Cristian Alcaíno

Thesis title: Early Detection of Bipolar Disorders

PhD in Clinical Psychology

Year of study: 2

  • Department of Clinical Psychology
  • School of Health in Social Science
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Old Medical Building
Teviot Place

City
Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9AG

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Background

I am a Chilean child and adolescent psychologist and a PhD in Clinical Psychology student at the School of Health in Social Science of The University of Edinburgh. Also, I was awarded a scholarship by the National Agency for Research and Development of Chile for funding my current studies.

Qualifications

BSc in Psychology at The University of Valparaíso, Chile.

MSc in Child and Adolescent Psychology at The University of Chile.

PhD (c) in Clinical Psychology at The University of Edinburgh, UK.

Responsibilities & affiliations

Member of Research Bow.

Member of the British Psychological Association.

Member of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD), USA.

Member of the Chilean Society for Bipolar Disorders (SOCHITAB), ISBD filial, Chile.

Member of the Chilean Child and Adolescent Psychiatric and Neurologic Society (SOPNIA), Chile.

Postgraduate Researcher Representative (PGR Rep) at the School of Health in Social Science (2021-2022)

Member of the Centre for Applied Developmental Psychology (CADP) at the School of Health in Social Science.

Postgraduate teaching

Tutor in Research Methods in Applied Psychology.

Research summary

Interests: Bipolarity, Telehealth, Mental Health Prevention, Socioemotional Skills, Disabilities, Psychological Assessment, Psychometrics, Epidemiology, Quantitative Methods and Systematic Reviews.

Current research interests

Early detection and intervention of Bipolar Disorders.

Conference details

Annual Postgraduate Research Students Conference 2021.

Annual Postgraduate Research Students Conference 2022.