Publications by authors named "Mario R Simões"

68Publications

Decision-Making Capacity in Healthcare: Instruments Review and Reflections About its Assessment in the Elderly with Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.

Psychiatr Q 2021 Jan 2. Epub 2021 Jan 2.

University of Coimbra, Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC), Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPCE-UC), Coimbra, Portugal.

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January 2021

Associations between Trace Elements and Cognitive Decline: An Exploratory 5-Year Follow-Up Study of an Elderly Cohort.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 08 20;17(17). Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC), Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPCEUC), Univ Coimbra, 3000-115 Coimbra, Portugal.

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August 2020

The utility of self-reported psychopathic traits in predicting recidivism among a sample of incarcerated female youths.

Int J Law Psychiatry 2020 Jul - Aug;71:101596. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

University of Coimbra, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, PsyAssessmentLab, Rua do Colégio Novo, Coimbra 3001-802, Portugal; Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC) University of Coimbra, Rua do Colégio Novo, Coimbra 3001-802, Portugal. Electronic address:

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June 2020

Cognition, function and awareness of disease impact in early Parkinson's and Huntington's disease.

Disabil Rehabil 2020 Jul 3:1-19. Epub 2020 Jul 3.

University of Coimbra, Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research (CIBIT), Coimbra, Portugal.

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July 2020

Investigating the double-deficit hypothesis of developmental dyslexia in an orthography of intermediate depth.

Ann Dyslexia 2020 04 24;70(1):43-61. Epub 2020 Feb 24.

Neuropsychological Assessment and Ageing Processes (NAAP) group from the Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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April 2020

Modifiable factors associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing homes: The impact of unmet needs and psychotropic drugs.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2020 Jan - Feb;86:103919. Epub 2019 Jul 29.

CINTESIS - Center for Health Technology and Services Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Clinic of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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July 2020

The Adapted Self-Report Delinquency Scale for Adolescents: Validity and Reliability Among Portuguese Youths.

Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 2019 05 8;63(6):837-853. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

4 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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May 2019

Using the Rasch analysis for the psychometric validation of the Irregular Word Reading Test (TeLPI): A Portuguese test for the assessment of premorbid intelligence.

Clin Neuropsychol 2018 Jan-Dec;32(sup1):60-76. Epub 2018 May 3.

a Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental (CINEICC) , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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September 2019

Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Neurocognitive Measures in Healthy Young Adults: The Relation of Executive Functions with Other Neurocognitive Functions.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2019 May;34(3):350-365

CINEICC - Neuropsychology Research and Cognitive and Behavioural Intervention Center, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2019

Memory and linguistic/executive functions of children with borderline intellectual functioning.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2019 Jan-Mar;8(1):76-87. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

a Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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April 2019

Cognitive control during a spatial Stroop task: Comparing conflict monitoring and prediction of response-outcome theories.

Acta Psychol (Amst) 2018 Sep 3;189:63-75. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

CINEICC - Cognitive-Behavioural Research Center, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Psychological Assessment Lab, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Construct and concurrent validity of the Cambridge neuropsychological automated tests in Portuguese older adults without neuropsychiatric diagnoses and with Alzheimer's disease dementia.

Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 2018 03 28;25(2):290-317. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

c Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental (CINEICC), Cognitive-Behavioral Center for Research and Intervention, Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics Lab , Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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March 2018

Factor Structure and Measurement Invariance of the Coimbra Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (BANC).

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2018 Feb;33(1):66-78

Neurosciences, Neuropsychology and Cognitive Assessment group from the Cognitive and Behavioral Center for Research and Intervention (CINEICC), University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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February 2018

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) as a screening test for cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2018 Jan-Feb;25(1):57-70. Epub 2016 Oct 28.

a Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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July 2018

Neurocognitive functioning in children with developmental dyslexia and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Multiple deficits and diagnostic accuracy.

J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 2017 Apr 12;39(3):296-312. Epub 2016 Sep 12.

a Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics Laboratory, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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April 2017

Delirium in elderly patients: association with educational attainment.

Acta Neuropsychiatr 2017 Apr 9;29(2):95-101. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

4Center for Health Technology and Services Research/CINTESIS. Faculty of Medicine,University of Porto. Clinic of Psychiatry and Mental Health,CHSJ,Porto,Portugal.

