Dr Ana Fernandez Sanchez

PhD Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Postdoctoral Research Associate

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9428

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Biographical details

Ana Fernandez joined the University of Sydney from the Research and Development Unit of the Saint John of God Mental Health Hospital in Barcelona (Spain). She also worked as a visiting professor in the University of Barcelona (UAB). She is a health psychologist and epidemiologist, with a strong training in biomedical research, public health and community welfare.

Research interests

Ana is a member of the following research teams:

CDRP

Mental Health

Her research examines how mental health care is provided both at the general and the specialized health care settings, focusing on topics such as treatment adequacy or collaborative care. She also works in the assessment of programs aiming to promote mental health and prevent mental disorders.

Themes

Centre for Disability Research and Policy; Disability and Community

Selected grants

2014

  • The Mental Health Atlas of South Western Sydney; Salvador-Carulla L, Fernandez Sanchez A; South Western Sydney Local Health District/Partners In Recovery.
  • Disability and health: people with disabilities and professionals’ views on access to health services in Western Sydney; Gallego G, Lincoln M, Salvador-Carulla L, Dew A, Fernandez Sanchez A; University of Western Sydney/Internal Research Scheme Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Alonso, J., Haro, J. (2011). An Introduction to Mental Health Services Research. In Ming Tsuang, Mauricio Tohen & Peter Jones (Eds.), Textbook in Psychiatric Epidemiology, (pp. 133-152). Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Haro, J., Alonso, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Vilagut, G., Fernandez, A., Codony, M., Martinez-Alonso, M., Domingo, A., Torres, J., Almansa, J., et al (2008). The Epidemiology of Mental Disorders in the General Population of Spain. In Ronald Kessler, T. Bedirhan Ustun (Eds.), The WHO World Mental Health Surveys: Global Perspectives on the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders, (pp. 406-430). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Journals

