José Miguel Lera Tricas

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BACKGROUND Homeless people have high dropout rates when they participate in therapeutic processes. The causes of this failure are not always known. This study investigates whether dropping-out is mediated by personality disorders or whether psychosocial problems are more important. METHOD Eighty-nine homeless people in a socio-laboral integration process(More)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that begins in childhood but can continue into adulthood, and may be the cause of many disadaptive behaviors, as in the case of homeless people, who often display a high incidence of personality disorders. The goal of this study is to analyze the comorbidity of ADHD with axis II disorders in a(More)
The homeless drop out of treatment relatively frequently. Also, prevalence rates of personality disorders are much higher in the homeless group than in the general population. We hypothesize that when both variables coexist - homelessness and personality disorders - the possibility of treatment drop out grows. The aim of this study was to analyze the(More)
We report the case of a 56-year-old smoker woman who was admitted to our hospital because of an exacerbation of CD from which she had suffered for 2 years. The patient was taking azathioprine 50 mg three times daily. Physical examination showed that her abdomen was distended and painful. Laboratory testing showed a blood cell count of 10.2 × 10 9 /L,(More)
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