Javier Prado-Abril

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BACKGROUND Burnout occurs when professionals use ineffective coping strategies to try to protect themselves from work-related stress. The dimensions of 'overload', 'lack of development' and 'neglect', belonging to the 'frenetic', 'under-challenged' and 'worn-out' subtypes, respectively, comprise a brief typological definition of burnout. The aim of the(More)
BACKGROUND One-quarter of the world's population will suffer from depression symptoms at some point in their lives. Mental health services in developed countries are overburdened. Therefore, cost-effective interventions that provide mental health care solutions such as Web-based psychotherapy programs have been proposed. OBJECTIVE The intent of the study(More)
BACKGROUND Burnout is the result of prolonged workplace exposure to chronic stress factors and may present itself in one of the following subtypes: "frenetic", "under-challenged" and "worn-out". The aims of the present study were to identify the causes of workplace discomfort that affect employees in large organizations and to determine the predictive power(More)
Expertise and excellence in Clinical Psychology are receiving renewed interest in the international scene. How clinical psychologists do their work, depending on which psychological treatments they apply, explains a large amount of the variability in treatment outcomes. Evidence concerning the expertise effects is largely contradictory owing to the absence(More)
BACKGROUND In preparation for a randomized controlled trial, a pilot study was conducted to investigate the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of a psychotherapy group based on metacognitive-oriented social skills training (MOSST). METHODS Twelve outpatients with schizophrenia were offered 16 group-sessions of MOSST. Effect sizes were calculated(More)
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