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    What will you learn?    

The General Health Psychologist (PGS) is responsible for conducting research, assessments and psychological interventions on those aspects of people's behaviour and activity that influence the promotion and improvement of their general state of health. Therefore, in the MPGS you will learn to:

  • To have an in-depth knowledge of the biological and psychosocial factors associated with health problems and illness, especially those related to mental health.

  • Learn different models of assessment and intervention in the field of PGS as well as the techniques and procedures derived from them to address behavioural disorders and psychological factors associated with health problems.

  • Formulate working hypotheses in research and collect and critically evaluate information to solve problems, applying the scientific method.

  • Writing psychological reports in an appropriate manner.

  • Knowing how to communicate and communicate with other professionals, and mastering the necessary skills for teamwork and in multidisciplinary groups.

  • Plan, carry out and, where appropriate, supervise the process of psychological assessment of human behaviour and psychological factors associated with health problems in order to establish their evaluation.

  • To carry out activities of promotion and education for individual and community psychological health.

  • Use information and communication technologies in professional performance.

  • Develop interpersonal communication and emotional management skills appropriate for effective interaction with patients, relatives and carers.

Director coord

Dr. Jesús de la source
Director academic

Ana Moreno Domingo
Coordinator of Master's Degree 

Aplicaciones anidadas


    You will be able to work in...    

Among the healthcare centres, institutions and companies in which the General Health Psychologist can carry out his or her professional activity are the following:

  • Private sector health care facilities.

  • Associations of patients with various pathologies.

  • Psychosocial rehabilitation centres for chronically ill patients.

  • Addiction treatment centres.

  • Centres partner-sanitary centres of special care

  • Specialised child and youth centres.

  • Residential units for the elderly.

  • Neuropsychological rehabilitation units.

  • Weapons licensing centres.

  • Penitentiary institutions.

  • Family courts and forensic psychological expertise.