Promoting health and quality of life in adulthood

5 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese
To discuss mechanisms and meanings of positive life-span development and success in adulthood and old age. To understand, recognize and analyse different common issues at each stage of the adult life cycle (young adult, adult and elder) as well as grasping the risk and protective factors associated. To investigate and analyse strategies to promote the well-being of adult individuals and/or to prevent the analysed problems. To develop intervention skills for promoting active ageing.


Assistant Professor
PhD in Psychology from Universidade de Lisboa, is the Director of the CRC-W (Católica Research Centre for Psychological, Family and Social Wellbeing…
Professor - Instituto Ciências da Saúde
PhD in Biomedical Sciences and a Master´s in Neuroscience from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon and a degree in Psychology from the same…
Assistant Professor
PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Lisbon and the University of Coimbra, she has been a Guest Assistant Professor at the FCH-UCP since 2017…