Sofia von Humboldt

Sofia von Humboldt
Integrated Member
Health Team

Sofia von Humboldt is a clinical and health psychologist with a long-standing experience with older adults. Her current research interests include sexual well-being, adjustment to aging, well-being, mental health, and cross-cultural studies with older populations. Dr. von Humboldt is Associate Professor and Researcher in William James Center for Research at ISPA-Instituto Universitário. Deeply committed to working with older adults, she has written papers, chapters and books on the multidimensional and cross-cultural approach to sexual well-being, adjustment to aging and mental health in old age.

Main 5 publications

von Humboldt, S., Ribeiro-Gonçalves, J.A., Costa, A., Low, G., & Leal, I. (2020). Sexual Expression in Old Age: How Older Adults from Different Cultures Express Sexually?. Sex Res Soc Policy, doi:10.1007/s13178-020-00453-x
Torres, M., von Humboldt, S., & Leal, I. (2020). Estudo misto da influência das mudanças sexuais na satisfação sexual dos idosos. Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças21(1), 90-96. doi: 10.15309/20psd210114
Costa, A., & von Humboldt, S. (2020). A espiritualidade e as doenças crónicas nos idosos – estudo exploratório em idosos. Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças21(1), 69-74. doi:10.15309/20psd210111
von Humboldt, S., Ribeiro-Gonçalves, J., Costa, A., & Leal, I. (2020). Como os idosos se expressam sexualmente?: Um estudo qualitativo. Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças21(1), 62-68. doi:10.15309/20psd210110
von Humboldt, S., Leal, I., & Carneiro, F. (2017). What predicts adjustment to aging among lesbian, gay and bisexual older adults?. European Psychiatry, 41, S177. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.01.2079