Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental

International Networks

International partnerships in ongoing/future research projects:

Institution: Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton and Sussex Medical School; School of Psychology of the University of Sussex, UK
Researchers: Renata Fialho & Richard Whale
Collaboration: Collaborative publication
Project: Hepatitis C Research Group

Institution: University of Edinburg, Scotland, UK
Researcher: Mick Power
Collaboration: Collaboration in a research project
Project: Development of a revised version of the quality of life instrument WHOQOL-Bref

Institution: University of Hamburg, Germany
Researcher: Monika Bullinger
Collaboration:  General Consultant of this research group and co-supervision in academic works

Institution: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Researcher: Frank M. Dattilio
Collaboration: Co-supervision in academic works

Institution: University of Delaware, USA 
Researcher: Anne Kazak
Collaboration:  Co-supervision in academic works

Institution: Emory University, USA; Max-Plank Institute and Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland
Researchers: W. Edward CraigheadElisabeth Binder and E. Arnarson
Collaboration: Collaboration in a research project
Project: PTDC/MHC-PCL/4824/2012

Institution: São Paulo University, Brazil
Researcher: Ricardo Gorayeb
Collaboration: Collaboration in a research project
Project: application Preventing persistent postpartum depression through ehealth interventions FCT/CAPES 2014-2015

Institution: CAOs Laboratory, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, USA
Researcher:  B.Z.Mahon
Collaboration: Collaboration in a research project
Project: How low-level segregation within the visual system impacts high-level object recognition [PTDC/MHC-PCN/3575/2012]

Institution: Coventry Eating Disorders Service, UK
Researcher: Ken Goss
Collaboration: Collaboration in a research project
Project: BEfree:Group interventivon program for binge-eating [PTDC/MHC-PCL/4923/2012]

Strategic Targeting of Recidivism through Evaluation and Monitoring. National Offender Management Service (funding: EC)

International Forensic Screening and Assessment Network for Adolescents (InForSANA, Coord: Thomas Grisso). Mário Rodrigues Simões, Adaptation and validation of the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-2 (MAYSI-2) in institutionalized adolescents.

International partnerships in concluded research projects:

Institution: Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology Division, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Holanda
Researcher: Floor E. van Leeuwen
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: OMEGA (2011-2013)

Institution: Department of Medical Psychology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Holanda
Researcher: Chris M. Verhaak
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: Compliance in fertility treatment: Systematic review and meta-analysis (2011-2012)

Institution: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Holanda
Researcher: Jan Kremer
Collaboration: Researcher
Project:  Compliance in fertility treatment: Systematic review and meta-analysis (2011-2012)

Institution: Merck Serono SA
Researcher: Laura Peronace
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: Compliance in fertility treatment: Systematic review and meta-analysis (2011-2012)

Institution: Copenhagen University, Dinamarca
Researcher: Lone Schmidt
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: Copenhagen Multi-Centre Psychosocial Infertility [COMPI] (2011-2012)

Institution: Hamburg University, Alemanha
Researcher: Monika Bullinger
Collaboration: Consultant
Project: Validation of the the portuguese version of DISABKIDS (questionnaires assessing quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic health conditions)] (2008-2011)

Institution: School of Psychology, Cardiff University,Reino Unido
Researcher: Jacky Boivin
Collaboration: Consultant
Project: Transition to parenthood in families that recurred to Assisted Reproductive Technologies] (2006-2009)
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: Compliance in fertility treatment: Systematic review and meta-analysis (2011-2012)
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: ESRC Fertility pathways network - His & her biological clock: Reproductive decision-making and reproductive success in the 21st century (2010-2011)

Institution: Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Brasil
Researcher: Daniela Centenaro Levandowski
Collaboration: Researcher
Project: Assessment and intervention with HIV-positive adolescent mothers: Promoting mental health, adhesion to the intervention, and the quality of mother-infant bonding] (2010-2013)
Collaboration: Maria Cristina Canavarro -Consultant
Project: The motherhood experience and mental health of HIV-positive adolescent mothers] (2009-2012)

Institution: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Researcher: Marcelo Fleck
Collaboration: Consultant
Projects: (1) Development and Validation of the Portuguese from Portugal versions of WHOQOL-100, WHOQOL-BREF] (2005-2006); (2) Development and Validation of the Portuguese from Portugal versions of the WHOQOL-HIV, WHOQOL-HIV-BREF] (2007-2009)

