting compliance behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic: A machine learning analysis on survey data from 16 countries.

PloS ONE, 17(11): e0276970.


Dorison, C., (…) Arriaga, P. (…) Santos, A. C., (…) Ribeiro, R. (…) Oliveira, R., (…) Coles, N. A. (2022). In COVID-19 health messaging, loss framing increases anxiety with little-to-no concomitant benefits: Experimental evidence from 84 countries. Affective Science.

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Rita, P., Arriaga, P., Guerreiro, J., & Moura, A. (2022). Locals versus foreigners’ emotion-motivational responses towards traditional food and non-traditional food. Spanish Journal of Marketing.


Kowal, M. (…) Arriaga, P. (…) Santos, A. (…) et al. (2022). Predictors of enhancing human physical attractiveness: Data from 93 countries. Evolution and Human Behavior.


Fontes, A., Pereira, C., Menezes, S., Soares, A., Almeida, P., Carvalho, G., Arriaga, P.   (2022). Predictors of health-protective and helping behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic: The role of social support and resilience. Psychological Reports. 


Reis, E., Arriaga, P., Moleiro, C. (2022). Men who suffered Intimate Partner Violence: Impressions about existing public campaigns and recommendations for new ones. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.


Santos, A., Simões, C., Branquinho, C., & Arriaga, P. (2022). Truancy: the relevance of resilience-related internal assets, student engagement and perception of school success in youth living with parents and in residential care. Child Abuse & Neglect. 


Santos, A. C., Arriaga, P., Daniel, J. R., Cefai, C., Melo, M. H.S., Psyllou, A., Shieh, J-J, Schutte, N., Furtado, C., David, C.H., Azevedo, M. C., Andreou, E., Simões, C. (2022). Social and emotional competences as predictors of student engagement in youth: A cross-cultural multilevel study. Studies in Higher Education.


Legate, N., (…) Arriaga, P., Santos, A. C., (…) Ribeiro, R. (…)Oliveira, R., (…) (2022). A Global Experiment on Motivating Social Distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 119 (22),



Oliveira, R., & Arriaga, P. (2022). A systematic review of the effects of laughter on blood pressure and heart rate variability. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research.


Bago, B., Aczel, B., Kekecs, Z.,(…) Arriaga, P. (...) et al. (2022). Situational factors shape moral judgments in the trolley dilemma in Eastern, Southern, and Western countries in a culturally diverse sample. Nature Human Behaviour.




Arriaga, P., Ribeiro, R., Lima, L., Galinha, I., & Pires, A. (2021). Cante pela sua saúde: Manual do programa da intervenção de canto em grupo para seniores. Iscte. ISBN: 978-989-781-553-9 (print); 978-989-781-554-6 (Digital/online)


Arriaga, P., Ribeiro, R., Azevedo, S., Lima, L., Galinha, I., & Pires, A. et al. (2021). Cante pela Sua Saúde: Memória do Projeto Grupos de Canto para Seniores. Iscte.

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Santos, A. C., Simões, C., & Arriaga, P. (2021). Portuguese validation of the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire short version in youth: Validity, reliability, and invariance across gender and age. European Journal of Developmental Psychology.


Piçarra, N., Silva, N., Chambel, T., & Arriaga, P. (2021). What movie will I watch today? The role of online review ratings, reviewers’ comments, and user’s gratification style. Projections, the Journal for Movies and Mind., 15 (3), 24–46.


Oliveira, R. A., Arriaga, P., Stroessner, S., & Paiva, A. (2021). Preliminary validation of the European Portuguese version of the Robotic Social Attributes Scale (RoSAS). Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies,


Paiva, A., Correia, F., Oliveira, R., Santos, F., & Arriaga, P. (2021). Empathy and prosociality in social agents. In B. Lugrin, C. Pelachaud, & D. Taum (Eds), Handbook on Socially Interactive Agents (Vol.1, pp. 385-431). ACM.


Wang, K., (...) Arriaga, P.(...) et al. (2021). A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Human Behaviour, 5 (8), 1089–1110.


Arriaga, P, Esteves. F., Pavlova, M. A., & Piçarra, N. (Eds). (2021). Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): The Impact and Role of Mass Media During the Pandemic. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA.


Arriaga, P., Esteves. F., Pavlova, M. A., & Piçarra, N. (2021). Editorial: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): The Impact and Role of Mass Media During the Pandemic. Frontiers in Psychology.

