Maria Teresa Lluch Canut

María Teresa Lluch Canut is Professor of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health in the Department of Public Health, Mental Health and Perinatal Nursing at the University of Barcelona. Her lines of research involve the application of the positive mental health approach to various populations (mental health professionals, people with chronic health problems, caregivers of people with mental disorders, nursing students, people with dual pathology), and the assessment of self-care skills in people with severe mental disorders and their main caregivers. She currently coordinates the Network for Research on Mental Health Nursing and Addictions. Email:


Selected publications


Lluch-Canut, T., Puig-Llobet, M., Sánchez-Ortega, A., Roldán-Merino, J., Ferré-Grau, C., & Positive Mental Health Research Group (PMHRG). (2013). Assessing positive mental health in people with chronic physical health problems: correlations with socio-demographic variables and physical health status. BMC Public Health, 13, 928.

Roldán-Merino J., Lluch-Canut T., Menarguez-Alcaina, M., Foix-Sanjuan, A., Haro- Abad, JM., & QuestERAWorking Group. (En prensa). Psychometric Evaluation of a New Instrument in Spanish to Measure Self-Care Requisites in Patients with Schizophrenia. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care. doi: 10.1111/ppc.12026

Falcó-Pegueroles A., Lluch-Canut, MT., & Guàrdia-Olmos, J. (2013). Development process and initial validation of the ethical conflict in nursing questionnaire-critical care version. BMC Medical Ethics, 14, 22.  doi:10.1186/1472-6939-14-22. 


Díaz-Membrives, M., Farrero-Muñoz, S. y Lluch-Canut, M.T. (2012). Características de las publicaciones enfermeras en revistas con factor de impacto. Enfermería Clínica, 22(5), 247-254. doi: 10.1016/j.enfcli.2012.06.006

Puig Llobet, M. y  Lluch Canut, M.T. (2012). Eficacia de la musicoterapia en el contexto de la promoción de la salud mental. Metas de Enfermería, 15(9), 58-62.


Puig Llobet,M., Rodríguez Ávila, N., Farràs Farrà, J., Lluch Canut, M.T. (2011). Quality of Life, Happiness and Satisfaction with Life of Individuals 75 years old or older cared for by a Home Health Care Program. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem, 19(3), 467-75. Avalible in

Galimany-Masclans, J., Garrido-Aguilar, B.S., Girbau-García, M.R., Lluch-Canut, M.T., & Fabrellas-Padres, N. (2011). New Technologies and Nursing: Use and Perception of Primary Healthcare Nurses about Electronic Health Record in Catalonia, Spain. Telemedicine and e-Health, 17(8), 635-639. doi:10.1089/tmj.2011.0008.