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Prof. Marta Torrens

Marta Torrens psychiatrist Controversies Psiquiatry Barcelona
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Chairwoman Round table 2. Addictions
Date Thursday, September 16th, 2021


Marta Torrens MD, PhD., Psychiatrist, Head of Addiction at the Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions-Hospital del Mar in Barcelona. She is Professor of Psychiatry at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and at the Universitat de Vic-CC, Member elected of Scientific Committee of EMCDDA and of the Informal Scientific Network of UNODC-WHO. She is working in the drug abuse field in clinical, teaching and research. Her main experience is the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders (opioid, cocaine, cannabis, alcohol...), in medical (HIV, VHC) and psychiatric comorbidity among substance users (dual diagnosis), evaluation of new psychoactive substances and a transversal gender perspective in substance use disorders. She has participated in many conferences and courses regarding good practices in the clinical treatment of substance use. She participates as consultant with international organizations including: EMCDDA, ECDC, WHO, UNOD&C in the field of addiction. She has more than 280 publications in the area and has been invited as an expert at many scientific congress and meetings.