Enrique Baca-Garcia

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Affiliation: Hospital Universitario
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of mental health service utilization in a general hospital and outpatient mental health facilities: analysis of 365,262 psychiatric consultations
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Neurosciences, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:117-23. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability and evolution of bipolar disorder in clinical practice: a prospective cohort study
    E Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:473-80. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability of psychiatric disorders in clinical practice
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonomous University of Madrid, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 190:210-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between obsessive-compulsive disorder and a variable number of tandem repeats polymorphism in intron 2 of the serotonin transporter gene
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Hospital, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:416-20. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Using data mining to explore complex clinical decisions: A study of hospitalization after a suicide attempt
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1124-32. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A gender-specific association between the serotonin transporter gene and suicide attempts
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:692-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on differences in aggression in New York City and Madrid, Spain, and their possible impact on suicidal behavior
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:375-80. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between the serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism and impulsivity or aggressive behavior among suicide attempters and healthy volunteers
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenz Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Psychiatry Res 126:99-106. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Variables associated with hospitalization decisions by emergency psychiatrists after a patient's suicide attempt
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
    Psychiatr Serv 55:792-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A pilot genetic study of the continuum between compulsivity and impulsivity in females: the serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:713-7. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Patterns of mental health service utilization in a general hospital and outpatient mental health facilities: analysis of 365,262 psychiatric consultations
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Neurosciences, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:117-23. 2008
    ..We analyze the patterns of mental health service use in multiple clinical settings to identify factors associated with high cost...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability and evolution of bipolar disorder in clinical practice: a prospective cohort study
    E Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:473-80. 2007
    ..To evaluate the long-term stability of International Classification of Diseases-10th revision bipolar affective disorder (BD) in multiple settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability of psychiatric disorders in clinical practice
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonomous University of Madrid, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 190:210-6. 2007
    ..Psychiatric disorders are among the top causes worldwide of disease burden and disability. A major criterion for validating diagnoses is stability over time...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between obsessive-compulsive disorder and a variable number of tandem repeats polymorphism in intron 2 of the serotonin transporter gene
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Hospital, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:416-20. 2007
    ..9, Stin2.10, Stin2.12) has been described in intron 2 of the serotonin transporter (5-HTT) gene. This polymorphism has been associated with unipolar depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders including OCD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using data mining to explore complex clinical decisions: A study of hospitalization after a suicide attempt
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1124-32. 2006
    ..A new set of statistical techniques called data mining (or machine learning) is being used by different industries to explore complex databases and can be used to explore large clinical databases...
  6. ncbi request reprint A gender-specific association between the serotonin transporter gene and suicide attempts
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:692-5. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to replicate that the serotonin genotype polymorphism may influence suicide attempts only in females...
  7. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on differences in aggression in New York City and Madrid, Spain, and their possible impact on suicidal behavior
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:375-80. 2006
    ..The study goals were (1) to compare aggression scores in attempters and healthy volunteers between the 2 cities and (2) to determine whether higher aggression scores are associated with greater medical lethality of suicide attempts...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between the serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism and impulsivity or aggressive behavior among suicide attempters and healthy volunteers
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenz Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Psychiatry Res 126:99-106. 2004
    ..If cross-cultural differences in aggressive behavior scores are definitively established, country norms for aggressive behavior scales will need to be developed to compare genetic studies in different countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variables associated with hospitalization decisions by emergency psychiatrists after a patient's suicide attempt
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
    Psychiatr Serv 55:792-7. 2004
    ..This study explored the factors psychiatrists considered in deciding on hospitalization for a large sample of suicide attempters in the emergency department of a general hospital in Madrid, Spain, between 1996 and 1998...
  10. ncbi request reprint A pilot genetic study of the continuum between compulsivity and impulsivity in females: the serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:713-7. 2005
    ..More importantly, future studies need to consider that genetics may be related to behavioral dimensions (compulsivity to impulsivity) instead of to specific psychiatric disorders defined in clinical terms...
  11. doi request reprint SAT-1 -1415T/C polymorphism and susceptibility to schizophrenia
    Carlos Riaza Bermudo-Soriano
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:345-8. 2009
    ..We failed to demonstrate a significant association between the SAT-1 -1415T/C SNP and schizophrenia, but a mild association between allele C and psychopathology was found in the female group...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between the T102C polymorphism of the serotonin-2A receptor gene and schizophrenia
    Concepcion Vaquero Lorenzo
    Department of Genetics, Autonoma University of Madrid, Edificio de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Calle Darwin, 2 28049, Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1136-8. 2006
    ..The C allele was more frequent in schizophrenia patients than in healthy controls. The Cochrane-Armitage test for trend indicated a significant dosage effect for schizophrenia of the risk allele (C)...
