Researcher

Fran Calvo holds a diploma in social education, a degree in psychopedagogy, a master’s degree in community intervention, a university master’s degree in health psychology and a doctor’s degree in psychology from Universitat Ramon Llull. He is an associate professor at the Universitat de Girona and a social educator at the Centro de Atención y Seguimiento de las Drogodependencias in Girona, a benchmark in harm reduction programmes associated with drug consumption. His areas of research are mental health, addictions and homelessness.

Publications:

Calvo, F., Mundet, C., Gonzalvo, B., Terrades, J., Cabarrocas, S., Giralt, C., Mera, N., Equipo de profesionales de salud pública en el ámbito de promoción para la salud, Equipo de educadoras del CAS de Calella, Carbonell, X. (2019). Análisis del programa de intercambio de jeringas en farmacias comunitarias de la región sanitaria de Girona. Comunidad, 21(1): 5.

Calvo F., Carbonell, X. (2018). Using Facebook for improving the psychological well-being of individuals experiencing homelessness: Experimental and longitudinal study, JMIR Mental Health, 5(4), e59.

Calvo, F., Carbonell, X., Oberst, U., & Fuster, H. (2018). May the passion be with you: Addictive potential of collective card games, miniatures and dice of Star Wars universe. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(3), 727-736.

Calvo, F., Carbonell, X., & Badia, M. (2018). Homelessness and unemployment during the economic recession: The case of the city of Girona. European Scientific Journal ESJ, 14(13), 59-74.

Calvo, F., Carbonell, X., Turró, O., & Giralt, C. (2018). Connected in the street: the relation between online social netkorks, self-esteem and satisfaction with life among individuals experiencing homelessness. Aloma, 31(1), 21-28.