Health promotion and psychosocial prevention

/Health promotion and psychosocial prevention
Health promotion and psychosocial prevention 2019-09-23T17:13:27+00:00

This line of research focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of intervention strategies aimed at changing the early conditions associated with the development of depression and personality disorders, reducing the social exclusion of people with psychological disabilities, and promoting the capabilities of mental health professionals.

Topics for specific studies in this line:

1.- Evaluation of the effectiveness of communication campaigns aimed at transforming social representations and practices associated with the social determinants of disorders and social exclusion.

      a.- Social representations of old age in health professionals and their relationship with the diagnosis of depression in the elderly
Study director: Susana González / sgonzalb@uc.cl
See description of the study HERE

2.- Impact of social support programmes and early attachment interventions on psychological well-being and the prevention of disorders.

     a.- Intervention in Attachment and Mentalization in caregivers of preschool children

Director of the study: María Pía Santelices / msanteli@uc.cl

    See description of the study HERE

      b.- Intervention with video-feedback focused on Link Quality and Parental Reflective Function, addressed to

           Triads Mother-Father-Son

Director of the study: Marcia Olhaberry / mpolhabe@uc.cl

    See description of the study HERE

       c.- Pilot Intervention of a Preventive Intervention Program in Depression for Chilean Families

Director of the study: Matías Irarrázaval / mirarrazavald@u.uchile.cl

     See description of the study HERE

3.- Effectiveness of interventions aimed at preventing depressive disorders and suicidality.

a.- Feasibility and Acceptability of the pilot application of a tiered Internet-based program for the prevention and early intervention of            depression in high school students in Santiago, Chile, and Medellín, Colombia.

Director of the study: Vania Martínez / vmartinezn@med.uchile.cl

   See description of the study HERE

b.- WITHOUT e-STRES: Design and pilot study of a web-based program for the monitoring and support of patients with trauma-related stress in treatment at the Chilean Safety Association (ACHS).

Study director: Álvaro Carrasco / aecarrasco@uc.cl

        See description of the study  HERE

     c.- Effectiveness of a phased internet-based programme for the prevention and early intervention of adolescent depression.

Director of the study: Vania Martínez / vmartinezn@med.uchile.cl

See description of the study  HERE

      b.- Pilot study and clinical trial of an internet-based programme for the prevention and early intervention of depression

          in adolescents.

Director of the study: H. Daniel Espinosa / hespinosa@ces.educ.co

See description of the study HERE

4.- Design and evaluation of interventions aimed at increasing the problem-solving capacity of mental health teams in primary care.

a.- Training and supervision with technological assistance for the management of depression in Primary Care.

Study director: Graciela Rojas / graciela.rojas.castillo@gmail.com

     See description of the study HERE

        b.- Implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of an evidence-based psychoeducational programme in a group

             of family carers of people with dementia.

Study director: Claudia Miranda / claudia.miranda@uv.cl

       See description of the study HERE

      c.- Collaborative study on the development of psychotherapists in training.
             Study director: Paula Dagnino / pauladagnino@gmail.com