Tesifón Parrón-Carreño

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PURPOSE To study antidepressant drug dispensation in the Spanish region of Andalusia and in the Almeria Health Area (AHA) over the past decade, analyzing the variability, trends, and influential factors. METHODS We conducted an observational ecological study of antidepressant drug dispensation between 2000 and 2010 in Andalusia. Dispensation was measured(More)
Violence against people due to their sexual orientation is a phenomenon that exists within a framework of sexual stigma and sexual prejudice that can result in enacted stigma. The present study primarily aimed to validate the Stigma Consciousness Questionnaire (SCQ) and the Subjective Happiness Scale (SHS; for lesbian, gay, and bisexual [LGB] populations)(More)
INTRODUCTION Calls for an alternative to valproic acid (VPA) as drug of choice for idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGEs) have intensified since the recent International League Against Epilepsy recommendation that the drug should not be administered to women of childbearing age. Zonisamide (ZNS), a third-generation antiepileptic drug, has proven effective(More)
INTRODUCTION Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE) is frequently resistant to drug treatment, but a high percentage of these patients can be free of seizures after epilepsy surgery. Delay in the surgical decision has been related to quality of life impairment, social and work limitations, and increased mortality risk. A predictive model for refractoriness based on(More)
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