Juan José De la Cruz-Troca

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether cognitive-emotional hyperarousal is a premorbid characteristic of middle-aged and young good sleepers vulnerable to stress-related insomnia. METHODS Self-reported information was collected from two samples of 305 middle-aged and 196 young adults. From those adults, 149 middle-aged (50.34 +/- 4.47 years) and 85 young (20.19 +/-(More)
BACKGROUND To obtain information on cardiovascular morbidity, hypertension control, anemia and mineral metabolism based on the analysis of the baseline characteristics of a large cohort of Spanish patients enrolled in an ongoing prospective, observational, multicenter study of patients with stages 3 and 4 chronic kidney diseases (CKD). METHODS Multicenter(More)
The nighttime and daytime correlates of the insomnia complaint (IC) were assessed in an in-class survey on a sample of 1238 first year university students (18.85+/-1.45 years) at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, Spain. Evidence was found that the likelihood of complaining of insomnia was increased by perceiving difficulties with initiating and(More)
H ypertension accounts for a substantial portion of car-diovascular disease (CVD) and mortality in the general population. However, the mortality gap between adults with and without hypertension has remained relatively constant over time in some countries. 2 Consequently, efforts are needed to accelerate the decrease in the mortality rate among(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess insomnia and sleep quality in primary care physicians with low and high burnout scores. METHODS A representative sample of 240 physicians was drawn from 70 medical centers in Madrid, Spain. Based on quartile splits of the overall index of the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Questionnaire, 55 participants were allocated(More)
AIM To assess insomnia and sleep quality in primary care physicians from a gender perspective. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A representative sample of 240 physicians was drawn from 70 medical centers from the Madrid Autonomous region. The participation rate was 71.6%. The questionnaire included sociodemographic data, insomnia symptomatology using DSM-IV criteria(More)
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