Category: Pathologies

By Kenneth E. Miller,Lisa M. Rasco

it's predicted that a minimum of 33 million humans worldwide were displaced from their houses through warfare or persecution. a variety of experiences have documented excessive charges of mental misery between those survivors of maximum violence and compelled migration, but only a few have entry to clinic-based psychological healthiness care. as a minimum, clinic-based providers can't appropriately tackle the constellation of displacement-related stressors that impact refugees day-by-day, no matter if in a brand new area in their fatherland or a brand new country--stressors comparable to social isolation, the lack of formerly valued social roles, poverty and an absence of employment possibilities, and problems acquiring schooling and therapy. also, many refugees from non-western societies locate western tools of psychiatric and mental therapeutic culturally alien or stigmatizing, and hence underutilize such prone.

This booklet brings jointly a global team of specialists at the psychological overall healthiness of refugees who've pioneered a brand new method of therapeutic the mental wounds of warfare and compelled migration. Their paintings is guided by means of an ecological version, which, not like the present clinical version of psychiatry and scientific psychology, emphasizes the advance of culturally grounded psychological healthiness interventions in non-stigmatized neighborhood settings. The ecological version additionally prioritizes synergy with normal neighborhood assets to advertise version, prevention over remedy, the energetic involvement of group individuals in all stages of the intervention method, and the empowerment of marginalized groups to handle their very own psychological overall healthiness wishes.

Drawing on their services in neighborhood psychology, prevention technological know-how, anthropology, social psychology, social psychiatry, public wellbeing and fitness and baby improvement, the authors current a number of hugely leading edge, culturally grounded interventions designed to enhance the psychological well-being and psychosocial health of groups that experience survived the nightmares of political repression, civil struggle, and genocide. They talk about a few of the conceptions of health and misery that experience trained their tasks, their very own integrations of western and indigenous techniques to knowing and relieving mental misery, and in numerous cases their inventive use of well-trained paraprofessionals. They research with outstanding candor the demanding situations they've got confronted in accomplishing their paintings in terribly challenging stipulations.

a longer introductory bankruptcy stories and analyzes what we all know concerning the impression of political violence and exile on psychological wellbeing and fitness, and lays out the ecological version in wealthy theoretical and empirical context. the 1st of 2 concluding chapters addresses the serious and often-neglected factor of the evaluation of community-based interventions in clash and post-conflict settings; the second one sums up the consequences of the achievements and boundaries of the courses defined, poses questions that has to be spoke back, similar to "How enough is the PTSD build in taking pictures the character of refugee trauma?", and indicates a variety of instructions for destiny study and perform.

The psychological overall healthiness of Refugees: Ecological ways to therapeutic and Adaptation is an important reference for all execs who search to serve participants of this susceptible inhabitants, if you teach and supervise them, and for software directors and policymakers interested by refugee wellbeing and fitness. it's also a great source for graduate classes in public psychological wellbeing and fitness, neighborhood psychology and psychiatry, refugee and immigrant reviews, mental trauma, clinical anthropology, and ethnopolitical violence.

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By Stefan Dannheiser,David Distelmann,Sabrina Lippert,Bettina Einhellig

Fachbuch aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Psychologie - Beratung, Therapie, , Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Ob Schule, Uni, Beruf oder Beziehung - tension lauert überall. Jeder Mensch ist in seinem Leben Belastungen ausgesetzt, die ihn zumindest zeitweise überfordern und die er trotzdem bewältigen muss. Damit dies optimum gelingt, gibt es einige hilfreiche Entspannungstechniken.

In diesem Buch wird zunächst auf die Auswirkungen von pressure eingegangen, im Anschluss werden Entspannungstechniken vorgestellt.

Aus dem Inhalt: Stressmodelle, Stressreaktionen, innovative Muskelentspannung, Yoga, Feldenkrais-Methode

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By Frank Schneider

Psychiatrie, Psychopathologie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik: Wie sind die Entwicklungen des Faches? Anlässlich des 60. Geburtstages des Psychiaters Henning Saß haben Experten die Zukunft dieser Themen diskutiert. Frühere und jetzige Wegbegleiter, Schüler und Mitstreiter aus DGPPN, AEP und anderen Institutionen haben sich hier zusammengefunden.


