Francisco J Acosta

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should full adherence be a necessary goal in schizophrenia? Full versus non-full adherence to antipsychotic treatment
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Research Program, Service of Mental Health, General Health Care Programs Direction, Canary Health Service, Gran Canaria, The Canary Islands, Spain Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:33-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Beliefs about depression and its treatments: associated variables and the influence of beliefs on adherence to treatment
    Francisco Acosta
    Servicio de Salud Mental, Dirección General de Programas Asistenciales, Gran Canaria, Canarias, Espana
    Rev Psiquiatr Salud Ment 6:86-92. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Antipsychotic treatment dosing profile in patients with schizophrenia evaluated with electronic monitoring (MEMS®)
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Research Program, Mental Health Service, General Health Care Program Direction, Canary Islands Health Service, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Schizophr Res 146:196-200. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about illness and their relationship with hopelessness, depression, insight and suicide attempts in schizophrenia
    Francisco J Acosta
    General Health Care Programs Direction, Canary Health Service, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Psychiatr Danub 25:49-54. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Hopelessness and suicidal risk in bipolar disorder. A study in clinically nonsyndromal patients
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Research Program, Service of Mental Health, General Health Care Programs Direction, Canary Health Service, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 53:1103-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Are there subtypes of suicidal schizophrenia? A prospective study
    Francisco J Acosta
    Department of Psychiatry, University Insular Hospital of Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Schizophr Res 86:215-20. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint [Beta blocker induced depression. A case report]
    F Acosta Artiles
    Servicio de Psiquiatría Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Spain
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 34:352-4. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of noncompliance in schizophrenia patients using electronic monitoring (MEMS) and its relationship to sociodemographic, clinical and psychopathological variables
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Unit of Triana, Department of Psychiatry, Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Schizophr Res 107:213-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint [A prospective study of the psychopathological variables associated with suicidality among schizophrenic patients]
    F Acosta Artiles
    Psychiatry Department, Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 37:42-8. 2009

Collaborators

  • S Siris
  • F Acosta Artiles
  • E Aguilar García-Iturrospe
  • M Cejas Méndez
  • A Caballero Hidalgo
  • R Gracia Marco
  • M Suarez Cabrera
  • P Acosta Artiles
  • M Acosta Artiles

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Should full adherence be a necessary goal in schizophrenia? Full versus non-full adherence to antipsychotic treatment
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Research Program, Service of Mental Health, General Health Care Programs Direction, Canary Health Service, Gran Canaria, The Canary Islands, Spain Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:33-9. 2014
    ..We found that a large proportion of patients can achieve full adherence, and while 'adherence' is an appropriate objective to be pursued with non-adherent patients, 'full adherence' should be the goal among adherent patients. ..
  2. doi request reprint Beliefs about depression and its treatments: associated variables and the influence of beliefs on adherence to treatment
    Francisco Acosta
    Servicio de Salud Mental, Dirección General de Programas Asistenciales, Gran Canaria, Canarias, Espana
    Rev Psiquiatr Salud Ment 6:86-92. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Antipsychotic treatment dosing profile in patients with schizophrenia evaluated with electronic monitoring (MEMS®)
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Research Program, Mental Health Service, General Health Care Program Direction, Canary Islands Health Service, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Schizophr Res 146:196-200. 2013
    ..Enhancing our knowledge on this issue would help in developing intervention strategies to improve adherence to antipsychotic treatment in these patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about illness and their relationship with hopelessness, depression, insight and suicide attempts in schizophrenia
    Francisco J Acosta
    General Health Care Programs Direction, Canary Health Service, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Psychiatr Danub 25:49-54. 2013
    ..The relationship between patients' beliefs about their illness with potential mediators of suicidal behaviours such as depressive symptoms, hopelessness and insight was also investigated...
  5. doi request reprint Hopelessness and suicidal risk in bipolar disorder. A study in clinically nonsyndromal patients
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Research Program, Service of Mental Health, General Health Care Programs Direction, Canary Health Service, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Compr Psychiatry 53:1103-9. 2012
    ..Consequently, the objective of this study was to investigate variables associated with suicidal risk in clinically nonsyndromal bipolar patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are there subtypes of suicidal schizophrenia? A prospective study
    Francisco J Acosta
    Department of Psychiatry, University Insular Hospital of Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Schizophr Res 86:215-20. 2006
    ..The principal objective of this study was to examine possible subtypes of suicidal schizophrenic patients and identify their clinical and psychopathological profiles at long-term follow-up...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Beta blocker induced depression. A case report]
    F Acosta Artiles
    Servicio de Psiquiatría Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Spain
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 34:352-4. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic studies and randomized clinical trials have not generally supported this association. If this association exists, possible causes of disparity of findings may include methodological difficulties, and/or weak association...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of noncompliance in schizophrenia patients using electronic monitoring (MEMS) and its relationship to sociodemographic, clinical and psychopathological variables
    Francisco J Acosta
    Mental Health Unit of Triana, Department of Psychiatry, Insular University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Schizophr Res 107:213-7. 2009
    ..Although the MEMS device is regarded as the "reference standard" for evaluating compliance, it has been used in very few published studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint [A prospective study of the psychopathological variables associated with suicidality among schizophrenic patients]
    F Acosta Artiles
    Psychiatry Department, Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 37:42-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to of identify the psychopathological profile of suicidal schizophrenic patients during a period of stability, thereby helping to define the trait aspect of these variables...