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A 24-week, double-blind, randomized trial was performed to compare the efficacy and tolerability of venlafaxine and paroxetine in patients with major depression or dysthymia. Outpatients aged 18-70 years with a baseline score of 17 on the 21-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) were eligible. Patients were randomly assigned to venlafaxine, 37.5 mg,(More)
The objective was to analyze psychiatric disorders and psychosocial dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), studied longitudinally during active and subsequent inactive stage of their disease. During a 6 month period of study, we selected 20 consecutive patients with SLE who presented with a SLE flare. All patients fulfilled the(More)
To test whether left ventricular aneurysm independently influences survival after acute myocardial infarction, a series of 386 consecutive men aged 60 years or less, were followed up for 57 (40-100) months. Catheterization was performed 1 month following the infarct. Aneurysm, defined as a diastolic outward bulging with akinetic or dyskinetic systolic(More)
A sample of 97 males suffering from myocardial infarction was studied in order to determine the influence of psychological variables and emotional states on psychopathology displayed by patients in the course of their cardiological recovery. Discriminant analysis revealed that depression in the coronary unit and nonuse of problem-solving strategies were the(More)
A total of 313 consecutive patients was studied to assess the prevalence and prognostic implications of Q-wave loss after transmural acute myocardial infarction. Heart catheterization, including single-plane left ventriculography and selective coronary arteriography, was performed before hospital discharge. After a mean follow-up of 65 (1 to 100) months, 34(More)
The authors studied 262 medical students who were in the second year at the University of Barcelona School of Medicine in 1988. The authors measured the students' anxiety as the students were taking each of two examinations on different subjects: one on medical psychology and one on physiology. The State-Trait Anxiety Inventory questionnaire, recently(More)
We prospectively assessed coronary artery disease and natural history in a series of 104 patients (99 males, mean age 52 +/- 8 years) admitted with recent onset angina (defined as a history of angina of less than 1 month duration). Coronary angiography showed one-vessel disease in 31, two-vessel disease in 22 and three-vessel disease in 14; 37 patients had(More)
A sample of 31 patients of both sexes suffering from psychogenic pain disorder (DSM-III) were studied in order to test if their clinical and biological features as well as their response to antidepressant treatment support the hypothesis that relates this syndrome to depressive disorders. Biological variables were basal cortisol and dexamethasone(More)
Prevalence of three-vessel disease was prospectively analyzed in a series of 462 consecutive infarct survivors aged 60 years or less. Eighty-seven percent (403) of the patients were catheterized within one month of the acute event, and were followed for a mean of 43 months (range 21 to 69). Three-vessel disease was present in 96 cases (24%) and these(More)