The University of Aveiro, Department of Education and Psychology, Portugal Clínica da Ordem, Porto, Portugal CESPU, Institute of Research and Advanced Training in Health Sciences and Technologies, Gandra, Portugal.
Ricardo João Teixeira, PhD, graduated in psychology with a pre-specialization in clinical and health psychology. He received his PhD in health psychology from the School of Psychology, University of Minho (Portugal). For his dissertation he was granted with a scholarship by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He is now finishing a Post-Doc in Psychology at the Department of Education and Psychology, University of Aveiro (Portugal). He completed post-graduation studies in Health Psychology, Cognitive-Behavior Therapies (CBT's advanced course), and Palliative Care.