Juan P. Sanabria-Mazo

Juan P. Sanabria-Mazo
Fundació Sant Joan de Déu · Teaching, Research & Innovation Unit

PhD Student
Predoctoral Researcher PFIS and Associate Professor

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Introduction
Juan P. Sanabria-Mazo is a PhD Student in Health Psychology at Autonomous University of Barcelona. Currently he works as predoctoral researcher at Fundació Sant Joan de Déu. He is interested in clinical and health psychology, specifically his research focuses on the psychological management of chronic pain.
Additional affiliations
May 2020 - present
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
Position
  • PhD Student
September 2019 - September 2022
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Position
  • PhD Student
March 2018 - May 2018
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Position
  • Researcher
Education
September 2019 - September 2022
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Health psychology
September 2018 - July 2019
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Research in clinical and health psychology
July 2011 - July 2016

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Publications (42)
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The study protocol of a prospective and randomized controlled trial for the assessment of the efficacy of nature activity therapy for people with Fibromyalgia (NAT-FM) is described. The primary outcome is the mean change from baseline in the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR) score at post-treatment (12 weeks) and at 9 months of follo...
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Introduction. The IMPACT study focuses on chronic low back pain (CLBP) and depression symptoms, a prevalent and complex problem that represents a challenge for health professionals. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Brief Behavioural Activation Treatment for Depression (BATD) are effective treatments for patients with persistent pain and...
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The lack of highly effective treatments for fibromyalgia (FM) represents a great challenge for public health. The objective of this parallel, pilot randomized controlled trial was two-fold: (1) to analyze the clinical effects of mindfulness plus amygdala and insula retraining (MAIR) compared to a structurally equivalent active control group of rela...
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The identification of general population groups particularly vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on mental health and the development of healthcare policies are priority challenges in the current and future pandemics. This study aimed to identify the personal and social determinants of the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on...
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Introduction There is evidence that low-dose naltrexone (LDN; <5.0 mg/day) reduces pain and improves the quality of life of people with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). However, no randomised controlled trials with long-term follow-ups have been carried out. The INNOVA study will evaluate the add-on efficacy, safety, cost–utility and neurobiological ef...
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Rationale: widespread population vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus is a matter ofgreat interest to public health managers as it is the main pharmacological measureto contain the COVID-19 epidemic. Hesitancy or reluctance to vaccination hasbecome one of the main barriers to containing the pandemic. The young adultpopulation appears as one of...
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Background: Suicide is among the leading causes of preventable death worldwide. The impact of suicide affects personal, social, and economic level. Therefore, its prevention is a priority for public health systems. Previous studies seem to support the efficacy of providing active contact to persons who have made a suicide attempt. The current syste...
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Background: Suicide is among the leading causes of preventable death worldwide. The impact of suicide affects personal, social, and economic level. Therefore, its prevention is a priority for public health systems. Previous studies seem to support the efficacy of providing active contact to persons who have made a suicide attempt. The current syste...
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Methods. A randomised controlled trial was performed to evaluate the effectiveness of a 12-week multicomponent treatment based on pain neuroscience education, therapeutic exercise, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness, in addition to treatment as usual, compared to treatment as usual only in patients with fibromyalgia (FM). A total of 272...
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Este libro de investigación tiene como objetivo principal evaluar el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en la salud mental de la población colombiana, a partir del modelo de determinantes sociales de la salud. La información que se reporta en el desarrollo de los próximos ocho capítulos tiene como propósito principal brindar la evidencia necesaria...
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Objectives: The Patient Health Questionnaire-4 (PHQ-4) is a short screening instrument to measure depressive and anxious symptoms. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the online version of the PHQ-4 in a large sample of the general population in Colombia. Methods: Data were collected during the first phase of mobility restrictions o...
