Chapter title: Mental health among South American college students: Is there a before and after the COVID-19 pandemic?
Author: Lorena Cecilia López Steinmetz, Ph.D.
Affiliation: University Siglo, Córdoba, Argentina
Author: Shao Bing Fong, Ph.D.
Affiliation: University of Rennes, France
Author: Juan Carlos Godoy, Ph.D.
Affiliation: National University of Córdoba, Argentina
Dr. Prof. López Steinemtz is a postdoctoral research scientist at the Brain Lat Institute (The Latin American Brain Health Institute) in the University Adolfo Ibañez (Santiago, Chile), conducting research mainly on mental health-related topics. She has also been working on interdisciplinary projects spanning the areas of data analysis, physical health, and environmental features affecting health. She maintains strong affiliations as an ex postdoctoral researcher with the Faculty of Psychology of the National University of Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina), and is a Titular Professor at the University Siglo (Córdoba, Argentina).
Dr. Fong is a research scientist at the University of Rennes (France) and has been working on interdisciplinary projects spanning in areas of microbiology, immunology, dentistry and mental health. She maintains strong affiliations as an alumnus of the University of Melbourne (Parkville, Melbourne, Australia) where she earned her doctorate and worked as a researcher previously.
Dr. Prof. Godoy is a researcher and professor at the Institute of Psychological Research (IIPsi) from the National University of Córdoba (UNC, Córdoba, Argentina) and the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET, Argentina), and the Director of the “Laboratory of Psychology” in the University’s Faculty of Psychology. He also serves as the Executive Editor of the Argentine Journal of Behavioral Sciences (Revista Argentina de Ciencias del Comportamiento, RACC).