Positive aspects of heath and well-being

Principal Investigator

J. Pais-Ribeiro





Our research  focus on quantitative and qualitative approaches to well-being, quality of life, and health and adjustment in different populations (children, adolescents, adults, the elderly).


Our current aims are:

  • To explore the meaning of positive adjustment to life
  • To identify outcomes that represent positive adjustment to life and the predictors of positive outcomes
  • To develop intervention programs to promote psychosocial variables that predict positive adjustment to life
  • To identify idiosyncrasies related to adjustments to chronic diseases