Research Topic Coordination


Alves.Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Xavier, C., Hoffman, & G., Paiva, A. (2021). Creativity landscapes: Systematic review spanning 70 Years of creativity interventions for children. The Journal of Creative Behavior


Santos, A. C., Simões, C., Ceifai, C., Freitas, E., & Arriaga, P. (2021). Emotion regulation and student engagement: Age and gender differences across adolescence. International Journal of Educational Research, 109, 101830.


Lima, C. F., Arriaga, P, Anikin, A., Pires, A. R., Frade, S., Neves, L., & Scott, S. K. (2021). Authentic and posed emotional vocalizations trigger distinct facial responses. Cortex, 141, 280-292.


Santos, A. C., Arriaga, P., Simões, C. (2021). Psychometric validation of the Portuguese version of the Measure of Anxiety in Selection Interviews. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 29(2), 285–292.


Santos, A. C., Arriaga, P., & Simões, C. (2021). Catching the audience in a job interview: Effects of emotion regulation strategies on subjective, physiological, and behavioural responses. Biological Psychology, 162, 108089.


Zickfeld, J. (...( Arriaga, P. (...) et al.. (2021). Tears evoke the intention to offer social support: A systematic investigation of the interpersonal effects of emotional crying across 41 countries. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 95, 104137. 


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Oliveira, R., Baldé, A., Madeira, M., Ribeiro, T., & Arriaga, P. (2021). The impact of writing about gratitude on the intention to engage in prosocial behaviors during the COVID-19 outbreak. Frontiers in Psychology.


Fernandes, S., Louceiro, A., Lopes, L. B., Esteves, F., Arriaga, P. (2021). Children’s attitudes and behaviors about oral health and dental practices: A pilot study. Healthcare, 9, 416.

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Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P., & Paiva, A. (2021). Human-robot interaction in groups: Methodological and research practices. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction 5, 59.  


Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Hoffman, G., & Paiva, A. (2021). Children as Robot Designers. In 16th ACM/IEEE Human-Robot Interaction Conference (HRI)


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Alves-Oliveira, P., Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P, Paiva, A., Martinho, C. (2021). Inspiring Social Creativity in Children with a Digital Tool. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2021), pp. 149-157. Association for Computational Creativity. ISBN: 978-989-54160-3-5. 

