Intimate partner violence and mental disorders: Co-occurrence and gender differences in a large cross-sectional population based study in Spain

BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) and mental disorders (MD) are important public health problems disproportionally affecting women. We aimed to study the epidemiology of IPV victimization, MD, and co-occurring IPV-MD in Spanish men and women in terms of i) prevalence, ii) association between IPV and MD, and iii) sociodemographic and clinical characteristics associated with IPV,…

Democratising diagnoses? The role of the depathologisation perspective in constructing corporeal trans citizenship

In the scope of the current revision process of the diagnostic manuals Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) and International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Other Health Problems (ICD), an international trans depathologisation movement has emerged that demands, among other claims, the removal of a diagnostic classification of gender transition processes as a…

Cronicidad y uso de servicios sanitarios: la formación entre iguales de la Escuela de Pacientes

Objective: To evaluate the impact of the training strategy of the Escuela de Pacientes (School of Patients) on the use of health services among people with chronic diseases. Method: Quantitative design study of pretest and posttest evaluation with a population of 3,350 chronic patients of the Escuela de Pacientes (Andalusia, 2013-2015). A questionnaire adapted from the Stanford University was used.…

Priorización de actividades clínicas no recomendadas en Atención Primaria

Fundamento. Priorización de las recomendaciones “no hacer” procedentes de la lista de la Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria (Semfyc) de actividades preventivas, diagnósticas, terapéuticas o de cuidados que no es correcto hacer en Atención Primaria (AP), a través de un consenso de profesionales expertos de medicina, farmacia y enfermería. Método. Mediante un…

Clinical interval and diagnostic characteristics in a cohort of bladder cancer patients in Spain: a multicenter observational study

Objective We performed a cohort study in seven hospitals in Spain to determine the clinical characteristics of incident patients with bladder cancer, the diagnostic process, and the conditions that might affect health care interval times. Results 314 patients with bladder cancer were included, 70.3 (Standard Deviation [SD] 11.2) years old and 85.0% male. Clinical stage…

Hacia una salud pública orientada desde los determinantes sociales de la salud: informe de un taller

Este artículo es el producto de los resultados de un taller con expertos y expertas en salud pública realizado en Granada en octubre de 2015, que tuvo por objetivo reflexionar sobre qué elementos clave deberían caracterizar una salud pública orientada desde los determinantes sociales de la salud. La labor de abogacía y la formación de…

Visión crítica y argumentación sobre los programas de atención de la cronicidad en Atención Primaria y Comunitaria

El análisis detallado de los planes de atención a la cronicidad desarrollados por los servicios regionales de salud pone de manifiesto un sorprendente nivel de uniformidad en su diseño y despliegue, a pesar de las diferencias existentes entre dichos servicios. La revisión de la literatura sobre los modelos teóricos que lo sustentan y los instrumentos…

Interaction of Dietary and Genetic Factors Influencing Body Iron Status and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Within the EPIC-InterAct Study

OBJECTIVE Meat intake has been consistently shown to be positively associated with incident type 2 diabetes. Part of that association may be mediated by body iron status, which is influenced by genetic factors. We aimed to test for interactions of genetic and dietary factors influencing body iron status in relation to the risk of incident…