Beatriz Navarro Bravo

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Numerous studies have suggested that educational history, as a proxy measure of active cognitive reserve, protects against age-related cognitive decline and risk of dementia. Whether educational history also protects against age-related decline in emotional intelligence (EI) is unclear. The present study examined ability EI in 310 healthy adults ranging in(More)
OBJECTIVES First, to assess knowledge and attitudes of people aged 65 and over to the Advance Directives Document (ADD) and know the role that, in their opinion, a family doctor should play in the early planning of death. Second, to assess the level of knowledge and attitude of primary care physicians to that document, as well as to know the role played by(More)
BACKGROUND There are recommendations to prevent falls. Our goal is to determine, in older people, the knowledge and adherence to these recommendations, and to analyze the demographic characteristics and associated morbidity. METHODS Observational study of prevalence and crossed association. The target population are older people living in the community.(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine seniors' knowledge of and attitudes toward advance directive documents. METHODS We carried out a cross-sectional descriptive study in a primary care setting in the provinces of Albacete and Guadalajara, Spain (n = 464). RESULTS A total of 86.2% (95% CI: 83.0-89.5) of the participants were unaware of(More)
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to determine the true frequency of primary insomnia (PI), sleep disorder related to another mental disorder (SDMD) and sleep disorder due to a general medical condition (SDMC) in older adults and to establish their differentiating characteristics. METHODS This is a cross-sectional study. Participants were randomly(More)
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