Prof. Dra. Adelaide Costa

Prof. Dra. Adelaide Costa

Hospital Lusíadas Porto:


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Areas of Interest

General Psychiatry; Mood Disorders (Depression, Bipolar Disorder, others); Anxiety Disorders (Panic Disorder, Phobias, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, others); Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Psychosis; Sleep Disorders; Burnout Syndrome; Liaison Psychiatry; Psychosomatic Illness; Psycho-oncology (Oncology Psychiatry); Palliative Care Psychiatry; Chronic Pain Psychiatry; Perinatal Psychiatry (pregnancy and postpartum); Neuropsychiatry; Elderly Psychiatry (Gerontopsychiatry): Depression in the patient and caregivers, dementias and other pathologies.


Psychiatry Consultation

Breve CV

Graduated in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto - FMUP (2000).
Post-Graduation in Psychiatry and Mental Health - FMUP (2005 - 2006).
Specialization in Psych-Oncology, Psychiatry-Pain and Psychiatry-Palliative Care at Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels (2007).
Specialist in Psychiatry (2008).
University lecturer of Psychiatry (since 2010) and Bioethics/Neuroethics (since 2016).
PhD in Bioethics from the Catholic University of Portugal (2016).
Consultant in Psychiatry (2019).
Graduate Hospital Assistant in Psychiatry at the University Hospital Center of São João (until 2022).
Collaborator at the Institute for Health Research and Innovation at the University of Porto (i3S).
Competence in the Evaluation of Injury in the Person (Portuguese Medical Association - 2022).
Author and co-author of several scientific papers (communications and publications) at national and international level.
Member of the Scientific Committee and Review of scientific journals (national and international).