Nuno Torres
Post-Doctoral Fellow (Bolsa FCT-SFRH/BPD/38250/2007)

E-mail: ntorres@ispa.pt
Phone: 21881147

Nuno Torres

Research Interests:

I am interested in developing a biopsychosocial model integrating psychoanalytic and developmental theories to understand the developmental pathways to disorders of affect regulation and associated symptoms. In my undergraduate research I focused on the observation of family dynamics of heroin addicted subjects. My PhD research comprised a comparative study of disorders of affect-regulation and emotional containment in three groups: substance additions, psychosomatic conditions and para-suicide. Presently I am interested in the assessment of the different social systems and structures in which children develop: primary relationships with parents (attachment), establishment of a secure-base for exploration of the environment, and autonomous interactions with peers in preschool and school periods.

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