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
Rita Francisco has an Honours degree and a PhD in Psychology (specialization in Family Psychology), from the University of Lisbon. She is…
Doutorada em Ciências Biomédicas e mestre em Neurociências pela Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, é licenciada em Psicologia pela Faculdade de…