Javier Corbalán

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BACKGROUND At present there is still controversy about the relationship between emotional stress and psoriasis lesions. Most of the published literature does not include the broad spectrum of emotional response. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between skin lesions and emotional state in a large sample of patients with(More)
This article describes a study using a descriptive approach of cross-sectional correlation to explore the association between thinking styles and creativity in a group of nursing professionals and students. A thinking style is a characteristic way of thinking. The hypothesis was that the most creative subjects would present thinking styles that enhance and(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this work was to examine the sociodemographic, psychological, and health-related factors (considered jointly) associated with poor mental health in midlife and to analyze whether risk and protective factors differed in men and women. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted with a middle-class sample of 252 women and 189 men(More)
The influence of an adrenal medullary transplant into the lumbar subarachnoid space on learned helplessness, an animal model of depression, was examined. The transplanted rats were found to be less susceptible than sham-operated animals to become helpless after administration of inescapable shocks. The effect was attributed to release of opioid peptides by(More)
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