1,061 results match your criteria Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria [Journal]


Intravenous perfusion of tiapride in a case of treatment-resistant delirium.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2019 Jan 1;47(1):33-6. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Facultativo especialista en Psiquiatría. Hospital General de Villarrobledo.

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January 2019
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Reversible taste and smell dysfunction associated with sodium valproate and quetiapine in bipolar depression: a case report.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2019 Jan 1;47(1):33-6. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol-IGTP, Unidad de Farmacología Clínica. Badalona, España Universidad Autonóma de Barcelona (UAB). Barcelona, España.

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January 2019

How is evaluated mental health recovery?: A systematic review.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2019 Jan 1;47(1):23-32. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Mental Health Network of Bizkay (RSMB), Osakidetza, Biocruces, Bizkaia, Spain.

There is an increasingly recognition of the concept of personal recovery in the treatment of mental illness. Recovery defined as living a fulfilling, rewarding life, even in the ongoing presence of a mental illness. Consequently, a number of different instruments have been designed to assess recovery-oriented outcomes. Read More

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January 2019

Update the Multimodal Treatment of ADHD (MTA): twenty years of lessons.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2019 Jan 1;47(1):16-22. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Servicio de Psiquiatría y Psicología. Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor, Madrid Psikids. Centro especializado en psicología y psiquiatría para niños y adolescentes, Madrid.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder1 and consists in a persistent pattern of inattention and / or hyperactivity - impulsivity that interferes with the functioning or development of the person who suffers from it. Because it is a disorder that is present since childhood, the treatment of these patients should be multimodal, and it should include doctors, therapists, teachers and parents2. The choice of a pharmacological treatment adjusted to the specific needs of the patient optimizes the results of the intervention programs. Read More

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January 2019
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Neuropsychological findings in recent onset schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder: a comparison study.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2019 Jan 1;47(1):7-15. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria del Hospital Clínico San Carlos. Madrid. Spain Departamento de Psiquiatría y Psicología Médica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense. Madrid. Spain Centro de Investigación en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM). Madrid. Spain.

Introduction: Neurocognitive impairment is considered an essential symptom of schizophrenia, particularly in its early stages. Nonetheless, the neuropsychological features of borderline personality disorder (BPD) could cast doubt on the specificity of neurocognitive dysfunctions. The aim of this study is to determine whether neurocognitive deficits are specific to schizophrenia-spectrum conditions as compared to a similarly severe psychiatric illness like BPD. Read More

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January 2019
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WPA Position Statement on Spirituality and Religion in Psychiatry.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):242-8. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

WPA Sección Sobre Religión, Espiritualidad y Psiquiatría Departamento de Teología y Religión, Universidad de Durham, Durham, UK.

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November 2018
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Acute schizophrenia-like psychosis as major clinical presentation of Graves’ disease successfully treated by radioiodine in combination with antipsychotics: a case report.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):242-8. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, P.R. China.

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November 2018
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Clinical improvement of somatic and affective symptoms in a patient with complex trauma through the use of EMDR. Report of a clinical case.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):242-8. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Centre Emili Mira, Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions (INAD) Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain Centre Fòrum Research Unit, Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions (INAD), Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain IMIM (Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques), Barcelona, Spain Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions (INAD) Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain Department of Psychiatry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain.

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November 2018
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Disturbances of intentionality in schizophrenia and in depression.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):234-41. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Ph. D., Director of the Department of Psychiatry East of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Chile.

After defining that fundamental element of psychic life which is intentionality, based on original descriptions by Franz Brentano and Edmund Husserl, the authors try to show the way in which this phenomenon is respectively altered in schizophrenia and in depression. For understanding what occurs with respect to this in schizophrenia it is first necessary to focus on what Husserl calls “the consciousness of the interior or immanent time”. The current of consciousness is not a mere succession of “nows”, but of a process of dynamic self-organization, which begins to be developed as, for example, a lecture or a melody is heard. Read More

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November 2018
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Factors predicting early dropout from dialectical behaviour therapy in individuals with borderline personality disorder.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):226-33. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Department of Psychiatry, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona (Spain) Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona (Spain) Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica- Sant Pau (IIB-SANT PAU), Barcelona (Spain) Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM (Spain).

