1,182 results match your criteria Actas Espanolas De Psiquiatria[Journal]


CEREBELLAR COGNITIVE AFFECTIVE SYNDROME IMPROVEMENT WITH SELECTIVE INHIBITOR OF SEROTONIN RECAPTATION.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Mar 1;50(2):125-0. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Victoria. Málaga.

Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome (CCAS) is characterized by alterations at the cognitive level (dysexecutive syndrome, visuospatial deficit, language ... Read More

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HEPATITIS C VIRUS SCREENING AND LINKAGE TO CARE IN MENTAL HEALTH UNITS: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR HCV ELIMINATION.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Mar 1;50(2):120-121. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Clinical Microbiology Service; Hospital Universitario Clínico San Cecilio; Instituto de investigación ibs. Granada, Spain CIBER infectious diseases, CIBERINFEC, ISCIII, Madrid, Spain.

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) affects approximately 71 million people infected, with 1.75 million people being diagnosed each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates. HCV infection leads to cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), liver failure and death. Read More

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Effectiveness and types of interventions to reduce mental illness-related stigma among Medical university students: A literature review (1997-2020).

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Mar 1;50(2):106-113. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Department of Medicine. Psychiatry Area (University of Salamanca), Salamanca, Spain. Head of Psychiatry Service (University of Salamanca Health Care Complex) Salamanca, Spain. Principal Investigator, IBSAL (Institute of Biomedicine of Salamanca) University Hospital of Salamanca; Salamanca, Spain.

There is a high prevalence of stigma among medical students towards mental illness, which can have far reaching negative consequences. It is essential to intervene and modify their preconceptions in order to fight against stigma. Read More

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Biological, psychological and familial specific correlates in eating disorders at onset: a control-case study protocol (ANOBAS).

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Mar 1;50(2):92-105. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, University Hospital Niño Jesús, Madrid, Spain. IBERSAM (Biomedical Research Networking Centre for Mental Health, Ministry of Health), Spain.

The complexity in the development of an eating disorder (ED) pose methodological challenges when addressing risk factors of this pathology. Pike et al. (2008) proposed to use a case-control design for this type of research. Read More

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Mental health consequences of armed conflicts in adults: an overview.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Mar 1;50(2):68-91. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Health Equity Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia. Hospital Universitario Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.

Armed conflicts (AC) in the world are still active and lead to the growth of violence, with a possible impact on mental health (MH). Read More

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DELAYED NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME AFTER CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Jan 1;50(1):65-67. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Servicio de Psiquiatría. Hospital Universitario de Canarias.

arbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, tasteless, colorless and nonirritating gas 1. In Spain, most of the accidents due to CO poisoning are caused by water heaters2,3,4. CO binds to hemoglobin with much greater affinity than oxygen, for- ming carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) and resulting in impaired oxygen transport and utilization. Read More

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January 2022

A CASE OF KRETSCHMER’S SENSITIVE DELUSION RELATED TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Jan 1;50(1):63-64. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

The COVID-19 pandemic has already infected more than 182 million people and killed more than 4 million all over the globe. In addition to its direct health effects, lockdowns and other draconian public health measures, along with an expected economic crisis of unprecedent magnitude, unpre- dictable social effects are being generated. Read More

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January 2022

Insula volumes in patients with schizoaffective disorder.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Jan 1;50(1):51-57. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Firat University School of Medicine Department of Radiology, Elazig/TURKEY.

We aimed to investigate insula volumes in patients with schizoaffective disorder with the motivation that schizoaffective disorder has strong resemblance of clinical presentaion with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and that there have been studies on insula volumes in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder but not in patients with schizoaffective disorder. Read More

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January 2022

A Possible Trait and Status Marker in Bipolar Disorder: The Electroretinogram-Pattern.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Jan 1;50(1):42-50. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Department of Medicine, University of Valencia de Valencia, Valencia, Spain CIBERESP-17, Valencia, Spain.

The similarity between retinal cells and neurons of the central nervous system allows non-invasive methods to study retinal function, such as the Electroretinogram-Pattern (PERG) to be postulated as possible biomarkers, useful and safe in the study of psychiatric pathologies such as Bipolar Disorder (BD). The objective of the present study is to characterize the differences in the results in the PERG of patients with BD and healthy subjects, as well as to evaluate a possible correlation between these results and the affective decompensations of the manic pole in the group of bipolar patients. Read More

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January 2022

Translation and validation of the “personal evaluation of transitions in treatment (PETIT)” scale for people with schizophrenia.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Jan 1;50(1):27-41. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Department of Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Cadiz, Spain.

