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Neves B, Carvalho DD, Serra F, Torres A, Fraga S

Social Capital in Transition(s) to Early Adulthood: A Longitudinal and Mixed-Methods Approach

Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018, 1-28.
Ramos NMM, Almeida R, Simões ML, Delgado J, Pereira PF, Curado A, Soares S, Fraga S

Indoor hygrothermal conditions and quality of life in social housing: A comparison between two neighbourhoods.

Sustainable Cities and Society, 2018; 38:80-90.

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Deprivation and Allostatic Load: A Scoping Review

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2018 May 28;15(6). pii: E1092. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15061092.
Chaquisse E, Meireles P, Fraga S, Mbofana F, Barros H

Knowledge about HIV, HBV and HCV modes of transmission among pregnant women in Nampula - Mozambique.

AIDS Care, 2018 Apr 27:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1466984. [Epub ahead of print]

Sleep duration and physical fighting involvement in late adolescence.

J Public Health (Berl.): From Theory to Practice, 2018, pp. 1-8, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-018-0955-z
Castagné R, Garès V, Karimi M, Chadeau-Hyam M, Vineis P, Delpierre C, Kelly-Irving M; Lifepath Consortium:, Alenius H, Avendano M, Baltar V, Bartley M, Barros H, Bochud M, Carmeli C, Carra L, Costa G, Courtin E, Donkin A, D'Errico A, Dugue PA, Elliott P, Fiorito G, Fraga S, Gandini M, Giles G, Goldberg M, Greco D, Hodge A, Karisola P, Kivimaki M, Laine J, Lang T, Layte R, Lepage B, Mackenbach J, Marmot M, de Mestral C, McCrory C, Milne R, Muennig P, Nusselder W, , Ribeiro AI, Ricceri F, Reinhard E, Robinson O, Valverde JR, Satolli R, Severi G, Stringhini S, Tieulent J, Vaccarella S, Vergnaud AC, Vollenweider P, Zins M

Allostatic load and subsequent all-cause mortality: which biological markers drive the relationship? Findings from a UK birth cohort.

Eur J Epidemiol, 2018 May;33(5):441-458. doi: 10.1007/s10654-018-0364-1. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Residents' Dissatisfaction and All-Cause Mortality. Evidence from 74 European Cities.

Front Psychol, 09 January 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02319
Dias NG, Costa D, Soares JJ, Hatzidimitriadou E, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Lindert J, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Barros H, Fraga S

Social support and the intimate partner violence victimization among adults from six European countries.

Fam Pract, 2018 May 21. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmy042. [Epub ahead of print]
Stringhini S, Carmeli C, Jokela M, Avendaño M, McCrory C, d'Errico A, Bochud M, Barros H, Costa G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Delpierre C, Gandini M, Fraga S, Goldberg M, Giles GG, Lassale C, Kenny RA, Kelly-Irving M, Paccaud F, Layte R, Muennig P, Marmot MG, Ribeiro AI, Severi G, Steptoe A, Shipley MJ, Zins M, Mackenbach JP, Vineis P, Kivimäki M; LIFEPATH Consortium.

Socioeconomic status, non-communicable disease risk factors, and walking speed in older adults: multi-cohort population based study.

BMJ, 2018 Mar 23;360:k1046. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k1046.
Chaquisse E, Fraga S, Meireles P, Macassa G, Soares JJ, Mbofana F, Barros H

Sexual and physical intimate partner violence among women using antenatal care in Nampula, Mozambique.

J Public Health Afr, 2018 Jul 6;9(1):744. doi: 10.4081/jphia.2018.744. eCollection 2018 May 21.
Stringhini S, Carmeli C, Jokela M, Avendaño M, Muennig P, Guida F, Ricceri F, d'Errico A, Barros H, Bochud M, Chadeau-Hyam M, Clavel-Chapelon F, Costa G, Delpierre C, Fraga S, Goldberg M, Giles GG, Krogh V, Kelly-Irving M, Layte R, Lasserre AM, Marmot MG, Preisig M, Shipley MJ, Vollenweider P, Zins M, Kawachi I, Steptoe A, Mackenbach JP, Vineis P, Kivimäki M; L

Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of premature mortality: a multicohort study and meta-analysis of 1·7 million men and women.

Lancet, 2017 Mar 25;389(10075):1229-1237. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32380-7. Epub 2017 Feb 1.
Brochado S, Fraga S, Soares S, Ramos E, Barros H

Cyberbullying Among Adolescents: The Influence of Different Modes of Inquiry.

J Interpers Violence, 2017 Nov 1:886260517744182. doi: 10.1177/0886260517744182. [Epub ahead of print]
McCrory C, O'Leary N, Fraga S, Ribeiro AI, Barros H, Kartiosuo N, Raitakari O, Kivimäki M, Vineis P, Layte R; Lifepath Consortium.

Socioeconomic differences in children's growth trajectories from infancy to early adulthood: evidence from four European countries.

J Epidemiol Community Health, 2017 Aug 10. pii: jech-2016-208556. doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-208556. [Epub ahead of print]
Fraga S, Soares JJ, Melchiorre MG, Barros H, Eslami B, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, b, Macassa G, Stankunas M, Torres-Gonzales F, Viitasara E

Lifetime Abuse and Quality of Life among Older People.

Health Soc Work, 2017 Aug 31:1-8. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlx036. [Epub ahead of print]
Brochado S, Soares S, Fraga S

A Scoping Review on Studies of Cyberbullying Prevalence Among Adolescents.

Trauma Violence Abuse., 2017 Dec;18(5):523-531. doi: 10.1177/1524838016641668. Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Depressive Symptoms and Involvement in Physical Fighting among Portuguese Adolescents.

