Caterina Calderón Garrido

Caterina Calderon Garrido. Associate Professor, Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatment at the University of Barcelona, where she is Professor of Psychological Assessment. She has participated in several competitive state and teaching innovation projects. Her main lines of research are coping strategies, health and/or psychological wellbeing in pediatric and adult population, skills analysis, virtues and character strengths, and ADHD. In these areas she has published more than fifty articles, highlighting a dozen publications in ISI impact journals, chapters in more than a dozen scientific and academic books. Clinical psychologist since 2005 in the Adult Mental Health Centre, Barcelona (Germanes Hospitalàries). Member of the GREMI: Research Group in Music Education and Innovation of the University of Barcelona. Email:


Selected publications


Pedrón-Giner, C., Calderón C., Martinez-Costa, C., Borraz, S., Gómez-López, L. (2014). Factors predicting distress among parents/caregivers of children with neurological disease and home enteral nutrition. Child: Care, Health and Development, 40(3), 389-397. doi: 10.1111/cch.12038

Gustems, J., Calderón, C. (2014). Empathy and coping strategies as predictors of well-being in teacher students. Electronic Journal of Research in Education Psychology, 12(1), 129-146


Martinez-Costa, C., Calderón C., Pedrón-Giner, C., Borraz, S., Gómez-López, L. (2013). Satisfaction with gastrostomy feeding in caregivers of children with home enteral nutrition: application of the SAGA-8 questionnaire and analysis of involved factors. Nutrición Hospitalaria, 28 (4), 1121-1128

Martinez-Costa, C., Calderón C., Pedrón-Giner, C., Borraz, S., Gómez-López, L. (2013). Psychometric properties of the structured Satisfaction questionnaire with Gastrostomy Feeding (SAGA-8) for carers of children with gastrostomy tube nutritional support. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 26(2), 191-197

Gustems, J., Calderón, C. (2013). Coping strategies and psychological well-being among teacher education students. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 28 (4), 1127-1140


Pedrón-Giner, C., Calderón, C., Martínez-Zazo, A., Cañedo, E., Malillos, P., Sesmero-Lillo, M.A. (2012). Home enteral nutrition in children: A 10 year experience with 304 pediatric patients. Nutrición Hospitalaria 27 (5), 1444-1450. Doi: 10.3305/nh.2012.27.5.5898.

Leonhardt, M., Forns, M., Calderón, C., Reinoso, M., Gargallo, E. (2012). Visual performance in preterm infants with brain injuries compared with healthy preterm infants. Early Human Development, 88 (8), 669-675