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Sónia Bernardes

Full Member

Health for All: A Psychosocial Approach to Health (H4A)

Research interests

Social disparities in pain assessment and management practices; interpersonal dynamics in chronic pain; sex, gender, and health/pain; social support and chronic pain

Short bio

Sónia Bernardes is a Professor at Iscte, and co-coordinator of the research group H4A at CIS-Iscte. She studies social disparities in health and the role of psychosocial influences on chronic illness/pain adaptation processes and explores healthcare professionals' biases in pain assessment and treatment, focusing on psychosocial processes and interventions. She also co-coordinates the thematic line “Societal Health” at the SocioDigitalLab for Public Policy.

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