Silvia Marcó Garcia

Investigador pre-doc

The researcher received a degree in Psychology, a Clinical and Health itinerary, in 2008, from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He completed the Master's Degree in Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology (2012-2014) and the Master's Degree in Neuroscience (2015-2016), at the UAB.

From October 2012 to July 2014, a researcher at the Benito Menni Hospital in Sant Boi, in the context of practices of the Master's Degree in Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology, with a final project on "Effects of Electroconvulsive Therapy on psycho-geriatric patients: preliminary data. " From September to November 2013, researcher at the Pasqual Maragall Foundation in the ALFA study against Alzheimer's. From October 2015 to July 2016, researcher at the University Hospital of Bellvitge, in the context of practices of the Master in Neuroscience, with a final project on "Impulsivity of intact decision in Huntington's disease despite altered structural connectivity in the Uncinate Fasciculus".

She started her career at Sant Joan de Déu Health Park in 2016. From May 2016 to January 2019, she has participated as a Researcher in the European Grant "Mobile Therapeutic Attention for Patients with Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia'' in the Horizon2020 framework. (H2020-PHC-2014-single-stage CNECT). From October 2016 to the present, participation as a Researcher in the Private Foundation for Research and Teaching Sant Joan de Déu, in the project "Adaptation, validation and standardization of the Baron emotion recognition facial recognition test. -Cohen in people with schizophrenia and healthy controls". From January 2017 to the present, Researcher in the "Pilot project evaluating the effectiveness of a training program in the processing of emotions in people with schizophrenia''.

From January 2018 to the present, she is the main Researcher on the project "Elaboration of a psychoeducational material on theory of mind and facial recognition of emotions for people with schizophrenia: a qualitative study of needs''. She is also the evaluating neuropsychologist in the project "Legal incapacitation in people with severe mental disorder: a description of the neuropsychological clinical profile and the development of a predictive model". At the same time she is the evaluating neuropsychologist in the project "Co-creation of the functional plan of the Menni clinic: valuing personal capacities, discovering social and citizen capacities'' from July 2018 to the present.


Project name:
Elaboración de un material psicoeducativo sobre teoría de la mente y reconocimiento facial de emociones para personas con esquizofrenía: estudio cualitativo de necesidades.
Silvia Marcó Garcia
Funding entities:
Parc Sanitari de Sant Joan de Déu -Serveis de Salut Mental
Starting - finishing date:
2018 - 2020
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