G. Espárrago Llorca

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BACKGROUND Antidepressants, especially selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), venlafaxine, and clomipramine, are frequently associated with sexual dysfunction. Other antidepressants (nefazodone, mirtazapine, bupropion, amineptine, and moclobemide) with different mechanisms of action seem to have fewer sexual side effects. The incidence of sexual(More)
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)
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)
Introduction: Post-stroke depression (PSD) is the most common mood disorder following a stroke, and also the main factor limiting recovery and rehabilitation in stroke patients. In addition, it may increase mortality by up to ten times. Development: PSD occurs in 1 in 3 stroke patients and more than half of all cases are neither diagnosed nor treated.(More)
The authors study aggression behaviour in a sample of 20 patients with residual schizophrenia, using the Instrument I for the measure of aggression, developed by professors Ledesma, Rodrigues and Izquierdo. A pattern of aggression has been found among residual patients characterized by a decrease of global aggressiveness and hetero-aggressiveness, compared(More)
BACKGROUND The presence of sexual function impairment in patients with psychiatric disorders is very common and could be an effect of the medication (mainly antidepressant and neuroleptics). The patient frequently has difficulties to communicate this adverse effect and the assessment of these changes by the physician should be encouraged. The real SD(More)
The reliability and validity of Legeron Riviere and Marboutin's Anticipatory Cognition Questionnaire were studied in a sample of Spanish women (age range 19-60 years). Internal consistency was high and the predictive validity was good.
Some specific aspects of Psychooncology, particularly different types of anxiety, are revised and classified according to its causes (situational, somatic, postreactivation and posttherepeutic) and to the time of onset (postdiagnosis, postreatment and terminal states). Therapeutical guides are proposed.
A sample of twenty cancer patients following chemotherapy realize MMPI questionnaire, and another one for valuation of emetic and anticipatory phenomena in relation to said therapy. The authors came to the conclusion that 36.8% of the sample had anticipatory nausea and vomiting, 63.6% anticipatory dysphoria, and 66% emetic incidents after chemotherapy. The(More)