  • Rubio-Valera, M., Pons-Vigues, M., Martinez-Andres, M., Moreno-Peral, P., Berenguera, A., Fernandez Sanchez, A. (2014). Barriers and Facilitators for the Implementation of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion Activities in Primary Care: A Synthesis through Meta-Ethnography. PLoS One, 9(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Perales, J., Olaya, B., Fernandez, A., Alonso, J., Vilagut, G., Forero, C., San, L., Alda, J., Haro, J. (2013). Association of childhood adversities with the first onset of mental disorders in Spain: Results from the ESEMeD project. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48(3), 371-384. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., March Pujol, M., Fernandez, A., Penarrubia, M., Trave, P., Lopez del Hoyo, Y., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2013). Evaluation of a pharmacist intervention on patients initiating pharmacological treatment for depression: A randomized controlled superiority trial. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 23(9), 1057-1066. [More Information]
  • Bellon, J., Conejo-Ceron, S., Moreno-Peral, P., King, M., Nazareth, I., Martin-Perez, C., Fernandez-Alonso, C., Ballesta-Rodriguez, M., Fernandez, A., Aiarzaguena, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., et al (2013). Preventing the onset of major depression based on the level and profile of risk of primary care attendees: protocol of a cluster randomised trial (the predictD-CCRT study). BMC Psychiatry, 13, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Mendive, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Rubio-Valera, M., Vicente Luciano, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Josep, H., Palao, D., Bellon, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2012). Adjustment disorders in primary care: prevalence, recognition and use of services. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201(2), 137-142. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., Jove, A., Hughes, C., Guillen-Sola, M., Rovira, M., Fernandez, A. (2012). Factors affecting collaboration between general practitioners and community pharmacists: A qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), Article number 188 - 1-Article number 188 - 10. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., Fernandez, A., Vicente Luciano, J., Hughes, C., Pinto-Meza, A., Moreno, B., Palao, D., Haro, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2012). Psychotropic prescribing in Catalonia: results from an epidemiological study. Family Practice: an international journal, 29(2), 154-162. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Rubio-Valera, M., Bellon, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Vicente Luciano, J., Mendive, J., Haro, J., Palao, D., Serrano, A. (2012). Recognition of anxiety disorders by the general practitioner: Results from the DASMAP Study. General Hospital Psychiatry: psychiatry, medicine and primary care, 34(3), 227-233. [More Information]
  • Salvador-Carulla, L., Bendeck, M., Fernandez, A., Alberti, C., Sabes-Figuera, R., Molina, C., Knapp, M. (2011). Costs of depression in Catalonia (Spain). Journal of Affective Disorders, 132(1-2), 130-138. [More Information]
  • Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., Bruffaerts, R., Alonso, J., Kovess, V., De Graaf, R., de Girolamo, G., Matschinger, H., Haro, J. (2011). Dropping out of mental health treatment among patients with depression and anxiety by type of provider: results of the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46(4), 273-280. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., Serrano-Blanco, A., Magdalena-Belio, J., Fernandez, A., Garcia-Campayo, J., March Pujol, M., Lopez del Hoyo, Y. (2011). Effectiveness of pharmacist care in the improvement of adherence to antidepressants: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 45(1), 39-48. [More Information]
  • Sevilla-Dedieu, C., Kovess, V., Angermeyer, M., Bruffaerts, R., Fernandez, A., de Girolamo, G., De Graaf, R., Haro, J., Konig, H. (2011). Measuring use of services for mental health problems in epidemiological surveys. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 20(3), 182-191. [More Information]
  • Gabilondo, A., Rojas-Farreras, S., Rodriguez, A., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Vilagut, G., Haro, J., Alonso, J. (2011). Use of primary and specialized mental health care for a major depressive episode in spain by ESEMeD respondents. Psychiatric Services, 62(2), 152-161. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Saameno, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Vicente Luciano, J., Autonell, J., Palao, D., Salvador-Carulla, L., Garcia-Campayo, J., Haro, J., Serrano, A. (2010). Burden of chronic physical conditions and mental disorders in primary care. British Journal of Psychiatry, 196(4), 302-309. [More Information]
  • Gabilondo, A., Rojas-Farreras, S., Vilagut, G., Haro, J., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Alonso, J. (2010). Epidemiology of major depressive episode in a southern European country: Results from the ESEMeD-Spain project. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120(1-3), 76-85. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Bertsch, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Tomas, J., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Haro, J., Palao, D., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2010). Factor structure, internal consistency and constrcut validity of the Sheehan Disability Scale in a Spanish primary care sample. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 16(5), 895-901. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Lujan, L., Bellon, J., Garcia-Campayo, J., Penarrubia, M., Fernández, R., Sanavia, M., Blanco, M., et al (2010). Frequent attendance in primary care: comparison and implications of different definitions. British Journal of General Practice, 60(571), e49-e55. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Bellon, J., Roura-Poch, P., Haro, J., Autonell, J., Palao, D., Penarrubia, M., Fernández, R., Blanco, E., et al (2010). Is major depression adequately diagnosed and treated by general practitioners? Results from an epidemiological study. General Hospital Psychiatry: psychiatry, medicine and primary care, 32(2), 201-209. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Sanchez-Carracedo, D., Navarro-Rubio, M., Pinto-Meza, A., Moreno-Kustner, B. (2010). Opinions of general practitioners, psychiatrists and psychologists on the clinical practice guidelines for depression. Atencion Primaria, 42(11), 552-558. [More Information]
  • Serrano-Blanco, A., Palao, D., Vicente Luciano, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Lujan, L., Fernandez, A., Roura-Poch, P., Bertsch, J., Mercader Menendez, M., Haro, J. (2010). Prevalence of mental disorders in primary care: Results from the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in primary care study (DASMAP). Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45(2), 201-210. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Roca, M., Haro, J. (2010). Psychometric properties of the twelve item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II) in Spanish primary care patients with a first major depressive episode. Journal of Affective Disorders, 121(1-2), 52-58. [More Information]
  • Sevilla-Dedieu, C., Kovess, V., Haro, J., Fernandez, A., Vilagut, G., Alonso, J. (2010). Seeking Help for Mental Health Problems Outside the Conventional Health Care System: Results From the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD). The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (Revue Canadienne de Psychiatrie), 55(9), 586-597.
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Aguado, J., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Roca, M., Haro, J. (2010). The 12-item world health organization disability assessment schedule II (WHO-DAS II): A nonparametric item response analysis. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 10(Article Number 45), 1-981. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Fernandez, A., Aguado, J., Serrano-Blanco, A., Roca, M., Haro, J. (2010). Utility of the twelve-item World Health Organization disability assessment schedule II (WHO-DAS II) for discriminating depression "caseness" and severity in Spanish primary care patients. Quality of Life Research, 19(1), 97-101. [More Information]
  • Bernert, S., Fernandez, A., Haro, J., Konig, H., Alonso, J., Vilagut, G., Sevilla-Dedieu, C., De Graaf, R., Matschinger, H., Heider, D., et al (2009). Comparison of Different Valuation Methods for Population Health Status Measured by the EQ-5D in Three European Countries. Value in Health, 12(5), 750-758. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Palao, D., Mercader Menendez, M., Haro, J. (2009). Cooperation between primary care and mental health services. Atencion Primaria, 41(3), 131-140. [More Information]
  • Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., Fullana, M., Haro, J., Palao, D., Vicente Luciano, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2009). Impact of mental disorders and chronic physical conditions in health-related quality of life among primary care patients: results from an epidemiological study. Quality of Life Research, 18(8), 1011-1018. [More Information]
  • Usall, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., De Graaf, R., Demyttenaere, K., Alonso, J., de Girolamo, G., Lepine, J., Kovess, V., Haro, J. (2009). Suicide ideation across reproductive life cycle of women Results from a European epidemiological study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 116(1-2), 144-147. [More Information]
  • Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Haro, J. (2008). Adequacy of antidepressant treatment in Spanish primary care: A naturalistic six-month follow-up study. Psychiatric Services, 59(1), 78-83. [More Information]
  • Scott, K., Von Korff, M., Alonso, J., Angermeyer, M., Bromet, E., Bruffaerts, R., de Girolamo, G., De Graaf, R., Fernandez, A., Gureje, O., et al (2008). Age patterns in the prevalence of DSM-IV depressive/anxiety disorders with and without physical co-morbidity. Psychological Medicine, 38(11), 1659-1669. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Haro, J., Codony, M., Vilagut, G., Martinez-Alonso, M., Autonell, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Fullana, M., Alonso, J. (2006). Treatment adequacy of anxiety and depressive disorders: Primary versus specialised care in Spain. Journal of Affective Disorders, 96(1-2), 9-20. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Fernandez, A., Mendive, J., Salvador, L. (2012). Adjustment disorders in Primary Care. WPA Thematic Conference: Mental Health and Family Medicine Working Together. World Psychiatric Association.
  • Fernandez, A. (2012). Symposium: Ongoing Research into the prevention of major depression. A multinational perspective. WPA Thematic Conference: Mental Health and Family Medicine Working Together. World Psychiatric Association.
  • Fernandez, A., Bellon, J., Vicente Luciano, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2010). Burden of disease in Primary Care. 16th WONCA Europe Conference. World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians.
  • Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Roure, P., Palao, D., Haro, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2007). Validity of the diagnosis of depression in the Catalan primary care. 13th European WONCA Conference. World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians.

