Carlos De las Cuevas

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de La Laguna
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variations in antidepressant prescribing practice: clinical need or market influences?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:515-22. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Are psychotropics drugs used in pregnancy?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1018-23. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of telepsychiatry through videoconference versus face-to-face conventional psychiatric treatment
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands Health Service, Spain
    Telemed J E Health 12:341-50. 2006
  4. pmc Polypharmacy in psychiatric practice in the Canary Islands
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 4:18. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Controversial issues associated with the prescription of benzodiazepines by general practitioners and psychiatrists
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR288-93. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Do therapeutic indications of antidepressants change from one year to another?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:309-14. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Telepsychiatry in the Canary Islands: user acceptance and satisfaction
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 9:221-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint [Telepsychiatry: utopia or welfare reality]
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Profesor titular de Psiquiatría Universidad de La Laguna Santa Cruz de Tenerife Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:149-52. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepines: more "behavioural" addiction than dependence
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 167:297-303. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Mental health professionals' attitudes to partnership in medicine taking: a validation study of the Leeds Attitude to Concordance Scale II
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:123-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Variations in antidepressant prescribing practice: clinical need or market influences?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:515-22. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Are psychotropics drugs used in pregnancy?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1018-23. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence and characteristics of psychiatric drug use in pregnancy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial of telepsychiatry through videoconference versus face-to-face conventional psychiatric treatment
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands Health Service, Spain
    Telemed J E Health 12:341-50. 2006
    ..Telepsychiatry showed to be an effective mean of delivering mental health services to psychiatric outpatients living in remote areas with limited resources...
  4. pmc Polypharmacy in psychiatric practice in the Canary Islands
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 4:18. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and conditioners of polypharmacy in psychiatric patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Controversial issues associated with the prescription of benzodiazepines by general practitioners and psychiatrists
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR288-93. 2004
    ..These departures are usually based on considerations of clinical practice characteristics seldom fully acknowledged by Evidence Based Medicine...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do therapeutic indications of antidepressants change from one year to another?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:309-14. 2004
    ..To analyse and describe the pattern of prescriptions for antidepressants by all psychiatrists working for the Canary Islands Health Service (CIHS) during the 4-year period from 1999 to 2002...
  7. ncbi request reprint Telepsychiatry in the Canary Islands: user acceptance and satisfaction
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 9:221-4. 2003
    ..Ninety per cent of the patients considered that they received the follow-up care they required. Telepsychiatry was considered by physicians and patients as an adequate vehicle for mental health-care...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Telepsychiatry: utopia or welfare reality]
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Profesor titular de Psiquiatría Universidad de La Laguna Santa Cruz de Tenerife Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 121:149-52. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepines: more "behavioural" addiction than dependence
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 167:297-303. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence, characteristics and risk factors associated with the development of benzodiazepine dependence in the users of these active ingredients...
  10. doi request reprint Mental health professionals' attitudes to partnership in medicine taking: a validation study of the Leeds Attitude to Concordance Scale II
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:123-9. 2012
    ..To explore psychiatrists' attitudes toward concordance by validating the Leeds Attitude to Concordance Scale II (LATCon II) in a Spanish sample...
  11. pmc Attitudes toward concordance in psychiatry: a comparative, cross-sectional study of psychiatric patients and mental health professionals
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Campus de Ofra s n, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Canary Islands 38071, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 12:53. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Psychiatric patients' attitudes towards concordance and shared decision making
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e245-50. 2011
    ..To assess psychiatric outpatients' attitudes towards concordance and shared decision making in a psychiatric setting and to evaluate the role that self-perceived knowledge and beliefs about psychiatric medicines play in those attitudes...
  13. doi request reprint Psychiatric outpatients' self-reported adherence versus psychiatrists' impressions on adherence in affective disorders
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Hum Psychopharmacol 28:142-50. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to explore correlation between patients' self-reported adherence to medication and their treating psychiatrists' impressions on adherence...
  14. doi request reprint Psychomotor performance and fitness to drive: the influence of psychiatric disease and its pharmacological treatment
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna 38071, Canary Islands, Spain
    Psychiatry Res 176:236-41. 2010
    ..Three of the four sub-tests were able to discriminate between patients with different clinical conditions. The study clearly suggests that medical treatment of psychiatric problems has a positive effect on driving tests...
