Javier Rejas

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OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a multidimensional generic questionnaire measuring satisfaction with treatment with medicines. The questionnaire was designed to be used in chronic patients undergoing pharmacological treatment for any disease. METHODS After a literature review and cognitive debriefing process with an expert panel of six members and 21(More)
AIM To assess the prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and Metabolic Syndrome (MS) in patients treated with antipsychotics. METHODS Retrospective, cross-sectional, multicenter study in which 117 Spanish psychiatrists (the CLAMORS Study Collaborative Group) recruited consecutive outpatients meeting DSM-IV criteria for Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform(More)
BACKGROUND This study assesses the validity and reliability of the Spanish version of DN4 questionnaire as a tool for differential diagnosis of pain syndromes associated to a neuropathic (NP) or somatic component (non-neuropathic pain, NNP). METHODS A study was conducted consisting of two phases: cultural adaptation into the Spanish language by means of(More)
Atypical antipsychotics seem to differ mainly in their tolerability profile. The aim of this cross-sectional study, the Estudio de Investigaci n de Resultados en Esquizofrenia (Outcomes Research Study in Schizophrenia; EIRE study), was to assess in a clinical setting the frequency of several side-effects related to haloperidol, risperidone, olanzapine, and(More)
In this study, we analyzed the economic impact of one-year healthcare and non-healthcare resources utilization by patients with dementia of Alzheimer's disease (AD) under usual medical practice in Spain. A one-year, prospective, naturalistic, multicenter cohort study was designed to recruit patients with mild, moderate to severe, and severe AD according to(More)
The objective of this study is to analyze the prevalence to cognitive function impairment (CI) in a pragmatic cohort of subjects with different types of neuropathic pain under standard conditions of care by means of a cross-sectional baseline analysis of a sample of patients with NeP enrolled in a pragmatic, prospective, multicenter study evaluating the(More)
The objective of the present study was to describe a new model of the cost-effectiveness of treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and its application to a comparison of pregabalin versus venlafaxine extended-release (XR) from a Spanish healthcare perspective. Microsimulation techniques, including Hamilton Anxiety Scale (HAM-A) score, number of(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this cross-sectional study, the EIRE study, was to assess the frequency of several side effects with antipsychotics in the clinical setting. This paper addresses the adverse effect of weight gain. METHOD Outpatients diagnosed of schizophrenia according to DSM-IV criteria and receiving a single antipsychotic (risperidone, olanzapine,(More)
AIM We analysed the impact of tobacco smoking over several healthy lifestyle habits along with the impact on 10-years cardiovascular event (CVE) risk in the CLAMORS schizophrenia cohort. METHODS This analysis was performed within the scope of the CLAMORS study which included consecutive outpatients meeting DSM-IV criteria for schizophrenia spectrum(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to ascertain health care and non-health care resources use in the past 12-months and to estimate the cost-of-illness in adult outpatients with drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE) in Spain. METHODS A cross-sectional and retrospective study was designed. Whole nation representative participants (epilepsy and general(More)