Javier García Campayo

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Pain catastrophization is considered an important risk factor for pain in general and, specifically, for fibromyalgia. There are no validated Spanish versions of any of the questionnaires developed to assess pain catastrophization. The aim of this study was to validate the Spanish version of the Pain Catastrophization Scale (PCS),(More)
BACKGROUND The electronic Schizophrenia Treatment Adherence Registry (e-STAR) is a prospective, observational study of patients with schizophrenia designed to evaluate long-term treatment outcomes in routine clinical practice. METHODS Parameters were assessed at baseline and at 3 month intervals for 2 years in patients initiated on risperidone long-acting(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence and comorbidity of the most common mental disorders in primary care practice in Spain, using the Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) questionnaire. DESIGN A systematic sample of 7936 adult primary care patients was recruited by 1925 general practitioners in a large cross-sectional national(More)
OBJECTIVES Validation of Goldberg's Anxiety and Depression scales in our settings. DESIGN Transverse study. Two phases screening at population previously stratified and randomly allocated. SITE. National Health Institute's Primary Care Centres at the city of Zaragoza. PATIENTS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS 444 patients, aged 19 and older, who attend their(More)
INTRODUCTION We assess the attitudes of Spanish doctors towards immigrant patients. MATERIAL AND METHOD DESIGN cross-sectional descriptive study carried out in January-June 2003. SAMPLE AND SETTING Family doctors and third-year residents of 15 health care centers in Zaragoza, Spain. INSTRUMENT specifically designed interview answered in anonymously(More)
INTRODUCTION The main symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are attention deficit, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Its prevalence lies between 3 and 5% in schoolchildren. Children with ADHD can present a high prevalence rate of comorbidity. A timely diagnosis and treatment can modify the educational and psychosocial development of most(More)
BACKGROUND A significant association between joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) and panic disorder was observed in a sample of rheumatology outpatients. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess whether JHS is more frequent in panic-disorder than in control subjects. METHOD The authors conducted a case-control study comparing 55 untreated patients(More)
The influence of cognitive and emotional variables in the perception of pain is currently subject to no doubt, with the admittance that both the intensity and the characteristics of pain are influenced by the subject's cognitive processing. Catastrophism and acceptance seem to be the psychological constructs that are better able to explain the results of(More)