About me

Eduard Vieta is Professor of Psychiatry and Chair at the University of Barcelona and Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Hospital Clinic, where he also leads the Bipolar and Depressive Disorders Program in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Dr. Vieta is also the current Scientific Director of the Spanish Research Network on Mental Health (CIBERSAM). He has been named twice best psychiatrist in Spain (Monitor sanitario, El Español), honorary member of the Spanish Society of Biological Psychiatry, and Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Valencia. He has authored more than 900 original articles, 450 book chapters and 43 books.

Featured publications

  • How mental health care should change as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Authors: Moreno C, Wykes T, Galderisi S, Nordentoft M, Crossley N, Jones N, Cannon M, Correll CU, Byrne L, Carr S, Chen EYH, Gorwood P, Johnson S, Kärkkäinen H, Krystal JH, Lee J, Lieberman J, López-Jaramillo C, Männikkö M, Phillips MR, Uchida H, Vieta E, Vita A, Arango C .
    Reference: Lancet Psychiatry 2020.
  • Bipolar Disorder

    Authors: Carvalho AF; Firth J; Vieta E.
    Reference: New England Journal Of Medicine 2020.
  • Genomic Relationships, Novel Loci, and Pleiotropic Mechanisms across Eight Psychiatric Disorders

    Authors: Lee, Phil H.; Anttila, Verneri; Won, Hyejung; Feng, Yen-Chen A.; Rosenthal, Jacob; Zhu, Zhaozhong; Tucker-Drob, Elliot M.; Nivard, Michel G.; Grotzinger, Andrew D.; Posthuma, Danielle; Wang, Meg M-J; Yu, Dongmei; Stahl, Eli A.; Walters, Ray-mond K.; Anney, Richard J. L.; Duncan, Laramie E.; Ge, Tian; Adolfsson, Rolf; Banaschewski, Tobias; Belangero, Sintia; Cook, Edwin H.; Coppola, Giovanni; Derks, Eske M.; Hoekstra, Pieter J.; Kaprio, Jaakko; Keski-Rahkonen, Anna; Kirov, George; Kranzler, Henry R.; Luykx, Jurjen J.; Rohde, Luis A.; Zai, Clement C.; Agerbo, Esben; Arranz, M. J.; Asherson, Philip; Baekvad-Hansen, Marie; Baldursson, Gisli; Bellgrove, Mark; Belliveau, Richard A., Jr.; Buitelaar, Jan; Burton, Christie L.; Bybjerg-Grauholm, Jonas; Casas, Miguel; Cerrato, Felecia; Chambert, Kimberly; Churchhouse, Claire; Gormand, Bru; Crosbie, Jennifer; Dalsgaard, Soren; Demontis, Ditte; Doyle, Alysa E.; Dumont, Ashley; Elia, Josephine; Grove, Jakob; Gudmundsson, Olafur O.; Haavik, Jan; Hakonarson, Hakon; Hansen, Christine S.; Hartman, Catharina A.; Hawi, Ziarih; Hervas, Amaia; Hougaard, David M.; Howrigan, Daniel P.; Huang, Hailiang; Kuntsi, Jonna; Langley, Kate; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Leung, Patrick W. L.; Loo, Sandra K.; Martin, Joanna; Martin, Alicia R.; McGough, James J.; Medland, Sarah E.; Moran, Jennifer L.; Mors, Ole; Mortensen, Preben B.; Oades, Robert D.; Palmer, Duncan S.; Pedersen, Carsten B.; Pedersen, Marianne G.; Peters, Triinu; Poterba, Timothy; Poulsen, Jesper B.; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antoni; Reif, Andreas; Ribases, Marta; Rothenberger, Aribert; Rovira, Paula; Sanchez-Mora, Cristina; Satterstrom, F. Kyle; Schachar, Russell; Artigas, Maria Soler; Steinberg, Stacy; Stefansson, Hreinn; Turley, Patrick; Walters, G. Bragi; Werge, Thomas; Zayats, Tetyana; Arking, Dan E.; Bettella, Francesco; Buxbaum, Joseph