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Alberto Barceló-Soler

Alberto Barceló-Soler
Fudación IIS Aragón

PhD

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October 2014 - October 2019
Fundación Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Aragón (IIS)
Position
  • Personal Investigador en Formación (FPU)

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Publications (23)
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The aim of this study was to compare meditators and nonmeditators in terms of their tendency to have peak experiences and their dream lucidity, while examining the associations between these outcomes and some related variables such as nondual awareness, mindfulness facets and absorption. In this cross-sectional study, 237 participants from general...
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Aims: To explore the relationship between mindfulness, self-compassion and psychological flexibility, and the burnout subtypes in university students of the Psychology and Nursing degrees, and to analyse possible risk factors for developing burnout among socio-demographic and studies-related characteristics. Design: Cross-sectional study conduct...
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Depression is one of the most common disorders in psychiatric and primary care settings, and is associated with disability, loss in quality of life, and economic costs. Internet-based psychological interventions have been shown to be effective in depression treatment but present problems with a low degree of adherence. The main aim of this study is...
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Background: There is a growing interest in mindfulness-and acceptance-based interventions in sport, with empirical results that support improvements in athletes' performance and well-being. Chess is a sport in which the demand is maximum and where mental preparation can have an important impact on the results. The objective of this work is to ident...
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There is a growing interest in researching the effects of meditative practices on the mental health of students. However, less enthusiasm has been shown for research into their effects on social and proenvironmental attitudes. The main aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of a training program to promote mindful, empathic, and pro-e...
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Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) represent positive effects on mental health in diverse populations. However, the detailed associations between MBIs and biomarkers in patients with psychiatric disorders remain poorly understood. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of MBIs on biomarkers in psychiatric illness, trying to summarize...
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Background: Growing attention has been paid to the field of gut microbiota for mental disorders over the last decade. However, to our knowledge, no studies have conducted systematic reviews on the association between gut microbiota and major depressive disorder (MDD) in both interventional and non-interventional studies. Methods: We conducted a...
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There is a high prevalence of stress in the logistics sector owing to very demanding, fast-paced and unpredictable tasks. Mindfulness-based programmes may reduce stress but require considerable practice. Our aim was to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a shortened, workplace-adapted, mindfulness-based programme for the logistics sector...
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Background: Pregnancy and the postpartum period are times of great change for women and their partners, often bringing substantial challenges and stress. Approximately 10%-20% of women suffer from mood disorders such as depression in the perinatal period. There are risks involved in using psychopharmacological interventions to treat perinatal depr...
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Introduction: Little is known about the applicability of mindfulness-based interventions in Spanish adults with overweight/obesity. The objective of the present study protocol is to describe the methods that will be used in a cluster randomized trial (CRT) that aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a mindfulness eating (ME) programme to reduce emot...
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Currently, depression is a global health problem recognized by the WHO. The prevalence of this pathology in Primary Care is estimated at 19.5% worldwide, and 20.2% in Spain. In addition, the current intervention policies and protocols involve significant costs, both personal and economic, for people suffering from this disorder, as well as for soci...
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Background: Depressive symptoms are quite prevalent in Primary Care (PC) settings. The treatment as usual (TAU) in PC is pharmacotherapy, despite the high relapse rates it produces. Many patients would prefer psychotherapy, but specialized services are overloaded. Studies that apply Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) for the treatment of depre...
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Introduction Depressive, anxiety and adjustment disorders are highly prevalent among mental health outpatients. The lack of funding for mental health problems produces inefficient results and a high burden of disease. New cost-effective group interventions aimed at treating these symptoms might be an appropriate solution to reduce the healthcare bu...
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BACKGROUND Primary Care (PC) is a major access point for initial treatment of depression, but the management of these patients is far from optimal. The lack of time in PC is one of the most important difficulties for the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapy. During the last decade research has focused on the development of brief psychotherapy a...
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Background: Primary care is a major access point for the initial treatment of depression, but the management of these patients is far from optimal. The lack of time in primary care is one of the major difficulties for the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapy. During the last decade, research has focused on the development of brief psychotherap...
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Background The World Health Organization (WHO) has included comorbidity between depression and a chronic disease among the 10 leading global health priorities. Although there is a high prevalence of multimorbidity, health care systems are mainly designed for the management of individual diseases. Given the difficulty in delivering face-to-face psyc...
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Introduction: Personal wisdom has demonstrated important implications for the health of individuals. The aim of the present study was to validate a Spanish version of the Three-Dimensional Wisdom Scale (3D-WS), exploring the structure of a possible general factor, and assessing its explanatory power on psychological health-related variables. Method...
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Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a prevalent, disabling syndrome characterized by chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain and symptoms such as sleep disturbance, fatigue, stiffness, and distress. Although no curative treatment has yet been found, various therapeutic approaches have been developed in the fields of pharmacology and psychology. The present paper...
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The present case study reports the experience of offering a mindfulness-based program to a high performance male Brazilian athlete, 26 years old, with a history of diminished performance following repeated injuries, and severe sleep disturbance. The intervention consisted in an adaptation of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, cr...

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Projects (2)
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To assess the efficacy in Primary Care (PC) of a low intensity psychological intervention applied by the use of ICTs for the treatment of multimorbidity in PC (depression and diabetes/low back pain) by a randomized clinical trial (RCT).