Das Spannungsfeld der Beiträge dieses Buches reicht entsprechend den Interessen von Henning Saß von der Stellung des Faches in der Gesellschaft und im Konzert der universitären Wissenschaften, über die Grundlagenwissenschaften bis zur Versorgungspolitik und der forensischen Psychiatrie. Diese Beiträge zeigen nicht nur die besondere Bedeutung von Henning Saß für das Fachgebiet auf, sondern präsentieren die Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie als spannendste medizinische Disziplin.

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By John Firman,Ann Gila

Illuminates the function of empathetic love in psychotherapy.

This publication indicates what psychosynthesis appears like within the empirical perform of psychotherapy. initially conceived by means of Italian psychiatrist Robert Assagioli, psychosynthesis is among the first Western psychologies that addresses either religious and mental therapeutic and development via self-realization. In impact, it deals an method of psychotherapy based in altruistic love, and the nurturing that helps the innate force inside humans to embody and actualize the complete of who they're. Authors John Firman and Ann Gila contain experientially dependent versions and concept, case reports from either the buyer and therapist views, and a call for participation for either the pro and the layperson to the self-reflection, internal paintings, and dedication essential to love and paintings at this intensity. After an outline of the basics of psychosynthesis concept, the authors discover how a therapist's personal embody of those rules can foster an altruistic, empathetic love that helps and improves therapist-client rapport and progress.

John Firman (1945–2008) used to be a psychotherapist in deepest perform in Palo Alto, California, and an affiliate center college member on the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology.

Ann Gila is a psychotherapist in inner most perform in Palo Alto and an affiliate center college member on the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Their books contain Psychosynthesis: A Psychology of the Spirit and The Primal Wound: A Transpersonal View of Trauma, habit, and progress, either additionally released by way of SUNY Press.

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By Eris F Perese

Here’s an evidence-based, holistic method of taking care of psychiatric and psychological health and wellbeing sufferers in outpatient settings. utilizing a biopsychosocial version, this article addresses psychological overall healthiness concerns via stabilization of mind chemistry, individualized psychotherapy, and re-socialization into the group. inside of, you’ll locate an in-depth specialise in particular psychiatric problems together with the epidemiology, etiology, organic foundation, medical presentation of adults, older adults, and kids, co-morbidities, differential prognosis, and therapy. there's additionally entire assurance of the interventions and “Levers of swap” used to assist sufferers of their restoration, to boot preventative interventions.

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By Patrick McNamara Ph.D.

This two-volume textual content reports spirit ownership all through heritage, analyzes case reports from a cognitive neuroscience viewpoint, and examines rites for exorcism.

• presents a accomplished bibliography of fabrics that gathers ancient, anthropological, and archaeological assets, in addition to comparative religionist and neurologic literature

• includes indexes that reference key spiritual occasions, rituals, and personalities, and cross-reference key features of case studies

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By Martina Carl

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2001 im Fachbereich Psychologie - Beratung, Therapie, word: 1,0, Universität Kassel (Fachbereich Sozialwesen), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Kunsttherapie ist eine „Therapie mit bildnerischen Mitteln, additionally Therapie mit den Mitteln der Zeichnung, der Graphik, der Malerei, der Plastik, der Drucktechnik, der Photographie [...].“ Sie bezieht ebenso Bewegung, Tanz, Psychodrama, Theater- und Puppenspiel, Poesie und Musik in ihrer therapeutische Bandbreite mit ein. Es hat sich gleichbedeutend zur Kunsttherapie auch der Begriff der „Kreativitäts- und Gestalttherapie“ als Synonym entwickelt. Während einer Therapie mit künstlerischen Mitteln findet ein innnerpsychischer Formbildungs- und Gestaltungsvorgang statt, der zur „... individuell-psychischen und psychosozialen Umstrukturierung eines Konflikts ...“ führen soll.