D.; Christensen, Jane H.; Collins, Ryan L.; Coon, Hilary; De Rubeis, Silvia; Delorme, Richard; Grice, Dorothy E.; Hansen, Thomas F.; Holmans, Peter A.; Hope, Sigrun; Hultman, Christina M.; Klei, Lambertus; Ladd-Acosta, Christine; Magnusson, Pall; NrIand, Terje; Nyegaard, Mette; Pinto, Dalila; Qvist, Per; Rehnstrom, Karola; Reichenberg, Abraham; Reichert, Jennifer; Roeder, Kathryn; Rouleau, Guy A.; Saemundsen, Evald; Sanders, Stephan J.; Sandin, Sven; St Pourcain, Beate; Stefansson, Kari; Sutcliffe, James S.; Talkowski, Michael E.; Weiss, Lauren A.; Willsey, A. Jeremy; Agartz, Ingrid; Akil, Huda; Albani, Diego; Alda, Martin; Als, Thomas D.; Anjorin, Adebayo; Backlund, Lena; Bass, Nicholas; Bauer, Michael; Baune, Bernhard T.; Bellivier, Frank; Bergen, Sarah E.; Berrettini, Wade H.; Biernacka, Joanna M.; Blackwood, Douglas H. R.; Boen, Erlend; Budde, Monika; Bunney, William; Burmeister, Margit; Byerley, William; Byrne, Enda M.; Cichon, Sven; Clarke, Toni-Kim; Coleman, Jonathan R., I; Craddock, Nicholas; Curtis, David; Czerski, Piotr M.; Dale, Anders M.; Dalkner, Nina; Dannlowski, Udo; Degenhardt, Franziska; Di Florio, Arianna; Elvsashagen, Torbjorn; Etain, Bruno; Fischer, Sascha B.; Forstner, Andreas J.; Forty, Liz; Frank, Josef; Frye, Mark; Fullerton, Janice M.; Gade, Katrin; Gaspar, Helena A.; Gershon, Elliot S.; Gill, Michael; Goes, Fernando S.; Gordon, Scott D.; Gordon-Smith, Katherine; Green, Melissa J.; Greenwood, Tiffany A.; Grigoroiu-Serbanescu, Maria; Guzman-Parra, Jose; Hauser, Joanna; Hautzinger, Martin; Heilbronner, Urs; Herms, Stefan; Hoffmann, Per; Holland, Dominic; Jamain, Stephane; Jones, Ian; Jones, Lisa A.; Kandaswamy, Radhika; Kelsoe, John R.; Kennedy, James L.; Joachim, Oedegaard Ketil; Kittel-Schneider, Sarah; Kogevinas, Manolis; Koller, Anna C.; Lavebratt, Catharina; Lewis, Cathryn M.; Li, Qingqin S.; Lissowska, Jolanta; Loohuis, Loes M. O.; Lucae, Susanne; Maaser, Anna; Malt, Ulrik F.; Martin, Nicholas G.; Martinsson, Lina; McElroy, Susan L.; McMahon, Francis J.; McQuillin, Andrew; Melle, Ingrid; Metspalu, Andres; Millischer, Vincent; Mitchell, Philip B.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Morken, Gunnar; Morris, Derek W.; Mueller-Myhsok, Bertram; Mullins, Niamh; Myers, Richard M.; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Nordentoft, Merete; Adolfsson, Annelie Nordin; Nothen, Markus M.; Ophoff, Roel A.; Owen, Michael J.; Paciga, Sara A.; Pato, Carlos N.; Pato, Michele T.; Perlis, Roy H.; Perry, Amy; Potash, James B.; Reinbold, Celine S.; Rietschel, Marcella; Rivera, Margarita; Roberson, Mary; Schalling, Martin; Schofield, Peter R.; Schulze, Thomas G.; Scott, Laura J.; Serretti, Alessandro; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Smeland, Olav B.; Stordal, Eystein; Streit, Fabian; Strohmaier, Jana; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E.; Treutlein, Jens; Turecki, Gustavo; Vaaler, Arne E.; Vieta, Eduard; Vincent, John B.; Wang, Yunpeng; Witt, Stephanie H.; Zandi, Peter; Adan, Roger A. H.; Alfredsson, Lars; Ando, Tetsuya; Aschauer, Harald; Baker, Jessica H.; Bencko, Vladimir; Bergen, Andrew W.; Birgegard, Andreas; Perica, Vesna