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Avances en Psicología Básica y Aplicada: ÁREA 2: CLÍNICA Y SALUD

Coordinator/Director: Dra. María Prieto Ursúa
Centre/Institute/Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales
University: Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Main Focus Area: 4, Health and biosciences
Main SubFocus Area: Clinical psychology and health
No. of PhDs: 11
Total members: 13

Brief description
Work-related stress: prevention and intervention for “burn out”, analysis of engagement, especially amongst teaching staff
Health psychology: adaptation for physical ailments, promotion of wellbeing and quality of life, prevention of health problems, health amongst women, nutritional problems
Clinical intervention: addressing problems such as stress, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, cognitive/behavioural intervention techniques, humanistic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy
Family therapy and intervention: couples’ therapy, family mediation, intervention in families with multiple problems, systemic focus to family therapy
Gender, psychological fit, couples and families: family roles, families with two incomes, gender-related pathologies, educational styles
The psychological wellbeing of children and adolescents
Addictions: gambling addiction, drug addiction profiles and alcoholism
Caretaker health and quality of life