I am a medical doctor specializing in Psychiatry and Graduate Consultant of Psychiatry in Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte (Lisbon). I am also coordinator of the Masters in Eating disorders, and regent of 7 courses at Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (including psychology, psychiatry, communication skills in medicine, philosophy of psychiatry).
My research interests are in liaison psychiatry, psychopathology, philosophy of psychiatry and psychotherapies. In my role as a trainer in communication skills I am particularly interested in the role of values-based practice in diagnostic assessment
Communications Skills, Medical Education, philosophy of psychiatry, values in diagnosis
Communication skills, Decision theory, Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Health economics, Medical humanities
Adult and adolescent mental health, cognitive behavioral psychotherapy