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SVALA SIGURÐARDÓTTIR

ABOUT ME
I am an Icelandic medical doctor graduated from Aarhus University, who recently moved back to Aarhus from Paris. I have studied nutrition and biology at the University of Iceland and recently got a diploma in Positive Psychology.  I want to see positive psychology interventions and mindfulness integrated in the health care system, to help promote and support the patients that seek their primary care physicians help.

PROJECTS
Designed a protocol for the Primary Care in Reykavík, Iceland, on how to apply positive psychology interventions, including mindfulness, for clients suffering from anxiety and/or depression.

CURRENT RESEARCH
Setting up a pilot study in the Icelandic primary care, where patients diagnosed with mild to moderate anxiety or depression will be offered mindfulness based cognitive therapy as an extra treatment added to treatment as usual.

KEYWORDS
Public health, positive psychology, mindfulness, well-being, nutrition

 

INFORMATION
Svala Sigurðardóttir
Vestergade 49B
8000 Aarhus C
+45 31344158
svalasig@gmail.com