Ester Gilabert

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the fastest and most effective treatment for severe or treatment-resistant affective and psychotic disorders. Its therapeutic effect is obtained through a generalized tonic-clonic seizure of adequate duration. Several factors (older age, male gender, and the sessions of ECT themselves) increase seizure threshold and reduce(More)
UNLABELLED Subtle social cognitive deficits in unaffected relatives of schizophrenia patients have received increasing attention over the last few years, supporting their potential endophenotypic role for this disorder. The current study assessed non-psychotic first-degree relatives' performance on a multidimensional measure of emotional intelligence (EI):(More)
Counterfactual thinking (CFT) is a type of conditional reasoning that enables the generation of mental simulations of alternatives to past factual events. Previous research has found this cognitive feature to be disrupted in schizophrenia (Hooker et al., 2000; Contreras et al., 2016). At the same time, the study of cognitive deficits in unaffected relatives(More)
Counterfactual thinking (CFT) is a type of conditional reasoning involving mental representations of alternatives to past factual events that previous preliminary research has suggested to be impaired in schizophrenia. However, despite the potential impact of these deficits on the functional outcome of these patients, studies examining the role of CFT in(More)
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