SUMMARY Background The offspring of patients with bipolar disorder (BD) constitute a high risk population for multiple psychiatric disorders that require an early systematic evaluation and longitudinal follow up.
Searching, defined for the purpose of the present study as the displacement of an individual to locate resources, is a fundamental behavior of all mobile organisms. In humans this behavior underlies many aspects of everyday life, involving cognitive processes such as sustained attention, memory and inhibition. We explored the performance of 36… (More)
The analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) is based on the general linear models. This technique involves a regression model, often multiple, in which the outcome is presented as a continuous variable, the independent variables are qualitative or are introduced into the model as dummy or dichotomous variables, and factors for which adjustment is required… (More)
SUMMARY Introduction Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable neurodevelopmental disorder. The determination of the clinical features , adversity factors and level of functioning in siblings of probands with ADHD, known as a high risk (ADHD R Sib), could help us to establish the risk to which they are subjected.
SUMMARY The presence of a psychiatric disorder in parents is associated with increased frequency of psychopathology in their offsprings. Children of parents diagnosed with bipolar disorder (BD) are at greater risk and lower function. However, it has not yet been determined precisely which clinical and sociodemographic factors are associated with the… (More)
SUMMARY Psychiatric disorders in adolescence are linked to social adversity, family dysfunction and abuse. In Mexico City, up to 68% of the adolescents have experienced at least one chronic adversity. Mental health problems, such as depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, are frequent and cause academic problems. The social and economic… (More)
Asociación de los trastornos externalizados y la edad de inicio en pacientes con trastorno bipolar tipo I y II ¿Son los síntomas de los trastornos externalizados predictores de una edad de inicio más temprano? SUMMARY Background Early onset mania (MIMT), compared with adolescent onset mania (MIA), has a different clinical presentation of classic mania adult… (More)
SUMMARY Background Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a health problem that affects school functioning. To recognize the teachers´knowledge and beliefs (KB) about ADHD is important for the development of psy-choeducative and training strategies for teachers. There are few Latin American reports about the teachers´KB and none comparing them… (More)
Conocimientos, creencias y actitudes en padres mexicanos acerca del trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad (TDAH) 5 SUMMARY Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) generates controversy among the general population on its diagnosis and treatment. This could be explained by the sparse level of education about mental health, which… (More)
Trastornos de la conducta disruptiva en la infancia y la adolescencia: diagnóstico y tratamiento SUMMARY Disruptive behavior disorders (DBD) in childhood and adolescence are among the most frequent reasons for consultation and counseling. In Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), psychosocial management is the therapeutic intervention of choice. Training… (More)