Mental Health and Psychiatric Care Research groups

Strategic Objectives

  • Contribute to knowledge on risk factors and protection of mental health in adult and infant-youth population.
  • Design and assess new interventions that make more effective prevention and treatment possible for mental pathologies.
  • Contribute to knowledge on aspects of mental health service organisation, helping it to work better.

Main lines of research

  • Mental health in adult populations:
    • Promotion and prevention in mental health.
      •  Study of risk and protection factors in mental health.
        •  Mental disorder prevention programmes
    • Therapeutic intervention models for mental pathologies.
      •  Procedure for psychosis in young adults.
      •  Procedure for redisual schizophrenia.
      •  Procedure for major depression.
      •  Procedure for problematic consumption of alcohol.
  • Mental health in infant-youth populations:
    • Promotion and prevention in mental health.
      •  Early detection of neuro-development pathologies.
    • Therapeutic intervention models for mental pathologies.
      •  Procedure for severe mental disorders.
  • Research into mental health systems and policies:
    • Research into mental health systems.

Science field

Life & Medical Sciences

Institution
Biodonostia
RIS3 Priorities
  • Biosciences & Health
Main researcher
Álvaro Iruin Sanz