Gabriel Rubio Valladolid

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BACKGROUND Schizophrenic patients have a high comorbidity with substance use disorders. However, there are few studies on the efficacy of antipsychotics on psychopathology and on their repercutions on substance abuse. METHODS All studies about pharmacological treatment of schizophrenic patients with substance abuse, included in Medline over the last ten(More)
UNLABELLED In the last years, it has been accumulated data about an important association between addictions and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Both disorders share clinic aspects and relevant biological markers, and for both it has been postulated alterations in the same cerebral systems. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the rate of possible ADHD(More)
The objective of this study was to estimate the current prevalence of psychiatric disorders in cocaine-dependent patients who attend different treatment centres in the Community of Madrid. A prospective multicentre study was used, and a total of 197 cocaine-dependent subjects were assessed. The assessment instrument used for diagnosis was the Psychiatric(More)
AIDS has acquired a growing importance for psychiatry because of the number of infected people and the increasing attention that these patients need. The major risk group in Spain is the drug users one. These patients share management problems when they are in general hospitals settings, both for their psychiatric aspects and for the consequences of drug(More)
To analyse the causes that prompted health care professionals to select naltrexone to treat alcoholism. One-year multicentric, prospective study conducted with 221 doctors specialized in alcoholism treatment and analysis of data derived from 1,396 patients attended. Naltrexone was not prescribed to 446 patients. The medical barriers to the prescription of(More)
The results of the validation for the AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test) in Primary Care are here reported. A total of 326 patients who attended two primary care centers were interviewed. In a first interview they answered the AUDIT questions and later were classified on the basis of disturbances caused by alcohol use: abuse or dependency.(More)
AIMS Little is known about changes in the modulation of the startle reflex when patients go through an alcohol-dependence treatment in an outpatient facility. In the current study, the affective modulation of the cue-related startle reflex has been used to evaluate changes in the emotional processing of alcohol-related stimuli that occurred after a standard(More)