CHRC researchers leaders of a national and international study about Mental Health of University students
The CHRC is coordinating a study – Mental Health Of University Students: Multiceneter Research Study - that aims to assess the mental health of University students in a national and international level. We already have 13 partner institutions in 5 countries confirmed and 23 partnerships in 13 different countries awaiting confirmation.
In Portugal, data collection began on last October 10 in an activity that took place in classrooms, marking the World Mental Health Day and already has collected 3251 responses.
This study is carried out by the following CHRC researchers: Lara Guedes de Pinho, Manuel José Lopes, César Fonseca, Rui Raimundo, Maria da Luz Barros, Helena Arco, Maria da Graça Santos, José Marmeleira, Adelinda Candeias, Rogério Ferreira and João Nabais. It also includes researchers from the University of Évora Anabela Pereira, Maria de Fátima Marques, Isaura Serra, Ana Dias, Maria José Nogueira, Anabela Afonso and Jorge Santos. The PhD students in Health Sciences and Technology Pedro Amaro and Celso Silva are also involved in this study.
In Portugal, there’s a partnership with University of the Azores, University of Madeira, Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, Polytechnic Institute of Beja, Escola Superior de Saúde Atlântica and Escola Superior de Saúde Fernando Pessoa.