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Yolanda López-del-Hoyo

Mental Health Research Group



Senior researcher, Co-IP in the Mental Health Research Group (B17/23R), a consolidated group of the Aragón Health Research Institute, where she coordinates the strategic line “New technologies in Mental Health”. Dr. López del Hoyo was also part of the Research Network on Chronicity, Primary Care and Health Promotion (RICAPPS).; and has belonged to the Network of Excellence PSI2014-56303-REDT: PROMOSAM: Research in Processes, Mechanisms and Psychological Treatments for Health Promotion. The candidate is also part of the Campus Iberus Innovation in Health Action Group: Conceptualization, prevention and promotion of health from Primary Care. Member of Gambling Prevention Working Group of Spanish Society of Public Health. She directed the Research Group of the Official Association of Psychologists of Aragon. The main lines of work are focused on the application of new technologies to health (m-health interventions, e-health) mainly on major depressive disorder and stress; and the development of mindfulness-based interventions, some of which have also been delivered via online. Dr. López del Hoyo has received research awards, New Technologies and Mental Health (DKV Health and eHealth Hackathon, 2017); Society for Research on Internet Interventions, Best Intervention to Increase Acceptance and Adherence to Internet Therapy, 2017); Psychology Award "Lafourcade" for psychological well-being; She has participated in the development of several online psychological interventions, such as the online program “MindxYou”. Research stays in relevant institutions (Black Dog Institute; Labpsitec; University of Oxford; University of Bristol; Clinical University of Ulm; IUNICS. Evaluator of the National Agency for Evaluation and Prospective of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities; Member of the jury of the Scientific Award AstraZeneca Foundation (Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO). External Expert in the remote evaluation of the COST Actions. EU; Member of Comission for Research Projects of Excellence of Andalusian Knowledge System, Research, Innovation and Business Plan.

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