Elisardo Becoña

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Affiliation: Santiago de Compostela
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Does using relapse prevention increase the efficacy of a program for smoking cessation?: An empirical study
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 81:291-6. 1997
  2. ncbi The course of relapse across 36 months for smokers from a smoking-cessation program
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 82:143-6. 1998
  3. ncbi Smoking cessation and weight gain in smokers participating in a behavioral treatment at 3-year follow-up
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 82:999-1005. 1998
  4. ncbi Self-reported smoking and measurement of expired air carbon monoxide in a clinical treatment
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 83:316-8. 1998
  5. ncbi The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence in a Spanish sample
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psycología Clíníca y Psicobiología, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 83:1455-8. 1998
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of personalized written feedback through a mail intervention for smoking cessation: a randomized-controlled trial in Spanish smokers
    E Becona
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:33-40. 2001
  7. ncbi [Resilience and drug consumption: a review]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Campus Sur
    Adicciones 19:89-101. 2007
  8. ncbi Smoking and depressive symptoms among children ages 11 to 16 years
    Elisardo Becoña
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Campus Universitario Sur, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 95:953-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Concordance of self-reported abstinence and measurement of expired air carbon monoxide in a self-help smoking cessation treatment
    Elisardo Becoña
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Campus Universitario Sur, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 99:125-30. 2006
  10. ncbi [The Short Nicotine Dependence Syndrome Scale (NDSS-S) in Spanish smokers]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Psicothema 23:126-32. 2011

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  1. ncbi Does using relapse prevention increase the efficacy of a program for smoking cessation?: An empirical study
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 81:291-6. 1997
    ..Further research should focus on the process of relapse and develop more effective procedures to help maintain abstinence...
  2. ncbi The course of relapse across 36 months for smokers from a smoking-cessation program
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 82:143-6. 1998
    ..The relapse occurred fundamentally between the end-of-treatment and the 6- (53.7% relapse) and the 12-mo. follow-up (61.1% relapse), and more slowly beyond 12-mo. follow-ups with 72.2% and 70.4% relapse at the 24- and 36-mo. follow-up...
  3. ncbi Smoking cessation and weight gain in smokers participating in a behavioral treatment at 3-year follow-up
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 82:999-1005. 1998
    ..but significant mean difference were found in those subjects (quitters) older than 35 yr. who gained 4.1 Kg compared with 1.2 Kg in the group 35 yr or younger...
  4. ncbi Self-reported smoking and measurement of expired air carbon monoxide in a clinical treatment
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 83:316-8. 1998
    ..around 100% concordance. Thus, support was found for the use of an expired air carbon monoxide measure as a valid and easy way of corroborating self-report data when required...
  5. ncbi The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence in a Spanish sample
    E Becona
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psycología Clíníca y Psicobiología, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 83:1455-8. 1998
    ..In this study, we examined the applicability of the Spanish version of such test as well as its relationship to sex, age, and consumption of cigarettes, in a representative sample of smokers from Galicia, Spain (N = 646)...
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of personalized written feedback through a mail intervention for smoking cessation: a randomized-controlled trial in Spanish smokers
    E Becona
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:33-40. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that written feedback substantially increases abstinence rates when it is applied following similar guidelines to those used in clinical settings...
  7. ncbi [Resilience and drug consumption: a review]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Campus Sur
    Adicciones 19:89-101. 2007
    ..We conclude that this concept is of great relevance to the field of drug use and abuse and, specifically, for the development of preventive programmes based on resilience...
  8. ncbi Smoking and depressive symptoms among children ages 11 to 16 years
    Elisardo Becoña
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Campus Universitario Sur, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 95:953-6. 2004
    ..7% of those who said they sometimes smoked, and 44.2% of those who identified themselves as current daily smokers. These results indicate an association between smoking and depression among children in this age group...
  9. ncbi Concordance of self-reported abstinence and measurement of expired air carbon monoxide in a self-help smoking cessation treatment
    Elisardo Becoña
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Campus Universitario Sur, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 99:125-30. 2006
    ..Studies of the efficacy of self-help programmes for smoking cessation should include some sort of objective verification of self-reported abstinence...
  10. ncbi [The Short Nicotine Dependence Syndrome Scale (NDSS-S) in Spanish smokers]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Psicothema 23:126-32. 2011
    ..The operation under the ROC curve is excellent (area under the curve .84). The data indicate the usefulness of this brief scale (NDSS-S) to assess nicotine dependence in smokers...
  11. doi The association between probable personality disorders and smoking cessation and maintenance
    Bárbara Piñeiro
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Addict Behav 38:2369-73. 2013
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  12. pmc Gender differences in personality patterns and smoking status after a smoking cessation treatment
    Bárbara Piñeiro
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:306. 2013
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  13. ncbi Abstinence from smoking ten years after participation in a randomized controlled trial of a self-help program
    M Carmen Míguez
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Campus Universitario Sur, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Addict Behav 33:1369-74. 2008
    ..0% tried to give up smoking at some point, the mean figure for attempts being 1.3. According to the results of the 10-year follow-up, low nicotine dependence at pretreatment is a major factor predicting long-term cessation in smokers...
