Guillermo Perez Algorta, PhD

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Guillermo Perez Algorta


PhD, Psychology, Palermo University, Argentina

Academic appointment

Lecturer, Faculty of Health & Medicine, Lancaster University, United Kingdom


During his PhD, Dr. Perez Algorta studied the latent structure of manic symptoms in children and adolescents using Taxometric analyses. Before this, he worked on a team researching violence in schools. Dr. Perez Algorta’s current research interests include phenomenology, evidence based assessment and treatment of bipolar spectrum disorders. He opened a research stream at Lancaster about circadian dysregulation’s impact on sleep and mood symptoms. He is interested in evaluate brief and low cost interventions for bipolar disorders. He is also interested in aggressive and self-destructive behaviours, and externalizing disorders (ADHD).

What I do when I'm not working

Spending time with my young family energizes me. When I’m not doing that I also love playing football (even in the rain).

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Research overview and publication


Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, Division of Health Research
Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YG