O Brain and Behaviour Research Lab (BBRLab) tem 2 grupos de investigação:

PAIN RESEARCH

AIMS:

1. Development and validation of methods to better assess pain both on experimental and clinical settings:

  • Focused Analgesia Selection Test (FAST)
  • Pain psychophysical paradigms
  • Pain questionnaires

2. Studying pain-related underlying mechanisms

  • Cognitive mechanisms
  • Cognitive pain modulation
  • Emotional and social pain modulation
  • Interoception


3. Translate the knowledge to community and health care professional and improve pain treatment and management

  • Dissemination activities in the community
  • Dissemination activities with patients Associations
  • Education and therapy in chronic pain
  • Seminars in posgraduate courses to health care professionals


IN SUMMARY, our current and future goals are:

To develop and improve methods that can allow better pain assessment and treatment and increase the knowledge about pain modulation and assessment mechanisms
To expose health care professionals and patients to recent knowledge in pain research
To contribute to personalized clinical care and reduce patients’ pain and suffering

MENTE, CÉREBRO E EDUCAÇÃO

(MAIS INFORMAÇÕES BREVEMENTE DISPONÍVEIS)