- Cannabis use and involuntary admission may mediate long-term adherence in first-episode psychosis patients: a prospective longitudinal studySara Barbeito
Biomedical Research Centre in Mental Health Net CIBERSAM, University Hospital of Alava, Olaguibel Street, Vitoria, Spain
BMC Psychiatry 13:326. 2013..This study aimed to examine factors associated with treatment adherence in first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients followed up over 8 years, especially involuntary first admission and stopping cannabis use...
- Validation and use of the functioning assessment short test in first psychotic episodesItxaso González-Ortega
Department of Psychiatry, Santiago Apostol Hospital, Vitoria, Spain
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:836-40. 2010..The FAST showed strong psychometric properties and is a valid instrument for use in clinical practice, clinical trials, and research settings in subjects with first psychotic episodes...
- Working memory as a predictor of negative symptoms and functional outcome in first episode psychosisItxaso González-Ortega
Department of Psychiatry, Alava University Hospital Santiago, Department of Neurosciences, University of the Basque Country, CIBERSAM, Vitoria, Spain
Psychiatry Res 206:8-16. 2013..Negative symptoms mediated the relationship between working memory and outcome. Therefore, negative symptoms should be a primary target of treatment to improve functional outcomes...
- Predictors of pathological gambling severity taking gender differences into accountI González-Ortega
Department of Psychiatry, Alava University Hospital Santiago, CIBERSAM, Vitoria, Spain
Eur Addict Res 19:146-54. 2013..The current study aims to identify predictors of pathological gambling (PG) severity, taking gender differences into account, in an outpatient sample of pathological gamblers seeking treatment...