PSiNET
Psychology, Health & ICT

Interventions in Chronic Pain

This area aims at applying ICTs to interventions in pain problems from a biopsychosocial perspective.

 

Projects

Resilience and family dynamics through an online psychosocial intervention for children with chronic pain and their caregivers. (2018-2021)

Funding: UOC Doctoral Grant.

Objective: Analysis of the role of resilience and family dynamics in coping strategies of children and their caregivers, and design of an online intervention. 

Team: Gemma Ruiz (PI), Mercè Boixadós (PSiNET) and Sandra Simó (UValencia).

 
RELIEF. Recovering life wellbeing through pain self-management techniques involving ICTS (2016-2021)

Funding: European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. Grant agreement nº 689476.

Objective: The project searches for new technologies to assist chronic patients to Self-Manage their pain through a Pre-Commercial Procurement process. http://relief-chronicpain.eu/ 

Team: Immaculada Cuesta (Bravosolution) (PI) and Eulàlia Hernández (PI UOC partner), Manuel Armayones (PSiNET), Servicio Andaluz de Salud (SAS), Uppsala lans landsting (CCU), GIP Réseau des Acheteurs Hospitaliers (Resah) and SPH conseil (SPH).

 

AIJ Teens (2014-2020) 

Funding: UOC Doctoral Grant.

Objective: Creation and development of an online resource (Instagram) for adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) with the aim of providing tools that help them to manage the disease and improve their quality of life. (videos in Youtube

Team: Imma Beneitez (PI), Rubén Nieto (ehealth lab-UOC), Eulàlia Hernández and Mercè Boixadós (PSiNET)

 

DARWEB (2012-2017)

Funding: RecerCaixa, Obra Social La Caixa (2012-2013); Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (2014-2017).

Objective: Creation and development of an online resource for adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) with the aim of providing tools that help them to manage the disease and improve their quality of life.

Team:  Rubén Nieto (PSiNET) (PI), Eulàlia Hernández, Mercè Boixadós, Imma Beneitez (PSiNET),  Anna Huguet and Patrick McGrath (IWK- Halifax, NS, Canada).