Emma Motrico, PhD is associate professor of Developmental Psychology at the Department of Psychology at the University Loyola, Seville, Spain. She is also the director of the Doctoral School at University Loyola.
Her research focuses on the prevention of mental disorders, especially depression and anxiety, and the implementation of preventive interventions in health settings. She is the coordinator of the research line of 'Prevention and promotion in mental health' in the LoyolaHealth research group and a member of the 'Predictplusprevent' research group.
She is the co-chair of the 'Prevention of Perinatal Mental Disorders' Special Interest Group in the International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health and the leader of the Task Force 'Perinatal Mental Health and COVID-19 Pandemic' in the Riseup-PPD Cost-Action.
A person who wants to find a solution to a public health problem has a different task than someone who wants to create or test a theory” (Eldredge, Markham, Ruiter, Kok, & Parcel, 2016, p. 8) 


'E-perinatal' ERC-Starting Grant 2021

My project 'e-Perinatal: Universal prevention of maternal perinatal mental disorders and its implementation as normalize routine practice' has been funded by ERC Starting Grant-2021 ! ✌🏻

Data collection of 'Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Perinatal Mental Health (RiseUp-PPD-COVID-19)' international study finished. More than 15.000 participants from 13 countries!

Research topic on 'Web-based and Mobile-based interventions for perinatal mental health' in Frontiers Women Health & Frontiers Digital Health. Co-editors: E. Motrico & A. Fonseca

Emma Motrico

Avda. de las Universidades, s/n. 41704 - Dos Hermanas- Seville (SPAIN)

Tel. +34 955 641 600 (Ext. 2426); Mobile phone: + 34 686 703 107

E-mail: emotrico@uloyola.es