Health Soc Work, 2017 Mar 9:1-9. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlx009. [Epub ahead of print]
Vineis P, Avendano-Pabon, Barros H, Chadeau-Hyam M, Costa G, Dijmarescu M, Delpierre C, D’Errico A, Fraga S, Giles G, Goldberg M, Zins M, Kelly-Irving M, Kivimaki M, Lang T, Layte R, Mackenbach JP, Marmot M, McCrory C, Carmeli C, Milne RL, Muenning P, Nusselder W, Polidoro S, Ricceri F, Robinson O, S

The biology of inequalities in health: the LIFEPATH project.

Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2017; 8(4):417-449.
Samorinha C, Fraga S, Alves E, Sousa S, Figueiredo B, Machado H, Silva S

Self-reported psychosocial factors among in vitro fertilization patients interviewed alone or with the partner.

Psychol Health Med, 2016; 21(4):431-438. Doi: 10.1080/13548506.2015.1109672.
Nimi T, Fraga S, Costa D, Campos P, Barros H

Prenatal care and pregnancy outcomes: A cross-sectional study in Luanda, Angola.

Int J Gynecol Obstet, 2016 Nov;135 Suppl 1:S72-S78. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.08.013.
Rodrigues E, Faria P, Santos A, Fraga S

Deaths resulting from the use of firearms by police against motor vehicles: Study of cases in Porto, Portugal.

J Forensic Leg Med, 2016 Apr;39:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2016.01.010. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

Methodological and ethical challenges in violence research.

Porto Biomedical Journal, 2016; 1(2):77-80.
Soares S, Brochado S, Ramos N, Duarte R, Norton P, Delgado J, Fraga S

Health and living conditions in social housing: comparison between rehabilitated and non- rehabilitated neighbourhoods.

Journal of Public Health, 2016:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s10389-016- 0751-6
Rodrigues E, Faria P, Santos A, Fraga S

Police shootings against civilians in Portugal: Contextual, forensic medical and judicial characterization.

J Forensic Leg Med, Jul;33:50-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2015.04.008. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
Soares S, Fraga S, Delgado J, Ramos N

Influence of indoor hygrothermal conditions on human quality of life in social housing

Journal of Public Health Research, 2015 Nov 17;4(3):589. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2015.589. eCollection 2015 Nov 17.
Trigo S, Silva S, Fraga S, Ramos E

Social representations of adolescents about drug use

Arq Med, vol.29 no.2 Porto abr. 2015
Fraga S, Marques-Vidal P, Vollenweider P, Guessous I, Paccaud F, Barros H

Association of socioeconomic status with inflammatory markers: A two cohort comparison

Prev Med, 2015 Feb;71:12-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.11.031. Epub 2014 Dec 5.
Fraga S, b, Barros H, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Melchiorre MG, Stankunas M, Torres-Gonzáles F

Elder abuse and socioeconomic inequalities: A multilevel study in 7 European countries

Prev Med, 61:42-7
Soares JJF, Fraga S, Viitasara E, Stankunas M, Sundin O, Melchiorre MG, Massaca G, Barros H

The chronicity and severity of abuse among older persons by country: A European study

Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 6(1):3-25

A comparison of methods to assess intimate partner abuse 1 year postpartum

Ann Epidemiol, 2014 May;24(5):404-6. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.02.005. Epub 2014 Feb 15.
Dias S, Fraga S, Barros H

Interpersonal Violence Among Immigrants in Portugal.

J Immigr Minor Health , 2013 Feb;15(1):119-24. doi: 10.1007/s10903-012-9644-0.

Parents' views on factors that help or hinder breast milk supply in neonatal care units: systematic review

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, 2013 Nov;98(6):F511-7. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-304029. Epub 2013 Jul 18.
Fraga S, Lucas R, Costa D, Barros H

Interviewer effects when investigating abuse were not compatible with effect modification but instead with confounding

J Clin Epidemiol, 2013 Aug;66(8):911-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.07.020. Epub 2013 May 4.
Neto C, Fraga S, Ramos E

Illicit substances use by Portuguese adolescents

Rev Saúde Pública, 46(5):808-15
Neto C, Fraga S, Ramos E

Consumo de substâncias ilícitas por adolescentes portugueses

Rev Saúde Pública, vol.46 no.5 São Paulo Oct. 2012
Gomes A, Fraga S, Ramos E, Lopes C

Hand washing and diarrhoea in adolescents

J Public Health, 19: 401-407
Fraga S, Ramos E, Martins A, Samúdio MJ, Silva G, Guedes J, Oliveira Fernandes E, Barros H

Indoor air quality and respiratory symptoms in Porto schools

Rev Port Pneumol, 14(4):487-507
Fraga S, Sousa S, Santos AC, Melo M, Lunet N, Padrão P, Barros H

Tabagismo em Portugal

Arq Med, 5-6: 207-29.7

Book Chapters

Fraga S, Costa D, Silva S, Barros H

Violência doméstica: dificuldades associadas à recolha de dados. Que soluções?

in Redondo J (coord.), Sem violência doméstica: Uma experiência de trabalho em rede, Coimbra, Administração Regional de Saúde do Centro: 75-91

Qualitative research in epidemiology

In Lunet, N. (ed.), Epidemiology – Current perspectives on research and practice. Rijeka, InTech. 2012: 63-84


Interpersonal violence: from methodological options to population results

Sílvia Fraga
Supervisor: Henrique Barros , Co-Supervisor: Sónia Dias
Course: PhD in Public Health, University of Porto