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Until recent years there has been no evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on the efficacy of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson's disease (PD). This review and meta-analysis of RCTs describes the efficacy of DBS in improving motor signs, functionality and quality of life of PD patients. Several electronic databases were consulted up to(More)
BACKGROUND The literature shows that compliance with antidepressant treatment is unsatisfactory. Several personal and disease-related variables have been shown to be related to compliance behavior. The objective of this study was to review the literature about sociodemographic and clinical predictors of compliance in patients with depressive disorders. (More)
PURPOSE The present study aims to establish the factor structure and reliability of the Spanish version of the Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire (BMQ), adapted to psychiatric medication, and to analyze the potential differences between psychiatric outpatients, medical students, and psychology students. METHOD The BMQ was tested on a sample of 405(More)
BACKGROUND Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers' performance for predicting conversion from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer's disease (AD) is still suboptimal. OBJECTIVE By considering several confounding factors we aimed to identify in which situations these CSF biomarkers can be useful. DATA SOURCES A systematic review was conducted on(More)
BACKGROUND Concordance and Shared Decision-Making (SDM) are considered measures of the quality of care that improves communication, promotes patient participation, creates a positive relationship with the healthcare professional, and results in greater adherence with the treatment plan. METHODS This study compares the attitudes of 225 mental health(More)
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