Research Group: ProNutri: Clinical Nutrition & Disease Programming
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Cardiac System and Cardiovascular System; Pediatrics
updated on 19/03/2018
Victor Viana is an integrated member of the research group ProNutri of CINTESIS
He graduated in Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology and Education Science of the University of Porto (FPCEUP). He has a Master in Developmental Psychology, and in Communication and Speech Rehabilitation; and earned his Doctoral Degree in Nutrition Science, in the field of eating habits from the University of Porto.
He began his career as Professor of the Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde – Norte (Higher Institute of Health Sciences – North), where he worked during ten years, before it was converted into the Cooperativa de Ensino Superior, Politécnico e Universitário (CESPU, cooperative for higher, polytechnic and university education).
His research interests focus on the fields of Intervention in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Intervention Models in Health Psychology. He has published several scientific research articles.
Currently, he is an Associate Professor of FCNAUP, a Psychologist of the Psychiatry Service of the Hospital Center of S. João – Porto, and a researcher in the field of Eating Habits and Health Psychology.
TITLE: Psychosocial adjustment of patients with congenital heart disease
AUTHORS: Isabela Freitas; Marta Castro; Sofia Sarmento; Flavio Teixeira; Rosalia Coelho; Victor Viana; Jose Carlos Areias; Maria Emilia G Areias;
SOURCE: World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in CIRCULATION, VOLUME: 125, ISSUE: 19, PUBLISHED: 2012
TITLE: Living with a Congenital Heart Disease: Quality of Life, Psychosocial Adjustment, Psychiatric Morbidity and School Performance May be Affected, but Social Support Plays an Important Role in promoting Resilience
AUTHORS: Maria Emilia G Areias; Flavio Teixeira; Rosalia Coelho; Isabela Freitas; Marta Castro; Sofia Sarmento; Cidalia Proenca; Ana Margarida Silva; Daniela Vieira; Claudia Vaz; Claudia Moura; Victor Viana; Jose Carlos Areias;
SOURCE: CIRCULATION, VOLUME: 124, ISSUE: 21, PUBLISHED: 2011
TITLE: Children’s eating behaviour questionnaire: associations with BMI in Portuguese children
AUTHORS: Viana, V; Sinde, S; Saxton, JC;
SOURCE: BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, VOLUME: 100, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2008
TITLE: Implications of treatment with metylphenidate in quality of life of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
AUTHORS: Guardiano, M; Almeida, P; Mira M Coelho; Viana, V; Guimaraes, MJ;
SOURCE: 39th International Danube Symposium for Neurological Science and Continuing Education/1st International Congress on ADHD, from Childhood t Adult Disease in JOURNAL OF NEURAL TRANSMISSION, VOLUME: 114, ISSUE: 7, PUBLISHED: 2007
TITLE: A cohort study on psychosocial adjustment and psychopathology in adolescents and young adults with congenital heart disease
AUTHORS: Isabela Ribeiro Freitas; Marta Castro; Sofia Lourenco Sarmento; Claudia Moura; Victor Viana; Jose Carlos Areias; Maria Emilia G Guimaraes Areias;
SOURCE: BMJ OPEN, VOLUME: 3, ISSUE: 1, PUBLISHED: 2013