Research areas


The AITANA group investigates the risk factors, assessment and treatment of clinical and health problems in childhood and adolescence. Its priority research topics are as follows:

  • Assessment and treatment of separation anxiety disorder and the phobia of the dark

  • Assessment and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder

  • Assessment of prevention programs focused on sexual risk behavior

  • Prevention and treatment of addictive behaviors

  • Emotional effects of children with divorced parents or children living with a conflictual family 

  • New technologies for psychological assessment and intervention