Background: Dialectical behaviour therapy skills training (DBT-ST) has proven effective to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). However, therapy still faces the problem of early dropout. The aim of the present study is to examine which factors are associated with early dropout from DBT-ST in a sample of subjects with BPD. Read More

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November 2018
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Sexual dysfunction factors in patients with schizophrenia treated with second generation antipsychotics: not only prolactin.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Nov 1;46(6):217-25. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Salud Mental. Hospital Universitario de Valme. Sevilla. España.

Introduction: Despite the high prevalence of sexual dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia, its origins are still unclear.

The Aim Of This Study: to determine the prevalence and causal factors of sexual dysfunction in a group of outpatients with schizophrenia.

Methods: The study was designed to be cross-sectional and naturalistic, including outpatients with schizophrenia undergoing second generation antipsychotic monotherapy. Read More

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November 2018
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Effectiveness of a non-sedative intervention to prevent anxious and claustrophobic reactions in magnetic resonance imaging.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Sep 1;46(5):200-4. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Servicio de Psiquiatría. Hospital Universitario del Henares, Coslada (Madrid) Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid).

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September 2018
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Antidepressants and its relationship with microscopic colitis.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Sep 1;46(5):200-4. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology department, Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid.

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September 2018
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Changes in genetic and environmental influences on disordered eating between pre-menarche and postmenarche girls. A twin study.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Sep 1;46(5):192-9. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Department of Psychiatry, "La Fe" Hospital, Valencia, Spain Department of Psychiatry, Medicine School, University of Valencia, Spain CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain.

significantly increase during puberty. The goal of this research is to evaluate changes during puberty which could have genetic and environmental influences on a broad spectrum of disordered eating attitudes and behaviors. Methods. Read More

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September 2018
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Substance use and course of bipolar disorder in an inpatient sample.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Sep 1;46(5):183-91. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Hospital Infanta Cristina, Departamento de Psiquiatría, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Badajoz, Badajoz, España.

Introduction: Patients with bipolar disorder (BD) have a comorbid substance use with high frequency. Our study aims to establish a relationship between substance use and BD, in terms of greater diagnostic difficulty, a worse prognosis and changes in pharmacological prescription.

Methods: The sample consisted of 394 subjects over twenty years were hospitalized with a diagnosis of BD in acute psychiatry unit of a general hospital (10. Read More

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September 2018
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Factor Structure of the Spanish Version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Sep 1;46(5):174-82. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Valencia, CIBERSAM, Valencia, España.

Introduction: The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is considered the gold standard in screening for postpartum depression. Although the Spanish version has been widely used, its factorial structure has not yet been studied .

Methods: A total of 1,204 women completed the EPDS 32 weeks after delivery. Read More

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September 2018
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Validation of a Spanish version of the Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ): Psychometric characteristics and underlying factor structure derived from a healthy university student sample.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Sep 1;46(5):159-73. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Servei de Psiquiatria, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Barcelona, Spain Centre d'Investigació del Medicament, Institut de Recerca, Servei Farmacologia Clínica, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Barcelona, Spain.

Objective: The need for early detection, prevention and intervention in psychosis has prompted the study of prodromal and threshold syndromes. One strategy involves the assessment of schizotypy, a personality construct involving unusual perceptual experiences, magical thinking or bizarre behavior. Sensitive measurement instruments could potentially allow detection of signs heralding transition to psychosis in high-risk individuals, or risk of relapse in patients after a first psychotic episode. Read More

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September 2018
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Mania and energy drinks.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 07 1;46(4):156-8. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Psiquiatra, Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Salud Mental Valme, Sevilla, España.

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July 2018
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Switch to a manic episode after desvenlafaxine discontinuation in bipolar disorder.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 07 1;46(4):156-8. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Hospital Universitario San Agustín. Servicio de Psiquiatría. Avilés, Asturias, España.

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July 2018
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Teaching Medical Students How To Think: Narrative, Mechanistic and Mathematical Thinking.

Authors:
Jose de Leon

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jul 1;46(4):133-45. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Mental Health Research Center at Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, KY, USA Psychiatry and Neurosciences Research Group (CTS-549), Institute of Neurosciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain, and Biomedical Research Centre in Mental Health Net (CIBERSAM), Santiago Apóstol Hospital, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain.

