Category Archive: Maria João Martins

Caring for a university community during the COVID-19 pandemic: Development of an online psychological support service (UCare)

Ana Sofia Caetano, Maria João Martins, Ana Carvalhal de Melo & António Queirós   Abstract The present paper aims to share a university medical services’ experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a reaction to the predictable negative psychosocial impact on the community brought by home confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Coimbra …

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Caring for a university community during the COVID-19 pandemic: Development of an online psychological support service (UCare)

Ana Sofia Caetano, Maria João Martins, Ana Carvalhal de Melo & António Queirós   Introduction SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the new COVID-19 disease, was initially detected in December of 2019. It rapidly spread all over the world, obliging the World Health Organization (WHO) to recognise the emergency of a pandemic on March 11, 2020. …

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