Patrícia Soares Coelho

  • Mental Health
  • Neurociences
  • Neuroimaging
  • Psychotherapy

Effective member of Portuguese Psychologists Association (nº 25608). Last year, Patrícia Soares Coelho started my work as a Research Fellow at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) and at P5 Digital Medicine Center, both centers of research at the School of Medicine, University of Minho (Gualtar Campus, Braga, Portugal). Simultaneously, Patrícia has been coordinating the Neuropsychology Unit, as a Neuropsychologist, at the Psychology Association, University of Minho (Gualtar Campus, Braga, Portugal). Before that (during 2020), Patrícia worked as Research Fellow at Proaction Lab, Center for Research in Neuropsychology and CognitiveBehavioral Intervention, University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal). For two years, seh worked as a Research Fellow in the psychological neuroscience laboratory, the research center of the University of Minho. Patrícia completed her Master in Psychology in 2018 (University of Minho, Portugal) and her European Master in Neuro-cognitive Processes and Affective Sciences (PPNSA) in the same year (University of Lille, France). She is a highly motivated professional with a high interest in improving my skills. She believe that my strong adaptability and sense of responsibility are decisive qualities.

Scientific Highlights

(1) Courtney L. Irwin*; Coelho, Patrícia S.*; Bruno Kluwe-Schiavon; Anabela Silva-Fernandes; Óscar F. Gonçalves; Jorge Leite; Sandra Carvalho. Corresponding author: Sandra Carvalho. “Non-pharmacological treatment-related changes of molecular biomarkers in major depressive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis”. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology (2022). (2) Gonçalves, Óscar F.; Carvalho, Sandra; Coelho, Patrícia; Lema, Alberto; Mendes, Augusto J.; Branco, Diogo; Collus, Jorge; Boggio, Paulo; Leite, Jorge. “Mind-Wandering: Tracking Perceptual Decoupling, mental improvisation, and mental navigation”. Psychology & Neuroscience (2020): (3) Gigliotti, Maria Francesca; Coelho, Patrícia; Coutinho, Joana; Coello, Yann. “Peripersonal space in social context is modulated by action reward, but differently in males and females”. Psychological Research (2019): 1-14. 10.1007/s00426-019-01242-x.