Lia Moreira-Cruz

Lia Moreira-Cruz

MD, MSc

I am Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Centro Hospitalar Tamega e Sousa, Penafiel, Portugal, and Head of the Neuropsychiatry Team. I have a special inerest in ADHD, early-onset bipolar disorders, and developmental neuropsychiatry.

I studied medicine (MD) at the University of Porto, Portugal. In 2006 I started my trainee in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Centro Hospitalar do Porto. In 2011 I finished my trainee after 6 months of clinical placement at the National and Specialist Children's Inpatient Unit (Acorn Lodge) of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and as a research fellow in the Department of Psychosis Studies.

In 2005 I completed a Postgraduate Programme of Forensic Medical Sciences; in 2006 I completed an MSc in Forensic Medicine.

KEY PUBLICATIONS

Asperger Syndrome: Implications in adulthood

Revista Saúde Mental 10

Neurobiology of ADHD

Psiquiatria Clínica 31

Legal Implications of ADHD

Revista da Sociedade Portuguesa de Psiquiatria e Psicologia da Justiça 3

The Body and Mental Health

Nascer e Crescer 19

Duration of Untreated Psychosis. A clinical case

Revista do Hospital Júlio de Matos 22