2014

  • Rubio-Valera, M., Pons-Vigues, M., Martinez-Andres, M., Moreno-Peral, P., Berenguera, A., Fernandez Sanchez, A. (2014). Barriers and Facilitators for the Implementation of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion Activities in Primary Care: A Synthesis through Meta-Ethnography. PLoS One, 9(2), 1-13. [More Information]

2013

  • Perales, J., Olaya, B., Fernandez, A., Alonso, J., Vilagut, G., Forero, C., San, L., Alda, J., Haro, J. (2013). Association of childhood adversities with the first onset of mental disorders in Spain: Results from the ESEMeD project. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48(3), 371-384. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., March Pujol, M., Fernandez, A., Penarrubia, M., Trave, P., Lopez del Hoyo, Y., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2013). Evaluation of a pharmacist intervention on patients initiating pharmacological treatment for depression: A randomized controlled superiority trial. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 23(9), 1057-1066. [More Information]
  • Bellon, J., Conejo-Ceron, S., Moreno-Peral, P., King, M., Nazareth, I., Martin-Perez, C., Fernandez-Alonso, C., Ballesta-Rodriguez, M., Fernandez, A., Aiarzaguena, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., et al (2013). Preventing the onset of major depression based on the level and profile of risk of primary care attendees: protocol of a cluster randomised trial (the predictD-CCRT study). BMC Psychiatry, 13, 1-16. [More Information]

