Toni Gual

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dual diagnosis in Spain
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:65-71. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, efficacy study of nalmefene, as-needed use, in patients with alcohol dependence
    Antoni Gual
    Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23:1432-42. 2013
  3. pmc Implementing training and support, financial reimbursement, and referral to an internet-based brief advice program to improve the early identification of hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption in primary care (ODHIN): study protocol for a cluster rando
    Myrna N Keurhorst
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare IQ Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 114 IQ Healthcare, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:11. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint [Long term impact of treatment in alcoholics. Results from a 10-year longitudinal follow-up study of 850 patients]
    Antonio Gual
    Unidad de Alcohología de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Instituto Clínico de Psicología y Psiquiatría, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:364-9. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Treatment for alcohol dependence in Catalonia: health outcomes and stability of drinking patterns over 20 years in 850 patients
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Psychiatry Department, Clinical Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:409-15. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Translational research: a necessary and difficult step forward in the addictions field
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Psychiatry Department, ICN, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 103:1065-6; discussion 1067-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sertraline for the prevention of relapse in detoxicated alcohol dependent patients with a comorbid depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    A Gual
    Unitat de Alcohologia de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Villaroel, Barcelona and Pfizer SA, Parque Empresarial La Moraleja, Madrid, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:619-25. 2003
  8. doi request reprint A new AMPHORA: an introduction to the project Alcohol Measures for Public Health Research Alliance
    Antoni Gual
    Psychiatry Department, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 106:1-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Implementing alcohol disorders treatment throughout the community
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Hospital Clinic y Provincial de Barcelona, Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:203-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint [The ISCA (Systematic Interview of Alcohol Consumption), a new instrument to detect risky drinking]
    A Gual
    Direcció General de Drogodependències i Sida, Departament de Sanitat, Generalitat de Catalunya
    Med Clin (Barc) 117:685-9. 2001

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Dual diagnosis in Spain
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:65-71. 2007
    ..Dual diagnosis patients thus account for one third of the clinical workload of addiction specialists in Spain...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, efficacy study of nalmefene, as-needed use, in patients with alcohol dependence
    Antoni Gual
    Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23:1432-42. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Implementing training and support, financial reimbursement, and referral to an internet-based brief advice program to improve the early identification of hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption in primary care (ODHIN): study protocol for a cluster rando
    Myrna N Keurhorst
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare IQ Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 114 IQ Healthcare, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:11. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Long term impact of treatment in alcoholics. Results from a 10-year longitudinal follow-up study of 850 patients]
    Antonio Gual
    Unidad de Alcohología de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Instituto Clínico de Psicología y Psiquiatría, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:364-9. 2004
    ..Moreover, those studies have not included drinkers from wine drinking cultures. This study was designed to assess prospectively the long term course of alcoholism and the impact of treatment on it, in a sample of Spanish drinkers...
  5. doi request reprint Treatment for alcohol dependence in Catalonia: health outcomes and stability of drinking patterns over 20 years in 850 patients
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Psychiatry Department, Clinical Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:409-15. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes in alcohol-dependent patients following outpatient treatment and gender differences in drinking outcome and mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Translational research: a necessary and difficult step forward in the addictions field
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Psychiatry Department, ICN, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 103:1065-6; discussion 1067-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sertraline for the prevention of relapse in detoxicated alcohol dependent patients with a comorbid depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    A Gual
    Unitat de Alcohologia de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Villaroel, Barcelona and Pfizer SA, Parque Empresarial La Moraleja, Madrid, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:619-25. 2003
    ..The objectives of the study were to evaluate the efficacy of sertraline at achieving stable abstinence, at ameliorating depressive symptoms and at improving quality of life in these patients...
  8. doi request reprint A new AMPHORA: an introduction to the project Alcohol Measures for Public Health Research Alliance
    Antoni Gual
    Psychiatry Department, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 106:1-3. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Implementing alcohol disorders treatment throughout the community
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Hospital Clinic y Provincial de Barcelona, Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:203-7. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [The ISCA (Systematic Interview of Alcohol Consumption), a new instrument to detect risky drinking]
    A Gual
    Direcció General de Drogodependències i Sida, Departament de Sanitat, Generalitat de Catalunya
    Med Clin (Barc) 117:685-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a new systematic tool to register alcohol consumption and to validate its usefulness in order to detect risky drinking in primary health care settings...
