Academic Editor

Lia Fernandes


Associate Professor - University of Porto (UP)
UP Researcher, in charge of the Mental Health unit for the Gerontology and Geriatrics PhD Program - Centro Hospitalar São João / Faculty of Medicine, UP
Teaching also General Practice, Nursing, Psychology and Social Education in several Universities
Medical Doctor, Senior Graduate Assistant of Psychiatry in CHSJ and Family Therapist

Portuguese Association of Gerontopsychiatry/APG (President 2010-13); International Psychogeriatric Association/IPA (Board of Directors 2011-14 and Expert Advisory Council since 2014); Dementia Cerebral Aging Group Study/GEECD (Board of Directors 2008-10); Portuguese Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology/SPGG (Scientific Board since 2012); Portuguese Society of Family Therapy/SPTF (National Board 1997-00 and 2000-03); International Family Therapy Association/IFTA (Board of Directors 2009-12 and 2012-15).

Geriatrics Psychiatry & Psychology

Work details

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto, Portugal
Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health/Faculty of Medicine/University of Porto
Researcher in Ageing, Dementia, BPSD (PortAge JNICT - PMCT/SAN/77/90; EUGERON - BMH11165; UNIFAI - PT 100 Centenarians; IPA President Forum), Delirium (FCT - SFRH/BD/63154/2009 and SFRH/BPD/103306/2014), Frailty and also in Psychosomatics (co-founder Portuguese Society of Psychosomatic/SPP 1995) with chronic respiratory diseases (project Harvard Medical School/FCT - HMSP-IDSIM/SIM/0018/2009) and in Bipolar Disorder (BRIDGE and BRIDGE-MIX Project), with the foundation of Association of Depressive and Bipolar Patients/ADEB (north division). Participation in Clinical Trials (Memantine; Abecarnil/Buspirone; Olanzapine/Haloperidol F1D-MC-HGHD; Agomelatine CL3-20098-070 and CLE-20098-068)

PeerJ Contributions

July 30, 2015
5 citations
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