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The authors analyzed the incidence of sexual dysfunction (SD) with different selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs; fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, and sertraline) and hence the qualitative and quantitative changes in SD throughout time in a prospective and multicenter study. Outpatients (192 women and 152 men; age = 39.6 +/- 11.4 years) under(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the association between symptom dimensions in schizophrenia and number and type of met and unmet needs. METHOD A sample of 231 outpatients randomly selected from a register that included all patients treated in 5 mental health care centres (MHCC) was evaluated. Assessment instruments included the Camberwell Assessment of Needs (CAN)(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of mental disorders among prisoners has been researched in a few countries worldwide but never previously in Spain. AIM Our aim was to estimate the lifetime and last month prevalence of mental disorders in a Spanish prison population. METHODS This is a descriptive, cross-sectional, epidemiological study of 707 male prisoners.(More)
UNLABELLED Sexual dysfunction secondary to the use of antidepressants, especially clomipramine or SSRI's is an adverse effect that is often underestimated and according to earlier studies, this can affect approximately 60% of the patients. This presents as a decrease in libido, alterations in the ability to reach orgasm/ejaculation, and an erectile(More)
UNLABELLED The authors analyze the incidence of sexual dysfunction (SD) with different SSRIs (Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine, Paroxetine and Sertraline) and hence the qualitative and quantitative changes in SD throughout time 308 outpatients (169 women, 139 men; mean +/- SD age = 41 +/- 7) under treatment with SSRIs were interviewed with an SD questionnaire(More)
BACKGROUND Modifying diet, exercise, sunlight exposure and sleep patterns may be useful in the treatment of depression. METHOD Eighty nonseasonal depressive outpatients on anti-depressant treatment were randomly assigned either to the active or control group. Four hygienic-dietary recommendations were prescribed together. Outcome measures were blinded(More)
INTRODUCTION There is an increasing amount of evidence showing that physical activity and sun exposure are effective coadjuvant treatments for patients with mild to moderate depression. However, there is a lack of information regarding patient's adherence to these recommendations in daily clinical practice. METHODS We conducted a study including 15(More)
Serial analyses of serum potassium and plasma epinephrine, norepinephrine and adenosine 3':5'-cyclic monophosphate (cyclic AMP) concentrations were measured in 13 patients with alcohol withdrawal, six of whom presented delirium tremens. Patients with delirium showed at admission levels of potassium (3.45 +/- 0.45 mmol/l) lower (P less than 0.02) than(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is a highly prevalent and disabling mental disorder with an incidence rate which appears to be increasing in the developed world. This fact seems to be at least partially related to lifestyle factors. Some hygienic-dietary measures have shown their efficacy as a coadjuvant of standard treatment. However, their effectiveness has not yet(More)