Computers are becoming better than physicians in some activities. To survive, 21st century physicians need to become better thinkers. The most unique human cognitive skill is the ability to understand other human minds by creating stories about oneself and others (narrative thinking). Read More

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July 2018
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Dimensional Personality Assessment among a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) sample with Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5).

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jul 1;46(4):125-32. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Psychiatry Department, Sant Rafael Hospital, Barcelona, Spain.

Introduction: Personality Disorders (PD) are highly prevalent among Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients, but studies based on the DSM-5 are still scarce. Validated instruments have not yet been specifically used in CFS patients. Therefore, our aim was to analyze the differences in personality facets and domains profiles among CFS patients with and without a PD using the Personality Inventory for DSM-5 (PID-5). Read More

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July 2018
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Psychometric Characteristics of the Original and Brief Version of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ) in Mexican Samples.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jul 1;46(4):117-24. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Department of Public Health Analysis. Morgan State University, USA.

Background: In the XXI century anxiety disorders have become the most prevalent in Mexico, excessive worry is one of the first features that allows its identification. Have a valid and reliable instrument to assess the pathological worry is essential to identify the disorder from the beginning.

Method: The aim of this study was to analyze the psychometric properties of the Penn state worry questionnaire (PSWQ) in the four different versions used in clinical contexts in Spanish-speaking countries: the original scale (PSWQ-16), the direct form of the scale (PSWQ-16D) and two abbreviated versions (PSWQ-11 y PSWQ-8). Read More

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July 2018
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Use of perampanel in treatment-resistant insomnia.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 05 1;46(3):112-6. Epub 2018 May 1.

Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid.

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May 2018
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Olanzapine as a cause of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, bibliographic review following a clinical case.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 05 1;46(3):112-6. Epub 2018 May 1.

Department of Integrated Care. Health center area 8. Albacete.

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May 2018
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The role of emotion dysregulation in Conversion Disorder.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 May 1;46(3):92-103. Epub 2018 May 1.

BS, Mathematic, Fundación Ramón Domínguez. Santiago - Lugo. Spain.

Introduction: The role that emotion regulation plays in Conversion Disorders (CD) is not well known. This research deepens in this subject and describes the main differences between a group of conversion patients and a control group on different measures of emotion regulation and other clinical variables.

Methods: A case-control study was conducted including 43 patients suffering from CD and 42 healthy controls. Read More

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May 2018
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Adaptation and psychometric properties of the spanish version of the yp-core (Young Person's Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation).

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 May 1;46(3):75-82. Epub 2018 May 1.

Psychology Department, University of Roehampton, London.

Introduction: Given the increasing prevalence of mental health problems in the general population, it is indispensable to use assessment tools aimed to assess the outcome of therapeutic interventions in order to refine the process of psychological rehabilitation.

Method: We describe the process of adaptation into Spanish and a first psychometric study of the Young Person's- Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation (YP-CORE), an instrument designed to measure the outcome in terms of general distress of therapeutic interventions in young people (11-16 years). 104 adolescents participated in the clinical and 131 in the non-clinical samples. Read More

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May 2018
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Treatment of Delayed Post-Hypoxic Leukoencephalopathy as a complication of carbon monoxide poisoning with risperidone and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 03 1;46(2):68-74. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen. Lima, Perú.

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March 2018
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Serotonin syndrome versus neuroleptic malignant syndrome: a case report.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 03 1;46(2):68-74. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Servicio de Psiquiatría. Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Vigo. Pontevedra. España.

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March 2018
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Clinical profile of inpatients referred to a consultation-liaison psychiatry service: an observational study assessing changes over a 10-yearperiod.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Mar 1;46(2):58-67. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Consultation-Liaison Service. Department of Psychiatry. Institut de Neurociències. Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona. Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) - Universitat de Barcelona. CERCA Programme/Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona. Spain.

