Agata Cristiana Morgado Salvador

Agata Cristiana Morgado Salvador
Nome Completo:
Agata Cristiana Morgado Salvador


Ágata Salvador concluded her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Lisbon, with a thesis entitled "Caregiving parents of children with cancer: Resources for adaptation and treatment-decision making process”. She completed her Master's degree in Clinical and Health Psychology (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra). She is an Assistant Professor and vice-coordinator of the Computational Psychology Laboratory at the School of Psychology and Life Sciences, Lusófona University. Ágata is a researcher at Lusófona University, HEI-Lab - Digital Human-Environment Interaction Lab, and her main research interests are related to pediatric health conditions, parental adaptation, family-centered care, and digital applications designed for the intervention for health conditions.


  • Doutoramento
    Clinical Psychology - Family Psychology and Family Intervention (PhD)
  • Mestrado integrado
    Clinical Psychology and Health


Journal article

  • 2020-03-08, Do parents of children with cancer want to participate in treatment decision-making?, Supportive Care in Cancer
  • 2019-09-31, Family Management of Pediatric Cancer: Links with Parenting Satisfaction and Psychological Distress, Family Process
  • 2019-07-19, The Benefits of Family-Centered Care for Parental Self-Efficacy and Psychological Well-being in Parents of Children with Cancer, Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • 2019-03-27, Parents' psychological well-being when a child has cancer: Contribution of individual and family factors, Psycho-Oncology
  • 2018, Does Hope Matter? Associations Among Self-Reported Hope, Anxiety, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents with Cancer, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
  • 2016, Development of the Connectedness to Treatment Setting Scale for Children with Cancer and Their Parents, Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • 2016, Caracterização dos cuidados centrados na família em oncologia pediátrica em Portugal, Psychology, Community and Health
  • 2016, "Care that matters": Family-centered care, caregiving burden, and adaptation in parents of children with cancer, Families, Systems and Health
  • 2015, Parents’ Perceptions About Their Child’s Illness in Pediatric Cancer: Links with Caregiving Burden and Quality of Life, Journal of Child and Family Studies

Book chapter

  • 2020, VR-Based Assessment and Intervention of Cognitive Functioning after Stroke, Virtual Reality in Health and Rehabilitation, CRC Press

Thesis / Dissertation

  • 2019, PhD, Pais-cuidadores de crianças com cancro : recursos para a adaptação e participação na tomada de decisão relativamente ao tratamento
  • 2014, Master, Parent's perceptions about their chil's illness in pediatric cancer: links with caregiving burden and quality of life


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