María Victoria Ocampo

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To evaluate the relationship between cognitive status and incident delirium, 291 geriatric patients on internal medicine wards were evaluated on admission with the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and Confusion Assessment Method-Spanish. Those with incident delirium were assessed using the Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98 (DRS-R98). Delirium incidence(More)
Because hypoactive delirium is especially under-recognized, we analyzed which Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) items predicted incident delirium and its hypoactive motor presentation. Over a 1-year period, older medical inpatients (n=291) were consecutively screened on admission with the Confusion Assessment Method-Spanish (CAM-S) to exclude prevalent(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether there are differences in verbal working memory amongst subjects with schizophrenia, their first degree relatives and controls, and to evaluate the influence of symptoms on these differences, as an initial step to assess whether this cognitive function is an endophenotype. METHODS We examined 197 cases with schizophrenia, 197(More)
OBJECTIVE To empirically identify schizophrenia neurocognitive subtypes and establish their association with clinical characteristics. METHODS Sustained attention, executive function, facial emotion recognition, verbal learning, and working memory tests were applied to 253 subjects with schizophrenia. We identified neurocognitive subtypes by a latent(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of patients undergoing Electroconvulsive Therapy with Anesthesia and Relaxation (ECTAR) for 10 years in a university clinic. METHODOLOGY Review of 276 medical records of patients who had undergone ECTAR between 1997 and 2007 at the Clínica Universitaria Bolivariana de Medellín,(More)
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