To adapt the ‘Personal Evaluation of Transitions in Treatment (PETIT)’ scale into Spanish and analyse its psychometric properties on schizophrenic population. Read More

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January 2022

Health Related Quality of Life in Major Depressive Disorder: evolution in time and factors associated.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 01 1;50(1):15-26. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Red de Investig ación en Servicios Sanitarios y Enfermedades Crónicas (REDISSEC), Spain Osakidetza, Hospital Universitario Basurto, Unidad de Investigación, Spain. Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud Kronikgune, Barakaldo, Spain.

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is the most prevalent mental disorder. We aimed to analyze which factors were associated to their Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) perception in patients diagnosed of MDD and how they evolved over six months. Read More

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January 2022

Cultural adaptation to Spanish of the “Patient Satisfaction Survey” to assess satisfaction with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2022 Jan 1;50(1):1-14. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM) (Center for Biomedical Research in Mental Health Network). Spain Psychiatric Services, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital 12 de Octubre (imas12) (12 de Octubre Health Research Institute Hospital). Madrid, Spain Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain.

The degree of satisfaction of patients and their relatives with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is considered an important treatment goal; however there is no scale in Spanish to quantify it. The aim of the study was to translate and adapt into Spanish the “Patient Satisfaction Survey” (PSS) for its use in patients and their relatives. Read More

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January 2022

PSYCOGENIC POLYDIPSIA AND SEVERE HYPONATREMIA IN BIPOLAR AFFECTIVE DISORDER.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Nov 1;49(6):288-290. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Médico Residente Psiquiatría Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Hospital Universitario San Jorge de Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia.

Psychogenic polydipsia, primary polydipsia or potomania is a disorder of multifactorial etiology which is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. It occurs frequently in patients with psychiatric diseases, particularly those with schizophrenia, however, it is not exclusive, it has been reported in a lower proportion in patients with anxiety disorders and mood disorders. Although, is still poorly understood and therefore underdiagnosed condition. Read More

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November 2021

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING TO THE USE OF THE ICD-11 CHAPTER ON MENTAL DISORDERS.

Authors:
Giuseppe Piegari

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Nov 1;49(6):286-287. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, University of Campania L. Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy.

The ICD-11 chapter on mental disorders has now been finalized. The most important changes in this chapter with respect to the ICD-10, and the most significant differences from the DSM-5, have been described comprehensively. Read More

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November 2021

Antidepressant effect r TMS during pregnancy in a case of Major Depression Resistant to Pharmacological Treatment.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Nov 1;49(6):282-285. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Hospital Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid. España.

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common complication of pregnancy and the postpartum period. Approximately 5% of women who have MDD during pregnancy or the postpartum period meet criteria for resistant depression, associated with increased morbidity in both the newborn and the pregnant woman. Currently we have different therapeutic options for the treatment of MDD during pregnancy, although in cases of resistance during that period the treatment criteria are not that well established. Read More

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November 2021

Attachment Dimensions predict Social Functioning in persons with Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders, regardless of Symptom Severity.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Nov 1;49(6):269-281. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Universidad Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, España Unidad de Salud Mental, Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset, Valencia, España.

Attachment patterns and early-life adversities are relevant to understand the role of psychosocial factors in the vulnerability and the development of psychosis. The first aim of the study was to test whether a dimensional attachment instrument, the CAMIR (from French; Cartes: Modèles Individuels de Relation), may differentiate attachment styles by comparing a group of psychotic patients with a non-clinical sample. Also, we hypothesised that attachment dimensions would predict Social Functioning (SF) within the clinical group. Read More

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November 2021

Evidence of validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the “Observable Social Cognition: A Rating Scale” (OSCARS) in patients with schizophrenia.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Nov 1;49(6):253-268. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Departamento Neurociencias, Universidad de Cádiz, España.

Social Cognition (SC) impairment is part of the deficit syndrome of schizophrenia. The Observable Social Cognition: A Rating Scale (OSCARS) evaluates the perceived SC through an external reference informant. The aim of this paper is to analyze the psychometric properties of validity and reliability of its cross-cultural adaptation for the Spanish population. Read More

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November 2021

Spanish adaptation and validation of the Social Attribution Task-Multiple choice (SAT-MC) versions I and II for children and adolescents.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Nov 1;49(6):236-243. Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Department of Methods and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Deusto, Avda de las Universidades 24, 48007, Bilbao, Spain.