Boraska; Brandt, Harry; Burghardt, Roland; Carlberg, Laura; Cassina, Matteo; Clementi, Maurizio; Courtet, Philippe; Crawford, Steven; Crow, Scott; Crowley, James J.; Danner, Unna N.; Davis, Oliver S. P.; Degortes, Daniela; DeSocio, Janiece E.; Dick, Danielle M.; Dina, Christian; Docampo, Elisa; Egberts, Karin; Ehrlich, Stefan; Espeseth, Thomas; Fernandez-Aranda, Fernando; Fichter, Manfred M.; Foretova, Lenka; Forzan, Monica; Gambaro, Giovanni; Giegling, Ina; Gonidakis, Fragiskos; Gorwood, Philip; Mayora, Monica Gratacos; Guo, Yiran; Halmi, Katherine A.; Herpertz-Dahlmann; Herzog, Wolfgang; Hinney, Anke; Imgart, Hartmut; Jimenez-Murcia, Susana; Johnson, Craig; Jordan, Jennifer; Julia, Antonio; Kaminska, Deborah; Karhunen, Leila; Karwautz, Andreas; Kas, Martien J. H.; Kaye, Walter H.; Kennedy, Martin A.; Kim, Youl-Ri; Klareskog, Lars; Klump, Kelly L.; Knudsen, Gun Peggy S.; Landen, Mikael; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Levitan, Robert D.; Li, Dong; Lichtenstein, Paul; Maj, Mario; Marsal, Sara; McDevitt, Sara; Mitchell, James; Monteleone, Palmiero; Monteleone, Alessio Maria; Munn-Chernoff, Melissa A.; Nacmias, Benedetta; Navratilova, Marie; O'Toole, Julie K.; Padyukov, Leonid; Pantel, Jacques; Papezova, Hana; Rabionet, Raquel; Raevuori, Anu; Ramoz, Nicolas; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ricca, Valdo; Roberts, Marion; Rujescu, Dan; Rybakowski, Filip; Scherag, Andre; Schmidt, Ulrike; Seitz, Jochen; Slachtova, Lenka; Landt, Margarita C. T. Slof-Op't; Slopien, Agnieszka; Sorbi, Sandro; Southam, Lorraine; Strober, Michael; Tortorella, Alfonso; Tozzi, Federica; Treasure, Janet; Tziouvas, Konstantinos; van Elburg, Annemarie A.; Wade, Tracey D.; Wagner, Gudrun; Walton, Esther; Watson, Hunna J.; Wichmann, H-Erich; Woodside, D. Blake; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Zerwas, Stephanie; Zipfel, Stephan; Adams, Mark J.; Andlauer, Till F. M.; Berger, Klaus; Binder, Elisabeth B.; Boomsma, Dorret, I; Castelao, Enrique; Colodro-Conde, Lucia; Direk, Nese; Docherty, Anna R.; Domenici, Enrico; Domschke, Katharina; Dunn, Erin C.; Foo, Jerome C.; de Geus, E. J. C.; Grabe, Hans J.; Hamilton, Steven P.; Horn, Carsten; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Howard, David; Sing, Marcus; Kloiber, Stefan; Levinson, Douglas F.; Lewis, Glyn; Magnusson, Patrik K. E.; Mbarek, Hamdi; Middeldorp, Christel M.; Mostafavi, Sara; Nyholt, Dale R.; Penninx, Brenda W. J. H.; Peterson, Roseann E.; Pistis, Giorgio; Porteous, David J.; Preisig, Martin; Quiroz, Jorge A.; Schaefer, Catherine; Schulte, Eva C.; Shi, Jianxin; Smith, Daniel J.; Thomson, Pippa A.; Tiemeier, Henning; Uher, Rudolf; van der Auwera, Sandra; Weissman, Myrna M.; Alexander, Madeline; Begemann, Martin; Bramon, Elvira; Buccola, Nancy G.; Cairns, Murray J.; Campion, Dominique; Carr, Vaughan J.; Cloninger, C. Robert; Cohen, David; Collier, David A.; Corvin, Aiden; DeLisi, Lynn E.; Donohoe, Gary; Dudbridge, Frank; Duan, Jubao; Freedman, Robert; Gejman, Pablo, V; Golimbet, Vera; Godard, Stephanie; Ehrenreich, Hannelore; Hartmann, Annette M.; Henskens, Frans A.; Ikeda, Masashi; Iwata, Nakao; Jablensky, Assen, V; Joa, Inge; Jonsson, Erik G.; Kelly, Brian J.; Knight, Jo; Konte, Bettina; Laurent-Levinson, Claudine; Lee, Jimmy; Lencz, Todd; Lerer, Bernard; Loughland, Carmel