  15. doi request reprint Adaptation and validation study of the Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire in psychiatric outpatients in a community mental health setting
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:140-6. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Safety of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pregnancy
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Curr Drug Saf 1:17-24. 2006
    ..The review tries to clarify the blurred aspects of the use of SSRI during pregnancy and to give sensible and up-to-dated guidelines for the treatment of psychiatric disorders with SSRI during pregnancy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward psychiatric drug treatment: the experience of being treated
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Campus de Ofra, Carretera La Cuesta Taco s n, 38071, La Laguna Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:1063-7. 2007
    ..Increased knowledge about those attitudes may help prescribers to improve patient concordance and thereby the effectiveness of the pharmacological therapy...
  18. doi request reprint Perceived Health Control: A Promising Step Forward in Our Understanding of Treatment Adherence in Psychiatric Care
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Campus de Ofra s n, 38071 San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain
    J Clin Psychiatry 77:e1233-e1239. 2016
    ..To examine the role of perceived health control variables in psychiatric patients' adherence to prescribed treatment...
  19. doi request reprint Validation of the Spanish version of the 9-item Shared Decision-Making Questionnaire
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Health Expect 18:2143-53. 2015
    ..To translate and assess the psychometric properties of the 9-item Shared Decision-Making Questionnaire (SDM-Q-9) for measuring patients' perceptions of how clinicians' performance fits the SDM process...
  20. pmc The relationship of psychological reactance, health locus of control and sense of self-efficacy with adherence to treatment in psychiatric outpatients with depression
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 14:324. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of psychological reactance, health locus of control and the sense of self-efficacy on adherence to treatment regimen among psychiatric outpatients with depression...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for non-adherence to antidepressant treatment in patients with mood disorders
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Campus de Ofra s n, 38071, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 70:89-98. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to identify potential modelling factors influencing adherence to antidepressant treatment by patients with mood disorders in the community mental health care setting..
  22. doi request reprint Are obesity and other physical comorbidities related to mental illness?
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Departamento de Psiquiatria, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, The Canary Islands, Spain
    Rev Psiquiatr Salud Ment 4:119-25. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, obesity in these patients could be related to other sociodemographic, psychosocial, and genetic factors...
  23. pmc Treatment-related decisional conflict in patients with depressive and anxious disorders
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Patient Prefer Adherence 10:1011-9. 2016
    ..To determine the level of treatment-related decisional conflict in patients with emotional disorders and to establish its relationship with sociodemographic and clinical variables...
  24. doi request reprint Explaining pharmacophobia and pharmacophilia in psychiatric patients: relationship with treatment adherence
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Hum Psychopharmacol 30:377-83. 2015
    ..The objective of this study is to assess psychiatric patient attitudes towards psychotropic medication and their association with adherence, as well as to identify the factors that influence these attitudes...
  25. doi request reprint To what extent psychiatric patients feel involved in decision making about their mental health care? Relationships with socio-demographic, clinical, and psychological variables
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    1Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Acta Neuropsychiatr 26:372-81. 2014
    ..Shared decision making (SDM) is an essential component of patient-centered care, but there is little information about its use in the psychiatric care...
  26. doi request reprint What do psychiatric patients believe regarding where control over their illness lies? Validation of the multidimensional health locus of control scale in psychiatric outpatient care
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatments, and Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychobiology, and Methodology, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain and Department of Psychiatry, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 203:81-6. 2015
    ..Self-efficacy correlated positively with internal dimension and negatively with external dimensions. The results showed the validity of the four-factor structure of the Spanish version of the C-MHLC. ..
  27. pmc Fitness to drive of psychiatric patients
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 10:384-90. 2008
    ..However, both psychiatric disorders and psychiatric drug treatments can produce changes in perception, information processing and integration, and psychomotor activity that can disturb and/or interfere with the ability to drive safely...
  28. ncbi request reprint Polypsychopharmacy: a frequent and debatable practice in psychiatric inpatients
    Carlos De las Cuevas
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:510-2. 2005