Luisa Barros, PhD, Full Professor


Short biography:

I am a Full Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Lisbon. I have a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an Aggregation Title in Health Psychology. I coordinate the Master in Child Psychopathology – Prevention and Intervention and the PhD Program in Psychology. I am a member of the Adaptation Processes in Context Group of the Research Center for Psychological Science and of the Scientific Committee of the PhD in Nursing, University of Lisbon. I am part of the ProChild CoLab: Against Poverty and Social Exclusion. My main research interests focus on the relation between parenting processes and young children development and health. I lecture in the domains of Health Psychology, Pediatric Psychology, Children and Adolescent Psychopathology, at the Faculty of Psychology.


University location: Lisbon, Portugal


Phone: +351-918146020

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Research keywords: parenting; child health; child development; child chronic illness; health professionals psychological training.