Conference “Oncological disease and psychological adjustment” | 14 November | 18:30 | Auditorium 1

14 Nov 2019 - 18:30


The main objectives of this conference will be to present the main results in terms of psychosocial adjustment in oncological disease, with particular emphasis on quality of life, depression and anxiety; as well as therapeutic and psychoeducational intervention groups, implemented with cancer patients, in particular psychoeducational interventions in a “distance” format.



Sara Monteiro

Integrated Researcher at CINTESIS, Thematic Line 1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
PhD from the University of Aveiro
Master in Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Lisbon
Degree in Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of Coimbra
Effective member of the OPP and specialist in Clinical and Health Psychology and in Educational Psychology

She is currently an Invited Assistant Professor at the UA, teaching several curricular units within the scope of the Degree in Psychology and the Master's in Health Psychology and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, and supervisor of master's and doctoral dissertations. She is simultaneously supervisor of curricular and professional internships in different institutions, having several scientific articles published in specialized national and international journals and is the author of several books.

His line of research is psycho-oncology, where he explores issues such as psychoeducational intervention, cognitive-behavioral intervention, the ability to work in cancer survivors and reproductive concerns, among other variables.




Department of Psychology