Julio Antonio Guija

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To be able to prevent suicides, The exact magnitude of suicides must be known in order to prevent them. There is evidence that data provided on the number of suicides by the Spanish Statistical Office (Instituto Nacional de Estadística [INE]) differs from that identified by forensic pathologists. This paper aims to determine(More)
BACKGROUND Whether suicide attempters and completers represent the same population evaluated at different points along a progression towards suicide death, overlapping populations, or completely different populations is a problem still unresolved. METHODS 446 Adult suicide attempters and knowledgeable collateral informants for 190 adult suicide probands(More)
UNLABELLED Alcohol abusers seem to be prone to both suicide attempts and completions. The relationship between alcohol abuse and suicide in adolescence is complex. OBJECTIVES To examine the role of alcohol abuse and dependence in adolescent suicide in psychological autopsy studies. METHOD A search in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) PubMed(More)
The use of physical and pharmacological restraint is controversial but is currently accepted as inevitable. It is indicated for controlling behavioral disorders and psychomotor agitation that put patients and third parties at risk. Its indication should be medical, and we should opt for the least restrictive measure. Restraints represent a possible(More)
INTRODUCTION Inter-rater agreement is a crucial aspect in the planning and performance of a clinical trial in which the main assessment tool is the clinical interview. The main objectives of this study are to study the inter-rater agreement of a tool for the assessment of suicidal behavior (Brief Suicide Questionnaire) and to examine whether the(More)
prolonged beyond what is reasonable. Patients with dementia may fit this profile. These principles are exemplified in the content and usefulness of the AD. Wilder et al.8 and Srebnik et al.9 show that individuals with mental disorders accept neuromodulators and atypical antipsychotics better, refusing classic antipsychotics and lithium more frequently. Many(More)
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