  11. ncbi request reprint SOCIDROGALCOHOL: the Spanish Scientific Society for the Study of Alcohol, Alcoholism and other Drug Dependencies
    A Gual
    SOCIDROGALCOHOL, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 96:1253-9. 2001
    ..SOCIDROGALCOHOL.org. In this paper the most relevant historical aspects of SOCIDROGALCOHOL will be summarized, along with its current activities and future perspectives...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol in Spain: is it different?
    Antoni Gual
    Unitat d Alcohologia de la Generalitat, Institut de Neurociencies, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 101:1073-7. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Who is responsible for irresponsible drinking?
    Antoni Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Institut of Psychiatry and Psychology, Clinic Hospital, Mejia Lequerica s n 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 99:1376; discussion 1380-1. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Auditory sensory memory as indicated by mismatch negativity in chronic alcoholism
    C Grau
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:728-31. 2001
    ..The authors' aim was to determine the integrity of auditory sensory memory as indexed by MMN in chronic alcoholism, when this memory has to be functionally active for a longer period of time...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acamprosate during and after acute alcohol withdrawal: a double-blind placebo-controlled study in Spain
    A Gual
    Unitat d'Alcohologia de la Generalitat, IMD, , Villarroel 136, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 36:413-8. 2001
    ..059). The geometric mean of the ratio final/baseline values for serum gamma-glutamyltransferase was 0.496 (placebo) and 0.415 (acamprosate) (P = 0.024) which corroborated the greater abstinence reported by the acamprosate group...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Group psychotherapy with young alcoholics: specialization or integration?]
    M Monras
    Unidad de Alcohología, Instituto Clínico de Psiquiatría y Psicología, Hospital Clinico de Barcelona
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 34:28-35. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, few data are available on the inclusion criteria for specific individual, as well as on specific group, techniques for the management of some types or groups of patients with homogeneous characteristics...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Efficacy of group therapy of alcoholics. Results of a controlled clinical trial]
    M Monras
    Unidad de Alcohología de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Hospital Clinico de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 115:126-31. 2000
    ..Group therapy is widely used in psychiatry and psychology, specially in the treatment of alcoholism. Nevertheless, scientific evidence of its efficacy is scarce, and professionals tend very often to doubt about its usefulness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Children of alcoholics in Spain: from risk to pathology. Results from the ALFIL program
    Rosa Diaz
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:1-10. 2008
    ..To identify the possible risk factors and negative outcomes associated with parental alcoholism. A secondary aim was to determine the influence of the family density of alcoholism on children of alcoholics' (COAs) psychological functioning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is alcohol foodstuff?
    Antoni Gual
    Addiction 102:1190-1; discussion 1192-3. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical and research utility of Spanish Teen-Addiction Severity Index (T-ASI)
    Rosa Diaz
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Barcelona, Spain
    Addict Behav 33:188-95. 2008
    ..To conclude, Spanish version of the T-ASI shows adequate psychometric properties to be used as a clinical and research instrument in Spanish-speaking adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  21. doi request reprint Prevalence and factors related to substance use among adolescents with eating disorders
    Josefina Castro-Fornieles
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Institute Clinic of Neurosciences, Hospital Clinic Universitari, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Addict Res 16:61-8. 2010
    ..Very few studies have assessed substance use in clinical samples of adolescents with eating disorders (ED). This paper reports the prevalence of regular or risky substance use (RRSU) and substance use disorder (SUD) in adolescents with ED...