M.; Malhotra, Anil K.; Mallet, Jacques; McDonald, CoIm; Mitjans, Marina; Mowry, Bryan J.; Murphy, Kieran C.; Murray, Robin M.; O'Neill, F. Anthony; Oh, Sang-Yun; Palotie, Aarno; Pantelis, Christos; Pulver, Ann E.; Petryshen, Tracey L.; Quested, Digby J.; Riley, Brien; Sanders, Alan R.; Schall, Ulrich; Schwab, Sibylle G.; Scott, Rodney J.; Sham, Pak C.; Silverman, Jeremy M.; Sim, Kang; Steixner, Agnes A.; Tooney, Paul A.; van Os, Jim; Vawter, Marquis P.; Walsh, Dermot; Weiser, Mark; Wildenauer, Dieter B.; Williams, Nigel M.; Wormley, Brandon K.; Zhang, Fuquan; Androutsos, Christos; Arnold, Paul D.; Barr, Cathy L.; Barta, Csaba; Bey, Katharina; Bienvenu, O. Joseph; Black, Donald W.; Brown, Lawrence W.; Budman, Cathy; Cath, Danielle; Cheon, Keun-Ah; Ciullo, Valentina; Coffey, Barbara J.; Cusi, Daniele; Davis, Lea K.; Denys, Damiaan; Depienne, Christel; Dietrich, Andrea; Eapen, Valsamma; Falkai, Peter; Fernandez, Thomas, V; Garcia-Delgar, Blanca; Geller, Daniel A.; Gilbert, Donald L.; Grados, Marco A.; Greenberg, Erica; Grunblatt, Edna; Hagstrom, Julie; Hanna, Gregory L.; Hartmann, Andreas; Hedderly, Tammy; Heiman, Gary A.; Heyman, Isobel; Hong, Hyun Ju; Huang, Alden; Huyser, Chaim; Ibanez-Gomez, Laura; Khramtsova, Ekaterina A.; Kim, Young Key; Kim, Young-Shin; King, Robert A.; Koh, Yun-Joo; Konstantinidis, Anastasios; Kook, Sodahm; Kuperman, Samuel; Leventhal, Bennett L.; Lochner, Christine; Ludolph, Andrea G.; Madruga-Garrido, Marcos; Malaty, Irene; Maras, Athanasios; McCracken, James T.; Meijer, Inge A.; Mir, Pablo; Morer, Astrid; Mueller-Vahl, Kirsten R.; Munchau, Alexander; Murphy, Tara L.; Naarden, Allan; Nagy, Peter; Nestadt, Gerald; Nestadt, Paul S.; Nicolini, Humberto; Nurmi, Erika L.; Okun, Michael S.; Paschou, Peristera; Piras, Fabrizio; Piras, Federica; Pittenger, Christopher; Plessen, Kerstin J.; Richter, Margaret A.; Rizzo, Renata; Robertson, Mary; Roessner, Veit; Ruhrmann, Stephan; Samuels, Jack F.; Sandor, Paul; Schlogelhofer, Monika; Shin, Eun-Young; Singer, Harvey; Song, Dong-Ho; Song, Jungeun; Spalletta, Gianfranco; Stein, Dan J.; Stewart, S. Evelyn; Storch, Eric A.; Stranger, Barbara; Stuhrmann, Manfred; Tarnok, Zsanett; Tischfield, Jay A.; Tubing, Jennifer; Visscher, Frank; Vulink, Nienke; Wagner, Michael; Walitza, Susanne; Wanderer, Sina; Woods, Martin; Worbe, Yulia; Zai, Gwyneth; Zinner, Samuel H.; Sullivan, Patrick F.; Franke, Barbara; Daly, Mark J.; Bulik, Cynthia M.; McIntosh, Andrew M.; O'Donovan, Michael C.; Zheutlin, Amanda; Andreassen, Ole A.; Borglum, Anders D.; Breen, Gerome; Edenberg, Howard J.; Fanous, Ayman H.; Faraone, Stephen, V; Gelernter, Joel; Mathews, Carol A.; Mattheisen, Manuel; Mitchell, Karen S.; Neale, Michael C.; Nurnberger, John, I; Ripke, Stephan; Santangelo, Susan L.; Scharf, Jeremiah M.; Stein, Murray B.; Thornton, Laura M.; Walters, James T. R.; Wray, Naomi R.; Geschwind, Daniel H.; Neale, Benjamin M.; Kendler, Kenneth S.; Smoller, Jordan W.;Psychiat Genomics Consortium; 23andMe Res Team; Psychosis Endopheno-types Int Cons; Wellcome Trust Case-Control Consor.
    Reference: Cell 2019.
  • Lifetime Psychotic Symptoms, Subthreshold Depression and Cognitive Impairment as Barriers to Functional Recovery in Patients with Bipolar Disorder

