José Javier López-Goñi

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This study explored the characteristics of a representative sample of patients who were addicted to either alcohol or cocaine, comparing the profiles of both types of drug users. A sample of 234 addicted patients (109 alcoholics and 125 cocaine addicts) who sought outpatient treatment in a Spanish clinical centre was assessed. Data on socio-demographic,(More)
This paper explores the personality disorders most commonly related to cocaine addiction. The samples used were 60 cocaine-addicted patients, who were assessed with the MCMI-II before treatment, and 50 normative participants from the general population with the same demographic features (age, sex and socioeconomic level). According to the results, 36.7% of(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic use of cocaine has been associated with a wide range of neuropsychological deficits affecting attention, memory, learning and executive functions. However, it has not been found a unique profile of impairment associated with cocaine addiction. AIM To review the studies about neurocognitive performance in cocaine addicted patients,(More)
Resumen: Introducción. Las pruebas de Fluencia Verbal (FV) Semántica (FVS) y Fonológica (FVF) son muy empleadas en la práctica clínica. Dis-poner de diferentes pruebas alternativas que además tengan en cuenta el efecto de variables sociodemográficas mejorarían su uso como tests de cri-bado, permitiendo diferenciar a personas con y sin Enfermedad de(More)
INTRODUCTION Type 1 myotonic dystrophy (MD-1) or Steinert disease is a multisystemic progressive disorder. Studies have shown cognitive deficits, depressive symptoms and a high incidence of anxiety personality traits that compromise both the functionality and the quality of life of these patients. AIM To describe the cognitive and psychopathological(More)
The pre-post treatment change of 112 patients in two therapeutics Spanish communities is described. The Addiction Severity Index (ASI) was used at intake and at the end of the treatment program. Results of the treatment program were evaluated by applying composite scores (CS) of the ASI, and the evolution of each patient was evaluated using the Reliable(More)
Some females are at an increased risk of developing bulimia. However, etiological factors and their interplay remain controversial. The present study analyzed Sticefe Model for eating disorders in a non-clinical population by examining gender differences with respect to the following risk factors: body mass index (BMI), body dissatisfaction, perceived(More)
INTRODUCTION Social cognition refers to mental processes that operate in situations of social interaction and facilitate adjustment and functioning in such scenarios. AIM To study the empathic response in two groups of older people and their relationship to emotional intelligence and moral judgment. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We enrolled 60 subjects divided(More)
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