Margarida Jarego completed her Master’s degree in Social and Health Psychology in November 2019 at ISCTE-IUL. Her thesis was developed within the scope of the SOS_PAIN project (IP: Sónia Bernardes), funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (PTDC / MHC-PSC / 2041/2014). Her Master’s Dissertation – Influence of socioeconomic status on gender role expectations in pain: a mixed methodology study – aimed at contributing to an expanded knowledge regarding the influence of socioeconomic status on gender stereotypes in health assessments, more specifically chronic pain assessment, an understudied subject that may lead to several benefits, such as improve pain treatments, reduce bias in pain evaluation and gender inequalities. Since January 2020, she was awarded a research assistant position under a project funded by BIAL Foundation – COping with PAin through Hypnosis, mindfulness and Spirituality – that aims at investigating the impact of hypnosis, mindfulness and spirituality as coping strategies for pain. In June 2020, together with a research team she applied for a context for international funding provided by AXA PPP International – ADJUST2Quarentine. She wrote the project proposal, including objectives, methodology, and work packages. In line with ADJUST2Quarentine, her PhD project was created – PSY-COVID: PSYchological impact of COVID-19 and its consequences – and it was selected for funding by the Foundation for Science and Technology (2020.10251.BD).
Supervised at WJCR by: Alexandra Ferreira-Valente, José Pais-Ribeiro
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