  13. doi request reprint Specific features of suicidal behavior in patients with narcissistic personality disorder
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1583-7. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Low serum cholesterol may be associated with suicide attempt history
    M Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramon y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1920-7. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Gender effect on association between DRD2 polymorphism and substance dependence in a Spanish sample
    Jorge Lopez-Castroman
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Av Reyes Catolicos 2, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:210-2. 2009
    ..The finding of an association between substance dependence and the DRD2 gene TaqIA SNP only in males suggests the existence of gender-specific differences in the genetic underpinnings of substance dependence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between polymorphic variations in the alpha 3 subunit GABA receptor gene (GABRA3) and suicide attempts
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:409-12. 2004
    ..This study can rule out even small size effects in the total sample and suggests a lack of association between GABRA3 polymorphism and suicide attempt, in the Spanish population...
  17. pmc Moral or religious objections to suicide may protect against suicidal behavior in bipolar disorder
    Kanita Dervic
    Department of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1390-6. 2011
    ..We investigated a possible protective role for moral or religious objections to suicide against suicidal ideation and attempts in depressed bipolar patients...
  18. doi request reprint The role of suicide risk in the decision for psychiatric hospitalization after a suicide attempt
    Marta Miret
    Psychiatry Department, Autonoma University of Madrid, La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Crisis 32:65-73. 2011
    ..Suicide prevention can be improved by knowing which variables physicians take into account when considering hospitalization or discharge of patients who have attempted suicide...
  19. doi request reprint Short self-reported sleep duration and suicidal behavior: a cross-sectional study
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Jimenez Diaz Foundation, IIS, Autonoma University, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    J Affect Disord 133:239-46. 2011
    ..Prior studies on the association between sleep disturbances and suicidal behavior did not explore whether or not short sleep is a marker of suicide intent, lethality or risk...
  20. doi request reprint Nucleotide variation in central nervous system genes among male suicide attempters
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry at Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Hospital, Autonoma University, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:208-13. 2010
    ..This strategy may uncover new pathophysiological pathways regarding the neurobiology of suicidal acts...
  21. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on a gene-hormone interaction in female suicide attempts
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:281-5. 2003
    ..L females were also overrepresented in postmenopausal attempters. Despite sample size limitations, this gene-hormone interaction needs to be further investigated in female suicide attempters...
  22. pmc Perceived quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: related factors
    Beatriz Rodriguez-Salgado
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 6:20. 2006
    ..Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) affects young adults and has great impact on the social, emotional and work spheres...
  23. pmc Estimating risk for suicide attempt: are we asking the right questions? Passive suicidal ideation as a marker for suicidal behavior
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Affect Disord 134:327-32. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare desire for death and suicidal ideation as clinical markers for suicide attempts...
  24. pmc ATA homozigosity in the IL-10 gene promoter is a risk factor for schizophrenia in Spanish females: a case control study
    Berta Almoguera
    Genetics Department, CAIBER Unit, IIS Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Med Genet 12:81. 2011
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  25. doi request reprint Psychiatrists' and psychologists' practice patterns: different profiles in a Spanish clinical sample
    Rebeca Garcia-Nieto
    Department of Psychiatry, IIS Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Autonoma University, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain Department of Mental Health, Madrid Regional Health Council, Madrid, Spain and Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:1090-6. 2013
    ..In addition, the dramatic increase in the diagnosis of adjustment disorder might be related to the increasing "psychologization" and "medicalization" of the difficulties of everyday life. ..
  26. doi request reprint Differences in maternal and paternal age between schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders
    Jorge Lopez-Castroman
    Department of Psychiatry at Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Hospital and Autonoma University, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    Schizophr Res 116:184-90. 2010
    ..Maternal and paternal ages were higher for subjects diagnosed with mental retardation. Risk for psychotic disorders showed a significant linear increase only with advancing maternal age, and not paternal age as is more often reported...
  27. doi request reprint Positive association between SAT-1 -1415T/C polymorphism and anxiety
    Concepcion Vaquero-Lorenzo
    Department of Biology, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:515-9. 2009
    ..This is the first study linking polymorphic variants of genes involved in polyamine metabolism with anxiety disorders...