  22. doi request reprint Brief intervention in substance-use among adolescent psychiatric patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Javier Goti
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salut Mental, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:503-11. 2010
    ..Our results point to the need of more intensive interventions...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Alcoholism and immigration. Adherence of immigrant patients to group therapy]
    Miquel Monras
    Unidad de Alcohología, Institut Clínic de Neurociències, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 126:250-2. 2006
    ..Increasing numbers of foreigners are accessing alcohol treatment facilities, but efficacy of TG in those patients has not been studied. This work focuses on the influence of ethnicity and language in the compliance of GT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Audit-3 and audit-4: effectiveness of two short forms of the alcohol use disorders identification test
    Antoni Gual
    Health and Social Security Department, Program on Substance Abuse, Autonomous Government of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:591-6. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint [Alcoholism in the general hospital: detection and treatment]
    Miquel Monras
    Unidad de Alcohología, Instituto de Psiquiatría y Psicología, Hospital Clinico, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:733-5. 2003
    ..Alcohol is an important factor in hospital admissions. Few publications have studied how alcoholics are handled in hospitals...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Alcoholism in the general hospital: 4 years mortality and hospitalization]
    Miquel Monras
    Unidad de Alcohología, Instituto de Neurociencias, Hospital Clinico, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:441-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to analyze the mortality, and emergency room and hospital admissions in a sample of alcohol dependent patients during the four years following their identification in a general hospital...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Two year follow-up of inpatients with alcohol-related diseases]
    Miquel Monras
    Unidad de Alcohología, Institut Clínic de Psiquiatria i Psicologia, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:521-6. 2004
    ..Our objective was to study the outcome and compliance of both medical and alcoholism treatment in alcoholics discharged from a general hospital...
  28. ncbi request reprint Why has alcohol consumption declined in countries of southern Europe?
    A Gual
    Alcohol Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Addiction 92:S21-31. 1997
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol-dependence disorder: results from a multicenter clinical trial
    José Guardia
    Department of Psychiatry, Addictive Behavior Unit, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1381-7. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Mismatch negativity impairment associated with alcohol consumption in chronic alcoholics: a scalp current density study
    J Marco-Pallares
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron 171, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:51-7. 2007
    ..The present results suggest a reorganization of the computational neurodynamics of automatic auditory change detection linked to the amount of alcohol consumed in abstinent chronic alcoholics...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and mechanisms of hyperhomocysteinemia in chronic alcoholics
    Carmen Blasco
    Liver Unit, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metaboliques, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1044-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence of hyperhomocysteinemia in chronic alcoholics and the influence of alcohol consumption, vitamin deficiencies and liver damage on the plasma levels of Hcy...
  32. doi request reprint Simultaneous versus delayed treatment of tobacco dependence in alcohol-dependent outpatients
    G Nieva
    Unitat d Alcohologia, Hospital Clinic, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Addict Res 17:1-9. 2011
    ..There is a high prevalence of smoking among heavy drinkers, which is often forgotten even though it has important health consequences...
  33. doi request reprint Impaired theta phase-resetting underlying auditory N1 suppression in chronic alcoholism
    Lluis Fuentemilla
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neuroreport 20:337-42. 2009
    ..The present findings suggest that chronic alcoholism alters neural oscillatory synchrony dynamics at very early stages of information processing...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Impact of a training in brief intervention. Differences in the hospital approach of tobacco and alcohol consumption]
    Montse Ballbè
    Unidad de Alcohología, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona
    Adicciones 21:113-8. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of brief intervention for smoking cessation in hospitalized patients]
    Gemma Nieva
    Unidad de Alcohología, Corporación Sanitaria Clínic, Barcelona, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 128:730-2. 2007
    ..Secondly, to assess prevalence rates for smoking among patients of a general hospital in Barcelona/Spain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence of abnormal activation of the cerebral network of involuntary attention in alcoholism
    Maria Dolores Polo
    Neurodynamics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:134-46. 2003
    ..Here, a task designed to investigate with event-related brain potentials (ERPs) the neural mechanism underlying distraction was used to show abnormal involuntary orienting of attention in chronic alcoholism...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Early detection of risk drinker]
    Antoni Gual
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:734-5. 2005
  38. pmc Some screening is necessary to identify excessive drinkers early in primary care
    Nick Heather
    BMJ 326:550. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint A multicountry controlled trial of strategies to promote dissemination and implementation of brief alcohol intervention in primary health care: findings of a World Health Organization collaborative study
    Michelle Funk
    Department of Mental Health and SubstanceAbuse, WHO, 20OAvenueAppia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Stud Alcohol 66:379-88. 2005
    ..The study also examines the impact of training and support strategies to promote the program's implementation in routine primary care...
  40. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and managing alcohol problems in general practice: an interaction analysis based on findings from a WHO collaborative study
    Peter Anderson
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 229 WOK, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, The Netherlands
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:351-6. 2004
    ..To determine if GPs' attitudes towards working with drinkers moderated the impact that training and support had on screening and brief intervention activity in routine practice...