Depersonalization and anxiety

This line of research aims to study the symptoms of depersonalization and derealization in patients with anxiety disorders and community controls, to determine possible predictors of depersonalization in the anxious population, and to evaluate the relationship between obsessive-compulsive symptoms and depersonalization.

Affective symptoms constitute an occurrence

Affective symptoms are a common occurrence in patients with epilepsy, both in the form of comorbidity with depressive and bipolar syndromes, as well as symptoms associated with the neurological picture itself. The concept of affective temperaments constitutes an element of interest to understand the predisposition of certain patients whose personality characteristics confer a higher risk … Continued

Psychopathological characterization and clinical delimitation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adults

Attention deficit disorder is the most commonly diagnosed problem in childhood, and reliable studies show that more than half of people diagnosed in childhood continue to have this problem in adulthood. The presence of ADHD in adolescence and adulthood is associated with enormous functional consequences on the academic and work performance of those who suffer … Continued

Computational psychiatry: using data science to improve the understanding, prediction, and treatment of mental illness

Building a bridge between neurosciences and mental health implies overcoming enormous challenges due to the complexity of the studied organ, the brain, and the overwhelming psychological and social universe where it interacts. As Huys et al. (2016) state, dealing with such complexities requires powerful techniques. Computational psychiatry combines multiple levels and types of analysis with … Continued

Study of normal and pathological human behavior from dimensional models of psychopathology: interoception, emotional regulation, and negative repetitive thinking

A priority problem in mental health today is the high comorbidity among pathologies of negative affect, as anxiety disorders and depression are currently called. This complexity is immeasurable for most psychological treatments, designed for exclusive diagnostic categories. Robust evidence confirms the existence of factors and mechanisms at different levels (behavioral, cognitive, neuropsychological and neurophysiological) common … Continued