Objective: Previous research has described the characteristics of Consultation-liaison psychiatry (CLP) services over one or more years. The aim of this paper was to examine the patterns of a large sample of patients receiving CLP service over a 10-year-period (2005–2014) and to determine the possible changes over time of the clinical practice. The sample size of our study, the duration of the observation period and the application of standardized operating procedures for acquiring and coding data, will provide more robust evidence than has been reported by most similar studies published in the last years. Read More

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March 2018
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Mental health in displaced children by armed conflict - National Mental Health Survey Colombia 2015.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Mar 1;46(2):51-7. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Statistical. MSc Clinical Epidemiology. Assistant teacher Department Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Faculty of Medicine. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Introduction: The armed conflict in Colombia is considered one of the most violent in Latin America. Children as a vulnerable population are most affected, increasing their risk of developing mental problems such as anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Objectives: To determine the prevalence of the most frequent mental problems in the Colombian children affected by armed conflict. Read More

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March 2018
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Anxiety, hospital fears and conduct and behavioral alterations during pediatric hospitalization.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Mar 1;46(2):42-50. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Brain, Cognition and Behavior: Clinical Research Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, Barcelona, España Unidad de Neuropsicología. Hospital de Terrassa. Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, Barcelona, España Grup de Recerca Consolidat en Neuropsicologia (SGR0941), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, España.

Introduction: A hospital admission is an experience capable of generating emotional and behavioral alterations at any age. This study pretends to analyze the response of anxiety, fears and/or behavioral alterations in pediatric patients exposed to a conventional non-surgical hospital admission and the existing relationship between these responses and certain modulating variables. Metodology. Read More

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March 2018
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Gender violence and mental health: a gap between clinical assistance and research.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 01 1;46(1):29-32. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

Psiquiatra. Profesora Asociada de la Universidad del País Vasco. Hospital Universitario de Cruces. Bilbao.

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January 2018
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Facial and bilateral leg edema in a patient using quetiapine.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 01 1;46(1):29-32. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

M.D, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, İstanbul, Turkey.

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January 2018
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Analysis of the effectiveness of a training program for parents of children with ADHD in a hospital environment.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jan 1;46(1):21-8. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

Doctor en Psicología y Psicólogo especialista en Psicología Clínica. Profesor de la Universidad de les Illes Balears, Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicológico.

Introduction: Regarding the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), treatments combined with pharmacological, psychoeducational and parents training programs interventions are recommended. Parenting programs have been proven efficacy in the experimental area, but there is few data about their effectiveness and feasibility in the professional area. The objective of the study is to analyze the effectiveness of a parenting program implemented in a hospital setting to improve internalized and externalized behaviors as well as parenting styles in a sample of ADHD children. Read More

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January 2018
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Descriptive study of evolution experienced by users of mental health residence, after 10 years of operation.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jan 1;46(1):12-20. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

Institut de Neuropsiquiatria i Addiccions, Hospital del Mar, IMIM (Institut Hospital del Mar d’Investigacions Mèdiques), CIBERSAM, Departament de Psiquiatria, Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona.

Introduction: The transformation of the social-health benefits system must demonstrate efficiency. The objective of the current work is to evaluate the evolution of those living in a residence during the first 10 years of its operation.

Method: Of the 205 patients used in the assessment, 93 were admitted. Read More

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January 2018
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Serum cortisol levels and neuropsychological impairments in patients diagnosed with Fibromyalgia.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jan 1;46(1):1-11. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

MD. PHD. Psychiatrist. Researcher Professor, Universidad de la Costa (Colombia), Researcher GIINCO Group.

Objective: To describe the relationship between neuropsychological variables and serum cortisol levels as a measure of physiological stress in patients with fibromyalgia.

Methodology: A sample of 60 women was intentionally selected: 30 with Fibromyalgia diagnosis and 30 with normal controls. Cortisol levels were determined using two blood samples (AM and PM) and a neuropsychological and emotional battery was applied with a standardized protocol in Colombian population to evaluate different cognitive domains. Read More

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January 2018
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Application of stem cells to the knowledge and treatment of psychiatric diseases.

Authors:
Rosa Villanueva

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 11 1;45(6):303-6. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Servicio de Psiquiatría. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Madrid.

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November 2017
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Pharmacogenetics in psychiatry: Clinical case of resistant depression and a previous history of multiple adverse effects.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 11 1;45(6):303-6. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Servei de Salut Mental, Parc Taulí-Hospital Universitari. Sabadell, Barcelona Departament de Psiquiatria, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona CIBERSAM.

