Esther Gomez-Gil

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants of quality of life in Spanish transsexuals attending a gender unit before genital sex reassignment surgery
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, Servicio de Psiquiatria, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 23:669-76. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Temperament and character in transsexuals
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Institut Clínic of Neurosciences IDIBAPS Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:969-74. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical utility of the Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI) in the Spanish transsexual and nontranssexual population
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Pers Assess 94:304-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hormone-treated transsexuals report less social distress, anxiety and depression
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:662-70. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Serotonin receptor changes in depression: evidences and limitations]
    E Gomez
    Instituto de Psiquiatría y Psicología Clínica Hospital Clínico Barcelona
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 29:186-94. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Androgen treatment effects on memory in female-to-male transsexuals
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Barcelona, Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:110-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Familiality of gender identity disorder in non-twin siblings
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Unidad de Identidad de Género, Instituto Clínic de Neurociencias, Servicio de Psiquiatria, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Sex Behav 39:546-52. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Hormonal responses to the 5-HT1A agonist buspirone in remitted endogenous depressive patients after long-term imipramine treatment
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Servicio de Psiquiatria, Instituto de Neurociencias, Hospital Clinic, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:481-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Birth order and ratio of brothers to sisters in Spanish transsexuals
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Unidad de Identidad de Género, Instituto Clínic de Neurociencias, Servicio de Psiquiatria, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Sex Behav 40:505-10. 2011
  10. doi request reprint [The demand for health care services in the gender identity units of Andalusia and Catalonia during the period of 2000 to 2009]
    E Gomez-Gil
    Servicio de Psiquiatria, Instituto de Neurociencias, Unidad de Identidad de Género de Cataluña, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 211:233-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Determinants of quality of life in Spanish transsexuals attending a gender unit before genital sex reassignment surgery
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, Servicio de Psiquiatria, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 23:669-76. 2014
    ..To evaluate the self-reported perceived quality of life (QoL) in transsexuals attending a Spanish gender identity unit before genital sex reassignment surgery, and to identify possible determinants that likely contribute to their QoL...
  2. doi request reprint Temperament and character in transsexuals
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Institut Clínic of Neurosciences IDIBAPS Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:969-74. 2013
    ..Moreover, the personality profile of transsexuals was closer to the profile of subjects who shared their gender identity than those who shared their anatomical sex. ..
  3. doi request reprint Clinical utility of the Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI) in the Spanish transsexual and nontranssexual population
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    J Pers Assess 94:304-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Hormone-treated transsexuals report less social distress, anxiety and depression
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:662-70. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the presence of symptoms of current social distress, anxiety and depression in transsexuals...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Serotonin receptor changes in depression: evidences and limitations]
    E Gomez
    Instituto de Psiquiatría y Psicología Clínica Hospital Clínico Barcelona
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 29:186-94. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, the role of these changes in the pathophysiology of depression has not been proved...
  6. doi request reprint Androgen treatment effects on memory in female-to-male transsexuals
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Barcelona, Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:110-7. 2009
    ..However, research on this topic has produced inconsistent results, and to the best of our knowledge no studies have investigated memory changes in androgen-treated female-to-male (FM) transsexuals...
  7. doi request reprint Familiality of gender identity disorder in non-twin siblings
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Unidad de Identidad de Género, Instituto Clínic de Neurociencias, Servicio de Psiquiatria, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Sex Behav 39:546-52. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the risk is low...
  8. doi request reprint Hormonal responses to the 5-HT1A agonist buspirone in remitted endogenous depressive patients after long-term imipramine treatment
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Servicio de Psiquiatria, Instituto de Neurociencias, Hospital Clinic, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédiques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:481-9. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the adaptive effect of the TCA imipramine on the post-synaptic 5-HT1A receptor function in the hypothalamus...
  9. doi request reprint Birth order and ratio of brothers to sisters in Spanish transsexuals
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Unidad de Identidad de Género, Instituto Clínic de Neurociencias, Servicio de Psiquiatria, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Sex Behav 40:505-10. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint [The demand for health care services in the gender identity units of Andalusia and Catalonia during the period of 2000 to 2009]
    E Gomez-Gil
    Servicio de Psiquiatria, Instituto de Neurociencias, Unidad de Identidad de Género de Cataluña, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 211:233-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the demand for public health services in two gender identity disorder units (Andalusia and Catalonia) during the period of 2000-2009...
  11. doi request reprint MMPI-2 characteristics of transsexuals requesting sex reassignment: comparison of patients in prehormonal and presurgical phases
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Pers Assess 90:368-74. 2008
    ..Transsexuals in the initial phases of sex reassignment may experience more distress than in later phases; however, these results are unlikely to reflect clinically relevant differences...
