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    • A genome‐wide quantitative trait locus (QTL) linkage scan of NEO personality factors in Latino families segregating bipolar disorder 

      Dae Lee, Byung; González, Suzanne; Villa, Erika; Camarillo, Cynthia; Rodriguez, Marco; Shugart, Yin Yao; Guo, Wei; Flores, Deborah; Jerez, Álvaro; Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Ontiveros Sánchez de la Barquera, Jose Alfonso; Nicolini Sánchez, José Humberto; Escamilla, Michael (2017)
      Personality traits have been suggested as potential endophenotypes for Bipolar Disorder (BP), as they can be quantitatively measured and show correlations with BP. The present study utilized data from 2,745 individuals ...
    • El diagnóstico en psiquiatría: una discusión teórica y práctica para el abordaje clínico 

      Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Contreras Rojas, Javier (2017)
      El artículo aborda las dificultades en el diagnóstico psiquiátrico por las características propias de estos trastornos que, junto con la definición de lo patológico desde la prescripción de lo moralmente aceptado y los ...
    • Genome-wide QTL analysis for anxiety trait in bipolar disorder type I 

      Contreras Rojas, Javier; Hare, Elizabeth; Chavarría Soley, Gabriela; Raventós Vorst, Henriette (2017)
      Background Genetic studies have been consistent that bipolar disorder type I (BPI) runs in families and that this familial aggregation is strongly influenced by genes. In a preliminary study, we proved that anxiety trait ...
    • Identification of circadian gene variants in bipolar disorder in Latino populations 

      Gonzalez, Robert; González, Suzanne; Villa, Erika; Ramírez, Mercedes; Zavala, Juan Manuel; Armas, Regina; Contreras Rojas, Javier; Dassori, Albana; Leach, Robin J.; Flores, Deborah; Jerez, Álvaro; Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Ontiveros Sánchez de la Barquera, Jose Alfonso; Nicolini Sánchez, José Humberto; Escamilla, Michael (2015)
      Background: Variations in circadian genes can impact biological rhythms. Given the rhythm disturbances that characterize bipolar disorder (BD), genes encoding components of molecular clocks are good candidate genes for ...
    • IVF in Costa Rica 

      Valerio Gutiérrez, Carlos; Vargas López, Karen; Raventós Vorst, Henriette (2017)
      For 16 years, Costa Rica was the only country in the world that banned IVF, after it had been successfully conducted from 1995 to 2000. It also has been the only country that banned IVF based on the argument that it protects ...
    • Neuropsychological Test Performance in Cognitively Normal Spanish-speaking Nonagenarians with Little Education 

      Guerrero Berroa, Elizabeth; Schmeidler, James; Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Valerio Aguilar, Daniel; Schnaider Beeri, Michal; Carrión Baralt, José R.; Mora Villalobos, Lara; Bolaños Palmieri, Patricia; Sano, Mary; Silverman, Jeremy M. (2016-06)
      To find associations of age, sex, and education with neuropsychological test performance in cognitively normal Spanish-speaking Costa Rican nonagenarians with little education; to provide norms; and to compare their ...
    • Quantitative genetic analysis of anxiety trait in bipolar disorder 

      Contreras Rojas, Javier; Hare, Elizabeth; Chavarría Molina, Guadalupe; Raventós Vorst, Henriette (2017)
      Background:Bipolar disorder type I (BPI) affects approximately 1% of the world population. Although geneticinfluences on bipolar disorder are well established, identification of genes that predispose to the illness has ...
    • Sobre el genoma humano, la medicina personalizada y el sistema de seguridad social 

      Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Contreras Rojas, Javier; Chavarría Soley, Gabriela (2016)
      La promesa del proyecto del genoma humano (PGH) fue que iba a transformar radicalmente la práctica médica. Cambiaría el paradigma de “diagnóstico y tratamiento” por el de “predicción de riesgo y prevención”. Hace más de ...
    • Substance use disorder comorbidity with schizophrenia in families of Mexican and Central American Ancestry 

      Jiménez Castro, Lorena; Hare, Elizabeth; Medina, Rolando; Nicolini Sánchez, José Humberto; Mendoza Rodríguez, Ricardo; Ontiveros Sánchez de la Barquera, Jose Alfonso; Jerez, Álvaro; Muñoz, Rodrigo; Dassori, Albana; Escamilla, Michael; Raventós Vorst, Henriette (Schizophrenia Research 120 (2010) 87–94, 2010)
      Objectives:The aims of this study were to estimate the frequency and course of substances use disorders in Latino patients with schizophrenia and to ascertain risk factors associated with substance use disorders in this ...