Andrés Losada Baltar
Catedrático/a de Universidad
Coordinador de la línea de investigación en Psicología del Prog. Doctorado en Ciencias de la Salud
3
Quinquenios
2019
4
Docentia
2018-19
3
Sexenios investigación
2018

Centro

Fac. de CC. de la Salud

Departamento

Psicología

Área

Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicológico
Información general
Información general
Presentación
  • Full professor at the URJC and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia (UK), with past and current teaching and research activities at Stanford University, University of Southern California or Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Associate editor of the journals Clinical Gerontologist and Revista Española de Geriatría y Gerontología. Editorial board member of the journals Aging & Mental Health and Behavioral Psychology. Coordinator of the PhD program in Psychology of the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences (URJC). Director of the CUIDEMOS research group, recognized by the Global Ageing Research Network (GARN) and the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics. Member of INTERDEM and Ageing Mind Initiative. I have been invited to give lectures at conferences such as the International Psychogeriatrics Association International Meeting,  International Congress of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society or the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies.
    Principal investigator of research projects aimed at developing and testing the efficacy of non-pharmacological therapies for people with dementia and their family caregivers, and projects aimed at testing psychosocial correlates of mental health through the life cycle, mainly focused in older adults. In addition, our team has as a main objective the development and testing of assessment measures of consctructs such as guilt, dysfunctional thoughts, experiential avoidance, or ambivalence. Some of the measures developed by our team have been validated to other languajes such as English, French, or Finnish. We have published articles in journals such as the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, The Gerontologist, Aging & Mental Health, International Psychogeriatrcics or Health Psychology, as well as book chapters in books such as Handbook of the Psychology of Aging or the Oxfod Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology. 
    Reviewer for funding agencies such as the AEI (Agencia Estatal de Investigación) or the European Research Council. Our team has received prestigious research awards such as the Intanta Cristina, first price of the Caja Madrid Foundation, the Rafael Burgaleta or the Fundación Lafourcade research award. 
    PhD Students
    Laura Gallego-Alberto. PhD (2019).Research assistant at the UAM. 

    Carlos Vara-García (2019). Research assitant at the URJC. 
    Celia Nogales-González (2015). Research assistant at the URJC.
    Virginia Fernández-Fernández (2013). Research assistant at the UNED.
    Miriam Alonso-Fernández (2012). Research assistant at the URJC.
    Rosa Romero-Moreno (2010). Professor at the URJC.
    Aníbal Pérez Peñaranda (2008). Professor at Universidad de Carabobo.
    Current PhD Students
    Samara Barrera Caballero
    Lucía Jiménez Gonzalo
    José Fernandes Pires
    María del Sequeros Pedroso Chaparro
    Cristina Huertas Domingo
    Silvia Santiago Sacristán
    María Béjar Santana





Méritos
Docencia y asignaturas impartidas en el curso actual
  • Grado

    PLAN ASIGNATURA
    (2180) DOBLE GRADO EN CRIMINOLOGIA - PSICOLOGIA (ALCORCON)INTERVENCION EN PSICOLOGIA CLINICA
    (2038) GRADO EN PSICOLOGIA (ALCORCON)INTERVENCION EN PSICOLOGIA CLINICA
    (2038) GRADO EN PSICOLOGIA (ALCORCON)PSICOLOGIA DE LA VEJEZ

    Máster universitario oficial

    PLAN ASIGNATURA
    (6203) MÁSTER UNIVERSITARIO EN PSICOLOGÍA GENERAL SANITARIAINTERVENCIÓN CLÍNICA EN LA VEJEZ
    (6203) MÁSTER UNIVERSITARIO EN PSICOLOGÍA GENERAL SANITARIAINTERVENCIÓN EN FAMILIA, PAREJA Y SEXUALIDAD
HISTÓRICO DOCENTE (ÚLTIMOS 10 CURSOS ACADÉMICOS)
Listado de proyectos (Últimos 10 años)
Códigos de investigador
Publicaciones
    1. Losada-Baltar, A., Jiménez-Gonzalo, L., Gallego-Alberto, L., Pedroso-Chaparro, M.D.S., Fernandes-Pires, J., & Márquez-González, M. (2020). "We're staying at home". Association of self-perceptions of aging, personal and family resources and loneliness with psychological distress during the lock-down period of COVID-19. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa048.
    2. Márquez-González M, Romero-Moreno R, Cabrera I, Olmos R, Pérez-Miguel A, Losada A. (2020). Tailored versus manualized interventions for dementia caregivers: The functional analysis-guided modular intervention. Psychology and Aging, 35, 41-54.
    3. Cheng, S.T., Li, K.K., Losada, A., Zhang, F., Au, A., Thompson, L., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2020). The effectiveness of nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychology and Aging, 35, 55-77. 
    4. Losada, A., Márquez-González, M., Vara-García, C., Gallego-Alberto, L., Romero-Moreno, R., & Pillemer, K. 2018). Ambivalence and guilt feelings: Two relevant variables for understanding caregivers¿ depressive symptomatology. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 25, 59-64.
    5. Losada, A., Pillemer, K., Márquez-González, M., Romero-Moreno, R., & Gallego-Alberto, L. (2017). Measuring ambivalent feelings in dementia family caregivers: the Caregiving Ambivalence Scale (CAS). The Gerontologist, 57, e37-e46. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw144.
    6. Losada, A., Márquez-González, M., Romero-Moreno, R., Mausbach, B., López, J., Fernández-Fernández, V., & Nogales-González, C. (2015). Title: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) versus Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for dementia family caregivers: results of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 83, 760-772.
    7. Losada, A., Márquez-González, M., Romero-Moreno, R. & López, J. (2014). Development and Validation of the Experiential Avoidance in Caregiving Questionnaire (EACQ). Aging & Mental Health, 18, 897-904.
    8. Losada, A., Márquez-González, M., García-Ortíz, L., Gómez-Marcos, M.A., Fernández-Fernández, V., & Rodríguez-Sánchez, E. (2012). Loneliness and mental health in a representative sample of community-dwelling Spanish older adults. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 146, 277-292.
    9. Losada, A., Márquez-González, M. & Romero-Moreno, R. (2011). Mechanisms of action of a psychological intervention for dementia caregivers: effects of behavioral activation and modification of dysfunctional thoughts. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 26, 1119-1127.
    10. Losada, A., Márquez-González, M., Knight, B.G., Yanguas, Y., Sayegh, P. & Romero-Moreno, R. (2010). Psychosocial factors and caregivers¿ distress: Effects of familism and dysfunctional thoughts. Aging & Mental Health, 14, 193-202.