Companion for Mental Disorders

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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Memo to parents of patients with epilepsy

It is important for parents of patients with epilepsy to adhere to a number of guidelines. It should be borne in mind that at present, the qualified selection of antiepileptic drugs (AED), which is carried out by a doctor, allows in most cases to gradually achieve a complete cessation of seizures in patients or significantly…
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Diet and cotogen with epilepsy

A ketogenic diet for epilepsy is prescribed when antiepileptic drugs do not show the expected effectiveness, or provoke the development of unwanted side effects. The diet implies that the diet contains about 70% fat, and only 30% proteins and carbohydrates.  This diet is mainly used in children’s practice. The mechanism of the ketogenic diet is the…
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Epilepsy lifestyle

For a doctor, the main questions are – the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of epilepsy. It is important for the patients themselves and their families to be able to lead a normal life. The most frequently asked questions are: how will illness and drugs affect the ability to think, work, drive a car, play sports, watch…
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Epilepsy causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Quite a large number of people are deeply mistaken when they believe that epilepsy cannot be cured. In fact, epilepsy is not a death sentence and responds well enough to treatment until the stage of remission is reached and even complete recovery with drug withdrawal. The most important thing is timely diagnosis and referral to…
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Frequent complaints from parents of young children

With the improvement of various diagnostic methods, on the one hand, it became easier for a doctor to make a correct diagnosis, on the other hand, questions arose: how to explain the parents’ complaints, in the absence of changes in the examination results. Or, when these results do not correspond to the complaints in the classical view.  …
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