M C Ballesteros Alcalde

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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) have demonstrated to be effective, well tolerated and relatively safe drugs in cases of overdosage. However, and related to the potentiation of the serotonergic transmission elicited by them, these drugs have been associated by some authors with the possibility of causing vascular complications. Serotonin is a(More)
In the introduction the authors study some technical, methodological, ethical, administrative and marketing problems about the evaluation and investigation in child and adolescence psychopharmacology. They make a revision and critical evaluation about. As a whole the clinic use of antidepressive drugs in childhood psychiatry. Then, some open and controlled(More)
In the introduction the authors highlight the clinical theoretical and practical importance of affection disorders, especially depressive ones, during childhood and adolescence, their relationships of continuity and the limitations of psychopharmacological studies with antidepressants and other medicines. The authors review the bibliography consulted about(More)
In the first part, the difficulties and deficiencies of the DSM-III and DSM-IV diagnostic manuals of the APA, and ICD-9 and ICD-10 of the WHO for this clinical field are discussed. The terms transversal and longitudinal or evolutional, nondirectional and bidirectional, co-morbidity, primary and secondary disorder, clinical co-belonging, concurrence,(More)
Rett Syndrome was first described in 1966 by Andreas Rett. The disorder is characterized by a progressive loss of cognitive and motor skills as well as development o stereotyped hand movements, occurring after an apparently normal development. Authors present three typical cases, and, another one atypical, being all of them female. This study takes into(More)
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