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Health Area

Health area

This interdisciplinary area aims to further assess and identify the risk factors for physical and mental health diseases (CITY4AGE) developing ICT-based prevention and intervention programmes improving the health and welfare of citizens from an integrated perspective.

Current work includes the evaluation of brain structure and function in neuropsychiatric patients, risk factors and preventive interventions in depression, neuro-functional correlates in Parkinson’s disease, cognitive rehabilitation in psychosis and schizophrenia.

Aligned with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Deusto research analyse health habits and autonomy in the elderly and develop data analysis tecniques to derive new models of wellness (SONOPA), evaluation of mental health programmes and personal health data treatment in biomedical research.