Georgina Guilera Ferré

Georgina Guilera Ferré is assistant lecturer in the Department of Behavioural Sciences Methodology (Faculty of Psychology) at the University of Barcelona. She currently combines her teaching on subjects related to psychometrics with research in a variety of areas, including the development and adaptation of psychological measurement instruments, bibliometric and meta-analytic techniques and their application in the fields of schizophrenia and cognition, and developmental victimology. In these areas she has contributed to several competitive research projects. She is on the staff of the Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (IR3C), and is a member of the Research Group on Victimization in Childhood and Adolescence (GReVIA) and the Working Party on Cognitive Function in Schizophrenia. E-mail:


Selected publications


Núñez-Peña, M.I., Guilera, G., Suárez-Pellicioni, M. (2014). The single-item math anxiety scale (SIMA): an alternative way of measuring mathematical anxiety. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 32, 306-317

Gómez-Benito, J., Guilera, G., Pino, O., Martínez-Arán, A., Tabarés-Seisdedos R., and SCIP Group in Cognitive Function. (2014). Comparing neurocognitive impairment in schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder using the Screen for Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatry scale. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 14, 128-136.


Gómez-Benito, J, Guilera, G., Pino, O., Rojo, J. E., Tabarés-Seisdedos, R., Safont, G., Martínez-Arán, A., Franco, M., Cuesta, M. J., Crespo-Facorro, B., Bernardo, M., Vieta, E., Purdon, S. E., Mesa, F., & Rejas, J. (2013). The screen for cognitive impairment in psychiatry: diagnostic-specific standardization in psychiatric ill patients. BMC Psychiatry, 13(127). doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-127.

Núñez-Peña, M.I, Suárez-Pellicioni, M., Guilera, G., & Mercadé-Carranza, C. (2013). A Spanish version of the short Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale (sMARS). Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 24, 204-210.


Guilera, G., Gómez-Benito, J., Pino, O., Rojo, J.E., Cuesta, M.J., Martínez-Arán, A., Purdon, S.E., Safont, G., Tabarés-Seisdedos, R., Vieta, E., Bernardo, M., Crespo-Facorro, B., Franco, M., & Rejas, J. (2012). Utility of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 138(2-3), 240-247. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2012.03.031

Guilera, G., Pino, O., Gómez-Benito, J., & Rojo, J.E. (2012). Neurocognition in schizophrenia: A study of the productivity and visibility of Spanish authors. Psicothema, 24(1), 22-28.