Doctoral Thesis highlights the importance of detecting emotional and behavioral problems to prevent adolescent suicide

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The researcher Victoria Soto, from the AITANA group, has recently defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Interiorized and Exteriorized Symptomatology and its relationship with suicidal behaviour in adolescents” under the supervision of Dr José Antonio Piqueras. The Doctoral Thesis has been comprised of four studies aimed at evaluating internalised and externalised…

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New monograph on prevention in children’s and youth mental health

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The Journal of Clinical Psychology with Children and Adolescents has just published a monographic issue entitled “Prevention in infantile-juvenile mental health”. The publication has been presented within the framework of the 5th International Congress on Clinical Psychology and Health with Children and Adolescents, which took place recently in Oviedo. The…

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Adolescents addicted to online gambling and betting are on the rise

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Infocop has published an interview with José Pedro Espada, Professor of Psychology at the Miguel Hernández University, about the increase of minors addicted to gambling and betting. In this interview some causes are exposed that originate the appearance of this type of addictive conducts in teenagers, as well as the…

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A Doctoral Thesis provides assessment instruments and an effective program aimed at emotional problems.

The doctoral thesis entitled “Emotional problems in Spanish children: Evaluation strategies and efficacy of the transdiagnostic preventive protocol Super Skills for Life” has recently been defended at the Miguel Hernández University. The Doctoral Thesis, successfully defended by researcher Iván Fernández and directed by doctors Mireia Orgilés and José Pedro Espada,…

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