Laia Mollà Cusí

Laia Mollà Cusí
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu · Servicio de Psiquiatría/Psicología

Psy.D., M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology

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Introduction
Laia Mollà currently works at the Servicio de Psiquiatría/Psicología, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. Laia does research in Clinical Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Health Psychology.
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May 2012 - May 2016
Consorci MAR Parc de Salut de Barcelona
Position
  • Medical Professional

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Publications (10)
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Background: Systematic reviews of psychodynamic psychotherapy for individuals with psychosis have reported mixed results. However, mentalization-based therapy (MBT), a manualized psychodynamic psychotherapy, has been proven effective in controlled studies in non-psychotic patients with severe mental disorders. Although MBT is currently being used t...
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Abstract: Self-harm in teenagers has become more important in recent years, given its increased prevalence and the greater risk involved of making a suicidal attempt and developing a borderline personality disorder or a major depressive disorder. We aim to review the literature as to psychological treatments for non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). Stu...
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New approaches to underlying alterations in psychosis suggest increasing evidence of glutamatergic abnormalities in schizophrenia and an association between these abnormalities and certain core psychopathological alterations such as cognitive impairment and negative symptoms. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS) is an MR-based technique...
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Introduction Social withdrawal is a major health problem that has been related with higher morbidity and mortality rates. There are few studies about the relationship between suicidal behavior and social isolation. Aim To describe the existence of suicidal risk in subjects with social isolation. Method Participants were 187 subjects referred to a...
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In light of the increasing variability in family structures, coparenting has attracted growing attention as a crucial dimension on which to evaluate children’s mental health across different family structures. In this study, we present a systematic review of the available measures for the assessment of coparenting. After duplicate removal, screenin...
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Depression is one of the most frequent pathologies being consulted. Includes a wide range of symptoms such as sadness, anhedonia, loss or gain of weight, insomnia or hypersomnia, feelings of excessive guilt or loss of energy. Many patients suffer at once both depression or symptoms of discomfort and uncontrolled impulses. There is data that shows a...
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Method Results Mentalization-based treatment (MBT) was initially developed for the treatment of borderline personality disorder (PD) 1. In the last years, therapy with mentalizing as a central component has been developed for treatment of numerous groups, including people with antisocial PD, substance abuse, eating disorders, and psychotic disorder...
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Background: In general population, the prevalence of current substance use disorders (SUD) among personality disorders (PD) is estimated as 5 to 16%. If we take treatment-seeking patients (PD) as a starting point, different authors have reported a prevalence of SUD among PD patients in a range of 40-60%. The co-occurrence of SUD and PD seems to in...
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Clozapine is considered to be the gold-standard treatment for refractory schizophrenia. However, an estimated 40-70% of antipsychotic-resistant patients do not respond, or respond only partially, to clozapine. Furthermore, a significant number of patients stop the therapy for various reasons, including its side effects, many of which are thought to...

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