Research Group: AgeingC: AgeingCluster
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Health and Societal Challenges
Hub: Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Gerontology and Geriatrics, Frailty of the elderly
updated on 14/03/2018
Vera Mafalda Gomes Duarte is an integrated member of the AgeingC research group of CINTESIS, at the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto (ICBAS-UP).
She has a Doctorate in Gerontology and Geriatrics from ICBAS-UP. Previously, she graduated in Psychology in 2003, and completed a Master in Gerontology from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and a Master in Social Gerontology from ICBAS-UP.
She is the author of the book “Frailty in the Elderly – Models, Measures and Practical Implications”, a pioneering work on the frailty of the elderly in Portugal.
She is currently the President of Higher Institute of Health of Alto Ave (ISAVE).
TITLE: Perceived risk of mental health problems in primary care
AUTHORS: Paúl, C ; Teixeira, L ; Azevedo, MJ ; Alves, S; Duarte, M ; O’Caoimh, R; Molloy, RW;
SOURCE: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, VOLUME: 7, ISSUE: NOV, PUBLISHED: 2015
TITLE: Proposal of a psycoeducational program for informal caregivers: Cuidar em casa (taking care at home)
AUTHORS: Mafalda Duarte ; Paul, C ; Azevedo, M ; Alves, S;
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, VOLUME: 23, PUBLISHED: 2011
TITLE: Effectiveness of a psychoeducational programme for informal caregivers of older adults
AUTHORS: Sara Alves; Laetitia Teixeira ; Maria J Azevedo ; Mafalda Duarte ; Constanca Paul ;
SOURCE: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF CARING SCIENCES, VOLUME: 30, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 2016
TITLE: The impact of the psychoeducational program ‘Caring at Home’ on informal caregivers
AUTHORS: Maria Joao Azevedo ; Duarte, M ;
SOURCE: AGING & MENTAL HEALTH, VOLUME: 15, PUBLISHED: 2011