Susana Jiménez-Murcia
PhD in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and specialist in Clinical Psychology. She holds a master’s degree in Behavioural Medicine and Clinical Psychology from the same university. She coordinates the Unit of Pathological Gambling and other Addictive Behaviours at the Psychiatry Department of the University Hospital of Bellvitge-IDIBELL (Spain). She also works as an associate professor at the Department of Clinical Sciences of the University of Barcelona and is co-principal investigator of the Network of Excellence in Research on the Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERobn) at the Carlos III Health Institute.

Interest in gambling disorder (pathological gambling) has been growing in both the clinical and scientific community. This has permitted a better understanding of the pathology and the design of potential therapeutic options.