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November 2017
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Domiciliary intervention in psychosis: a systematic review.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Nov 1;45(6):290-302. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Universitat Ramon Llull. Facultat de Psicologia, Ciències de l'Educació i de l'Esport. Blanquerna Hospital de Mataró. (Consorci Sanitari del Maresme).

Background: This theoretical study reviews the main findings and research on home-based treatment for psychosis. The principal purpose was to analyze the various types of home-based service and make recommendations for a service that would meet the needs of both first-episode and resistant patients. We compare the Early Intervention Service, which aims to reduce the range of untreated psychosis (DUP) with other types of home-care and similar interventions that have already been implemented: crisis resolution home teams (CRHTs), Open Dialogue Approach (ODA), social skills training (SST) and foster homes. Read More

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November 2017
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m-RESIST, a complete m-Health solution for patients with treatmentresistant schizophrenia: a qualitative study of user needs and acceptability in the Barcelona metropolitan area.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Nov 1;45(6):277-89. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Madrid, Spain Catalan Group in Women's Mental Health Research (GTRDSM), Barcelona, Spain.

Background: Despite the theoretical potential of m-health solutions in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia, there remains a lack of technological solutions in daily practice. The aim of this study was to measure the receptivity of patients, informal carers, and clinicians to an integral intervention model focused on patients with persistent positive symptoms: Mobile Therapeutic Attention for Patients with Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia (m-RESIST).

Methods: A qualitative study of the needs and acceptability of outpatients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia was carried out in Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu (Barcelona). Read More

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November 2017
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Difference in Regional Brain Volume between Fibromyalgia Patients and Long-Term Meditators.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Nov 1;45(6):268-76. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Deparment of Psychiatry. Miguel Servet Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain.

Background: The practice of meditation has been shown to improve pain-related quality of life and also to alter brain activity. To assess brain volumetry in fibromyalgia (FM) patients, healthy meditators and healthy non-meditator control groups, and to elucidate the possible association between brain changes in meditators and years of meditation practice.

Methods: Twelve patients diagnosed with FM, eleven long-term Zen meditators and ten healthy control subjects closely matched for sex and age were recruited. Read More

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November 2017
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Effectivity and Cost-effectivity of the Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy: A mirror naturalistic analysis.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Nov 1;45(6):257-67. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Mental Health Department, Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí. Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain Departament of Psichiatry and Forensic Medicine. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain Center of Collaborative Biomedical Research in Mental Health (CIBERSAM).

Introduction: Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy (mECT) is a biological long-term treatment in which patients receive ECT on periods from 2 to 4 weeks, during a variable period of time, usually for more than 6 months. Recent studies showed the efficacy of mECT in prevention of relapse and recurrences. Our study wants to demostrate the effectivity and cost-effectivity of this therapy in the naturalistic conditions of our area. Read More

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November 2017
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Nutritional supplements in eating disorders.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Sep 1;45(Supplement):26-36. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Hospital Clinico San Carlos. Madrid.

Eating disorders (EDs) are a series of differentiated nosological entities sharing the common link of a continuous alteration in food intake or in food intake-related behavior. Within this classification, the following disorders are noteworthy: anorexia nerviosa (AN) and bulimia nerviosa (BN). Anorexia nervosa is a chronic disorder characterized mainly by negative or decreased food intake accompanied by a distortion of body image and intense accompanying fear of weight gain. Read More

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September 2017
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Nutritional supplements in psychotic disorders.

Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Sep 1;45(Supplement):16-25. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Unitat Docent de Psiquiatria i Psicologia Mèdica, Departament de Medicina, Universitat de València, Valencia Unitat de Salut Mental de Catarroja, Valencia Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), Instituto Carlos III, Madrid International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR).

There is growing interest about the potential of diet and nutrients to improve the mental health of the population and for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. In the case of schizophrenia, the limitations of antipsychotic drugs to achieve adequate rates of clinical remission and functional recovery have promoted the search for complementary approaches. This narrative review approaches the dietary patterns and interventions in schizophrenia, efficacy of specific nutrients and therapeutic modulation of the gut microflora by probiotics. Read More

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September 2017
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