Companion for Mental Disorders

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, formerly lat. Dementia praecox (“premature dementia”) is a mental disorder associated with distorted thinking and emotional responses. Schizophrenia is one of the most common mental illnesses. For most people, this word is associated with something terrible, with getting to a psychiatric hospital, long, possibly lifelong treatment, unpredictable aggressive behavior, disability and dropout from society.    There is also an opposite…
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How to overcome fear?

Fear is one of the human feelings that can and should be present in the norm. Fear warns a person of danger and ultimately helps him survive. However, sometimes fear becomes almost the main emotion that a person experiences with or without reason, fear loses its adaptive role and begins to interfere with a person’s life. The level…
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Who is a psychologist and who is a psychotherapist?

There is some confusion in the use of the concepts of psychologist and psychotherapist. There is a vague idea that both have to do with the psyche and somehow “treat” it in the course of a conversation with a patient. At the same time, the image of a psychotherapist is much more solid. A man of age,…
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Postpartum depression

Pregnancy and childbirth is a complex process, accompanied by hormonal changes in the whole body. Postpartum depression can be a side effect of these changes.  It would seem that all the hardest things are behind us, you can recuperate and enjoy life, but… melancholy, apathy are falling, the future is seen in a gloomy light. Even the mother’s…
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EEG during pregnancy

Electroencephalography (EEG) is an innovative method for studying the function of the brain, which is based on the registration of electrical impulses emanating from its individual zones. Can an EEG be done during pregnancy? EEG is an absolutely safe study that has no contraindications.  Neurophysiologists perform electroencephalography using modern equipment from European manufacturers. EEG for pregnant women is…
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Infant, current issues

Much in a child’s health depends on the first days of the first year of his life. At this time, all organs and systems are actively developing. At this time, the parents get used to the child, and the child gets to know the parents. Some habits and algorithms of behavior and relationships appear. It is important that…
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Research methods in patients with epilepsy

Application of neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic research methods in the assessment of cognitive functions and emotional-personal sphere in patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy in children is characterized by a high frequency of occurrence (up to 1% among the child population) and leads to significant mental disorders in terms of severity. This disease poses a serious threat during the…
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Sleep disturbances and fears through the eyes of a neurologist

“Our baby does not sleep well at night … probably he has intracranial pressure ….”  If a healthy baby sleeps well during the day, but badly at night, then either he gets enough sleep during the day, or does not have time to get tired by the night’s sleep, or is strongly overexcited on the eve…
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Getting out of depression

Depression recovery begins with an accurate diagnosis of a specific type of depression. There are two main types of depression – psychogenic, stress-induced and endogenous, which develops regardless of external causes due to subtle biochemical disorders in the brain. Types of depression A characteristic clinical picture helps doctors determine the type of depression. So, endogenous depression is…
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About neuropsylocholy

Neuropsychology is an intensively developing branch of psychology, the main task of which is to study the brain mechanisms of mental processes. The neuropsychological theory is based on the concept of the systemic structure of higher mental functions (HPF), according to which each of them is a complex functional system consisting of many links (or…
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