Javier Ballesteros

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Basque Country
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unidimensional 12-item Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview for the assessment of dementia caregivers' burden obtained by item response theory
    Javier Ballesteros
    Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Medical School, University of the Basque Country, UPV EHU, Leioa, Spain
    Value Health 15:1141-7. 2012
  2. pmc Number of prior episodes and the presence of depressive symptoms are associated with longer length of stay for patients with acute manic episodes
    Manuel Martín-Carrasco
    AstraZeneca Medical Department, Madrid, Spain
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:7. 2012
  3. pmc Systematic review of pharmacological treatments in fragile X syndrome
    Jose Ramon Rueda
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena s n, Leioa 48940, Spain
    BMC Neurol 9:53. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to change, discriminative performance, and cutoff criteria to define remission for embedded short scales of the Hamilton depression rating scale (HAMD)
    Javier Ballesteros
    University of the Basque Country, UPV EHU, Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Leioa, Spain
    J Affect Disord 102:93-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific binding of [3H]Ro 19-6327 (lazabemide) to monoamine oxidase B is increased in frontal cortex of suicide victims after controlling for age at death
    Javier Ballesteros
    University of the Basque Country, Department of Neuroscience, Barrio Sarriena s n, 48940 Leioa, Spain
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:55-61. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The effectiveness of donepezil for cognitive rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
    Javier Ballesteros
    Department of Neuroscience, Area of Psychiatry, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena, Leioa, Spain
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:171-80. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a psychoeducational intervention group program in the reduction of the burden experienced by caregivers of patients with dementia: the EDUCA-II randomized trial
    Manuel Martín-Carrasco
    Instituto de Investigaciones Psiquiátricas, Bilbao Clínica Psiquiátrica Padre Menni, Pamplona Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental CIBERSAM, Madrid Hospital Aita Menni, Arrasate Mondragón University of the Basque Country UPV EHU, Leioa, Spain
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 28:79-87. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Brief interventions for hazardous drinkers delivered in primary care are equally effective in men and women
    Javier Ballesteros
    Universidad del Pais Vasco, Dpto Neurociencias, Leioa, Spain
    Addiction 99:103-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of brief interventions for hazardous drinkers in primary care: systematic review and meta-analyses
    Javier Ballesteros
    Universidad del Pais Vasco, Facultad de Medicina, Departamento de Neurociencias, Psicología Médica y Psiquiatría, Leioa, Spain
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:608-18. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint An independent meta-analysis using summary data for clinical response, remission, and discontinuation for any reason from the 6 pivotal phase III randomized clinical trials of duloxetine in major depressive disorder
    Javier Ballesteros
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:219-21. 2007

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Unidimensional 12-item Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview for the assessment of dementia caregivers' burden obtained by item response theory
    Javier Ballesteros
    Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Medical School, University of the Basque Country, UPV EHU, Leioa, Spain
    Value Health 15:1141-7. 2012
    ..To develop a one-dimensional version of the 22-item Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview (ZBI) by applying item response theory approaches...
  2. pmc Number of prior episodes and the presence of depressive symptoms are associated with longer length of stay for patients with acute manic episodes
    Manuel Martín-Carrasco
    AstraZeneca Medical Department, Madrid, Spain
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 11:7. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Systematic review of pharmacological treatments in fragile X syndrome
    Jose Ramon Rueda
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena s n, Leioa 48940, Spain
    BMC Neurol 9:53. 2009
    ..Several pharmacological interventions have been proposed to treat those impairments...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to change, discriminative performance, and cutoff criteria to define remission for embedded short scales of the Hamilton depression rating scale (HAMD)
    Javier Ballesteros
    University of the Basque Country, UPV EHU, Department of Neuroscience Psychiatry, Leioa, Spain
    J Affect Disord 102:93-9. 2007
    ..To overcome these limitations several short scales have been devised but they have had limited use. We compared the performance of five HAMD short scales and their parental 17-item HAMD on sensitivity to change and discriminative power...
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific binding of [3H]Ro 19-6327 (lazabemide) to monoamine oxidase B is increased in frontal cortex of suicide victims after controlling for age at death
    Javier Ballesteros
    University of the Basque Country, Department of Neuroscience, Barrio Sarriena s n, 48940 Leioa, Spain
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:55-61. 2008
    ..01) as main explanatory variables for the variability of MAO-B density. Suicide victims had >30% more binding sites for lazabemide than controls. Contrary to previous reports, MAO-B density seems to increase in suicide victims...
  6. doi request reprint The effectiveness of donepezil for cognitive rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
    Javier Ballesteros
    Department of Neuroscience, Area of Psychiatry, University of the Basque Country, Barrio Sarriena, Leioa, Spain
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:171-80. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a psychoeducational intervention group program in the reduction of the burden experienced by caregivers of patients with dementia: the EDUCA-II randomized trial
    Manuel Martín-Carrasco
    Instituto de Investigaciones Psiquiátricas, Bilbao Clínica Psiquiátrica Padre Menni, Pamplona Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental CIBERSAM, Madrid Hospital Aita Menni, Arrasate Mondragón University of the Basque Country UPV EHU, Leioa, Spain
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 28:79-87. 2014
    ..03). In summary, PIP in modality of group intervention was not better than standard care to reduce caregiver burden and overall psychological distress or to improve quality-of-life domains. EDUCA-II trial registry: ISRCTN14411440. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Brief interventions for hazardous drinkers delivered in primary care are equally effective in men and women
    Javier Ballesteros
    Universidad del Pais Vasco, Dpto Neurociencias, Leioa, Spain
    Addiction 99:103-8. 2004
    ..Despite the accumulated evidence on the efficacy of brief interventions in hazardous drinkers some ambiguity remains regarding their differential effectiveness by gender...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of brief interventions for hazardous drinkers in primary care: systematic review and meta-analyses
    Javier Ballesteros
    Universidad del Pais Vasco, Facultad de Medicina, Departamento de Neurociencias, Psicología Médica y Psiquiatría, Leioa, Spain
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:608-18. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint An independent meta-analysis using summary data for clinical response, remission, and discontinuation for any reason from the 6 pivotal phase III randomized clinical trials of duloxetine in major depressive disorder
    Javier Ballesteros
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:219-21. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of mania: differences between mixed and pure episodes
    Ana Gonzalez-Pinto
    Hospital Santiago Psychiatric Department Vitoria, Spain
    Eur Psychiatry 19:307-10. 2004
    ..The presence of at least five dimensions in mania has recently been established. This study extends previous findings by comparing the dimensions of pure vs. mixed mania...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outcome of memory rehabilitation in traumatic brain injury assessed by neuropsychological tests and questionnaires
    Jose Ignacio Quemada
    Servicio de Daño Cerebral, Hospital Aita Menni, Bilbao, Spain
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 18:532-40. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a memory rehabilitation program. To compare different outcome measures...
  13. ncbi request reprint [A comparative psychometric study of the Spanish versions with 6, 17, and 21 items of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale]
    Julio Bobes
    Area de Psiquiatría Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Oviedo Oviedo España
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:693-700. 2003
    ..This study compares the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of HDRS with 6, 17 and 21 items as assessed in depressive patients in ambulatory care...