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April 2017

Searching for a neurologic injury's Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Third Edition profile.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2017 Sep-Oct;24(5):457-464. Epub 2016 Jul 6.

d Centro do Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental (CINEICC), Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação , Universidade de Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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April 2018

[Mini-Mental State Examination: Screening and Diagnosis of Cognitive Decline, Using New Normative Data].

Acta Med Port 2016 Apr 29;29(4):240-8. Epub 2016 Apr 29.

Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Laboratório de Avaliação Psicológica. Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra.

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April 2016

Construct and diagnostic validities of the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test in the Alzheimer's disease spectrum.

J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 2016 10 17;38(8):913-24. Epub 2016 May 17.

e Faculty of Medicine , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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October 2016

The European Portuguese WHOQOL-OLD module and the new facet Family/Family life: reliability and validity studies.

Qual Life Res 2016 09 29;25(9):2367-72. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental (CINEICC), Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics Lab., Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2016

Interpreting WAIS-III performance after primary brain tumor surgery.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2017 Jan-Feb;24(1):42-49. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

c Instituto Ciências da Saúde , Universidade Católica Portuguesa Palma de Cima , Lisbon , Portugal.

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January 2017

Test-retest reliability analysis of the Cambridge Neuropsychological Automated Tests for the assessment of dementia in older people living in retirement homes.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2016 Jul-Aug;23(4):251-63. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

b Cognitive and Behavioral Center for Research, Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics Lab, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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January 2017

Selective Reminding and Free and Cued Selective Reminding in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer Disease.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2016 16;23(2):85-93. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

e Neurology Department , Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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November 2016

Scaling Cognitive Domains of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment: An Analysis Using the Partial Credit Model.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2015 Aug 4;30(5):435-47. Epub 2015 May 4.

Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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August 2015

The Adults and Older Adults Functional Assessment Inventory: A Rasch Model Analysis.

Res Aging 2015 Nov 23;37(8):787-814. Epub 2014 Dec 23.

Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2015

The Relevance of Sociodemographic and Health Variables on MMSE Normative Data.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2015 22;22(4):311-9. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

a Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra; Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental and Psychological Assessment Lab, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences , University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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March 2016

Developmental dyslexia and phonological processing in European Portuguese orthography.

Dyslexia 2015 Feb 20;21(1):60-79. Epub 2014 Dec 20.

Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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February 2015

Event-related brain potentials in the study of inhibition: cognitive control, source localization and age-related modulations.

Neuropsychol Rev 2014 Dec 19;24(4):461-90. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

CINEICC - Cognitive-Behavioural Research Center, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal,

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December 2014

Working Memory in Portuguese Children With Developmental Dyslexia.

Appl Neuropsychol Child 2015 15;4(4):237-48. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

a Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra , Coimbra , Portugal.

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July 2016

Executive functioning in children with developmental dyslexia.

Clin Neuropsychol 2015 3;28 Suppl 1:S20-41. Epub 2014 Oct 3.

a Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences , University of Coimbra , 3001-802 Coimbra , Portugal.

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April 2015

Validation study of the European Portuguese version of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM).

Int Psychogeriatr 2015 May 2;27(5):777-84. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

UNIFAI/CINTESIS Research Unit. Faculty of Medicine,University of Porto,Clinic of Psychiatry and Mental Health,CHSJ,Porto. Al. Hernâni Monteiro,4200-319 Porto,Portugal.

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May 2015

Pilot study on the European Portuguese version of the Confusion Assessment Method.

Acta Neuropsychiatr 2014 Oct;26(5):321-4

7UNIFAI/CINTESIS Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine,University of Porto. Clinic of Psychiatry and Mental Health,CHSJ,Porto,Portugal.

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October 2014

The free and cued selective reminding test distinguishes frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2014 Nov 25;29(7):670-9. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Neurology Department of the Coimbra Hospital and University Center, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2014

Delirium recognition by family: European Portuguese validation study of the family confusion assessment method.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2014 Sep 15;62(9):1748-52. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

Research and Education Unit on Aging, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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September 2014

The free and cued selective reminding test: Validation for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.

J Neuropsychol 2015 Sep 3;9(2):242-57. Epub 2014 Jun 3.

Neurology Department of the Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Center, Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2015

The mismatch negativity (MMN) potential as a tool for the functional mapping of temporal lobe epilepsies.

