Paulo César Azevedo Dias


General Information

Academic Category: 

Assistant Professor / Researcher



Curriculum DeGóis


Biographical note and Research Interests

Paulo C. Dias, Psychologist, with master degree in Educational Sciences and PhD in Health Psychology. As professor, he is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Psychology course at the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Catholic University of Portugal and directs the research line regarding “Cognition, intersubjectivity and human development” at the Center of Philosophical and Humanistic Studies. Since 2009 has been involved in several National and European funded research in educational field (about plagiarism in secondary schools, project-based learning in secondary schools) and in health and addictions (early detection drug-consumption, alcohol prevention in adolescence, and cannabis prevention). During this period, outputs have been published in national and international journals.

Relevant Publications

Morell-Gomis, R., Moriano, J.A., Laguía, A., Dias, P., & Lloret, D. (online first). Adolescents cannabis use intention: Validating a theory of planned behavior questionnaire in four European countries. Journal of Substance Usedoi: 10.1080/14659891.2018.1510050
Sousa, P., Dias, P. C., & Cadime, I. (2017). Predictors of primary school teachers’ knowledge about developmental dyscalculia. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 32 (2), 204 – 220. doi: 10.1080/08856257.2016.1216635
Dias, P. C., & Cadime, I. (2016). Effects of personal and professional factors on teachers’ attitudes towards inclusion in preschool. European Journal of Special Needs Education 31 (1), 111 – 123. doi: 10.1080/08856257.2015.1108040
Tomyn, A. J., Tamir, E., Stokes, M.A., & Dias, P. C. (2016). A Cross-Cultural Evaluation of the Personal Wellbeing Index – School Children in Samples of Australian and Portuguese Adolescents. Applied Research in Quality of Life 11 (3), 837 – 851. doi: 10.1007/s11482-015-9400-4
Dias, P. C., Bastos, A. S., Marzo, J. C., & García del Castillo, J. A. (2016). Bienestar, calidad de vida y regulación afectiva en adolescentes portugueses. Atencion Primaria, 48 (7), 432 – 439. doi: 10.1016/j.aprim.2015.09.005