Grupos de investigación

Jesus Sanz (English)


Work address

Office: Office 1224.O, Wing Building I ("José Luis Pinillos" Building), Faculty of Psychology
Phone: +34 91 394 3040 
Fax: +34 91 394 3189 
Postal Address: Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Psicología Clínica, Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Campus de Somosaguas, 28223 Madrid, Spain
E-mailjsanz@psi.ucm.es


Teaching during the 2019-2020 academic year


Research areas

  • Psychopathological consequences of terrorist attacks and their treatment: Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder, depressive disorders and anxiety disorders in victims of terrorism, their treatment by cognitive-behavioral therapy programs, and role of cognitive factors in the vulnerability to those disorders.
  • Factorial models and structure of personality: Theoretical developments and assessment of the five-factor model or Big Five model in the study of personality structure.
  • Essential hypertension: Assessment of essential hypertension by blood pressure measures taken out of the clinic, treatment of essential hypertension with cognitive-behavioral interventions, and the role of stress, negative emotions and personality in the development, maintenance and control of essential hypertension with stress.
  • Assessment of depression and anxiety: Assessment of depression and anxiety by questionnaires and experimental tasks based on the information processing paradigm. Analysis of the psychometric relationships between depression and anxiety. Screening and diagnosis of depressive and anxiety disorders by questionnaires.

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Recent publications (last 5 years)

2019

  • Moreno, N., Sanz, J., García-Vera, M. P., Gesteira, C., Gutiérrez, S., Zapardiel, A., Cobos, B., y Marotta-Walters, S. (2019). Effectiveness of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for terrorism victims with very long-term emotional disorders. Psicothema, 31(4), 400-406. Full text

2018

  • Gesteira, C., García-Vera, M. P., & Sanz, J. (2018). Porque el tiempo no lo cura todo: eficacia de la terapia cognitivo-conductual centrada en el trauma para el estrés postraumático a muy largo plazo en víctimas de terrorismo. Primer premio de la XXIII edición del Premio de Psicología Aplicada “Rafael Burgaleta” 2015 [Because time does not heal all wounds: Efficacy of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for very long-term posttraumatic stress in victims of terrorism. First prize of the XXIII edition of the "Rafael Burgaleta" 2015 Prize in Applied Psychology]Clínica y Salud, 29, 9-13. Full text
  • Escudero, S., Navarro, R., Reguera, B., Gesteira, C., Morán, N., García-Vera, M. P., & Sanz, J. (2018). Tratamiento psicológico por videoconferencia de una víctima de terrorismo con trastorno por estrés postraumático y otros trastornos emocionales comórbidos 30 años después del atentado [Videoconference-delivered psychological treatment for a victim of terrorism with posttraumatic stress disorder and other comorbid emotional disorders 30 years after the terrorist attack]Clínica y Salud, 29, 21-26. Full text

2017

  • Sanz, J., & García-Vera, M. P. (2017). Misconceptions about depression and its treatment (I)Papeles del PsicólogoFull text
  • Sanz, J., & García-Vera, M. P. (2017). Misconceptions about depression and its treatment (II)Papeles del PsicólogoFull text
  • García-Vera, M. P., & Sanz, J. (2017). Psychopathological consequences of terrorism: the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder in victims of terrorist attacks. En J. A. del Real Alcalá (Ed.), Current and future devolepments in Law, vol. 1. Human rights issues and vulnerable groups (pp. 346-362). Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Science Publishers. Abstract
  • García-Vera, M. P., Sanz, J., Navarro, R., Reguera, B., & Altungy, P. (2017). La atención psicológica a las víctimas de atentados terroristas [Psychological care for victims of terrorist attacks]. In F. Vacas Fernández (Dir.), Cuadernos Cultura de Paz, nº 4. Desarrollo, derechos humanos y víctimas: triángulo virtuoso para la paz (pp. 41-50). Madrid: Instituto de Estudios Internacionales y Europeos Francisco de Vitoria. Full text

 

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Other publications

  • Sanz, J. (1989). Biofeedback de temperatura: I. Introducción y consideraciones prácticas [Temperature biofeedback: I. Introduction and practical considerations]Revista Española de Terapia del Comportamiento, 7, 273-294.
  • Sanz, J. (1990). Biofeedback de temperatura: II. Aplicaciones al tratamiento de trastornos psicofisiológicos [Temperature biofeedback: II. Applications to the treatment of psychophysiological disorders]Revista Española de Terapia del Comportamiento, 8, 17-51.
  • Sanz, J. (1991). Hacia un modelo de depresión desde la psicología de los constructos personales [Towards a depression model based on personal construct psychology]. Boletín de Psicología, 33, 7-40.

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