2012

  • Fernandez, A., Mendive, J., Salvador, L. (2012). Adjustment disorders in Primary Care. WPA Thematic Conference: Mental Health and Family Medicine Working Together. World Psychiatric Association.
  • Fernandez, A., Mendive, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Rubio-Valera, M., Vicente Luciano, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Josep, H., Palao, D., Bellon, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2012). Adjustment disorders in primary care: prevalence, recognition and use of services. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201(2), 137-142. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., Jove, A., Hughes, C., Guillen-Sola, M., Rovira, M., Fernandez, A. (2012). Factors affecting collaboration between general practitioners and community pharmacists: A qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), Article number 188 - 1-Article number 188 - 10. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., Fernandez, A., Vicente Luciano, J., Hughes, C., Pinto-Meza, A., Moreno, B., Palao, D., Haro, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2012). Psychotropic prescribing in Catalonia: results from an epidemiological study. Family Practice: an international journal, 29(2), 154-162. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Rubio-Valera, M., Bellon, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Vicente Luciano, J., Mendive, J., Haro, J., Palao, D., Serrano, A. (2012). Recognition of anxiety disorders by the general practitioner: Results from the DASMAP Study. General Hospital Psychiatry: psychiatry, medicine and primary care, 34(3), 227-233. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A. (2012). Symposium: Ongoing Research into the prevention of major depression. A multinational perspective. WPA Thematic Conference: Mental Health and Family Medicine Working Together. World Psychiatric Association.

2011

  • Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Alonso, J., Haro, J. (2011). An Introduction to Mental Health Services Research. In Ming Tsuang, Mauricio Tohen & Peter Jones (Eds.), Textbook in Psychiatric Epidemiology, (pp. 133-152). Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Salvador-Carulla, L., Bendeck, M., Fernandez, A., Alberti, C., Sabes-Figuera, R., Molina, C., Knapp, M. (2011). Costs of depression in Catalonia (Spain). Journal of Affective Disorders, 132(1-2), 130-138. [More Information]
  • Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., Bruffaerts, R., Alonso, J., Kovess, V., De Graaf, R., de Girolamo, G., Matschinger, H., Haro, J. (2011). Dropping out of mental health treatment among patients with depression and anxiety by type of provider: results of the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46(4), 273-280. [More Information]
  • Rubio-Valera, M., Serrano-Blanco, A., Magdalena-Belio, J., Fernandez, A., Garcia-Campayo, J., March Pujol, M., Lopez del Hoyo, Y. (2011). Effectiveness of pharmacist care in the improvement of adherence to antidepressants: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 45(1), 39-48. [More Information]
  • Sevilla-Dedieu, C., Kovess, V., Angermeyer, M., Bruffaerts, R., Fernandez, A., de Girolamo, G., De Graaf, R., Haro, J., Konig, H. (2011). Measuring use of services for mental health problems in epidemiological surveys. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 20(3), 182-191. [More Information]
  • Gabilondo, A., Rojas-Farreras, S., Rodriguez, A., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Vilagut, G., Haro, J., Alonso, J. (2011). Use of primary and specialized mental health care for a major depressive episode in spain by ESEMeD respondents. Psychiatric Services, 62(2), 152-161. [More Information]

2010

  • Fernandez, A., Saameno, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Vicente Luciano, J., Autonell, J., Palao, D., Salvador-Carulla, L., Garcia-Campayo, J., Haro, J., Serrano, A. (2010). Burden of chronic physical conditions and mental disorders in primary care. British Journal of Psychiatry, 196(4), 302-309. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Bellon, J., Vicente Luciano, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2010). Burden of disease in Primary Care. 16th WONCA Europe Conference. World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians.
  • Gabilondo, A., Rojas-Farreras, S., Vilagut, G., Haro, J., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Alonso, J. (2010). Epidemiology of major depressive episode in a southern European country: Results from the ESEMeD-Spain project. Journal of Affective Disorders, 120(1-3), 76-85. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Bertsch, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Tomas, J., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Haro, J., Palao, D., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2010). Factor structure, internal consistency and constrcut validity of the Sheehan Disability Scale in a Spanish primary care sample. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 16(5), 895-901. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Lujan, L., Bellon, J., Garcia-Campayo, J., Penarrubia, M., Fernández, R., Sanavia, M., Blanco, M., et al (2010). Frequent attendance in primary care: comparison and implications of different definitions. British Journal of General Practice, 60(571), e49-e55. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Bellon, J., Roura-Poch, P., Haro, J., Autonell, J., Palao, D., Penarrubia, M., Fernández, R., Blanco, E., et al (2010). Is major depression adequately diagnosed and treated by general practitioners? Results from an epidemiological study. General Hospital Psychiatry: psychiatry, medicine and primary care, 32(2), 201-209. [More Information]
  • Fernandez, A., Sanchez-Carracedo, D., Navarro-Rubio, M., Pinto-Meza, A., Moreno-Kustner, B. (2010). Opinions of general practitioners, psychiatrists and psychologists on the clinical practice guidelines for depression. Atencion Primaria, 42(11), 552-558. [More Information]
  • Serrano-Blanco, A., Palao, D., Vicente Luciano, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Lujan, L., Fernandez, A., Roura-Poch, P., Bertsch, J., Mercader Menendez, M., Haro, J. (2010). Prevalence of mental disorders in primary care: Results from the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in primary care study (DASMAP). Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45(2), 201-210. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Roca, M., Haro, J. (2010). Psychometric properties of the twelve item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHO-DAS II) in Spanish primary care patients with a first major depressive episode. Journal of Affective Disorders, 121(1-2), 52-58. [More Information]
  • Sevilla-Dedieu, C., Kovess, V., Haro, J., Fernandez, A., Vilagut, G., Alonso, J. (2010). Seeking Help for Mental Health Problems Outside the Conventional Health Care System: Results From the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD). The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (Revue Canadienne de Psychiatrie), 55(9), 586-597.
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Aguado, J., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Roca, M., Haro, J. (2010). The 12-item world health organization disability assessment schedule II (WHO-DAS II): A nonparametric item response analysis. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 10(Article Number 45), 1-981. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Fernandez, A., Aguado, J., Serrano-Blanco, A., Roca, M., Haro, J. (2010). Utility of the twelve-item World Health Organization disability assessment schedule II (WHO-DAS II) for discriminating depression "caseness" and severity in Spanish primary care patients. Quality of Life Research, 19(1), 97-101. [More Information]

