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Helena Espirito Santo

  • PhD
  • Coordinator
  • Departamento de Investigação & Desenvolvimento / Instituto Superior Miguel Torga
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Research interests

Trauma and dissociation; Sleep; emotional processes in mental health; neuropsychology of different mental illnesses; neuropsychology of aging; neuropsychological rehabilitation.

About

Master in Developmental Clinical Psychology at the Psychology Faculty of the University of Coimbra (1996), and doctoral degree in Mental Health at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto (2009). Neurosciences, Psychopathology, and Neuropsychology teacher/investigator at Miguel Torga Higher Institute of Coimbra (ISMT) (1993). Department of Research and Development co-coordinator (2011). Coordinator of the Psychological Support Service at ISMT (2011-2014). Coordinator of the Investigation Group of Health, Aging, and Wellbeing at CEPESE/ ISMT (2013-2014). Member of the Ethics Committee of ISMT (2013). Interests: trauma and dissociation; emotional processes in mental health; neuropsychology of different mental illnesses; neuropsychology of aging; neuropsychological rehabilitation.

Co-authors (29)

  • Inês Queiroz Garcia
  • Carlo Garofalo
  • Mariana Napoleão
  • João Silva
  • Joana Matreno

Publications (5)

  • Optimism and well-being among institutionalized older adults

    • Santo H
    • Daniel F
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  • EPA-1701 – Social values assessment in adolescence: exploratory study of the psychometric properties of the social values survey and its relationship with affective states and hope

    • Cunha M
    • Coelho N
    • Xavier A
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  • 1553 – Affectivity and cognitive functioning in institutionalized elderly

    • Espirito-Santo H
    • Correia A
    • Marques M
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  • 1554 – Verbal fluencies associated factors in elderly

    • Caldas L
    • Espirito-Santo H
    • Matreno J
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  • 1572 – Medication adherence and cognitive functioning in depressive disorders

    • Espirito-Santo H
    • Oliveira M
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Editorships

Revista Portuguesa de Investigação Comportamental e Social

Chief-editor

2015 - Present

Professional experience

Coordinator

Departamento de Investigação & Desenvolvimento / Instituto Superior Miguel Torga

November 2011 - Present

Professor

Instituto Superior Miguel Torga

September 1993 - Present

Clinical psychologist

Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra

Coordinator - consultant

Instituto Superior Miguel Torga Gabinete de Apoio Psicológico

Clinical psychologist

Private Clinic

Education

PhD

Instituto Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto

MPsy

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences - University of Coimbra

PsyD

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences - University of Coimbra