image Dr. Eleonora C. V. Costa
Department of Psychology
Portuguese Catholic University


Eleonora C. V. Costa, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal. With a PhD in Psychology, specialization in Health Psychology.

Her major work has been in the fields of psychosexual health promotion and HIV prevention in women, with several published works in peer-reviewed journals and multiple presentations at national and international conferences mostly about HIV prevention. She has extensive research experience in women’s health in primary-care settings and coordinates a research project on the determinants of women’s health in primary-care settings whose main focus are sexual risk behavior and correlated trauma and illness.

Research Interest

Health risk
Sexual risk behaviour

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