Vicente Ferrer

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OBJECTIVE Recently, the DSM-5 has developed a new diagnostic category named "Substance-related and Addictive Disorders". This category includes gambling disorder (GD) as the sole behavioral addiction, but does not include sex addiction (SA). The aim of this study is to investigate whether SA should be classified more closely to other behavioral addictions,(More)
BACKGROUND The aims of this two-stage epidemiological study were: to determine the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in the general population of the island of Formentera (Balearic Isles, Spain); to provide reference data for subsequent health care planning; and to test a relatively new assessment instrument, the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in(More)
At a time when physical distance or travel/freight costs are becoming less and less a constraint to economic activity and quality of life, new factors for territorial development (NFTD) are increasingly impacting regional dynamics in Europe, making it possible to overcome traditional difficulties associated to peripheral locations, and offering new(More)
The epidemiological data of prevalence of mental disorders according to gender differences are controversial. We analysed the prevalence among men and women via a two-stage epidemiological community study using the GHQ-28 and the SCAN on the island of Formentera (Spain). There are no sex differences in total prevalence; nevertheless some significant(More)
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