Research Group: AgeingC: Ageing Cluster
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Geriatrics and Gerontology, Gerontology, Psychology, General Medicine and Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Education and Educational Research
updated on 14/03/2018
Rosa Marina Lopes Brás Martins Afonso is an integrated member of the AgeingC research group of CINTESIS.
She earned her Doctoral Degree in Psychology from the University of Beira Interior, her Master in Gerontology from the University of Salamanca, her Master in Social Psychology from the University of Porto and her Graduate Degree in Psychology from the University of Coimbra. She is also a Specialist in Clinical and Health Psychology, with advanced specialty in Psycho-pathology.
Currently, she works as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of Beira Interior (UBI), teaching Psycho-pathology and Psychology of Adult and Elderly Development. She has published several scientific articles.
TITLE: Predictors of anxiety in centenarians: health, economic factors, and loneliness
AUTHORS: Oscar Ribeiro ; Laetitia Teixeira ; Lia Araujo ; Rosa Marina Afonso ; Nancy Pachana;
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, VOLUME: 27, ISSUE: 7, PUBLISHED: 2015
TITLE: A quasi-experimental study of a reminiscence program focused on autobiographical memory in institutionalized older adults with cognitive impairment
AUTHORS: Teresa Silveira Lopes; Rosa Marina L B M Lopes Bras Martins Afonso ; Oscar Manuel Ribeiro ;
SOURCE: ARCHIVES OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS, VOLUME: 66, PUBLISHED: 2016
TITLE: The impact of a reminiscence program on the psychological well-being in aged Portuguese people
AUTHORS: Rosa Afonso; Belen Bueno;
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, VOLUME: 43, ISSUE: 3-4,
TITLE: REMINISCENCE, PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING, AND EGO INTEGRITY IN PORTUGUESE ELDERLY PEOPLE
AUTHORS: Rosa Marina Afonso ; Belen Bueno; Manuel Joaquim Loureiro; Henrique Pereira;
SOURCE: EDUCATIONAL GERONTOLOGY, VOLUME: 37, ISSUE: 12, PUBLISHED: 2011
TITLE: Anxiety in Clinical Settings: Constructing a Scale for Medical Students
AUTHORS: Joana Ramos Rodrigues; Miguel Castelo Branco; Henrique Pereira; Rosa Marina Afonso ;
SOURCE: ACTA MEDICA PORTUGUESA, VOLUME: 27, ISSUE: 6, PUBLISHED: 2014