Jorge Eduardo Gaete Olivares, Doctorado

Medical Doctor, Psychiatrist, MSc Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology

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19982021

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Jorge Gaete Olivares is Medical Doctor from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with a Master's degree in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology. In addition, he is a Specialist in Adult Psychiatry from University of Chile, and he holds a PhD in Psychiatric Epidemiology from the University of Bristol, England. He did a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Center for Global Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a Clinical Research Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at King's College London, also from the United Kingdom. His research interests are oriented to know the risks and protective factors of mental health problems and substance use among children and adolescents, and he is also involved in several research projects about testing the effectivenes of preventive interventions in mental health, school violence, and bullying in children and adolescents. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education at the Universidad de los Andes, an Associate Researcher at the Millennium Nucleus to Improve Mental Health for Adolescents and Young People, IMHAY and an expert convened by the World Health Organization to conduct the development of the School Health Services Guideline.

Research Interests

General areas:

  • Mental health prevention on children and adolescents. 
  • Health-promoting behaviors among children and adolescents 
  • Developmental psychopathology.

Specific areas:

  • Effectiveness of universal, selected and indicated preventive intervention on mental health among children and adolescents.
  • Effectiveness of school-based interventions against bullying, substance use problems and other risk factors.
  • To study risk and protective factors associated with psychopathology among children and adolescents.

 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Bristol

… → 2009

Master, Universidad de Chile

… → 2004

Bachelor, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.

… → 1999

External positions

Miembro del Grupo de Estudio G2G3 Medicina, Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID), Chile

1 Oct 2019 → …

Investigador Asociado, Nucleo Milenio para el Mejoramiento de la Salud Mental en Adolescentes y Jóvenes

1 Sep 2018 → …

Member of the Guideline Development Group WHO to develop The School Health Services Guideline, World Health Organization

2018 → …

Keywords

  • RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Promotion
  • Prevention

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