Walter Lips

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BACKGROUND Modafinil is a drug developed and used for the treatment of excessive lethargy. Even though very effective for sleep disorders, it is still controversial whether modafinil can improve performance in high-order cognitive processes such as memory and executive function. METHODS This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial(More)
OBJECTIVE Stigma toward individuals with mental disorders has been studied extensively. In the case of Latin America and the Caribbean, the past decade has been marked by a significant increase in information on stigma toward mental illness, but these findings have yet to be applied to mental health services in Latin America. The objective of this study was(More)
Dissociative disorders (DD) are described and defined both in the diagnostic system of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM IV-R) and in the World Health Organization (ICD 10). Regarding the particular case of cognitive processes related to memory, it is possible that memories are not integrated properly, resulting in a condition called "dissociative(More)
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