Luis Varela

Luis Varela
Universidad Andrés Bello | UNAB · School of Medicine

Médico Psiquiatra

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Introduction
I am interested in Psychopathology in the broad sense, at phenomenological, experimental and clinical levels. Specifically I am interested in the role of Self disturbances on social cognitive processes in people with Schizophrenia
Education
September 2016 - September 2017
King's College London
Field of study
  • Psychiatric Research

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Publications (8)
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Objectives: Theory of Mind (ToM) plays a role in social functioning and is impaired in patients with schizophrenia and to a lesser degree in first-degree relatives relative to healthy controls. This study investigates whether attachment styles moderate these observed group differences in ToM. Methods: This cross-sectional study included a sample...
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Aim of the study was to analyse the Ministry of Health’s (MINSAL) administrative database of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) program for First Episode of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (FEP-SSD). The database included every case registered in the program between 2004 and 2017. According to the timeframes established for permanence in the prog...
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Aim of the study was to analyse the Ministry of Health's (MINSAL) administrative database of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) program for First Episode of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders (FEP-SSD). The database included every case registered in the program between 2004 and 2017. According to the timeframes established for permanence in the prog...
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Background and objectives: There has been a recent increase in older patients admitted to general hospitals. A significant percentage of hospitalized older patients are ≥75 years old, which differ from the patients aged 65 to 74 years old in terms of functional status at patient discharge. This study aims to compare sociodemographic, clinical featu...
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Resumen Marco teórico: La Percepción de Enfermedad es una variable importante en la evolución de los pacientes. Existen métodos de evaluación cualitativa de éste parámetro, sin embargo, no son aplicables a la población chilena por no estar adaptados al lenguaje local y cotidiano. Objetivo: Realizar una traducción del Illness Perception Questionnair...
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Objective: Chile, a middle-high income country (World Bank), faces an increasing demand towards adequate standards of care, which grow faster than resources. In 2005, Chile launched a National program backed by state law for detection and care of schizophrenia, considering that access to mental health care is a critical issue in developing countrie...
Poster
Contemporary Psychopathology Course for Psychiatry Residents
Poster
Objective: Schizophrenia is a chronic, complex and disabling disorder, usually characterized by marked neurocognitive and behavioural deficits that have a major effect in social insertion and real life per- formance. Social Cognition (SC) appears as a mediator between neurocognition (NC) and real world functioning. Within the construct of SC, emoti...

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