  14. doi Axis II disorders and cigarette smoking among adults from the general population
    Elisardo Becoña
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Pers Disord 27:411-24. 2013
    ..The association between PDs and smoking was maintained even after adjusting for all covariates. Findings are discussed in relation to the influence of Axis II disorders on smoking cessation interventions...
  15. ncbi Effectiveness of telephone contact as an adjunct to a self-help program for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial in Spanish smokers
    Ma Carmen Miguez
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Addict Behav 27:139-44. 2002
    ..The results of this randomized controlled trial show that telephone counseling was an effective aid for the smoking cessation program...
  16. ncbi Can we predict psychostimulant use in youths? A study with structural equation modeling analysis
    Elisardo Becoña
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Adicciones 24:339-46. 2012
    ..This model can be seen as a useful tool for developing preventive strategies and for identifying those youths that are at risk for problems related to drug use...
  17. ncbi Smoking cessation: case study of a client with probable borderline personality disorder
    Elena Fernández del Río
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, the University of Santiago de Composteia, Campus Sur, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 106:918-26. 2010
    ..The presence of a probable borderline personality disorder did not interfere in the cessation of tobacco use or in the maintenance of abstinence...
  18. ncbi Spanish adaptation of the NDSS (Nicotine Dependence Syndrome Scale) and assessment of nicotine-dependent individuals at primary care health centers in Spain
    Elisardo Becoña
    Unidad de Tabaquismo, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Campus Sur 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Span J Psychol 13:951-60. 2010
    ..We conclude that this instrument is useful (in terms of its total score NDSS-T) for assessing nicotine dependence for Spanish smokers (in Spain), as has been found in other countries, language groups, and cultures...
  19. ncbi Parental permissiveness, control, and affect and drug use among adolescents
    Elisardo Becoña
    Facultad de Psicologia, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Psicothema 25:292-8. 2013
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  20. doi Evaluating the effectiveness of a single telephone contact as an adjunct to a self-help intervention for smoking cessation in a randomized controlled trial
    M Carmen Míguez
    University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:129-35. 2008
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  21. ncbi Personality disorders and premature dropout from psychological treatment for smoking cessation
    Elena Fernández del Río
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Campus Sur, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 106:679-84. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi Depression and cocaine dependence
    Ana Lopez
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Campus Sur, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Psychol Rep 100:520-4. 2007
    ..7 (SD = 10.3), with 24.3% of the sample having scores which indicate clinical depression (cut off > or =21). These data underscore the need to assess the presence of depression in cocaine-dependent users who require treatment...
  23. ncbi [What happens in a cocaine-dependent sample after 24 months of treatment?]
    Ana Lopez
    Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia Facultad de Psicologia Universidad de Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela Espana
    Adicciones 20:347-55. 2008
    ..These results indicate a positive evolution after two years of the sample of people in treatment for cocaine dependence assessed in this study...
  24. pmc Changes in the profiles of smokers seeking cessation treatment and in its effectiveness in Galicia (Spain) 2001-10
    Elisardo Becoña
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    BMC Public Health 14:613. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present study is to analyze the changes in the characteristics of Spanish smokers who seek smoking cessation treatment between 2001 and 2010 and the changes in the effectiveness of such treatment...
  25. ncbi [How does family disorganization influence children's drug use? A review]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Espana
    Adicciones 24:253-68. 2012
    ..Finally, we stress the need to improve the conceptualization of family disorganization and its assessment, and point out other methodological limitations found in the empirical studies reviewed...
  26. doi Subtypes of smokers who attend psychological treatment in order to stop smoking
    Elena Fernández Del Río
    Smoking Cessation Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1113-23. 2011
    ..Differences in nicotine withdrawal syndrome, cigarette consumption at the end of the treatment, and adherence to the treatment were significant across the two clusters...
  27. ncbi [Reasons for not accepting a sexual liaison in nightlife recreational contexts according to gender and state of drunkenness]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia Santiago de Compostela Espana
    Adicciones 20:357-64. 2008
    ..We conclude that drunkenness is related to the failure to take precautions in sexual relations, the results being similar in men and women...
  28. ncbi [Psychometric properties of the Nicotine Dependence Syndrome Scale (NDSS) in a sample of smokers treated for their alcohol dependence]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Unidad de Tabaquismo, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Psicologia, Departamento de Psicologia Clinica y Psicobiologia, Santiago de Compostela
    Adicciones 22:37-49. 2010
    ..80 under the curve (0.70 for the FTND), showing that it adequately predicts nicotine dependence. This study confirms the utility of this new instrument for assessing nicotine dependence in smokers who also abuse or depend upon alcohol...
  29. ncbi [Do adolescents who use stimulants have a different personality?]
    Elisardo Becoña
    Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Psicothema 23:552-9. 2011
    ..Results show important differences in personality features between stimulant users and nonusers. Stimulant users are characterized by having unruly, forceful, oppositional and borderline-tendency personality prototypes...
  30. ncbi [Motivational interviewing in smoking treatment: a review]
    Bárbara Piñeiro
    Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Adicciones 22:353-64. 2010
    ..Finally, we strongly suggest the need to know which treatment location is best, how MI functions in treatment programs and which conditions may affect its effectiveness...