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Family Therapy

Family Therapy is a special method for treatment of emotional disorders.

Actually, Family Therapy is a kind of Group Psychotherapy where the group is the family; in others words, it is a psychotherapy of the family.

By tradition, one member of the family is viewed as sick and is put as the identified patient. Actually, sometimes several or all members of the family are disturbed, although in different ways and to different depths.

Because all members are affected the therapist works with the entire family. His goal is the dissolution of pathogenic conflict and fear, and the support of residual forces toward health.

This type of psychotherapy was used very much in the families of schizophrenics patients.



(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Infantil Autism

Infantile Autism is characterized by

  • language disorder with impaired understanding and echolalia
  • abnormal social relationships
  • uneven intellectual development, in most cases
  • rituals and convulsive phenomena
  • more frequent in males
  • manifest usually in the first year of live

The treatment approaches are speech psychotherapy and special schooling.



(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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What is Dyspareunia ?

Dyspareunia is a painful or difficult coitus.

Dyspareunia may be :

  • Prymary. This type of Dyspareunia appears during initial attempts of sexual intercourse. The cause may be psychogenic or due to inadequate lubrication, improper intromission, infections, etc.
  • Secondary : It is not related to first coitus and often develop years later. causes include dryness of the mucosa, retroflection of the uterus, endometriosis, radiation therapy for treatment of malignancy, etc.


If the cause is psychological or emotional, the treatment will be Psychotherapy.


(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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