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Objective: This systematic review with a three-level mixed-effects meta-analysis examined the characteristics of the programs designed to promote physical activity (PA) outdoors, seeking to identify the characteristics associated with greater health benefits, as well as the motivational strategies used to go along with the interventions. Methods: A...
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In this webinar, the results of the PSY-COVID study at the Autonomous University of Barcelona are presented in relation to the impact on mental health (anxiety disorder, depression and somatization), comparing the different clusters of the academic community with each other (students, professors and administration and services staff) and with the g...
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This preprint has been published in Journal of Clinical Medicine: DOI: 10.3390/jcm10225297 ResearchGate link to published version: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/356199784_Social_Inequities_in_the_Impact_of_COVID-19_Lockdown_Measures_on_the_Mental_Health_of_a_Large_Sample_of_the_Colombian_Population_PSY-COVID_Study Link to the paper's...
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La comunicación presenta los resultados preliminares sobre salud mental de una muestra de población residente en Perú (n = 530) durante las medidas de restricción demovilidad adoptadas para el control de la pandemia de COVID-19
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The conference presents the preliminary results on mental health from a sample of the population resident in Peru (n = 530) during the mobility restriction measures adopted to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A recent study (FIBROWALK) has supported the effectiveness of a multicomponent treatment based on pain neuroscience education (PNE), exercise therapy (TE), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness in patients with fibromyalgia. The aim of the present RCT was: (a) to analyze the effectiveness of a 12-week multicomponent treatment (nature...
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The burnout syndrome is the consequence of chronic stress that overwhelms an individual’s resources to cope with occupational or academic demands. Frenetic, under-challenged, and worn-out are different burnout subtypes. Mindfulness has been recognized to reduce stress, comprising five facets (observing, describing, acting with awareness, non-judgin...
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Second report on the results of the PSY-COVID study in Colombia This document, entitled "Social behavior of the Colombian population during the COVID-19 pandemic," presents descriptive analyses of public health variables.
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Aim: To provide a preliminary assessment of the efficacy of the NAT-FM protocol as a complimentary treatment in patients with fibromyalgia (FM). Methods: A trial was conducted, with two arms: TAU (n = 6) and TAU+NAT-FM (n = 6). Results: There was a reduction in physical limitations and anxious/depressive symptoms and an improvement in positive affe...
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Methods. A randomised controlled trial (RCT) was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of a 12-week multicomponent treatment based on pain neuroscience education, therapeutic exercise, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness, in addition to treatment as usual (TAU), compared to TAU only in patients with fibromyalgia (FM). The multicompone...
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Segundo informe de resultados del estudio PSY-COVID en Colombia. En este documento, titulado “Comportamiento social de la población colombiana durante la pandemia del COVID-19“, se dan a conocer los análisis descriptivos de las variables de salud pública.
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First report on the results of the PSY-COVID study in Colombia. In this document, entitled "Effects on the mental health of the Colombian population during the COVID-19 pandemic", descriptive analyses of mental health variables are presented.
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Primer informe de resultados del estudio PSY-COVID en Colombia. En este documento, titulado “Efectos en la salud mental de la población colombiana durante la pandemia del COVID-19“, se dan a conocer los análisis descriptivos de las variables de salud mental.
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This study explored the brain structural correlates of psychological flexibility (PF) as measured with the Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale (PIPS) in patients with fibromyalgia (FM). Structural magnetic resonance imaging data from 47 FM patients were used to identify Gray Matter Volume (GMV) alterations related to PIPS scores. Brain GMV cl...
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The objectives of this research were: (a) to relate sexual risk, knowledge, and attitudes towards HIV testing in Colombian university students; and (b) to describe the perceived barriers in those who had not been tested, analyzing the differences according to sex. A cross-sectional study was carried out, in which 1057 Colombian university students...
