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Dra. Arantzazu Zabala Rabadán

Doctora Arantzazu Zabala Rabadán specialist in Psicología

NPI: BI03245

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Prestigious specialist in psychology, Dr. Zabala Rabadán is an expert in Neuropsychology from the Complutense University of Madrid, where he developed his doctoral training in the study of cognitive deficits and its association with brain biochemical alterations in the prefrontal dorsolateral region psychosis Start early. Currently, he holds his post-doctoral training as a researcher at the University of the Basque Country in the epidemiological study and prognostic factors in patients with a first psychotic episode. Throughout his career he has combined his clinical work with teaching, with Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Neurosciences at the University of the Basque

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Centro de Psicología y Psiquiatría – Amabi

Ercilla Kalea, 41, 1º D, 48009 Bilbao

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Centro de Psicología y Psiquiatría – Amabi

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  • - More than 10 years of experience
  • - Professional experience
    1. • Current professional in Neuropsychology and Psychological Counselling Centre and Psychiatry - Amabi Bilbao Bizkaia (October 2008 - present)
    2. • Clinical neuropsychologist Adolescent Unit of the General Hospital Universitario Gregorio Maranon de Madrid (May 2002 - April 2008)
    3. • Rehabilitation Technician. Beechewood House, Brain Injury services. Partnerships in Care. Pontypool, Wales (UK) (January 2002 - April 2002)
    4. • Evaluation of the National Assessment and Planning ANEP (2010 - present)
  • + Sub-specialties
    1. • First psychotic episodes
    2. • Snuff consumption and cognition
    3. • Effectiveness of mental health interventions
    4. • Empowerment strategies antidepressant activity
    5. • Pharmacogenetics of smoking cessation
    6. • Gene-Environment Interactions in Psychiatry
    7. • Endophenotypic markers in Psycho
    8. • Pharmacological and transgenic models of depression and schizophrenia
    9. • Drugs. Neurobiology of abuse and dependence
    10. • Suicide. Neurobiology of completed suicide
    11. • Neurotransmitter receptors in depression and schizophrenia
  • + Education
    1. • Degree in Psychology from the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Sciences of the University of Deusto, Bilbao (1995 - 1999)
    2. • Doctorate in Neuroscience program at the Complutense University of Madrid (1999 - 2001)
    3. • Research Proficiency Diploma of Advanced Studies in the PhD Program in Neuroscience
    4. • PhD from the Complutense University of Madrid. Neuroscience PhD Program (April 2006)
    5. • PhD in Psychology at the Adolescent Unit of Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
    6. • Post-doctoral training as a research fellow at the University of the Basque Country
    7. • BioCruces member, Health Research Institute Health Research Institute University Hospital Cruces
    8. • Member of the Center for Biomedical Research in Mental Health Network (CIBERSAM)
    9. • Coordinator of work "Comprehensive approach to the early stages of psychosis: A critical view"
    10. • Predoctoral researcher Brain Injury Unit of the Beata María Ana Hospital in Madrid (October 2000 - May 2001)
    11. • Biomedical Research Foundation Gregorio Maranon Hospital (May 2002 - April 2006)
    12. • Collaborator and researcher at numerous scientific studies related to psychology.
    13. • Master in Cognitive Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology
  • + Professor
    1. • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Neurosciences at the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU) (September 2010 - December 2011)
    2. • Tutor trainees at the Master of Child Neuropsychology at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2005 - 2006)
    3. • Collaborator Professor in the Master of Child Neuropsychology at the Faculty of Psychology of the Complutense University of Madrid School (2006 - 2007)
    4. • Tutor in the Master's in Introduction to Research in Mental Health. Inter (2014 - 2015)
    5. • Director of various doctoral theses and other teaching jobs
  • + Publications and conferences
    1. • Author of "cognitive and biochemical alterations in brain correlates of psychosis onset in adolescence"
    2. • Author and contributor to numerous articles, monographs and teaching publications and book chapters
    3. • Virtual speaker at the 5th Congress of Psychiatry. Cognitive deficits in early onset schizophrenia (February 2004)
    4. • Speaker at the IX National Congress of Psychiatry with "biochemical abnormalities detected by spectroscopy in early-onset psychosis" in Bilbao (October 2004)
    5. • Speaker at the World Psychiatry Association International with "cognitive deficits and changes in markers of neuronal integrity psychosis onset in adolescence" (March 2006)
    6. • Speaker at the Third National Congress of Neuropsychology of the Spanish Federation of Neuropsychology (FANPSE) (Oviedo, November 2010)
    7. • Speaker of the XVI World Congress of Psychiatry with the paper "Is antipsychotic blood level monitoring to therapeutical and useful tool in predicting clinical response and outcome in first episode psychosis?" (Madrid, September 2014)
    8. • Presentation of different posters in the Sixth National Congress of Psychiatry (Barcelona, ​​November 2002)
    9. • Poster presentation at the 12th International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) Paris, September 2003
    10. • Poster Presentation World Psychiatry Association (October 2003)
    11. • Poster presentation at the Twelfth Biennial Winter Workshop in Schizophrenia Research (February 2004)
    12. • Reviewer for scientific journals - professionals such as Schizophrenia Research, the Schizophrenia Bulleting, the Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, the European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology.
    13. • Author of "Early stages of piscóticos disorders; A critical view" (Madrid, 2014)
  • + Recognition and awards
    1. • He has been awarded various scholarships and research.
    2. • Young Scientist Award for a poster presentation at the XII Biennial Winter Workshop in Schizophrenia Research (February 2004)
    3. • Poster Award at the 19th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmachology (Paria, September 2006)
    4. • Oral Poster Presentation Award at the 15th European Congress of Psychiatry (March 2007)
    5. • Young Scientist Travel Award in the ECNP Workshop on Neuropsychopharmacology for Young Scientists in Europe (Nice, March 2007)
    6. • Travel Award and Poster Award at the 20th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmachology (Vienna, October 2007)
    7. • Young Scientist Selected and Granted by the poster presented at 48. ECNP Workshop on Neuropsychopharmacology for young scientists in Europe (Nice, March 2009)
    8. • Poster selected prize at the II International Congress Dual Pathology, Addictive Behaviors and other Mental Disorders (Barcelona, ​​October 2011)
    9. • Selected prize at the Sixteenth National Congress of Psychiatry (Bilbao, September, 2012) Poster
    10. • Second best poster award in Dual Pathology in 62. XIV National Conference on Dual Pathology (Madrid, October 2012)
    11. • Extraordinary Doctoral Award. Complutense University of Madrid (November 2008)
  • + Professional membership
    1. • Associate member of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) (May 2007 - May 2011)
  • - Languages spoken
    1. • Spanish
    2. • Euskera
    3. • English

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