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Quality of Life Research Institute (IRQV)

Lines of research

Research in the IRQV is divided into research groups. Each group has one or more research lines of interest described below:

Children, teenagers, children’s rights and their quality of life (ERIDIQV)

  • Well-being, satisfaction and values (researchers: Mònica González and Sara Malo).
  • Responsible use of ICTs and social networks (researcher: Sala Malo).
  • ciberbullying, Bullying, other forms of violence, and socio-emotional skills.
  • Promoting children's rights and protecting children (research: Mònica González).
  • Intervention, assessment and quality of life (researchers: Mònica González and Sara Malo).

Psychology of Health

  • High-risk and preventive sexual behaviours in the face of AIDS, other STIs and unplanned pregnancies (researcher: Montserrat Planes).
  • High-risk and preventive behaviours of vehicle users and pedestrians (researchers: Eugènia Gras).
  • Adding to substances and activities (researchers: Sílvia Font and Fran Calvo).
  • Stress, pain and quality of life (researcher: Montserrat Planes).
  • Quality of life in ageing (researchers: Maria Aymerich and Mònica Cunill).
  • Processes of loss and grief (researcher: Maria Aymerich).
  • Emotional well-being: assessment, promotion and intervention (researchers: Maria Aymerich, Mònica Cunill and Fina Patiño).
  • Cognitive and emotional processes. Neurology and learning (researcher: Sílvia Mayoral).

Discourse, Gender, Culture and Science (DIGECIC)

  • Depsychopathologisation, gender and power (researcher: Teresa Cabruja).
  • Gender violence (researcher: Teresa Cabruja).
  • Globalisation: subjectivities, policies and memory (researcher: Teresa Cabruja).

Lines of research open to collaboration

You can contact the main researchers in each line of research. Collaborations will be according to how demand fits in with the researchers’ needs, on an individual basis and without implying any employment relationship.

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