  28. pmc An exploratory study of the relationship between diverse life events and specific personality disorders in a sample of suicide attempters
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Avenida de los Reyes Catolicos 2, Madrid, Spain
    J Pers Disord 24:773-84. 2010
    ..Some LE-PD relationships appear independent of Axis I disorders in suicide attempters. This may offer a basis for specific targeted therapies or prevention programs aimed at decreasing suicidal risk...
  29. doi request reprint Sibship size, birth order, family structure and childhood mental disorders
    Juan J Carballo
    Department of Psychiatry, Jimenez Diaz Foundation, The Fundación Jiménez Díaz Institute for Medical Research IIS FJD Universidad Autónoma de Madrid UAM, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1327-33. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the role that birth order, sibship size and family structure have as risk factors in the development of common childhood mental disorders...
  30. doi request reprint CYP2D6 poor metabolizer status might be associated with better response to risperidone treatment
    Berta Almoguera
    Departments of aGenetics and Genomics bPsychiatry, IIS Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital cCIBERER ISCIII dDepartment of Biology, Autonomous University of Madrid, CBMSO, CSIC eDepartment of Clinical Pharmacology, La Princesa University Hospital, IIS Princesa fCIBEREHD ISCIII gDepartment of Preventive Medicine, Public Health and Medical Immunology and Microbiology, School of Health Sciences, Rey Juan Carlos University hCIBERSAM ISCIII, Madrid iCICAB, Clinical Research Centre, Extremadura University Hospital and Medical School, Badajoz, Spain jDepartment of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 23:627-30. 2013
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  31. pmc Factors contributing to the utilization of adult mental health services in children and adolescents diagnosed with hyperkinetic disorder
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, IIS Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Autonoma University, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:451205. 2012
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  32. pmc Personality disorder assessments in acute depressive episodes: stability at follow-up
    Jorge Lopez-Castroman
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:526-30. 2012
    ..Axis II diagnoses in acutely depressed patients reassessed after 3 months are often stable and not associated with remission of or improvement in major depression...
  33. doi request reprint Stability of childhood anxiety disorder diagnoses: a follow-up naturalistic study in psychiatric care
    Juan J Carballo
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonomous University of Madrid, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:395-403. 2010
    ..In this clinical pediatric outpatient sample it appears that phobic, social anxiety, and stress-related disorder diagnoses in children and adolescents treated in community outpatient services may have high diagnostic stability...
  34. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts and impulsivity
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Dept of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:152-6. 2005
    ..Opportunities for prevention of suicide attempts in major depression and some personality traits may exist but require attentive monitoring of suicidal ideation and intent...
  35. doi request reprint Association study of two polymorphisms of the serotonin-2A receptor gene and suicide attempts
    Concepcion Vaquero-Lorenzo
    Department of Biology, Autonoma University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:645-9. 2008
    ..The C allele of the T102C polymorphism of the 5-HT2A receptor gene may be associated with biological susceptibility for suicidal behavior or psychiatric conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Mental disorders in victims of terrorism and their families]
    Enrique Baca Baldomero
    Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 122:681-5. 2004
    ..To find out whether victims of terrorism and their relatives have higher prevalence of affective, anxiety, and alcohol abuse disorders than the general population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association between the menses and suicide attempts: a replication study
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Psychosom Med 65:237-44. 2003
    ..The main hypothesis of this replication (second) study is that the proportion of suicide attempters during the menses is significantly higher than the expected probability in the general population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Variables associated with familial suicide attempts in a sample of suicide attempters
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonoma University of Madrid, Avda Reyes Catolicos, 2, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:1312-6. 2007
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  39. doi request reprint Combining scales to assess suicide risk
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Puerta de Hierro Hospital, CIBERSAM, Calle Manuel de Falla 1, 28222 Majadahonda, Spain
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1272-7. 2012
    ..This article aims at identifying the most discriminative items from a collection of scales usually employed in the assessment of suicidal behavior...
  40. pmc Age of first suicide attempt in men and women: an admixture analysis
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, IIS, CIBERSAM, Autonoma University, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:825189. 2012
    ..To define different subgroups of suicide attempters according to age at onset of suicide attempts...
  41. doi request reprint Can the Holmes-Rahe Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) be used as a suicide risk scale? An exploratory study
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Jimenez Diaz Foundation, Autonoma University, IIS, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    Arch Suicide Res 16:13-28. 2012
    ..The life events that better characterized suicide attempters were change in frequency of arguments, marital separation, and personal injury. The Holmes-Rahe Social Readjustment Rating Scale may help identify suicide attempters...
