Fernando works as a licensed psychologist at the Regional Forensic Psychiatric Clinic in Växjö. He is a doctoral student at the Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund, Lund University, and affiliated to the Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health at the University of Gothenburg.
Previously, Fernando has worked within the forensic field, for example as a research assistant in the Prison and Probation Service in Chile on a project on psychopathy and attachment. He has also worked with children and their families within habilitation settings.
Fernando’s research interests include human aggression, psychopathy, and psychological assessment and treatment with Virtual Reality in forensic settings. The title of his PhD studies is “Challenges for treatment of aggressive antisocial behaviors in forensic settings: the importance of personality, cognitive functioning & callous-unemotional traits”, and includes populations from various forensic settings, such as the Prison and Probation Services and forensic psychiatry. Currently, Fernando works within the FOR-VR study with a pilot study on the latest version of the treatment method ”Virtual Reality Aggression Prevention Training” (VRAPT). VRAPT is a CBT method where patients work with identifying and managing aggressive impulses in Virtual Reality environments.
González Moraga, F. R., Garcia, D., Billstedt, E., & Wallinius, M. (2019). Facets of Psychopathy, Intelligence and Aggressive Antisocial Behaviors in Young Violent Offenders. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 984.
Garcia, D., Rosenberg, P., González Moraga, F. R., & Rapp-Ricciardi, M. (2018). Dark time matter: dark character profiles and time perspective. Psychology, 9(01), 63.
Garcia, D., & González Moraga, F. R. (2017). The Dark Cube: dark character profiles and OCEAN. PeerJ, 5, e3845.
González Moraga, F. R., Nima, A. A., & Garcia, D. (2017). Sex and dark times’ strategy: The Dark Triad and time perspective. Psych journal, 6(1), 98-99.
Garcia, D., Schütz, E., Lindskär, E., González Moraga, F.R., Archer, T., Cloninger, K., & Al Nima, A. (2017). Who is Sleeping Beauty? Quality of Sleep and Adolescents’ Sleep-Psychophysiological-Emotional-Personality Profile. Asian Journal of Health Psychology, 1(2), 9-24.
González Moraga, F. R. (2015). The dark triad of personality: Machiavellianism, narcissism and psychopathy. An evolutionary look. Revista Criminalidad, 57(2), 253-265.
Cabrera, J., Gallardo, R., González Moraga, F. R., & Navarrete, R. (2014). Psychopathy and crime: comparisons and differences between sexual offenders and ordinary criminals at a prison in Chile. Revista Criminalidad, 56(2), 229-245.
Peer-reviewed Conference Abstract
González, F. R., Sygel, K., Garcia, D., Enebrink, P., Billstedt, E., Perrin, S., Hofvander, B., & Wallinus, M. (2019). Aggressive antisocial behaviors in forensic settings: the importance of personality, intelligence and psychopathy. In 13th Nordic Symposium on Forensic Psychiatry. Gothenburg, Sweden.
González, F. R., Garcia, D., Billstedt, E., & Wallinius, M. (2018). Psychopathy, Intelligence, and Aggressive Antisocial Behaviors in Young Violent Offenders: A Moderation Analysis. International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS). Antwerp, Belgium.
González, F. R., & Garcia, D. (2017). Human Awareness in Time and Space: The Organization of the Flow of Time and Malevolent Character Profiles. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS). Vienna, Austria.
Garcia, D., & González, F. R. (2017). Dark Character Profiles and Differences in OCEAN. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) Vienna, Austria.
Garcia, D., & González, F. R. (2017). Everyone is Thinking of It, Whishing for It, But not Doing It: Malevolent Profiles and Sociosexual Orientation. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS). Vienna, Austria.