    Authors: Bonnín CM, Jiménez E, Solé B, Torrent C, Radua J, Reinares M, Grande I, Ruíz V, Sánchez-Moreno J, Martínez-Arán A, Vieta E .
    Reference: Journal Of Clinical Medicine 2019.
  • Multimodal Brain Changes in First-Episode Mania: A Voxel-Based Morphometry, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Connectivity Study.

    Authors: Goikolea JM, Dima D, Landín-Romero R, Torres I, DelVecchio G, Valentí M, Amann BL, Bonnín CM, McKenna PJ, Pomarol-Clotet E, Frangou S, Vieta E .
    Reference: Schizophrenia Bulletin 2019.
  • The International Consortium Investigating Neurocognition in Bipolar Disorder (ICONIC-BD)

    Authors: Burdick KE; Millett CE; Bonnín CdM; Bowie CR; Carvalho AF; Eyler LT; Gallagher P; Harvey PD; Kessing LV; Lafer B; Langenecker SA; Lewandowski KE; López-Jaramillo C; Marshall DF; Martinez-Aran A; McInnis MG; McIntyre RS; Miskowiak KW; Porter RJ; Purdon SE; Ryan KA; Sumiyoshi T; Torres IJ; Van Rheenen TE; Vieta E; Woodward ND; Yatham LN; Young A.
    Reference: Bipolar Disorders 2019.
  • Areas of uncertainties and unmet needs in bipolar disorders: clinical and research perspectives.

    Authors: Bauer M, Andreassen OA, Geddes JR, Vedel Kessing L, Lewitzka U, Schulze TG, Vieta E .
    Reference: Lancet Psychiatry 2018.
  • Bipolar disorders.

