G Rojas Castillo

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INTRODUCTION Sleep disorders are a frequent problem and they are a usual reason of primary care consultation, because they cause a significant deterioration in the quality of life. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and it has a total prevalence in adults estimated of 19.1%, of whom 85% are chronic insomnia, which in turn is closely related to(More)
In order to determine the prevalence of sleeping disorders and their relationship with sociodemographic and medical variables in elderly attending to general morbidity physicians, 144 individuals from 65 years and up from 2 primary care centers in Santiago were interviewed. An structured interview which included sociodemographic data, reason of the visit,(More)
INTRODUCTION To describe benzodiazepine use in the adult population from Santiago, Chile and attempt to establish associations with different sociodemographic and medical variables. METHODS This is a cross-sectional study whose sampling frame was the adult population, aged 16 to 64 years (n = 3,237,286). The sampling strategy was probabilistic, poly-stage(More)
The goal of this paper was to study the usefulness of standardised tests in elderly and assess the relationship among sociodemographic factors, neuropsychological indicators and psychiatric diagnosis, 40 subjects (31 women and 9 men, mean age 71.5 years, sd 6.16) who attended a primary care clinic in Santiago were interviewed using a sociodemographic(More)
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