​Zickfeld, J. H., Arriaga, P., Santos, S. V., Schubert. T., & Seibt, B., (2020). Tears of joy, aesthetic chills, and heartwarming feelings: Physiological correlates of Kama Muta. Psychophysiology.
International Journal of Social Robotics
Oliveira, R. A., Arriaga, P., Minja, A., & Paiva, A. (2020). Humor-Robot Interaction: A Scoping review of the literature and future directions. International Journal of Social Robotics.
Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P., Santos, F. P., Mascarenhas, S. & Paiva, A. (2020). Towards prosocial design: A systematic review of the use of robots and virtual agents on prosocial behaviour. Computers in Human Behavior.
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Reis, E., Arriaga, P., Moleiro, C. Hospital, X. (2020). Pictorial campaigns of intimate partner violence focusing on victimized men: A systematic content analysis. Frontiers in Psychology.
Alves-Oliveira, P., Gomes, S., Chandak, A., Arriaga, P., Hoffman, G., Paiva, A. (2020). Software architecture for YOLO, a creativity-stimulating robot. Software X, 11, 100461.
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Arriaga, P., Alexandre, J., Postolache, O., Fonseca, M. J., Langlois, T. & Chambel, T. (2020). Why do we watch? The role of emotion gratifications and individual differences in predicting rewatchability and movie recommendation. Behavioral Sciences, 10 (8), 1-11.
Arriaga, P., Melo, A. S., & Caires, S. (2020). The effects of hospital clowning on physical and emotional states of pediatric patients during chemotherapy treatment. Child and Youth Care Forum, 49, 365–381.
Andrade, C., Arriaga, P,, & Carvalho, M. (2019). Validation of a Portuguese version of the state mindfulness scale. Mindfulness, 10, 2661–2672.
Arriaga, P., & Guinote, A., & Rosa, M. V. (2020). Organizational power predicts decision-making quality. Psicologia, 34(2), 27-38.
International Journal of Social Robotics
Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P., Correia, F., Paiva, A. (2020). Looking beyond collaboration: Socioemotional positive, negative, and task-oriented behaviors in Human-Robot Group Interactions. International Journal of Social Robotics, 12, 505–518.
Arriaga, P., & Santos, A. (2020). Cue theory. In Jan Van den Bulck, David Ewoldsen, Marie-Louise Mares, & Erica Scharrer, The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P, Cronin, M. A., & Paiva, A. (2020). Creativity Encounters Between Children and Robots. In 15th ACM/IEEE Human-Robot Interaction Conference (HRI), March 23–26, 2020, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Paiva, A., & Hoffman, G. (2020). YOLO — Your Own Living Object. In Companion of the 15th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’20 Companion), March 23–26, 2020, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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Reis, E., Postolache, G., Teixeira, L., & Arriaga, P, Lima, L., & Postolache, O. (2019). Exergames for motor rehabilitation in older adults: An Umbrella Review. Physical Therapy Reviews. 24 (3-4), 84-99. 
Arriaga, P, & Aguiar, C. (2019). Gender differences in aggression: The role of displaying facial emotional cues in a competitive situation. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 60, 421–429.
Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Paiva, A., & Hoffman, G. (2019). Guide to build YOLO, a creativity-stimulating robot for children. Hardware X, 6 (e00074), 1-15.
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Arriaga, P., Murteira, C., & Oliveira, R. (2019). Adults’ responses to children’s crying after a moral transgression. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 22, e15, 1–10.
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Margalhos, P., Esteves, F., Vila, J., & Arriaga, P. (2019). Emotional impact and perceived effectiveness of text-only versus graphic health warning tobacco labels on adolescents. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 22, e17, 1–9.
Reis, E. S., Arriaga, P., Lima, L., Teixeira, L. Postolache, O., & Postolache, G. (2019). Tailoring virtual environments of an exergame for physiotherapy: The role of positive distractions and sensation seeking. PsyEcology, 11 (1), 49-63.
Reis, E.S., Arriaga, P., & Postolache, O. (2019). Fear or humour in anti-smoking campaigns? Impact on perceived effectiveness and support for tobacco control policies. Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 24 (12), 4727-4738.
Giger, J.-C., Piçarra, N. Alves-Oliveira, P., Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P. (2019). Humanization of robots: Is it really such a good idea? Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 1 (1), 111-123.

Zickfeld, D. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., Blomster, J. K., Arriaga, P., et al. (2019). Kama Muta: Conceptualizing and measuring the experience of being moved across 19 nations and 15 languages. Emotion, 19 (3), 402-424.


Postolache, O., Teixeira, L., Cordeiro, J., Lima, L., Arriaga, P., Rodrigues, M., & Girão, P. S. (2019).  Tailored virtual reality for smart physiotherapy. 11th International Symposium on Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering (ATEE), 1-6.


Oliveira. R., Arriaga, P., Correia, F., Paiva, A. (2019). The stereotype content model applied to human-robot interactions in groups. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2019) pp. 123-132.


Correia. F., Mascarenhas, S., Leite, I., Arriaga, P., Prada, R., Gomes, S., Melo, F., Paiva, A. (2019). Exploring Prosociality in Human-Robot Teams. In Proceedings of the International  Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2019), p. 143-151. ACM/IEEE.

Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P., Paiva, A. (2019). Ethical issues and practical considerations in the use of teleoperated robots as social interfaces. In Workshop “The Dark Side of Human-Robot Interaction: Ethical Considerations and Community Guidelines for the Field of HRI” at the International  Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2019), Daegu, South Korea, March 2019. 

