Mireia Solerdelcoll Arimany
Institute of Psychiatry at the Maudsley King’s College London, University of London (London, United Kingdom).
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Barcelona and specialist in Psychiatry at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (2015-2019). During the residency, she carried out a training itinerary focused on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and with a grant from Fundación Española de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental (FEPSM), she performed a five-month traineeship at The Zucker Hillside Hospital of New York, under the supervision of Prof. Christoph U. Correll. As a result of this collaboration, her research focusses on identification and characterization of prodromal symptoms of bipolar disorder and the development of a prediction model of transition to bipolar disorder.
Her preference for Child and Adolescent Mental Health started even before beginning her specialization and she has carried out several courses, seminars and congresses, both national and international and covering a broad diagnostic and therapeutic spectrum, highlighting the courses ADI-R and ADOS-2, obtained a Diploma of Specialization in Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Childhood and Adolescence by UNED, and the course ECNP School of Child & Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology 2019. From the healh care poin of view, she has been a therapist for the Dialectic-Behavioral Therapy Group for Adolescents of the Affective Disorders Program.
Within her investigator activities, during the residency she has published four articles, several communications in congresses, and has participated as a speaker in symposiums especially in the field of psychopathological characteristics among children in the child welfare system. Furthermore, though a specific program focused on Incipient Psychotic Disorder (PAE-TPI), she has actively participated in both clinical and scientific meetings and she is developing her main research project, a longitudinal study of nutritional and stress biomarkers in the prodromal phase of psychotic disorders and their usefulness in predicting transition to psychosis.