Jose Manuel Olivares

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  • Andres Almazan, Keith C Brown, Murray Carlson, David A Chapman, John Chalmers, Diego Garcia +11 others
  • 2000
We examine the form, adoption rates, and economic rationale for various mutual fund investment restrictions. A sample of U.S. domestic equity funds from 1994 to 2000 reveals systematic patterns in investment constraints, consistent with an optimal contracting equilibrium in the fund industry. Restrictions are more common when (i) boards contain a higher(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)
AIM To evaluate the prevalence of depression using the Calgary Depression Scale for Schizophrenia (CDSS) in a sample of Spanish patients with stable schizophrenia and without a diagnosis of depression. METHODS We included stable outpatients of 18 to 50 years of age, with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or schizophreniform disorder(More)
INTRODUCTION Despite the large number of scales to assess cognitive function, these are rarely used in clinical practice, both because of the time they require and because they do not give useful information to the clinician. The aim of this article is to present the characteristics and psychometric properties of a scale which aims, with its simplicity of(More)
A double-blind clinical trial of clomipramine versus phenelzine was carried out on 30 patients suffering from DSM-III obsessive-compulsive disorder. The study period was 12 weeks, and the maximum doses used (from the fifth week on) were 225 mg/day for clomipramine (14 patients) and 75 mg/day for phenelzine (12 patients); four patients dropped out. Obsessive(More)
The objective of this study is to evaluate the subjective perception of cognitive deficit and how it relates to the perception of patients' relatives. Differences between the subjective perception of cognitive deficits in 107 DSM-IV-diagnosed psychotic patients and that of their relatives or caregivers were evaluated using the GEOPTE Scale. Fair agreement(More)
  • R Maria Saleth, Ariel Dinar, Miguel Solanes, Sam Johnson, Jose Trava, Jose Simas +31 others
  • 2003
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This study was supported by the budget allocation from the Rural Cluster within the Development Research Group, Visiting Research Fellows Program, and supplemental funds of the Rural Development Department, the World Bank. While the intellectual contributions of all the experts met in the sample countries are gratefully acknowledged, (see(More)
BACKGROUND Nonadherence is a well-known problem among schizophrenia patients, among whom relapse is fivefold more likely, adversely affecting health, employment, and social functioning. The Spanish Adherencia Terapéutica en la Esquizofrenia (ADHES) survey was developed to determine the scope and causes of medication nonadherence in schizophrenia. METHODS(More)