Doctoral Programme in Human Sexuality


Some relevant publications of the Scientific Commission:

Pedro Nobre

Nobre, P. J. (2010). Psychological Determinants of Erectile Dysfunction: Testing a Cognitive-Emotional Model. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 1429-1437.

Nobre, P. J. (2008). Cognitive and Emotional Predictors of Female Sexual Dysfunctions: Preliminary Findings. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy. 34, 325-342.

Nobre, P. J., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2006). Emotions during sexual activity: Differences between sexually functional and dysfunctional men and women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 35, 8-15.

Nobre, P. J., Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2006). Dysfunctional Sexual Beliefs as Vulnerability Factors to Sexual Dysfunction. Journal of Sex Research, 43, 68-75.

Nobre, P. J., Wiegel, M., Bach, A., Weisberg, R, Brown, T., Wincze, J., Barlow, DH. (2004). Determinants of sexual arousal and the accuracy of its self-estimation in sexually functional males. Journal of Sex Research, 41, 363-371.

Maria da Conceição Nogueira

Nogueira, C. (2017). Interseccionalidade e psicologia feminista. Salvador da Bahia: Devires

Marques, A.M., Nogueira, C., & Oliveira, J.M. (2014). Lesbians on Medical Encounters: Tales of Heteronormativity, Deception and Expectations. Health Care for Women International, 00, 1–19. DOI: 10.1080/07399332.2014.888066

Oliveira, J.M., Costa, C.G., & Nogueira, C. (2013). Homonormativity in action: discourses of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Queer people on discrimination and public display of affections in Portugal. Journal of Homosexuality, 60(10): 1475-93. DOI: 10.1080/00918369.2013.819221.

Oliveira, J.M., Lopes, D., Costa, C G., & Nogueira, C. (2012). Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Scale (LGBIS): construct, validation, sensitivity analyses and other psychometric properties. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 15(1), 334-347.

Pinto, P., Nogueira, C., & Oliveira, J. M. (2012). Minding the body, sexing the brain: hormonal truth and the post-feminist hermeneutics of adolescence. Feminist Theory, 13(3), 305-323.

Henrique de Barros

Correia, S. & Barros, H. (2015). Small-for-gestational age Portuguese babies: The effect of childhood social environment, growth and adult socioeconomic conditions. Preventive Medicine, 70, 102-107.

Costa, D., et al. (2015). Intimate partner violence and health-related quality of life in European men and women: findings from the DOVE study. Quality of Life Research, 24(2), 463-471.

Sonnenschein-van der Voort, A. M.M., et al. (2014). Preterm birth, infant weight gain, and childhood asthma risk: A meta-analysis of 147,000 European children, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 133(5), 1317-1329.

Marti-Soler, H., et al. (2014). Seasonality of cardiovascular risk factors: an analysis including over 230 000 participants in 15 countries, Heart, 100(19), 1517-1523.

Melchiorre, M. G., et al. (2013). Social Support, Socio-Economic Status, Health and Abuse among Older People in Seven European Countries, PLoS ONE , 8(1), e54856-e54856.

Isabel Menezes

Pais, S., Rodrigues, M. & Menezes, I. (2014). Community as locus for health formal and non-formal education: the significance of ecological and collaborative research for promoting health literacy. Frontiers in Public Health, 2:283. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.002

Menezes, I., Ribeiro, Norberto & Cabral-Gouveia, Carmo (2013). The individual and contextual impact of a school-based exhibition for AIDS prevention: a mixed methodology approach. Health Education Journal, 72(3) 243–253.

Loja, Ema, Costa, Emília & Menezes, Isabel (2013). Quality of life and disability: The adequacy of Schalock’s model to the Portuguese context. Spanish Journal of Psycology, 16, e16, 1-13.

Pais, S., Guedes, M. & Menezes, I. (2012).The values of empowerment and citizenship and the experience of children and adolescents with a chronic disease. Citizenship, Social and Economic Education, 11, 2, 133-144.

Menezes, I. (2007). Intervenção comunitária: Uma perspetiva psicológica. Porto: LivPsic. (2ª edição em 2010)

José LaFuente de Carvalho

Carvalho, La F., Louro, N. & Braga, I. (2016). Clinical Evaluation of Erectile Dysfunction 11. Erectile Dysfunction. Ed NOVA Publishers, EUA.

Carvalho, La F., Branco, F. & Oliveira, Alcino (2008). A Andrologia no Século XXI. Revista Instituto Hellis, S. Paulo Brasil.

Carvalho, La F., (2006). Abordagem Clínica – disfunção eréctil 4. Consensos na Disfunção Erétil.

Carvalho, La F., (2005). Fisiologia da Ereção 3. Sociedade Portuguesa de Andrologia. Lisboa

Pedro Vendeira

Botelho, F., Figueiredo, L., Leite, R., Carvalho, A. Tomada, N. & Vendeira, P. (2012). Predictive factors of a successful testicular biopsy and subsequent clinical pregnancy. Andrologia, 44(4): 237-242.

Castela, A., Soares, R., Medeiros, R., Ribeiro, R., Monteiro, C., Vendeira, P., Virag, R. & Costa, C. (2012). Alteração da expressão de genes angiogénicos em tecido eréctil diabético – em busca de novos alvos terapêuticos. Acta Urológica Portuguesa, 29(4): 19-25

J Buvat, J. Büttner, H., Hatzimouratidis, K., Vendeira, P. Moncada, I. Boehmer, M., Henneges,C. & Boess, F. (2013). Adherence to initial pde-5 inhibitor treatment: randomized open-label study comparing tadalafil once a day, tadalafil on demand, and sildenafil on demand in patients with erectile dysfunction. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10(6): 1592-1602,

Lopes, I., Tomada, N. & Vendeira, P. (2013). Penile corporoplasty with yachia’s technique for peyronie’s disease: single center experience with 117 patients. Urology Annals, 5(3): 161-171,


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