Pilar Gargallo

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OBJECTIVE To assess the evolution of anxiety during the smoking cessation process (3 months) and early smoking relapse, in a group of smokers seeking treatment for giving up smoking. METHOD Analytical, prospective and longitudinal study. STUDY VARIABLES sex, age, marital status, educational level, anxiety and depression background, use of(More)
The t(4;11) translocation is the cytogenetic hallmark of a subset of acute lymphoblastic leukemias characterized by pro-B immunophenotype and a dismal prognosis. This translocation fuses the MLL gene on chromosome band 11q23 and the AF4 gene on 4q21, resulting in the expression of fusion transcripts from both translocated chromosomes. The MLL-AF4 chimeric(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the predictors of successful outcome in a smoking cessation program at 6-month follow-up. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cross-sectional descriptive study of a sample of smokers who attended a smoking cessation clinic for combined medical and cognitive-behavioral group therapy. The independent variables assessed included age, sex, level of(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the results of smoking cessation therapy in a specialist unit by calculating the probability of continued abstinence at 6-month follow-up and analyzing differences according to the characteristics of the individuals. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective longitudinal study was undertaken in smokers who received(More)
OBJECTIVE to analyse the efficacy of a proactive intervention during the postpartum period to prevent a relapse in recent quitters and to promote progress in the behavioural process of change in smokers. DESIGN randomised controlled trial designed for women at the end of the pregnancy using a proactive intervention. Motivational Interviewing (MI) and(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify factors predictive of the outcome of a smoking cessation program by gender. METHODS A cross-sectional study of smokers starting treatment in a smoking cessation clinic from 2002 to 2007 was conducted. The variables consisted of data on sociodemographic factors, smoking habits, the social context of smoking and psychiatric comorbidity(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate weight gain and its relation to anxiety in a group of smokers after 3 months of cessation treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS The target population for this prospective, analytical, longitudinal study was smokers being treated in a specialist smoking cessation clinic who were still abstinent at the conclusion of a 3-month treatment(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess behavioral dependence using the Glover-Nilsson test and determine its association with successful smoking cessation. MATERIAL AND METHODS An analytical longitudinal study was carried out, the target population of which consisted of smokers who enrolled in a smoking cessation clinic for treatment. The following variables were examined:(More)