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Violeta Alarcão

  • PhD
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Violeta Alarcão holds a PhD in Sociology and is a researcher at the Institute of Environmental Health / Institute of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, and CIES-IUL. She specialized in sociology of sexuality, and besides sexuality and gender, her main areas of expertise are Active and Healthy Ageing; Nutrition and Food Insecurity; Behavioral and Socio-Economic Determinants of Health; and Ethnicity, Migration and Health.

Recent publications

  • Gender differences in psychosocial determinants of self-perceived health among Portuguese older adults in nursing homes

    • Alarcão V
    • Madeira T
    • Peixoto-Plácido C
    • et al.
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  • Prevalence of general and abdominal obesity in Portugal: Comprehensive results from the National Food, nutrition and physical activity survey 2015-2016

    • Oliveira A
    • Araújo J
    • Severo M
    • et al.
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