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Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0487

+44-7482878454

Francesc Colom

Francesc Colom

Francesc Colom
Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain

Biography

Francesc Colom is the Head of the Psychoeducation and Psychological Treatments Area at the Barcelona Bipolar Disorders Program IDIBAPS Hospital Clinic University of Barcelona The Barcelona Psychoeducation Program designed by Dr. Colom and coworkers is nowadays the strongest evidencebased psychoeducational program for bipolar patients His book “Psychoeducation Manual for Bipolar Disorder” has been published in several languages including English Spanish Italian French and Polish He has lectured all over the world and published over a hundred scientific articles with an H index of 32 Dr Colom has also written 12 books and a number of book chapters Dr. Colom’s current research focuses on psychological treatments and its biomarkers of response treatment adherence pharmacological issues cognitive impairment and its remediation and on clinical issues such as predominant polarity mixed states and temperament He has been a member of the Board of Councilors of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders a member of the Nomenclature Committee and Chair of the Website Education Committee of the same society and is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Pannel of the ECNP He sits rather comfortably on the editorial board of 5 international scientific journals and enjoys reviewing articles for more than 30 others in his leisure time In June 2007 Francesc Colom was awarded with the prestigious “Mogens Schou Award” for the excellence of his research

Research Interest

Affective disorders, Psychoeducation and Treatment adherence.

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