Laura-Do Vale
    Laura  Do Vale

    Mind Matters

    Laura Do Vale is a trained clinical psychologist as well as a neuro-psychologist with over ten years of practice. She is currently doing her PhD from the University of Estremadura, Spain. She has practiced at the trauma unit of the Central Hospital of S. Jose; at the oncology unit at Capuchos Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Dona Estefânia and as the pneumologist at the Hospital of Sta Marta, Lisboa – Portugal. She now works at Muscat Private Hospital.

The first day of school
    August 21, 2010

Everything is ready for the long awaited first day of class, until anxiety takes over not only the child, but also the parents, and that is where things can get complicated.

Bulimia nervosa
    August 8, 2010

Bulimia is an eating disorder characterised by recurrent episodes of binge eating in which the patient eats a large amount of food in a short time, as if he is very hungry.

Anorexia Nervosa
    July 19, 2010

What is it?

Changing phase
    June 26, 2010

Entering university is certainly the dream of many young people. This period, however, is a very crucial and difficult one for the same lot as well. The adjustment may not be so easy.

Sports and kids
    June 21, 2010

There is a widespread belief that engaging in sport activities is good for the health of children. Therefore, it's the parents who are increasingly betting on sport as a form of leisure for their children, as they recognise that it conveys a set of values and virtues.