Es können fünf Ansätze in der Kunsttherapie unterschieden werden: Ein Ansatz, der sich im Übergang von ästhetischer Theorie zu ästhetischer Psychologie befindet, desweiteren ein kunstpädagogisch-didaktischer, ein beschäftigungstherapeutischer, ein gestaltungstherapeutischer und ein spezifisch tiefenpsychologischer/psychotherapeutischer Ansatz. Aufgrund meines Interesses und des begrenzten Umfangs dieser Studienarbeit werde ich lediglich den letzten Ansatz weitergehend erläutern und versuchen, mit diesem Aufsatz zu beleuchten.

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By Walter Lenz

Skript aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Psychologie - Beratung, Therapie, , Veranstaltung: Fortbildungsseminar für Psychotherapeuten und Heilpraktiker für Psychotherapie, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Das Seminarskript umfasst in mehreren Abschnitten theoretische Hintergründe und praktische Umsetzung der Konzepte des Sokratischen Gesprächs und Byron Katie's Konzept von The paintings an Hand von Beispielen, die leicht auf andere Fälle und Situationen übertragbar sind. Den Therapeuten wird ein Leitfaden an die Hand gegeben, der ihnen jedoch die Freiheit lässt, nach ihren Wünschen, Vorstellungen und persönlichen Vörzügen zu variieren.

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By Martin Kantor MD

Is there a gentle psychopath close to you? Or in you? if this is the case, what can and will you do? discover during this riveting exploration of a character illness frequently disregarded through the psychological well-being occupation, and not sooner than the subject of in-depth scholarly exploration. all of us realize the genuine, full-blown psychopaths―the Hitlers, Stalins and Gacys of the realm. yet what execs and lay humans, alike frequently don't realize is that we're surrounded via gentle psychopaths, those who don't succeed in the extent in their notorious opposite numbers, but nonetheless percentage a few of their features. Fifteen-time writer Kantor, a psychiatrist whose final paintings, Understanding Paranoia, additionally zeroed in on daily difficulties, explains tips to realize, comprehend and do something about the gentle psychopaths one encounters each day.

Who are those daily psychopaths? they're politicians who mislead get votes, swindlers who phish the web to scouse borrow identities, salesmen who push autos or different items they recognize are lemons, businessmen who dupe the general public in ways in which slightly skirt the legislation, medical professionals who practice pointless surgical procedure simply because they wish the cash. The record is going on. a few might argue that every people needs to use a number of the technique of the gentle psychopath to achieve success in existence. the place is the road, and what do you do whilst these round you pass it? The Psychopathy of daily Life is helping you decide.

Kantor spotlights and disproves widely-held ideals approximately gentle psychopathy, then indicates us how to care for such humans, and such qualities in ourselves. His conclusions and vignettes drawn from the consultation room and from way of life, for instance, convey that psychopathy is a common challenge, no longer one limited to low existence' humans in jails, or to women and men in psychological hospitals. Psychopaths usually are not all mess ups in lifestyles who should be labled both undesirable' or mad;' many are really winning and held up as versions. and they're no longer all guilt-free without sense of right and wrong; a few do are looking to break out their competitive and socially damaging global the place being sincere, forthright and moral is irregular. Kantor bargains an eclectic technique in accordance with vintage cures to facilitate support and self-help equipment for the sufferer and the psychopath.

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By Gavin Reid,Angela Fawcett,Frank Manis,Linda Siegel

The SAGE instruction manual of Dyslexia is a complete review of a posh box. it's a wealthy, severe evaluate of prior and current thought and present examine, which additionally seems to be to the long run. The editors have introduced jointly key figures from the foreign educational international - either researchers and practitioners - to envision the relationships among theoretical paradigms, study and perform, and to map new components of analysis.

The ebook has five major sections:

-neurological/genetic perspectives

-cognitive and studying perspectives

-educational influences

-beyond school

-international perspectives.

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