Project Description

IMIM will lead the creation of components for the MINDUP intervention that raise awareness and improve early identification of sector-specific and gender-specific mental health issues, in particular, depressive disorders and comorbid anxiety, and provide pathways to support employers and employees in SMEs in construction, health and other sectors. IMIM will also contribute to the adaptation of the iFightDepression tool for MINDUP.

Consorci Mar Parc de Salut de Barcelona, IMIM

Dr Benedikt L. Amann is Associate Professor of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Senior Researcher at the IMIM. His clinical and research focus has been on the impact and its treatment of stressful events and psychological trauma in subjects with affective disorders, PTSD, or anxiety disorders.

Prof. Victor Pérez is Director of Neuropsychiatric and Addiction Institute from the Hospital del Mar and the Spanish coordinator of the EAAD since 2004. He has been involved in the design and implementation of strategies for prevention and treatment of depressive illness in European projects, such as PReDicT and PREDI-NU.

Dr Joan C. Medina is a postdoctoral researcher in the area of Clinical and Health Psychology. His main areas of interest have always been the effect of psychological interventions in depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and cancer. This experience will be a strategic support for delivering the proposed interventions focused on depression and anxiety.

Dra. Ana Moreno-Alcázar is a postdoctoral researcher at the IMIM. Her clinical and research interest is focused on studying the role of traumatic events and investigating relevant psychological treatments in psychiatric and non-psychiatric patients.

Bridget Hogg

Bridget Hogg is a psychologist and predoctoral researcher at the IMIM. Her clinical research is centered on the role of psychological trauma in the onset and prognosis of mental disorder.