Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences

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    Edifici B

    08290 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Psychobiology and Health Sciences Methodology created n 1995, is responsible for the organization and implementation of  teaching and research in the two units that make up the department: Psychobiology and Methodology for the Behavioural Sciences.

With regard to teaching it coordinates its own teaching in the these two areas of knowledge in different faculties and schools in accordance with the teaching programme of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and organises doctorate and postgraduate programmes and courses.

As a basic unit for research development, it promotes and support the research and knowledge transfer activities and initiatives of its academic staff.

Directed by:

Albert Bonillo Martin

Research lines

  • Research lines:
  • Neurosciences
  • Person and Society in the Contemporary World
  • Clinical and Health Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Health and Sports Psychology

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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  • 31st European Congress on Obesity (ECO 2024)

    Anastasiadou, D. T., Almazán i Erola, C., Tárrega Larrea, S., Fornieles Deu, A. & Sánchez-Carracedo, D., 2024, In: Obesity Facts. 17 Suppl 1, Suppl. 1, p. 7-515 509 p., GC3.006.

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  • Association between endocrine and neuropsychological endophenotypes and gambling disorder severity

    Mora-Maltas, B., Baenas, I., Etxandi, M., Lucas, I., Granero, R., Fernández-Aranda, F., Tovar, S., Solé-Morata, N., Gómez-Peña, M., Moragas, L., del Pino-Gutiérrez, A., Tapia, J., Diéguez, C., Goudriaan, A. E. & Jiménez-Murcia, S., Jun 2024, In: Addictive Behaviors. 153, p. 107968 11 p., 107968.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Association between type 2 diabetes and depressive symptoms after a 1-year follow-up in an older adult Mediterranean population

    Baenas, I., Camacho-Barcia, L., Granero, R., Razquin, C., Corella, D., Gómez-Martínez, C., Castañer-Niño, O., Martínez, J. A., Alonso-Gómez, Á. M., Wärnberg, J., Vioque, J., Romaguera, D., López-Miranda, J., Estruch, R., Tinahones, F. J., Lapetra, J., Serra-Majem, J. L., Cano-Ibáñez, N., Tur, J. A., Martín-Sánchez, V., & 31 othersPintó, X., Gaforio, J. J., Matía-Martín, P., Vidal, J., Vázquez, C., Daimiel, L., Ros, E., Jiménez-Murcia, S., Dalsgaard, S., Garcia-Arellano, A., Babio, N., Sorli, J. V., Lassale, C., García-de-la-Hera, M., Gómez-García, E., Zulet, M. A., Konieczna, J., Martín-Peláez, S., Tojal-Sierra, L., Basterra-Gortari, F. J., de Las Heras-Delgado, S., Portoles, O., Muñoz-Pérez, M. Á., Arenas-Larriva, A. P., Compañ-Gabucio, L., Eguaras, S., Shyam, S., Fitó, M., Baños, R. M., Salas-Salvadó, J. & Fernández-Aranda, F., 13 Jan 2024, In: Journal of endocrinological investigation. 47, 6, p. 1405-1418 14 p.

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