Institution: Centre for Family Pedagogy, Catholic University Leuven, Bélgica
Researcher: Hilde Colpin
Collaboration: Consultant
Project: Transition to parenthood in families that recurred to Assisted Reproductive Technologies] (2006-2009)

Institution: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Espanha
Researcher: Victoria Gordillo
Collaboration: Consultant
Project: Pregnancy and Motherhood: A longitudinal study among HIV infected women] (2004-2007)

Institution: Université Lumière Lyon2, França
Researcher: Marie Anaut
Collaboration: Consultant
Project: Pregnancy and motherhood: A longitudinal study among HIV infected women] (2004-2007)

Institution:  Universitat de Barcelona, Espanha
Researcher: Josefina Castro
Collaboration: Consultant
Project: Relational dimensions of childhood and emotional and academic adjustment: A prospective study with children in transition] (2004-2006)

Institutions in Permanent Cooperation

Institution: World Health Organization Quality of Life Group (WHOQOL-Group)
Beggining of collaboration: April 2005
Coordinators: Maria Cristina Canavarro, Adriano Vaz Serra
Ambit: Creation of the WHO Portuguese Centre for Quality of Life Assessment

Co-supervision of PhD/Post-doc:

Anne Kazak (University of Delaware, USA): Susana Isabel Fernandes Santos

Brian Little (University of Cambridge, UK): Maria Isabel Albuquerque A. A. Matos

Carmen Suárez (University of Santiago, Spain): Elisa Duarte, SFRH/BD/64761/2009

Chiara Guerrini (University of Hull, UK): Luís Pires, SFRH/BD/70011/2010

Chris Moulin (University of Bourgogne, France; University of Bristol, United Kingdom): Ana Rita Esteves Sousa e Silva, SFRH/BD/68816/2010

Edward Craighead (Emory University, USA): Sónia Cherpe, SFRH/BD/72739/2010

Frank Dattillio (Harvard Medical School, USA): Marco Pereira, SFRH/BPD/44435/2008

Joan Kessner Austin (School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA): Teresa Mendes, SFRH/BD/86337/2012

Margareth da Silva Oliveira (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil): Paola Lucena Santos (CAPES-Brasil)

Monika Bullinger (Institute of Medical Psychology, Germany): Helena Moreira, SFRH/BPD/70063/2010

Paul Gilbert (Derby University, UK): Marcela Matos, SFRH/BPD/84185/2012

Ricardo Gorayeb (University of São Paulo, Brazil): Ana Fonseca, SFRH/BPD/93996/2013

Willy Lens/Marlies Lacante (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium): Pedro Miguel Gomes Cordeiro, SFRH/BD/74193/2010


Jacky Boivin (Cardiff University, UK): Sofia Gameiro, SFRH/BPD/63063/2009

Martin Bax (Imperial College of London, UK): Carlos Carona

Roy Martin (Georgia University): Sofia Oliveira Major

Victoria Gordillo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Espanha): Isabel Nunes [Master Thesis]

Collaborative publications:

The existing international collaborations have been resulting in several joint publications that we expect to increase in the next years. Some of the international partners in publications are: Monika Bullinger (Institute of Medical Psychology, Germany), Frank Dattillio (Harvard Medical School, USA), Paul Gilbert (Mental Health Research Unit, UK), B.Z. Mahon (University of Rochester, USA), F. Fang and Y. Bi (Peking University, China), Paul Jose (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zeland), Alfonso Caramazza (Harvard University, USA), Serge Dumoulin (Utrecht University, Netherlands); Chris Moulin (Bourgogne University, France); Mariana K. Falconier (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA); Ashley Randall (Arizona State University, USA); Guy Bodenmann (University of Zürich, Switzerland); Carrie Masia Warner  (William Paterson University, Department of Psychology; Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Medical Center, USA); Willem Arrindell (University of Groningen, Netherlands); Justin Weeks (Center for Evaluation and Treatment of Anxiety, Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA); Richard Heimberg (Adult Anxiety Clinic, Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA); Monica Marsee (Departament of Psychology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA); G. Quinn and I. Sehovic (Moffitt Cancer Centre, USA); N. Tarrier (Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK); Chris Moulin (University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France); David MacPhee (Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA); Gerardo Prieto (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain); Ziad Nasreddine (Division of Neurology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA); Carmen Cadarso-Suarez (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain); Thomas Kneib (Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany); Sérgio C. Lopes (The MENTOR Initiative, Angola); Débora Castiglione (Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sérgio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz–FIOCRUZ, Brazil); Carmelle Peisath (School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, Capacity Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia, for the International Psychogeriatric Association Task Force on Capacity, Australia)