©2018 by Ana Carvalheira

INVESTIGAÇÃO

Investigadora no William James Center for Research, ISPA - Instituto Universitário de Ciências Psicológicas, Sociais e da Vida, Lisboa. Faz investigação desde 2000, tendo liderado diversos projectos nacionais e internacionais. Foi Bolseira da Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia em Doutoramento e Pós-doutoramento. Recebeu uma Professorship da Gulbenkian no triénio 2013/15. Como investigadora principal angariou financiamento para vários projectos na área da Psicologia da Saúde e da Sexualidade.

Os meus interesses de investigação emergem do meu trabalho clínico e são moldados pela aprendizagem decorrente do meu papel de psicoterapeuta. A minha área de investigação é a Saúde Sexual. Correlatos psicológicos e socio-culturais da saúde sexual de homens e mulheres adultos e seniores.

As linhas de investigação focam:

(1) A resposta sexual em particular o interesse/desejo/excitação sexual;

(2) Dificuldades e disfunções sexuais;

(3) A sexualidade na idade sénior;

(4) Avaliação de intervenção baseada no mindfulness em mulheres com dificuldades sexuais;

(5) Componentes do Erotismo.

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PUBLICAÇÕES CIENTÍFICAS

 

Hinchliff, S., Carvalheira, A., Štulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Hald, G. & Træen, B. (2019). Seeking help for sexual difficulties: Findings from a multinational study with older adults. European Journal of Ageing.

Hald, G. M., Graham, C., Štulhofer, A. Carvalheira, A. Janssen, E. & Træen, B. (2019). Prevalence of Sexual Problems and Associated Distress in Aging Men across Four European Countries. Journal of Sexual Medicine. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2019.04.017


Træen, B., Stulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Carvalheira, A. A., Hald, G. M., Lange, T., & Graham, C. (2019). Sexual Activity and Sexual Satisfaction among Older Adults in Four European Countries. Archives of Sexual Behavior,48(3):815-829 DOI: 10.1007/s10508-018-1256-x


Stulhofer, A., Hinchliff, S., Jurin, T., Carvalheira, A. A., & Træen, B. (2018). Successful Aging, change in sexual interest and sexual satisfaction in couples from four European countries. European Journal of Ageing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-018-0492-1


Træen, B., Carvalheira, A. A., Hald, G. M., Lange, T., & Kvalem, I. L. (2018). Attitudes towards Sexuality in Older Men and Women across Europe; Similarities and Differences and Associations with Their Sex-Lives. Sexuality & Culture. DOI: 10.1080/14681994.2018.1468560


Træen, B., Carvalheira, A. A., Kvalem, I. L., & Hald, G. M. (2018). European Older Adult’s Use of the Internet and Social Networks for Love and Sex Purposes. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 12(3). doi: 10.5817/CP2018-3-1

Træen, B., Stulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Carvalheira, A. A., Hald, G. M., Lange, T., et al. (2018). Sexual Activity and Sexual Satisfaction among Older Adults in Four European Countries. Archives of Sexual Behavior.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1256-x.

Neves, C., Price, C., & Carvalheira. A. (2017). The Psychometric Properties of the Scale of Body Connection (SBC) in a Portuguese sample. Psychology, Community and Health, 6(1), 158–169. doi:10.5964/pch.v6i1.223

Santana, R., Gouveia, M. & Carvalheira, A. (2017). Demographic and Well-Being Predictors of Regular and Long-term Practice of Argentine Tango in a Multicultural Sample of Practitioners. American Journal of Dance Therapy, 39(2): 252-266. DOI 10.1007/s10465-017-9258-0

Carvalheira, A., Price, C., & Neves, C. (2017). Body awareness and bodily dissociation among those with and without distressing sexual difficulties: Differentiation using The Scale of Body Connection (SBC). Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 43(8): 801-810. Doi:10.1080/0092623X.2017.1299823.


Carvalheira., A., Godinho, L., Costa., P. (2017). The Impact of Body Dissatisfaction on Distressing Sexual Difficulties Among Men and Women: the Mediator Role of Cognitive Distraction. Journal of Sex Research, 54(3): 331-340. DOI:10.1080/00224499.2016.1168771


Træen, B., Kvalem, I., Hald, G., Janssen, E., Graham, C., Enzlin, P., Carvalheira, A., & Stulhofer, A. (2017). Sexuality in Older Adults (65+) -An Overview of the Literature, Part 1: Sexual Function and Its Difficulties. International Journal of Sexual Health.  Doi:10.1080/19317611.2016.1224286


Træen, B., Carvalheira, A., Kvalem, I., Stulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Graham, C., Hald, G., Enzlin, P. (2017). Sexuality in Older Adults (65+)—An Overview of the Recent Literature, Part 2: Body Image and Sexual Satisfaction. International Journal of Sexual Health. Doi:10.1080/19317611.2016.1227012