2009

  • Bernert, S., Fernandez, A., Haro, J., Konig, H., Alonso, J., Vilagut, G., Sevilla-Dedieu, C., De Graaf, R., Matschinger, H., Heider, D., et al (2009). Comparison of Different Valuation Methods for Population Health Status Measured by the EQ-5D in Three European Countries. Value in Health, 12(5), 750-758. [More Information]
  • Vicente Luciano, J., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Palao, D., Mercader Menendez, M., Haro, J. (2009). Cooperation between primary care and mental health services. Atencion Primaria, 41(3), 131-140. [More Information]
  • Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., Fullana, M., Haro, J., Palao, D., Vicente Luciano, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2009). Impact of mental disorders and chronic physical conditions in health-related quality of life among primary care patients: results from an epidemiological study. Quality of Life Research, 18(8), 1011-1018. [More Information]
  • Usall, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., De Graaf, R., Demyttenaere, K., Alonso, J., de Girolamo, G., Lepine, J., Kovess, V., Haro, J. (2009). Suicide ideation across reproductive life cycle of women Results from a European epidemiological study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 116(1-2), 144-147. [More Information]

2008

  • Pinto-Meza, A., Fernandez, A., Serrano-Blanco, A., Haro, J. (2008). Adequacy of antidepressant treatment in Spanish primary care: A naturalistic six-month follow-up study. Psychiatric Services, 59(1), 78-83. [More Information]
  • Scott, K., Von Korff, M., Alonso, J., Angermeyer, M., Bromet, E., Bruffaerts, R., de Girolamo, G., De Graaf, R., Fernandez, A., Gureje, O., et al (2008). Age patterns in the prevalence of DSM-IV depressive/anxiety disorders with and without physical co-morbidity. Psychological Medicine, 38(11), 1659-1669. [More Information]
  • Haro, J., Alonso, J., Pinto-Meza, A., Vilagut, G., Fernandez, A., Codony, M., Martinez-Alonso, M., Domingo, A., Torres, J., Almansa, J., et al (2008). The Epidemiology of Mental Disorders in the General Population of Spain. In Ronald Kessler, T. Bedirhan Ustun (Eds.), The WHO World Mental Health Surveys: Global Perspectives on the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders, (pp. 406-430). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

2007

  • Fernandez, A., Pinto-Meza, A., Roure, P., Palao, D., Haro, J., Serrano-Blanco, A. (2007). Validity of the diagnosis of depression in the Catalan primary care. 13th European WONCA Conference. World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians.

2006

  • Fernandez, A., Haro, J., Codony, M., Vilagut, G., Martinez-Alonso, M., Autonell, J., Salvador-Carulla, L., Ayuso-Mateos, J., Fullana, M., Alonso, J. (2006). Treatment adequacy of anxiety and depressive disorders: Primary versus specialised care in Spain. Journal of Affective Disorders, 96(1-2), 9-20. [More Information]

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