  12. doi request reprint Sociodemographic, clinical, and psychiatric characteristics of transsexuals from Spain
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Sex Behav 38:378-92. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Decrease of the platelet 5-HT2A receptor function by long-term imipramine treatment in endogenous depression
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Instituto Clínic de Psiquiatría y Psicología, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Psychopharmacol 19:251-8. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Lack of clinical relevance of routine chest radiography in acute psychiatric admissions
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology Institute, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:110-3. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Platelet 5-HT2A-receptor-mediated induction of aggregation is not altered in major depression
    Esther Gomez-Gil
    Instituto Clínic de Psiquiatría y Psicología, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Villaroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:419-24. 2002
    ..However, their functional state has often been disregarded. The aim of the study was to investigate whether depressed patients show abnormalities in the function of the 5-HT(2A) receptor pathway in platelets...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between patient's subjective stress perception and the course of inflammatory bowel disease]
    E Gomez-Gil
    Institut Clínic de Psiquiatria i Psicologia Hospital Clínic Barcelona España
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:411-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the subjective perception of this relationship in IBD patients...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of androgenization on the white matter microstructure of female-to-male transsexuals. A diffusion tensor imaging study
    Giuseppina Rametti
    Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1261-9. 2012
    ..All these observations suggest that testosterone treatment changes white matter microstructure in FtMs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the original Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire, a Spanish version
    Angela Vidal
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 30:212-8. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Hormonal response to buspirone is not impaired in major depression
    Ricard Navinés
    Institut de Neurociencies, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:389-95. 2007
    ..Therefore, this study does not support the hypothesis of an altered postsynaptic 5-HT(1A) receptor function in major depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Life events and inflammatory bowel disease relapse: a prospective study of patients enrolled in remission
    Angela Vidal
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institute Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:775-81. 2006
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  21. doi request reprint The microstructure of white matter in male to female transsexuals before cross-sex hormonal treatment. A DTI study
    Giuseppina Rametti
    Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Psychiatr Res 45:949-54. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of citalopram treatment on hypothermic and hormonal responses to the 5-HT1A receptor agonist buspirone in patients with major depression and therapeutic response
    Ricard Navinés
    Institut de Neurociències Servei de Psiquiatria Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:411-6. 2007
    ..610; p=0.001) responses. Changes induced by citalopram support an alteration of 5-HT1A receptors in major depression. A decrease in the overactivity of the HPA axis may be one factor associated with the response to citalopram...
  23. doi request reprint Depression in hospitalized patients with malignant melanoma treated with interferon-alpha-2b: primary to induced disorders
    Ricard Navinés
    Unitat de Recerca Farmacològica, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Doctor Aiguader 88, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Dermatol 19:611-5. 2009
    ..Interferon-induced depression occurred in a few patients, which in turn were the most severe. Adjustment depressive disorder was the most common psychiatric diagnosis...
  24. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease patients: the role of psychopathology and personality
    Angela Vidal
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, CIBER EHD, Institut Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:977-83. 2008
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  25. doi request reprint Cortical activation during mental rotation in male-to-female and female-to-male transsexuals under hormonal treatment
    Beatriz Carrillo
    Departamento de Psiquiatría y Psicobiología Clínica, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1213-22. 2010
    ..The hypoactivation in MF transsexuals in the parietal region could be due to the hormonal treatment or could reflect a priori cerebral differences between MF transsexual and control subjects...
  26. doi request reprint White matter microstructure in female to male transsexuals before cross-sex hormonal treatment. A diffusion tensor imaging study
    Giuseppina Rametti
    Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona, Spain
    J Psychiatr Res 45:199-204. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic mechanisms: a potential link between affective disorders and cardiovascular risk
    Gines Escolar
    Servicio de Hemoterapia y Hemostasia, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Drugs Today (Barc) 41:721-43. 2005
    ..The present review seeks a better understanding of the mechanisms that could link depression with an enhanced cardiovascular risk...
  28. doi request reprint Interaction between serotonin 5-HT1A receptors and beta-endorphins modulates antidepressant response
    Ricard Navinés
    Institut de Neurociencies, Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1804-9. 2008
    ..Activation of serotonin 5-HT1A receptors has been shown to increase plasma beta-endorphin (beta-END) levels in animal studies and in healthy humans...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of cross-sex hormone treatment on cortical thickness in transsexual individuals
    Leire Zubiaurre-Elorza
    Departamento de Psiquiatría y Psicobiología Clínica, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Sex Med 11:1248-61. 2014
    ..Untreated transsexuals have a brain cortical phenotype. Cross-sex hormone treatments are used to masculinize or feminize the bodies of female-to-male (FtMs) or male-to-female (MtFs) transsexuals, respectively...
  30. doi request reprint [The impact of anxiety and depression on relapse in patients with inflammatory bowel disease]
    Angela Vidal
    Servicio de Psicología Clínica, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 132:298-302. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether suffering anxiety and depressive disorders among patients with inactive disease would increase the risk of subsequent relapses...
  31. doi request reprint Coordination of healthcare for transsexual persons: a multidisciplinary approach
    Isabel Esteva De Antonio
    aDepartment of Endocrinology, Andalusian Gender Team IBIMA, Carlos Haya Hospital, Malaga bDepartment of Psychiatry, Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Barcelona, Spain Gender Identity and Sexual Development Disorders Spanish Group
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 20:585-91. 2013
    ..Although the recommendations of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health are used as guidelines, the application of these standards of care varies considerably, probably because of specific clinical and country factors...
  32. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: group cognitive behavioural therapy and graded exercise versus usual treatment. A randomised controlled trial with 1 year of follow-up
    Montserrat Nuñez
    Rheumatology Service, Functional Readaptation Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Rheumatol 30:381-9. 2011
    ..Multidisciplinary treatment was not superior to usual treatment at 12 months in terms of HRQL. The possible benefits of GET as part of multidisciplinary treatment for CFS should be assessed on an individual patient basis...