Seibt, B., Schubert, T. W., Zickfeld, J. H., Zhu, L., Arriaga, P., Simão, C., Nussinson, R., Fiske, A. P. (2018). Kama Muta: Similar emotional responses to touching videos across the US, Norway, China, Israel, and Portugal. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(3) 418–435.
Duarte, H., Palermo, O., & Arriaga, P. (2018). The role of emotions in the control-resistance dyad. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 34, 91–102,
Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P., Alves-Oliveira, Correia, F., Petisca, S., & Paiva, A. (2018). Friends or Foes? Socioemotional Support and Gaze Behaviors in Mixed Groups of Humans and Robots. In Proceedings of Human Robot Interaction Conference (pp. 279-288), Chicago, IL, USA, March 2018 (HRI’18).
Oliveira, R., Arriaga, P., Alves-Oliveira, P., Correia, F., Petisca, S., & Paiva, A. (2018). Making Robot’s Atitudes Predictable: A Stereotype Content Model for Human-Robot Interaction in Groups. In Workshop “Explainable Robotic Systems” at the Human Robot Interaction Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, March 2018 (HRI’18). Preprint
Fernandes, S., Arriaga, P., Esteves, F., & Carvalho, H. (2017). Psychometric Assessment of the "Child Surgery Worries Questionnaire" Among Portuguese children. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 24(3), 289-301.
Pires, A., Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., & Martinho, C. (2017). Cubus: Autonomous embodied characters to stimulate creative idea generation in groups of children. In J. Beskow, C. Peters, G. Castellano, C. O'Sullivan, I. Leite & S. Kopp (Eds.), Intelligent Virtual Agents: 17th International Conference, IVA 2017, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10498 (pp. 360-373). Springer International Publishing.
Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Paiva, A., & Hoffman, G. (2017). YOLO, a robot for creativity: A Co-Design Study with Children. IDC '17 Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children, Logo: The Next 50 Years (pp. 423-429). 
Andrade, C., Carvalho, M., & Arriaga, P.(2017). Terapia de Aceitação e Compromisso ao serviço da sintomatologia psicótica: Breve revisão dos conceitos, dos instrumentos de avaliação e das evidências. Psychology Now/ Psicologia na Actualidade, 39, 88-102.
Arriaga, P., & Pacheco, C. (2016). Effects of clown doctors on child and caregiver anxiety at the entrance to the surgery care unit and separation from caregivers. International Journal of Emotional Education, 8 (1), 19-34. 
Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Hoffman, G., & Paiva, A. (2017). Representation of Movement for Robots with Personality: A Co-Design study with Small Groups of Children. The 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN 2017.
Correia, F., Arriaga, P., Petisca, S., Alves-Oliveira, P., Oliveira, R., Mascarenhas, S., Leite., I., Melo, F. S., & Paiva, A., (2017). Groups of Humans and Robots: the AMIGOS Project. The 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN 2017. 

Adriano, T., & Arriaga, P. (2016). Exaustão emocional e reconhecimento de emoções na face e voz em médicos de medicina geral [Emotional exhaustion and emotion recognition on the face and voice in general medicine physicians]. Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças, 17(1), 97-104.


Arriaga, P., Zillmann, D., & Esteves, F. (2016). The promotion of violence by the mainstream media of communication. In J. Vala, S. Waldzus, & M. Calheiros (Org), The Social Developmental Construction of Violence and Intergroup Conflict (pp 171-195). New York: Springer.


Alves-Oliveira, P., Arriaga, P., Hoffman, G., & Paiva, A. (2016). Boosting children's creativity through creative interactions with social robots. Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2016), pp. 591-592.


Arriaga, P. & Sales, C. (2016). Como Planear a Investigação? In M. V. Garrido & M. Prada. Manual de competências académicas (pp. 199-233). Lisboa: Sílabo. ISBN: 978-972-61885-9-9

Arriaga, P. (2016). Desenvolvimento e Treino de Competências de Investigação. In S. Bernardes e S. Carvalhosa, Manual de Práticas Pedagógicas de Integração da Investigação no Ensino (pp.71-85). Projeto Integra I&E: ISCTE-IUL, Lisboa. E-book. ISBN: 978-989-732-716-2.
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Rosa, P., Esteves, F., & Arriaga, P. (2015). Beyond traditional clinical measurements for screening fears and phobias. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 64 (12), 3396-3404.


Fernandes, S., Arriaga, P., & Esteves, F. (2015). Using an educational multimedia application to prepare children for outpatient surgeries. Health Communication, 30 (12), 1190-1200.

Arriaga, P., Adrião, J., Madeira, J., Cavaleiro, I., Maia e Silva, A., Barahona, I., & Esteves, F.  (2015). A "dry eye" for victims of violence: Effects of playing a violent video game on pupillary dilation to victims and on aggressive behavior. Psychology of Violence, 5 (2), 199-208.

Reis, E., Arriaga, P., Postolache, O. (2015). Emotional flow monitoring for health using FLOWSENSE: An experimental study to test the impact of Antismoking Campaigns, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (IEEE-EHB 2015), pp 1-4.


Fernandes, S., Arriaga, P., & Esteves, F. (2014). Providing preoperative information for children undergoing surgery: a randomized study testing different types of educational material to reduce children’s preoperative worries. Health Education Research, 29 (6), 1058-1076.