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Los objetivos de esta investigación fueron: (a) relacionar el riesgo sexual, los conocimientos y las actitudes hacia la prueba del VIH con su realización en estudiantes universitarios colombianos; y (b) describir las barreras percibidas en aquellos que no se la habían realizado, identificando las diferencias según el sexo. Se llevó a cabo un estudi...
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This research aimed to understand the social representations associated with HIV and AIDS in a group of adolescents and university students from Colombia. For this, a qualitative study of phenomenological interpretative design was carried out with 18 university students. The collection techniques used were natural semantic networks (NSN) and discus...
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El objetivo de esta investigación fue comprender las repercusiones del dolor crónico en las dinámicas de pareja, desde la perspectiva de mujeres con fibromialgia. Se realizó un estudio cualitativo de diseño fenomenológico interpretativo en el cual se entrevistó a 15 mujeres. Las participantes reportaron inconformidad con el cambio de su rol en la r...
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The scientific literature indicates that chronic pain influences the sex life of women. The objective of this research was to describe the changes in the erotic expression of a group of women with fibromyalgia. For this, a qualitative study of interpretive phenomenological design was conducted in which 15 women were interviewed in depth. Some parti...
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The NAT (Nature, Activity and Therapy) research project aims to design therapies based on activities in the natural environment. NAT-FM is a therapeutical protocol focused on Fibromyalgia (FM). This pathology is a central sensitivity syndrome, characterized by generalized chronic pain and intense fatigue. The interventions through physical activity...
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Resumen El objetivo de esta investigación fue comprender las representaciones sociales asociadas al VIH y al Sida en un grupo de adolescentes y jóvenes universitarios colombianos. Para ello, se realizó un estudio cualitativo de diseño fenomenológico interpretativo en el que participaron 18 estudiantes universitarios. Las técnicas de recolección emp...
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The aim of this research was to understand the impact of chronic pain on the quality of life of a group of women diagnosed with fibromyalgia. For this, a qualitative study of phenomenological interpretative design was carried out in which 15 women, aged between 23 and 60 years participated. Data analysis was performed with the support of the Atlas....
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O objetivo desta pesquisa foi compreender as implicações da dor crônica na qualidade de vida de um grupo de mulheres diagnosticadas com fibromialgia. Para isso, se realizou um estudo qualitativo de cunho fenomenológico interpretativo e envolvendo 15 mulheres, com idades compreendidas entre os 23 e os 60 anos. A análise dos dados se realizou com o a...
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Fundamento: La pérdida de cabello se constituye como una alteración física que puede influir en la autoestima de mujeres con cáncer. Objetivo: Comprender los significados alrededor del tejido de pelucas oncológicas en mujeres diagnosticadas con cáncer pertenecientes a un grupo de autoayuda en Cali (Colombia). Método: Estudio cualitativo de diseño f...
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Abstract The family is one of the most important socializing agents in adolescent sex education. However, multiple barriers to communication within families have been identified. Therefore, this study aimed to characterize and understand the processes by which parents and their adolescent children communicate about sexuality. Two questionnaires wer...
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Esta investigación cualitativa de diseño fenomenológico tuvo como objetivo comprender la influencia de la religión en la toma de decisiones sobre sexualidad en estudiantes católicos practicantes. La muestra, seleccionada intencionalmente, estuvo conformada por cuatro hombres y cuatro mujeres, de los cuales dos de cada sexo habían iniciado su vida s...
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A família é um dos principais agentes de socialização na formação da sexualidade adolescente. No entanto, diferentes barreiras de comunicação são identificadas. Esta pesquisa tem por objetivo caracterizar e compreender os processos de comunicação sobre sexualidade entre os pais e seus filhos adolescentes na cidade de Cali, Colômbia. Dois questionár...
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Resumen: La familia es uno de los agentes socializadores más importantes para la formación en sexualidad de los adolescentes. Sin embargo, se han identificado múltiples barreras en los procesos de comunicación. Por este motivo, esta investigación tuvo como objetivo caracterizar y comprender los procesos de comunicación en sexualidad entre los padre...

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Traducir, diseñar y evaluar pruebas psicométricas útiles en el campo de la psicología de la salud y otros escenarios análogos
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The main objective is to assess the effectiveness, cost-utility, safety and neurobiological effects of low-dose naltrexone (LDN) vs. Placebo in the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia.