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Luis Joaquín García, PI of the PROEM network, participates in EVBRES, an EU-funded COST Action aimed at establishing an evidence-based international research network

The working meeting was held in Bergen (Norway) from 4 to 6 February, attended by researchers from across 34 countries worldwide 7/02/2019.- Luis Joaquín García, lecturer with the Department of Psychology at the University of Jaén (UJA), and member of the UJA’s EI_CTS3 research team and PI of the PROEM network, attended the EVBRES workshop […]

The PROEM network presents to the Congress of Deputies its report and roadmap on the current situation regarding mental health and emotional well-being in adolescents

Luis Joaquín García, PI of the PROEM network, was invited by various parliamentary groups to discuss possible policies for action on this issue Members of parliament agreed that further steps should be taken to include mental health as a strategic line within the Spanish National Research Plan and to develop an early detection protocol for […]

Lourdes Espinosa participates in the Abecedario Solidario 2018 radio marathon

Lourdes Espinosa, researcher with the Department of Psychology at the University of Jaén (UJA) and member of the PROEM network, was guest on the radio marathon as part of the ‘Abecedario Solidario 2018’ initiative on Monday. Specifically, Lourdes Espinosa participated in the section entitled ‘R de Repensar la Salud Mental’ (R for Rethinking Mental Health), […]

Researchers at the University of Jaén warn of the high incidence of cyberbullying and of the existence of forced sexting among campus students

According to a Diagnosis Report recently drawn up, 66% of students have experienced cybervictimization at some point over the past year, while 36% have engaged in sexting and 2.5% acknowledge having been forced or coerced into sexting within this same time period 4/12/2018.- Researchers of the group ‘Psychological Assessment and Intervention’ attached to the University […]

The University of Jaén delves into the importance of psychological support when faced with traumatic events during the 2nd Workshops on Emergency Psychology

16/11/2018.- The University of Jaén (UJA) hosted the 2nd Workshops on Emergency Psychology, in which the importance of psychological support when faced with traumatic and extreme events was explored. The initiative, having now celebrated its second edition, was organized by the research group “Evaluación e Intervención Psicológica” (Psychological Assessment and Intervention), a member of the […]

The PROEM network participates in the drafting of the “White Paper: Input for the Upcoming European Health”, developed by the TREATme international network

The PROEM network has collaborated in drawing up a document entitled “White Paper: Input for the Upcoming European Health”, developed by expert researchers from across 29 European countries under the TREATme international network. Researchers include Luis Joaquín García, PI of the PROEM network and the Spanish representative of the international network’s management committee, named by […]

Antonio Cano presents different proposals aimed at tackling stress and anxiety to the Commission for Health, Consumption and Social Welfare

Antonio Cano, president of the Spanish Society for the Study of Anxiety and Stress (SEAS) and member of the PROEM network, appeared before the Commission for Health, Consumption and Social Welfare on 25 October to present different proposals towards fighting stress and anxiety. During his intervention, the professor of the Complutense University of Madrid explained […]

The ‘Cognitive-Affective and Clinical Psychology’ group of the University of the Balearic Islands joins the PROEM network

The ‘Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience and Clinical Psychology’ research group of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) is now a partner of the interdisciplinary research network for the psychological assessment and PROmotion of mental health and EMotional well-being in young people (PROEM). Specifically, this research group is part of the UIB’s University Institute for Health Sciences […]

Maite Garaigordobil publishes a book on assessment, prevention and intervention strategies for bullying and cyberbullying

Maite Garaigordobil, professor of Psychological Testing at the University of the Basque Country (UPV) and research member of the PROEM network, has published a book entitled “Bullying y Cyberbullying: Estrategias de evaluación, prevención e intervención” (Bullying and Cyberbullying: Assessment, Prevention and Intervention Strategies; Editorial UOC – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya). This publication falls within the […]

The PROEM network meets with the Youth Institute to join efforts to promote mental health in young people

Under the umbrella of World Mental Health Day, which took place Wednesday, 10 October, the network for the PROmotion of mental health and EMotional well-being in young people (PROEM) held a working meeting with Ruth Carrasco, Director-General of the Youth Institute (INJUVE), to establish common synergies in the interest of promoting mental health in young […]

The PROEM network obtains the only subsidy grant for promoting mental health within the “Networks of Excellence” 2017 scheme awarded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities

This represents the only “Network of Excellence” 2017 awarded by this national programme for promoting scientific research headed by the University of Jaén. It is also one of only two networks (2% of total grants) for groups whose object of study is psychology 9/10/2018.- The research network for the PROmotion of EMotional mental health in […]