Træen, B., Stulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Graham, C., Gert Martin Hald, Enzlin, P., & Carvalheira, A. (2016). Healthy Sexual Aging: Sexual function and sexual well-being in older European adults. OpenScience, June. ISSN: 2397 7582


Neves, C., Milhausen, R. & Carvalheira, A. (2015). Sexual Excitation/Sexual Inhibition Inventory (SESII-W/M): Adaptation and Validation Within a Portuguese Sample of Men and Women. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 42(6):552-565.  DOI:10.1080/0092623X.2015.1113579


Carvalheira, A., Santana, R. and Pereira, N. M. (2015). Why Are Men Satisfied or Dissatisfied with Penile Implants? A Mixed Method Study on Satisfaction with Penile Prosthesis Implantation. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 12: 2474–2480. Doi: 10.1111/jsm.13054


Carvalheira, A. & Costa, P. (2015). The impact of relational factors on sexual satisfaction among heterosexual and homosexual men. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 30(3):314-324. DOI: 10.1080/14681994.2015.1041372.


Carvalheira, A. & Santana, R.(2015). Individual and Relationship Factors Associated With the Self-Identified Inability to Experience Orgasm in a Community Sample of Heterosexual Men from Three European Countries. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 42(3):257-266.

DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2015.1010677


Carvalheira, A., Traen, B: & Stulhofer, A. (2015). Masturbation and pornography use among coupled heterosexual men with decreased sexual desire: How many roles of masturbation? Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 41(6): 626-635. DOI:10.1080/0092623X.2014.958790.


Carvalheira, A. Forjaz, V. & Pereira, N. (2014). Adherence to Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction in Long-Term Users: How Do Men Use the Inhibitors? Sexual Medicine (Open Access), 2(2): 96–102 DOI: 10.1002/sm2.31.


Leal, I. , Lourenço, S. , Oliveira, R. , Carvalheira, A. and Maroco, J. (2014) Sexual function in women after delivery: Does episiotomy matter? Health, 6, 356-363. doi: 10.4236/health.2014.65052.


Carvalheira, A., Traen, B: & Stulhofer, A. (2014). Correlates of men’s sexual interest: A cross-cultural study. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11(1):154-164. DOI: 10.1111/jsm.12345


Traen, B., Stulhofer, A., & Carvalheira, A. (2013). The associations among satisfaction with the division of housework, partner’s perceived attractiveness, emotional intimacy, and sexual satisfaction in a sample of married or cohabiting Norwegian middle-class men. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 28 (3): 215-229. DOI:10.1080/14681994.2013.808323

Stulhofer, A., Carvalheira, A., & Traen, B. (2013). Job-Related Strain and Sexual Health Difficulties among Heterosexual Men from Three European Countries: The Role of Culture and Emotional Support. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10:747–756. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02967

Stulhofer, A., Traen, B. & Carvalheira, A. (2013). Is Responsive Sexual Desire for Partnered Sex Problematic among Men? Insights from a Two-Country Study. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 28 (3): 246-258. DOI:10.1080/14681994.2012.756137 

Carvalheira, A. & Leal, I. (2013). Masturbation Among Women: Associated Factors and Sexual Response in a Portuguese Community Sample. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 39(4): 347-367. DOI:10.1080/0092623X.2011.628440 

Carvalheira, A. A., Pereira, N. M., Maroco, J. and Forjaz, V. (2012). Dropout in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction with PDE5: A Study on Predictors and a Qualitative Analysis of Reasons for Discontinuation. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9(9): 2361-2369 DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02787


Carvalheira, A., Brotto, L. & Maroco, J. (2011). Portuguese version of Cues for Sexual Desire Scale: The influence of relationship duration. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8 (1):123-131. DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.01909


Carvalheira, A., Brotto, L. & Leal, I. (2010). Women’s motivations for sex: Exploring the DSM-IV-TR criteria for hypoactive sexual desire and female sexual arousal disorders. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7 (4):1454-1463. DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01693


Carvalheira, A. & Gomes, F. A. (2003). Cybersex in Portuguese chat rooms: A study of sexual behaviors related to online sex. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 29: 345-360. 


Leal, I., Lourenço, S., Oliveira, R.V., Carvalheira, A., Maroco, J. (2013). The impact of childbirth on sexual functioning in women with episiotomy. Psychology, Community & Health, 2(3), 307–316. doi:10.5964/pch.v2i3.58


Gaspar, M. & Carvalheira, A. (2012). The consumption of pornography on the Internet in a sample of Portuguese women. Psychology, Community & Health, 1 (2):163-171.

Leal, I., Lourenço, S., Oliveira, R.V., Carvalheira, A., Maroco, J. (2012). The impact of childbirth on female sexuality. Psychology, Community & Health, 1 (1), 127-139. doi:10.5964/pch.v1i1.13

Carvalheira, A. & Leal, I. (2008). Os determinantes da satisfação sexual feminina: um estudo português. Revista Internacional de Andrología, 6(1): 3-7.