  42. doi request reprint Lack of association between testosterone and suicide attempts
    M Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 63:125-30. 2011
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  43. pmc Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among Hispanic subgroups in the United States: 1991-1992 and 2001-2002
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:512-8. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence of suicidal ideation/attempts among Hispanic subgroups in the US in 1991-1992 and 2001-2002, and identify high-risk groups...
  44. doi request reprint Is impulsivity a link between childhood abuse and suicide?
    M Dolores Braquehais
    Department of Psychiatry Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 51:121-9. 2010
    ..Prevention of childhood abuse could significantly reduce suicidal behavior in adolescents and adults, in part, through a decrease in the frequency of impulsive behaviors in the future...
  45. doi request reprint Do atypical antipsychotic drugs reduce the risk of ischemic heart disease and mortality? Possible role of 5-HT2A receptor blockade
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Autonoma University of Madrid, CIBERSAM, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Schizophr Res 119:160-3. 2010
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  46. ncbi request reprint Platelet monoamine oxidase activity in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Manuel Arrojo
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Carretera de Colmenar Viejo km 9 1, 28034 Madrid, Spain
    Eur Psychiatry 22:525-9. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that platelet MAO activity may be a marker of OCD severity, and that low platelet MAO activity may be associated with aggressive obsessions in OCD patients...
  47. pmc Family history of suicidal behavior and early traumatic experiences: additive effect on suicidality and course of bipolar illness?
    Juan J Carballo
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, United States
    J Affect Disord 109:57-63. 2008
    ..Bipolar disorder (BD) is associated with a high prevalence of suicide attempt and completion. Family history of suicidal behavior and personal history of childhood abuse are reported risk factors for suicide among BD subjects...
  48. doi request reprint Suicidal behavior in young women
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:317-31. 2008
    ..Finally, some considerations for treating suicidal young women are included...
  49. ncbi request reprint A computer algorithm for calculating the adequacy of antidepressant treatment in unipolar and bipolar depression
    Maria A Oquendo
    Silvio O Conte Centers for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders for the Study of the Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior, New York, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:825-33. 2003
    ..The updated ATHF presented here includes newer medications and a computer algorithm to automate the evaluation of the adequacy of pharmacotherapy or electroconvulsive therapy for depression...
  50. doi request reprint Differences between younger and older adults in the structure of suicidal intent and its correlates
    Marta Miret
    Psychiatry Department, Autonoma University of Madrid, La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:839-47. 2010
    ..To analyze differences in the variables associated with severity of suicidal intent and in the main factors associated with intent when comparing younger and older adults...
  51. ncbi request reprint Demand for psychiatric emergency services and immigration. Findings in a Spanish hospital during the year 2003
    M Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramon y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:383-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate differences among immigrants and natives regarding access and pathways to psychiatric care, psychiatric admission rates, length of stay, continuity of care, and main diagnoses...
  52. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior in schizophrenia and depression: a comparison
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramón y Cajal Hospital and University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Schizophr Res 75:77-81. 2005
    ..50). Schizophrenia was not associated with higher impulsivity scores but with significantly more lethal attempts (40% vs. 29%) and with a trend toward (p = 0.08) higher scores in aggressive behavior history...
  53. doi request reprint Predicting suicidal behavior: are we really that far along? Comment on "Discovery and validation of blood biomarkers for suicidality"
    Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla
    Villalba Mental Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, IDIPHIM Puerta de Hierro University Hospital, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 15:424. 2013
    ..We discuss the implications of this study as well as the current state of research regarding biomarkers of suicidal behavior. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint How safe are psychiatric medications after a voluntary overdose?
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Psychiatry 17:466-70. 2002
    ..This study assessed psychiatric medications and their potential lethality in a representative sample of suicide attempts...
  55. ncbi request reprint Routine laboratory screening among newly admitted psychiatric patients: is it worthwhile?
    Rosario Arce-Cordon
    Department of Psychiatry, Puerta de Hierro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1602-5. 2007
    ..This study compared the prevalence of abnormal results of laboratory tests routinely performed among newly hospitalized psychiatric patients in Spain and the cost-effectiveness of such tests...
  56. doi request reprint Dual diagnosis and suicide risk in a Spanish outpatient sample
    Néstor Szerman
    Department of Psychiatry, Gregorio Maranon Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Subst Use Misuse 47:383-9. 2012
    ..6%). Dual patients showed several demographic and clinical differences and a higher risk for suicide than the other two comparison groups. Further research is needed to define suicide preventive strategies for dual patients...
