Seminar on Assessment and Intervention in Health Psychology and Wellbeing II

7 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

Successful students should: Become familiar with the main perspectives on risk behaviours and apply this knowledge to the prevention, promotion and restoration of health; Understand the multifactorial nature of eating disorders and obesity and their implications for different formats for the prevention and treatment of these pathologies, specifically in adolescence; Understand the relevance of psychosocial intervention in crisis emergency and disaster situations, means of stress prevention and implementation of intervention projects in these situations; Perceive the impact of chronic disease on individual life, the relevance of cognitive-behavioural therapies in the chronic disease adaptation process, and develop assessment, formulation and clinical intervention skills specific to cases of patients with chronic diseases; Grasp the challenges and functional organization principles of Palliative Care.


Assistant Professor
Rita Francisco has an Honours degree and a PhD in Psychology (specialization in Family Psychology), from the University of Lisbon. She is…
Assistant Professor
Bárbara Nazaré has an integrated master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of…
Full Professor
Guest Full Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences at UCP – Catholic University of Portugal, where she Coordinates the Institute for Family Sciences. She also…