Teresa Kirchner Nebot

Teresa Kirchner Nebot is tenured lecturer, accredited to professor, in the Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatment (Faculty of Psychology) at the University of Barcelona. A member of the European Association of Psychological Assessment and the Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (IR3C), she has completed five officially approved six-year research terms and six officially approved five-year teaching terms. Alongside her teaching in the area of psychological assessment she is engaged in two main lines of research: risk factors and their relationship to psychological symptoms, and coping strategies in adolescents and other at-risk populations. A contributor to numerous research projects, she has been principal investigator in two competitive projects and has led one teaching innovation project. E-mail: tkirchner@ub.edu


Selected publications


Kirchner, T, & Lara S. (2013). Stress and depression symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis: the mediating role of social functioning. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 123(6), 407-413. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0404.2010.01422.x 

 Forns, M., Kirchner, T., Però, M., Pont, E., Abad, J., Soler, L., & Paretilla, C.(2013). Factor structure of the adolescent coping orientation for problem experiences in spanish adolescents. Psychological Reports, 112(3), 1-27

Soler, L., Kirchner, T., Paretilla, C., & Forns, M. (2013). Impact of poly-victimization on mental health: the mediator and/or moderator role of self-esteem. Journal of Interpersonal Violence,28(13), 2695-2712. doi: 10.1177/0886260513487989.


Soler, L., Paretilla, C., Kirchner, T., & Forns, M.(2012) Effects of poly-victimization on self-esteem and post-traumatic stress symptoms in adolescence. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 21(112) 645-653.

Lara, S., & Kirchner, T. (2012). Estrés y afrontamiento en pacientes afectados de Esclerosis Múltiple. Estudio comparativo con población comunitaria. Anales de Psicología, 28(2), 358-365.


Kirchner, T., & Patiño, C. (2011). Latin-American immigrant women and mental health: differences according to their rural or urban origin. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 14(2), 843-850.

Kirchner, T., Muñoz, D., Forns, M., Peñarubia, J., & Balash, J.(2011) Identifying by means of coping typologies and primary appraisal the likelihood of positive b-hCG test results in women undergoing IVF treatment: a preliminary study. Human Reproduction, 26(5), 1138-1143.