  57. doi request reprint New perspectives in glutamate and anxiety
    Carlos Riaza Bermudo-Soriano
    Department of Psychiatry, Ramon y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 100:752-74. 2012
    ..This may open the way for new drugs that may help to treat these conditions...
  58. doi request reprint Distinguishing the relevant features of frequent suicide attempters
    Jorge Lopez-Castroman
    Department of Psychiatry at Fundacion Jimenez Diaz Hospital and Autonoma University, Avenida Reyes Catolicos 2, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    J Psychiatr Res 45:619-25. 2011
    ..We aim to investigate the relationships between clinical risk factors and the repetition of suicidal attempts...
  59. doi request reprint Personality disorders and health problems distinguish suicide attempters from completers in a direct comparison
    Lucas Giner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    J Affect Disord 151:474-83. 2013
    ..Whether suicide attempters and completers represent the same population evaluated at different points along a progression towards suicide death, overlapping populations, or completely different populations is a problem still unresolved...
  60. doi request reprint Psychometrical assessment and item analysis of the General Health Questionnaire in victims of terrorism
    David Delgado-Gomez
    Department of Statistics, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Psychol Assess 25:279-87. 2013
    ..Item response analysis identified the most difficult and significant items for each factor...
  61. doi request reprint Antipsychotic polypharmacy in patients with schizophrenia in a brief hospitalization unit
    Ivan Lerma-Carrillo
    Acute Inpatients Unit, Dr R Lafora Psychiatric Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Neuropharmacol 31:319-32. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, there is a large rate of studies, conducted in many different settings, showing that AP is more frequent as would be expected attending experts' recommendations...
  62. pmc Effect of BDNF val66met polymorphism on age-related amygdala volume changes in healthy subjects
    M E Sublette
    Department of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 42, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1652-5. 2008
    ..Using an ANCOVA model, we found that amygdala volumes were inversely correlated with age in BDNF val66met carriers but not in non-carriers. This is the first report of age-related BDNF val66met polymorphism effects on amygdala volume...
  63. ncbi request reprint Premenstrual symptoms and luteal suicide attempts
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    Department of Psychiatry, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:326-9. 2004
    ..If premenstrual symptoms (PMS) are temporally and specifically associated with suicidal attempts, suicide attempts in women with PMS should occur more frequently in the luteal phase...
  64. doi request reprint Identification of new putative susceptibility genes for several psychiatric disorders by association analysis of regulatory and non-synonymous SNPs of 306 genes involved in neurotransmission and neurodevelopment
    Monica Gratacos
    CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:808-16. 2009
    ..65 and 3.06) to several psychiatric disorders supports the view that a common genetic variant could confer susceptibility to clinically related phenotypes, and defines a new functional hint in the pathophysiology of psychiatric diseases...
  65. doi request reprint [Recommendations for the prevention and management of suicidal behaviour]
    José L Ayuso-Mateos
    Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Espana
    Rev Psiquiatr Salud Ment 5:8-23. 2012
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  66. ncbi request reprint Nurture versus nature: evidence of intrauterine effects on suicidal behaviour
    Maria A Oquendo
    Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Lancet 364:1102-4. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol and lithium levels were correlated but serum HDL and total cholesterol levels were not associated with current mood state in bipolar patients
    Carmen Diaz-Sastre
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:399-400. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Association between smoking and alcohol use in the general population: stable and unstable odds ratios across two years in two different countries
    Jose de Leon
    Uuniversity of Kentucky Mental Health Research Center at Eastern State Hospital, 627 West Fourth St, Lexington, KY 40508, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:252-7. 2007
    ..These comparisons may provide a rational basis for exploring the associations between alcohol and cigarette use that are influenced by changes in use prevalences...
  69. ncbi request reprint Low plasma cholesterol levels in suicidal males: a gender- and body mass index-matched case-control study of suicide attempters and nonattempters
    Carmen Diaz-Sastre
    Centro de Salud Mental de Hortaleza, Avenida de Mar Caspio, Madrid 28050, Spain
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:901-5. 2007
    ..Serum cholesterol levels were significantly lower in suicide attempters than in controls. After gender stratification, the difference remained significant in men, but not in women...
  70. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between plasma apolipoprotein E and suicide attempts
    Enrique Baca-Garcia
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:580. 2004