Eduard Vieta

Psychiatry and Psychology Head of Department Psychiatrist

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. His unit is one of the worldwide leaders in clinical care, teaching and research on affective disorders. Dr. Vieta is also the current Scientific Director of the Spanish Research Network on Mental Health (CIBERSAM). He has received the Aristotle award (2005), the Mogens Schou award (2007), the Strategic Research award of the Spanish Society of Biological Psychiatry (2009), the Official College of Physicians award to Professional Excellenc

Featured publications

  • 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, Beate; 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; 179(7):1469-1482.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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; 75(1):65-74.
  • Bipolar disorder

    Authors: Grande, I; Berk, M; Birmaher, B; Vieta, E.
    Reference: Lancet 2016; 387(10027):1561-1572.
  • The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) Task Force Report on Antidepressant Use in Bipolar Disorders

    Authors: Undurraga, Juan; Colom, Francesc; Valenti, Marc; Vieta, Eduard.
    Reference: American Journal Of Psychiatry 2013; 170(11):1249-1262.
  • Cognitive function across manic or hypomanic, depressed, and euthymic states in bipolar disorder

    Authors: Martinez-Aran, A; Martinez-Aran, Anabel; Vieta, Eduard; Reinares, M; Reinares, Maria; Colom, Francesc; Torrent, C; Sanchez-Moreno, J; Benabarre, Antonio; Goikolea, JM; Goikolea, Jose Manuel; Comes, M; Salamero, M; Salamero, Manel.
    Reference: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY 2004.
  • Cognitive impairment in euthymic bipolar patients: implications for clinical and functional outcome

    Authors: Martínez-Aran, A.; Vieta, E.; Colom, F.; Torrent, C.; Sánchez-Moreno, J.; Reinares, M.; Benabarre, A.; Goikolea, J.M.; Brugué, E.; Daban, C. Salamero M.
    Reference: BIPOLAR DISORDERS 2004.
  • A randomized trial on the efficacy of group psychoeducation in the prophylaxis of recurrences in bipolar patients whose disease is in remission

    Authors: Colom, Francesco; Vieta, Eduard; Martinez-Aran, Anabel; Reinares, Maria; Goikolea, Jose Manuel; Benabarre, Antonio; Torrent, Carla; Comes, Merce; Corbella, Barbara; Parramon, Gemma; Corominas, Josep.
    Reference: ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY 2003.

Featured Projects

  • 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
    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
    Code: 754907-1
    Duration: 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022
  • IMI2 – PRISM – Psychiatric Ratings using intermediate Stratified Markers: providing quantitative biological measures to facilitate the discovery and development of new treatments for social and cognitive deficits in Alzheimer Disease, Schizophrenia, and M

    Principal investigator: Celso Arango
    Code: 115916
    Duration: 01/01/2016 - 01/01/2018
  • INNOBRAIN: New technologies for the innovation in rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation

    Principal investigator: Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Duration: 02/01/2017 - 01/01/2020
  • Implicación de variantes del gen DDR1 en la integridad de la mielina y en la velocidad de procesamiento cognitivo en pacientes con trastorno bipolar en fase autímica

    Principal investigator: Eduard Vieta Pascual
    Duration: 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018