• Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS); Grup Recerca Addiccions Clinic (GRAC-GRE) Psychiatry Department, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona
  • Spain
In programme
  • October 23 10:50 to 12:20
  • October 25 10:45 to 12:15
  • October 25 10:45 to 12:15
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Hugo López-Pelayo is Medical Doctor by the University of Rovira Virgili (2002-2008), PhD by the University of Barcelona (2018) and Psychiatrist (Hospital Clinic Barcelona, training 2009-2013). He works at the Addictions Unit of Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and the Addictions Research Group of IDIBAPS since 2013. He is trainer in motivational interviewing and brief interventions. His research has been focused on the treatment of alcoholism in patients affected by medical conditions (e.g. liver transplantation), the role of digital tools in the management of substance use (e.g. web-based interventions for risky alcohol use) and early diagnosis of cannabis use disorders and risky cannabis use (e.g. Spanish validation of Standard Joint Unit). Regarding this last point, he is specifically interested in the impact of cannabis use on physical health.