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Psychiatrist and Psychologist

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Psychiatrist and Psychologist can help to avoid the excessive hope or unrealistic goals ?

An effective treatment depend upon a therapeutic doctor-patient relationship.

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Psychoanalysis (basic tenets)

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One of the basic tenets of psychoanalysis has to do with the notion that in order to know the other, one must first know oneself ?

I know you to the extent that I know my self”.

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Tolerance (English)

What is Tolerance  ?

In drugs abuse Tolerance is defined as the need to increase the dose progressively in order to produce the effect originally achieved by smaller amounts.

As Tolerance is a progressive increase in dosage, it may be several hundred fold greater than the first dose after a short period of time.

In addiction to drugs, alcohol and other substances is common to find tolerance and physical or psychological dependence. The elimination of such drugs or alcohol triggers a withdrawal syndrome. For example, we will find physical dependence, tolerance and withdrawal in heroin addiction.

 

(Edited by Dra Moya Guirao)

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Physical Dependence

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In drugs abuse Physical dependence is a state of adaptation to a drug accompanied by tolerance and abstinence syndrome ?

In addiction to drugs, alcohol and other substances is common to find tolerance and physical or psychological dependence.

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Legal Mechanims

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a  more stringent legal mechanism are required to institutionalize a person against his wishes nowadays ?

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Behavior Disorders

Diagnosis and treatment of human behavior disorders are determined by social and psychological factors. They could be : un-conscious, pre-conscious and conscious.

The understanding of the essential psychological mechanism, the causes of mental illness, the social factors and the introduction of Neuroleptics and Psychotherapy has contributed to the treatment of many patients and reduced the duration of hospital stay of psychotics.

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Child-guidance Clinics

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In the field of Psychiatry one of the most significant event was the creation of child- guidance clinics ?

It started with William Healy in 1909 in the institute devoted to the study of juvenile problems in Chicago.

William Healy (1869-1963) was a psychiatrist and one of the founder of the American Orthopsychiatric Association. He published in 1915 an famous book entitled “The Individual Delinquent”, result of his historical research investigations of several institutions for delinquents.

Healy also contributed to introduce the Psychoanalysis in America and the theories of Sigmund Freud.

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

 

The Individual Delinquent book

 

 

 

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Paranoid Personalities

Paranoid Personalities are very sensitive to interpersonal relationships and tend to find malevolent intentions behind innocent acts by others.

These persons, Paranoid Personalities, are most often envious and inflexible.
This personality pattern is likely developed among those who feel particularly inferior.

 

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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