Departamento de Medicina Legal, Ética Médica e Medicina Social e do Trabalho - FM/MLS

O Departamento de Medicina Legal, Ética Médica e Medicina Social e do Trabalho, no Instituto Oscar Freire, é responsável pela cadeira de Medicina Legal na Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP). Além de oferecer cursos de pós-graduação e especialização, atua nas áreas de Bioética, Ciências Forenses, Medicina Legal e Medicina Social e do Trabalho.

Possui três núcleos e centros de estudos: CEARAS (Centro de Estudos e Atendimento Relativos ao Abuso Sexual); CEIOF (Centro de Estudos do Instituto Oscar Freire) e o Núcleo de Estudos de Bioética. O Grupo de Estudos em Bioética envolve a Faculdade de Medicina, Odontologia, Direito, Saúde Pública, Escola de Enfermagem e Instituto de Psicologia – tendo como missão ser um polo para difusão e implementação do conhecimento bioético; promovendo o intercâmbio com instituições nacionais e internacionais relacionadas ao tema pela formação e aprimoramento de profissionais da área. Desenvolve pesquisas conjuntas, presta serviços à comunidade por meio de cursos de formação e atualização, disseminado informação e estimulando o debate ético e bioético, além de desenvolver pesquisa sistematizada em diferentes áreas de formação.

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Recent Submissions

  1. The workplace mobbing complaint and the psychotherapy

    PSICOLOGIA EM ESTUDO, v.21, n.1, p.127-135, 2016

    Interpersonal relationships at work can be complex, with multiple meanings. Sometimes people experience emotionally painful or even humiliating situations at work. Psychological harassment and mobbing are expressions used to refer to situations in which emotional violence is deliberately and repe...

  2. The legacy of ZikaPLAN: a transnational research consortium addressing Zika

    GLOBAL HEALTH ACTION, v.14, suppl.1, Special Issue, article ID 2008139, 13p, 2021

    Global health research partnerships with institutions from high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries are one of the European Commission's flagship programmes. Here, we report on the ZikaPLAN research consortium funded by the European Commission with the primary goal of addressing...

  3. Specific Electroencephalographic Signatures for Pain and Descending Pain Inhibitory System in Spinal Cord Injury

    PAIN MEDICINE, v.23, n.5, p.955-964, 2022

    Objectives The pain related to spinal cord injury (SCI) is difficult to treat, and it is associated with significant morbidity. One aspect to improve therapeutics is to explore markers of pain and its correlates in SCI. Methods In this cross-sectional neurophysiological analysis of a randomized, ...

  4. Many hands make light work: CNV of GSTM1 effect on the oral carcinoma risk

    CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY, v.78, article ID 102150, 6p, 2022

    Background: Genetic alterations of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) allow the understanding of the oral carcinogenesis and the identification of molecular biomarkers that aid the early diagnosis of the disease. The copy number variation (CNV) of GSTM1 and GSTT1 are promising targets because th...

  5. Histogram lies about distribution shape and Pearson's coefficient of variation lies about relative variability

    QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY, v.18, n.1, p.91-110, 2022

    Histograms and Pearson's coefficient of variation are among the most popular summary statistics. Researchers use histograms to judge the shape of quantitative data distribution by visual inspection. The coefficient of variation is taken as an estimator of relative variability of these data. We ex...

  6. Some Problems with the Dirac Delta Function: Divergent Series in Physics (vol 51, pg 1324, 2021)

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, v.52, n.3, article ID 76, 1p, 2022

  7. Vector control strategies in Brazil: a qualitative investigation into community knowledge, attitudes and perceptions following the 2015-2016 Zika virus epidemic

    BMJ OPEN, v.12, n.1, article ID e050991, 13p, 2022

    Objective The World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern following the rapid emergence of neonatal microcephaly in Brazil during the 2015-2016 Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic. In response, a national campaign sought to control Aedes mosquito populations and r...

  8. EEG theta and beta bands as brain oscillations for different knee osteoarthritis phenotypes according to disease severity

    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v.12, n.1, article ID 1480, 15p, 2022

    This study aims to investigate the multivariate relationship between different sociodemographic, clinical, and neurophysiological variables with resting-state, high-definition, EEG spectral power in subjects with chronic knee osteoarthritis (OA) pain. This was a cross-sectional study. Sociodemogr...

  9. Physical evidence of rape against children and adolescents in Brazil: Analysis of 13,870 reports of sexual assault in 2017

    SAGE OPEN MEDICINE, v.10, 2022

    Introduction: The medical literature reports child and adolescent maltreatment since the 8th century. Unfortunately, even today, the incomplete knowledge of this event persists. Several forms of violence are applied to children and adolescents, mainly sexual violence including rape and sexual ass...

  10. Cohort Profile of the International Spinal Cord Injury Community Survey Implemented in 22 Countries


    Objectives: To detail the methodological features of the first International Spinal Cord Injury (InSCI) Community Survey by describing recruitment and data collection procedures, and to report on the recruitment results and basic characteristics of participants by country and income setting. Desi...