    Authors: Vieta E, Berk M, Schulze TG, Carvalho AF, Suppes T, Calabrese JR, Gao K, Miskowiak KW, Grande I .
    Reference: Nature Reviews Disease Primers 2018.
  • Association of Polygenic Score for Schizophrenia and HLA Antigen and Inflammation Genes With Response to Lithium in Bipolar Affective Disorder: A Genome-Wide Association Study.

    Authors: , Amare AT, Schubert KO, Hou L, Clark SR, Papiol S, Heilbronner U, Degenhardt F, Tekola-Ayele F, Hsu YH, Shekhtman T, Adli M, Akula N, Akiyama K, Ardau R, Arias B, Aubry JM, Backlund L, Bhattacharjee AK, Bellivier F, Benabarre A, Bengesser S, Biernacka JM, Birner A, Brichant-Petitjean C, Cervantes P, Chen HC, Chillotti C, Cichon S, Cruceanu C, Czerski PM, Dalkner N, Dayer A, Del Zompo M, DePaulo JR, Étain B, Falkai P, Forstner AJ, Frisen L, Frye MA, Fullerton JM, Gard S, Garnham JS, Goes FS, Grigoroiu-Serbanescu M, Grof P, Hashimoto R, Hauser J, Herms S, Hoffmann P, Hofmann A, Jamain S, Jiménez E, Kahn JP, Kassem L, Kuo PH, Kato T, Kelsoe J, Kittel-Schneider S, Kliwicki S, König B, Kusumi I, Laje G, Landén M, Lavebratt C, Leboyer M, Leckband SG, Tortorella A, Manchia M, Martinsson L, McCarthy MJ, McElroy S, Colom F, Mitjans M, Mondimore FM, Monteleone P, Nievergelt CM, Nöthen MM, Novák T, O'Donovan C, Ozaki N, Ösby U, Pfennig A, Potash JB, Reif A, Reininghaus E, Rouleau GA, Rybakowski JK, Schalling M, Schofield PR, Schweizer BW, Severino G, Shilling PD, Shimoda K, Simhandl C, Slaney CM, Squassina A, Stamm T, Stopkova P, Maj M, Turecki G, Vieta E, Volkert J, Witt S, Wright A, Zandi PP, Mitchell PB, Bauer M, Alda M, Rietschel M, McMahon FJ, Schulze TG, Baune BT International Consortium on Lithium Genetics (ConLi+Gen).
    Reference: Jama Psychiatry 2018.
  • Bipolar disorder

    Authors: Grande I, Berk M, Birmaher B, Vieta E .
    Reference: Lancet 2016.

Featured Projects

  • Psych-STRATA: A Stratified Treatment Algorithm in Psychiatry: A program on stratified pharmacogenomics in severe mental illness

    Principal investigator: Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Funder: European Commission
    Code: CE_101057454
    Duration: 01/10/2022 - 30/09/2027
  • Estudio sobre la eficacia de un abordaje psicológico para la potenciación de la reserva cognitiva en población bipolar con un primer episodio reciente

    Principal investigator: Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Funder: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
    Code: PI18/00805
    Duration: 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021
  • Optimizing response to Li treatment through personalized evaluation of individuals with bipolar I disorder: the R-LiNK initiative

    Principal investigator: Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Funder: European Commission
    Code: CE_H2020-SC1_17_2s
    Duration: 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022
  • Disentangling cliNical, neurObiological, and geneTic correlates of fIrst-episOde maNia in Bipolar Disorder: The NOTION Project

    Principal investigator: Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Funder: Fundació La Marató de TV3
    Duration: 01/09/2022 - 31/08/2026
  • Biomarcadores de neuroimagen de la reserva cognitiva en pacientes con un primer episodio psicótico/maniaco (NeuroBioCoRe).

    Principal investigator: Ana Isabel Martinez Aran, Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Funder: Instituto de Salud Carlos III
    Code: PI21/00787
    Duration: 01/01/2022 - 31/12/2024