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Prevalence of psychotic disorders and its association with methodological issues. A systematic review and meta-analyses
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This systematic review provides a comprehensive comparison of methodologies used in studies of the prevalence of psychosis, which can provide insightful information for future epidemiological studies in adopting the most relevant methodological approach. Expand
Predicting the onset of major depression in primary care: international validation of a risk prediction algorithm from Spain
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The PSRA included new variables and afforded an improved performance over the PERA for predicting the onset of major depression in Spain, and is still the best option in other European countries. Expand
Psychometric properties of the List of Threatening Experiences--LTE and its association with psychosocial factors and mental disorders according to different scoring methods.
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The List of Threatening Experiences questionnaire is a valid and reliable measure of stress in mental health, and the strength of association with mental disorders depends on the method of quantifying LTE scores. Expand
High‐activity variants of the uMAOA polymorphism increase the risk for depression in a large primary care sample
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The results provide fairly consistent evidence that high‐activity variants of the MAOA promoter polymorphism confer a modestly higher risk for depression. Expand
Factors associated with use of community mental health services by schizophrenia patients using multilevel analysis
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The variables that explained the use of community service could be viewed as proxies for severity of illness and a group of four psychiatrists was also independently associated with use of ambulatory services by patients with schizophrenia or related disorders. Expand
The risk for major depression conferred by childhood maltreatment is multiplied by BDNF and SERT genetic vulnerability: a replication study.
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The results confirm that the risk of depression conferred by childhood maltreatment is modified by variation at both SERT and BDNF genes. Expand
Effectiveness of a Multimodal Intervention Program for Restraint Prevention in an Acute Spanish Psychiatric Ward
TLDR
Evaluating the effectiveness of a multimodal intervention program based on the principles of six core strategies to reduce the frequency of use of mechanical restraint in an acute psychiatric ward found the probability that mechanical restraint would occur in a hospital admission decreased after performing the intervention. Expand
Psychotropic prescribing in Catalonia: results from an epidemiological study.
TLDR
PSD prescribing rates are high in Catalonia and are associated with a number of clinical and non-clinical factors, which need to be considered when prescribing in PC. Expand
Prevalence of schizophrenia and related disorders in Malaga (Spain): results using multiple clinical databases
TLDR
The use of multiple clinical sources of information not only from mental health services, but also from emergency departments, primary care and private settings revealed high prevalence rates of schizophrenia and related disorders. Expand
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the incidence of psychotic disorders: the distribution of rates and the influence of gender, urbanicity, immigration and socio-economic level
TLDR
IR among different psychotic disorders was found to vary depending on gender, urbanicity, and immigration (as most of the previous literature focuses on non-affective psychosis or schizophrenia). Expand
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