Raquel Ratto

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Two studies are reported. The first examined the factor structure of the Psychological Mindedness (PM) Scale, and the second reassessed the scale's predictive validity. A principal components analysis (varimax rotation) of the data of 256 psychiatric outpatients produced five factors that accounted for 38% of the variance. A tentative definition of PM based(More)
This study investigated outpatients' satisfaction with therapists, as determined by their perceptions of therapists' behaviors and characteristics, and related patient satisfaction to measures of psychotherapy outcome derived from patients themselves, therapists, and an independent rater. After discharge, 138 demographically and diagnostically heterogeneous(More)
Metastases to the stomach from an extra-digestive neoplasm are an unusual event, identified in less than 2% of cancer patients at autopsy (between 1.7% to 5%). The stomach may be involved by hematogenous spread from a distant primary tumor (most commonly lung, breast and melanoma). Tumors of neighboring organs, such as esophagus, pancreas and gallbladder,(More)
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