Epilepsy Behav 2014 Apr 13;33:87-93. Epub 2014 Mar 13.

Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Cis-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal; Department of Neurophysiology, Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

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April 2014

Psychometric properties of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): an analysis using the Rasch model.

Clin Neuropsychol 2014 10;28(1):65-83. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

a Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) , University of Coimbra , Portugal.

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April 2014

Neuropsychological abnormalities in children with the Panayiotopoulos syndrome point to parietal lobe dysfunction.

Epilepsy Behav 2014 Feb 15;31:50-5. Epub 2013 Dec 15.

Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Cis-IUL, Lisboa, Portugal; Department of Neurophysiology, Centro Hospitalar Psiquiatrico de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal; Department of Pediatric Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central, Portugal.

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February 2014

Financial and testamentary capacity evaluations: procedures and assessment instruments underneath a functional approach.

Int Psychogeriatr 2014 Feb 14;26(2):217-28. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, Capacity Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia, for the International Psychogeriatric Association Task Force on Capacity.

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February 2014

WISC-III cognitive profiles in children with developmental dyslexia: specific cognitive disability and diagnostic utility.

Dyslexia 2014 Feb 12;20(1):19-37. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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February 2014

Premorbid IQ influence on screening tests' scores in healthy patients and patients with cognitive impairment.

J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 2013 Jun 12;26(2):117-26. Epub 2013 Apr 12.

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2013

The Clock Drawing Test: Portuguese norms, by age and education, for three different scoring systems.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2013 Jun 21;28(4):375-87. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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June 2013

TeLPI performance in subjects with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease: a validation study.

Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 2013 Oct-Dec;27(4):324-9

*Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences †Psychological Assessment Lab, CINEICC, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences ‡Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Center of General and Applied Linguistics §Department of Neurology, Coimbra University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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July 2014

The Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination Revised as a potential screening test for elderly drivers.

Accid Anal Prev 2012 Nov 21;49:278-86. Epub 2012 Apr 21.

Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental (CINEICC), Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2012

Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): validation study for frontotemporal dementia.

J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 2012 Sep 1;25(3):146-54. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3001-802 Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2012

Social support and adjustment in patients with sarcoma: the moderator effect of the disease phase.

J Psychosoc Oncol 2012 ;30(4):402-25

Institute of Cognitive Psychology, Vocational and Social Development, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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September 2012

Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): validation study for vascular dementia.

J Int Neuropsychol Soc 2012 Nov 8;18(6):1031-40. Epub 2012 Jun 8.

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2012

Montreal Cognitive Assessment: influence of sociodemographic and health variables.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2012 Mar 24;27(2):165-75. Epub 2012 Jan 24.

Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2012

The estimation of premorbid intelligence levels among Portuguese speakers: the Irregular Word Reading Test (TeLPI).

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2012 Jan 2;27(1):58-68. Epub 2011 Dec 2.

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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January 2012

Construct Validity of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA).

J Int Neuropsychol Soc 2012 Mar 24;18(2):242-50. Epub 2011 Nov 24.

Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental (CINEICC), Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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March 2012

Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): normative study for the Portuguese population.

J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 2011 Nov 4;33(9):989-96. Epub 2011 Jul 4.

Psychological Assessment Department, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2011

Portuguese version of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory: transcultural adaptation and psychometric validation.

Aging Ment Health 2011 Aug 9;15(6):742-8. Epub 2011 Jun 9.

Research and Education Unit on Ageing (UNIFAI/ICBAS-UP), University of Porto, Portugal.

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August 2011

Quality of life of sarcoma patients from diagnosis to treatments: predictors and longitudinal trajectories.

Eur J Oncol Nurs 2011 Dec 8;15(5):492-9. Epub 2011 Feb 8.

Institute of Cognitive Psychology, Vocational and Social Development, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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December 2011

Geropsychology and psychogeriatrics in Portugal: research, education and clinical training.

Int Psychogeriatr 2010 Sep;22(6):854-63

UnIFai/ICBAS-UP and School of Health Sciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

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September 2010

Validation studies of the Portuguese experimental version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): confirmatory factor analysis.

J Neurol 2010 May 25;257(5):728-34. Epub 2009 Nov 25.

Neurology Department, Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra, Praceta Mota Pinto, 3000-075 Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2010