Posts Tagged Under: illness

The Role of Psychological Adjustment

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the role of psychological adjustment is very important in the illness ?

About that, Bernard C. Holland, M.D., professor emeritus and former chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, said the following:

The strength of desire for recovery, the capacity for sensible care of the body, the willingness to co-operate with the physician, these and many others aspects of psychological functions affect the treatment of any illness“.

Bernard C. Holland researches, in the Emory Psychoanalytic Institute, have been an interesting psychoanalytic approach to emotional problems and the achievement of an emotionally full life.



(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Personality and Illness

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patients with differing personalities will respond differently being ill ?

The DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) includes the following  Personality Disorders : Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, Paranoid Personality Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Sadistic Personality Disorder, Depressive Personality, Disorder,Personality Disorder, etc.



(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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The Name of Schizophrenia (English)

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the name of Schizophrenia was coined in 1908, referring to the disconnection or splitting of the psychic functions, which is believed to be an outstanding symptom of  this illness ?

The term Schizophrenia was coined by Eulen Bleuler, the.Swiss psychiatrist.

Before that, in 1896 Emil Kraepelin called it Dementia Praecox. This term was based on the early onset of the tendency toward a deteriorating course.

The Schizophrenia disorders are a mental disorder with a tendency toward chronicity which impairs functioning and which characterized by psychotic symptoms involving disturbances of thinking, feeling, and behavior.



(Edited by Dra Moya Guirao)

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