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APPLIED PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND PSYCHOSOMATICS



The research group "Applied Psychobiology and Psychosomatics" is composed of four researchers from different fields such as Psychology, Biology, and Medicine. Its main laboratory is based in the Faculty of Psychology, in which the majority of its members carry out their work. The main objective of these researchers is to study the impact that behavior can exert on biological parameters and psychological measures of clinical interest. In particular, this group is focused on the analysis of the inherent psychobiological benefits derived from the practice of different eastern psychosomatic techniques such as meditation, qigong, and yoga, amongst others. This group also studies the application of these ancient holistic systems to different population groups, both for their effectiveness as preventive medicine and for the potentiality they have in the enhancement of the quality of life of people as well as the professional performance of workers.



Research Topics

  • Psychobiology of meditation and related psychosomatic disciplines
  • Behavioral Medicine

 

Scientific-Technical Services

  • Guidance and advice on Psychobiology of health and Behavioral Medicine: coping with stress, psychosomatic disorders, healthy diet and habits, sleep hygiene, physical activity, working hours and alterations of biorhythms, etc.
  • Advice and/or specific training in eastern psychosomatic techniques (meditation, qigong, yoga, etc) to: - Public administrations to improve people’s quality of life and the prevention of illnesses. -Companies concerned about the health and stress of their workers. -Hospitals. -Gymnasiums and sports centers. -Training Centers that would like to learn about the various techniques.
  • Psychobiological research and validation of the clinical efficacy of psychosomatic and behavioral medicine techniques, as well as procedures of complementary and alternative medicine.
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Main Researcher: JUAN M. MANZANEQUE VÁZQUEZ

PAI Reference: CTS496

Web: https://www.uma.es/psicobiologia-aplicada-y-psicosomatica/

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