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Eugenia Rodríguez-de Rivera-Campillo, José López-López
OBJECTIVE: the aim of this study is to investigate the clinical evolution, the spontaneous remission of the symptomatology and the response to different treatments in a group of burning mouth syndrome patients. STUDY DESIGN: the sample was formed by a group of patients that were visited in the Unit of Oral Medicine of the Dentistry Clinic of the University of Barcelona, from the year 2000 to 2011. After revising the clinical records of all the patients that had been under control for a period of time of 18 months or longer, they were contacted by telephone...
May 1, 2013: Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal
Candelaria Escalante, Eduardo Leiderman
INTRODUCTION: Little data exist about the prevalence of psycotherapy used by the general population of the city of Buenos Aires. The aim of our study was to determine this prevalence, the demographic characteristics of the population that receives psychotherapy, as well as types and characteristics of these psycotherapies. METHOD: A survey was conducted among 1510 inhabitants in different neighbourhoods of the city of Buenos Aires. RESULTS: During the month previous to the survey, 15...
September 2008: Vertex: Revista Argentina de Psiquiatriá
S Edelman, A Craig, A D Kidman
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this paper was to review the evidence regarding the possibility of a relationship between psychological intervention and survival time of cancer patients. METHOD: A literature search was conducted using CD ROM databases to identify studies which have evaluated the effects of psychological interventions on the survival time of cancer patients. The identified studies were critically reviewed. RESULTS: Eight studies which used scientifically acceptable methodology to examine this question were identified...
August 2000: Journal of Psychosomatic Research
J M Metzl
This paper examines the disclosure over the value of long-term psychotherapy in a managed-care system. Many managed-care companies define extended psychotherapy as superfluous. Those who defend psychotherapy respond that the restrictions imposed by managed care are misguided and potentially harmful. After briefly discussing the relevant literature, the points of contention between psychotherapy and managed care are examined from the perspective of narrative literary theory. The analysis highlights the contrasting narrative assumptions implied about the importance of the clinical interaction...
1998: American Journal of Psychotherapy
L Lomazzi, E Fava, S Landra, P D'Angelo, M Lammoglia, E Pazzi, P Calini, L Arduini, D Barattini, I Carta
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is the systematic analysis of operators' points of view about psychotherapies concretely performed in the Public Psychiatric Public Services and inside the global operating mode of the assistance. SETTING: The study has involved 26 CPS selected randomly in Lombardia. The sample has been built with 73 psychiatrists and 42 psychologists. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: All the therapeutists involved in this research have been submitted to a question-form querying socio-anagraphic data, professional training, orientations, operating modes in their CPS, rules and objectives of their psycotherapies, observations and evaluations about psychoterapic treatments and their effects...
September 1997: Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale
A A Kogan
The purpose of this article is to elucidate the concept of encounter within the realm of psycotherapy, either individual or group, with its inter and intrapersonal connotations. Its importance is emphasized and means for its achievement are suggested. A double course is followed to attain this end: on the one hand, the tracing of the concept in the contemporary philosophic anthropology (the positions of M. Buber and of K. Jaspers are briefly examined) and in the views of several psychotherapists who have placed it as a significant issue in their treatments (the therapists considered are K...
June 1982: Acta Psiquiátrica y Psicológica de América Latina
T Zenico, M Zoli, G Maltoni
The approach to patients suffering from erectile failure includes medical and sexual anamnesis, Doppler ultrasound, Jonas erectiometer and Sacral Latency Test. At present, the use of papaverine directly in corpora cavernosa seems indicated in performance anxiety dysfunctions used together with psycotherapy and in slight arterial deficiencies, diabetes, after destructive pelvic surgery and in neurological lesions. From January 1986 we have performed 150 I.C. injections of papaverine. Experience in 60 patients is described...
1989: Acta Urologica Belgica
P L Morosini, F Manaresi, F Veltro, R Barone, P Pasquini
In the present study, designed after the Australian "Quality Assurance Project", the same 9 clinical "vignettes" relative to 3 schizophrenia cases, 3 depressives and 3 neurosis were read by 48 psychiatrists of the Campania Region (Italy). For each case, the psychiatrists were requested to give their opinions on best place of treatment, psycoactive drugs, psychotherapy, etc. A remarkable variability among psychiatrists was observed, regarding not only psycotherapy but drug therapy as well.
1992: Annali Dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità
M I López, N A León
The authors report the means to manage the psychotic child throughout the out patients consult approaching directly the modalities of interpersonal relationships between the child and his family. The therapeutic plan includes an educational and formative program designed especifically, taking into consideration the needs and potencialties of each child and acting psychotherapeutically through a modality of individual psycotherapy directed to estimulate the psychological functions which are responsible of the development of the mental autorepresentation (ego boundaries)...
1976: Neurología, Neurocirugía, Psiquiatría
C L Cazzullo
The Author describes the histopathologic picture of the Multiple Sclerosis and Experimental Allergic Encephalitis and discusses some etiopathogenetic hypotheses elaborating on the immunogenetic and immunopathological aspects. The therapeutical problem is analyzed in all its various facets: cortisone derivatives, immunosuppressive products and reabilitation therapy aiming simultaneously at motion reeducation and at individual and group psycotherapy.
January 31, 1978: Bollettino Dell'Istituto Sieroterapico Milanese
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