Social cognition is progressively acquired from childhood to early adulthood. Nevertheless there is a shortage of social cognition scales with normative data for Spanish children and adolescents. Social Attribution Task-Multiple Choice (SAT-MC) and its alternate version SAT-MC-II are social cognition instruments that measure mentalization skills in adults with psychosis. Read More

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November 2021

Organic bipolar disorder secondary to central neurocytoma resection: a case report.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Sep 1;49(5):232-235. Epub 2021 Sep 1.

Instituto de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental, Hospital Clínico San Carlos (Madrid, España).

entral neurocytoma is a neuroepithelial tumor described by Hassoun in 1982, predominantly located in the midline at the level of the septum pellucidum, or in the lateral ventricles wall1. They represent approximately 50% of intraventricular lesions in adults, and they are in total 0.25-0. Read More

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September 2021

Marchiafava-Bignami disease in a patient with schizophrenia and alcohol use disorder.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Sep 1;49(5):228-231. Epub 2021 Sep 1.

Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, España.

Substance-related disorders are the most frequent comorbidity in schizophrenia. Concretely, alcohol is the most commonly consumed substance after tobacco. Patients with schizophrenia with this comorbidity have a worse clinical course and can develop serious neuropsychiatric complications. Read More

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September 2021

Validation of the semi-structured interview, the FACE Risk Profile, in people with Serious Mental Illness.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Sep 1;49(5):217-227. Epub 2021 Sep 1.

Research Departmennt, Asociación Centro de Higiene Mental Les Corts.

People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) could present risk behaviour that may lead to relapses. There are few instruments validated in our context to assess risk factors, but none takes into account several factors at the same time, and is specific for the risk of relapse. The objective of this work is to validate the Functional Analysis of Care Environments (FACE) Risk Profile into Spanish for people with SMI. Read More

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September 2021

Acute paranoid schizophrenia relapsed inpatients present summer/ winter but not day/night changes in serum S100B concentrations.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Sep 1;49(5):211-215. Epub 2021 Sep 1.

Departamento de Medicina Interna, Dermatología y Psiquiatría, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain Sociedad para la Investigación y Asistencia en Salud Mental, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

Healthy subjects present higher summer than winter S100B protein concentrations. There is no available information regarding if schizophrenia patients present the same pattern. The aim of this research is to study if patients with schizophrenia present seasonal changes in serum S100B concentrations. Read More

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September 2021

Efficacy and safety of intranasal haloperidol in an acute Psychiatry Unit: a pilot study on schizophrenic patients with mild-modedate agitation.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Sep 1;49(5):205-209. Epub 2021 Sep 1.

Mental Health Service, Parc Taulí University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBERSAM Translational Neuroscience Unit, Parc Taulí University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Sabadell, Barcelona.

To study the efficacy and safety of intranasal administration of 5 mg haloperidol on mild-moderate agitated patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder in an acute psychiatry unit setting. Read More

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September 2021

Lithium for Leigh syndrome – damage, benefit, or both?

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Jul 1;49(4):196-198. Epub 2021 Jul 1.

Osakidetza. Bizkaia Mental Health Network. Zamudio Hospital. Zamudio. Spain Biocruces Bizkaia. Health Research Institute. Barakaldo. Spain.

With interest we read the article by Basterreche et al. about a 23yo female with Leigh syndrome diagnosed at age 4y and manifesting with severe psychomotor impairment, severe self-harm, hetero-aggressions, bilateral hypodensities of the basal ganglia, and cerebellar atrophy. Read More

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Covid-19, hypercoagulability and risk of mortality in schizophrenia.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Jul 1;49(4):194-195. Epub 2021 Jul 1.

Societat Catalana de Psiquiatria i Salut Mental. Barcelona.

Covid-19 disease has been linked to a high risk of hyper- coagulability that can severely condition the evolution of this respiratory syndrome in the acute phase; and also due to the possible sequelae of a chronic thrombosis, as is the case of chronic pulmonary thromboembolism; or due to complications associated with anticoagulant treatment such as bleeding. Read More

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Immediate Psychological Response during the Very Early Stage of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) in a Spanish Community Sample.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2021 Jul 1;49(4):180-193. Epub 2021 Jul 1.

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

The World Health Organization declared a pandemic due to COVID-19 on 11 March 2020 and remarked on the relevance of studying its consequences on mental health. A cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the immediate psychological response to the pandemic and quarantine in Spain. Read More

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