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Name: Liliana Patrícia Carvalho Amorim

Office: 2.07

School Phone: +351 253 604 879

Email: id5225@alunos.uminho.pt

 

 

 

Keywords: psychological assessment cognition sleep ageing mood stress pain

About

Liliana Amorim is currently a research fellow and a PhD student at the Neuroscience Research Domain in the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) of Minho University (Portugal), under the supervision of Prof. Nuno Sousa and Nadine Santos. She is a Health Psychologist graduated from University of Minho (BSc in Psychology, 2007; MSc in Health Psychology, 2008 ) with a pos-graduation in Behavioral and Chemical Dependencies (2011). She is finishing her Master in Epidemiology (Faculty of Medicine of University of Porto, FMUP) and her PhD thesis work involves a characterization of circadian rythms and its associations with psychological and cognitive variables in the ageing process

Selected Publications

Santos NC*, Costa PS*, Cunha P, Portugal-Nunes C, Amorim L, Cotter J, Cerqueira JJ, Palha JA, Sousa N. Clinical, physical and lifestyle indicators and relationship with cognition and mood in ageing: a cross-sectional analysis of distinct educational groups. Front Aging Neurosci, 6:21 (2014)

Castanho TC, Amorim L, Zihl J, Palha JA, Sousa N, Santos NC. Telephone-based screening tools for mild cognitive impairment and dementia in aging studies: a review of validated instruments. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6:16 (2014)

Santos NC*, Costa PS*, Amorim L, Moreira P, Cunha P, Cotter J, Sousa N. (2015) Exploring the factor structure of neurocognitive measures in older individuals. PLoS One, 10:e0124229 (2015).

Castanho TC, Portugal-Nunes C, Moreira PS, Amorim L, Palha JA, Sousa N, Santos NC. Applicability of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (Modified) in a community sample with low education level: association with an extensive neuropsychological battery. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry, 31(2):128-136 (2016).

Castanho TC, Portugal-Nunes C, Moreira PS, Amorim L, Palha JA, Sousa N, Santos NC. Applicability of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (Modified) in a community sample with low education level: association with an extensive neuropsychological battery. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry, in press.

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