Carvalheira, A. (2007). Intervención terapéutica en las disfunciones sexuales femeninas: perspectiva psicosexológica. Revista Internacional de Andrología, 5 (1): 88-91.

Carvalheira, A. (2007). New methodologies on psychological research on the Internet: A theoretical review. Psychologica, 46: 67-84.

Almeida, J. & Carvalheira, A. (2007). Flutuações e diferenças de género no desenvolvimento da orientação sexual: Perspectivas teóricas. Análise Psicológica, nº3, série XXV, Julho-Setembo: 243-350.

Vendeira, P., Pereira, N., Serrano, F., & Carvalheira, A. (2011). Estudo EPISEX-PT/Feminino: prevalência das disfunções sexuais femininas em Portugal. Cadernos de Sexologia, 4: 7-14.


Santana, R. & Carvalheira, A. (2010). Gender differences in determinants of sexual satisfaction. Isex Cadernos de Sexologia 2:47-55.


Carvalheira, A. (2010). Sandra Leiblum In Memorium. Isex Cadernos de Sexologia 2:5-6.


Carvalheira, A. (2003). Sexo & Internet. Sexualidade & Planeamento Familiar, 36: 3-6. 


Cavalheira, A. & Gomes, F. (2002). Sexo Online em Portugal: Estrutura Factorial do Questionário de Comportamentos Sexuais nos Chats. Psiquiatria Clínica, 23, (2): 123-130.  


Carvalheira, A. & Gomes, F. (2002). Sexo Online em Portugal: Investigação Sobre Comportamentos Sexuais em Chats Portugueses. Psiquiatria Clínica, 23, (1): 43-50.  


Carvalheira, A. (1999). O Outro Lado da Lua – Reflexões sobre Erotismo. Acta Portuguesa de Sexologia, Vol. III, nº1, Out.  

ARTIGOS PROJECTO EUROPEU* 2016/18

Healthy sexual aging: Sexual well-being in older European adults

Træen, B., Hald, G.M., Graham, C., Enzlin, P., Janssen, E., Kvalem, I, Carvalheira, A., Stulhofer, A.
Sexuality in Older Adults (65+)?An Overview of the Literature, Part 1: Sexual Function and its Difficulties. International Journal of Sexual Health 2017 ;Volum 29.(1) s. 1-10


Træen, B., Carvalheira, A., Hald, G.M., Lange, T., Kvalem, I.
Attitudes Towards Sexuality in Older Men and Women Across Europe: Similarities, Differences, and Associations with Their Sex Lives. Sexuality & Culture 2018 s. 1-25

Træen, B., Carvalheira, A., Kvalem, I., Hald, G.M.
European Older Adults’ Use of the Internet and Social Networks for Love and Sex. Cyberpsychology : Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace 2018 ;Volum 12.(3)

Træen, B., Stulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Carvalheira, A., Hald, G.M., Lange, T., Graham, C.
Sexual Activity and Sexual Satisfaction among Older Adults in Four European Countries. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2018 s. 1-15

Stulhofer, A., Hinchliff, S., Jurin, T., Carvalheira, A., Træen, B.
Successful aging, change in sexual interest and sexual enjoyment in couples from four European countries. European Journal of Ageing 2018

Fischer, N., Træen, B., Hald, G.M.
Predicting Partnered Sexual Activity among Older Adults in Four European Countries: The Role of Attitudes, Health and Relationship Factors. Sexual and Relationship Therapy 2018


Schaller, S., Træen, B., Kvalem, I., Hinchliff, S.
Linking the past and the present: constructing meaning from childhood emotional and sexual experiences towards present sexual well-being in older adults. Sexual and Relationship Therapy 2018

Stulhofer, A., Hinchliff, S., Jurin, T., Hald, G.M., Træen, B.
Successful Aging and Changes in Sexual Interest and Enjoyment among Older European Men and Women. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2018 ;Volum 15.(10) s. 1393-1402. 


Stulhofer, A., Jurin, T., Graham, C., Enzlin, P., Træen, B.
Sexual well-being in older men and women: Construction and validation of a multi-dimensional measure in four European countries. Journal of Happiness Studies 2018

Træen, B., Carvalheira, A., Kvalem, I., Stulhofer, A. Janssen, E., Graham, C., Hald, G.M., Enzlin, P.
Sexuality in Older Adults (65+)—An Overview of the Recent Literature, Part 2: Body Image and Sexual Satisfaction. International Journal of Sexual Health 2017 ;Volum 29.(1) s. 11-21

Træen, B., Stulhofer, A., Jurin, T., Hald, G.M.
Seventy-five years old and still going strong: Stability and change in sexual interest and sexual enjoyment in elderly men and women across Europe. International Journal of Sexual Health 2018

* Projecto financiado pela Research Council of Norway (grant 250637). 

pela Research Council of Norway (grant 250637).