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Arquivos da loucura: Juliano Moreira e a descontinuidade histórica da psiquiatria

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ISBN: 9788575413883 Year: Pages: 152 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7476/9788575413883 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: SciELO Books - Editora FIOCRUZ
Subject: Psychiatry
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Vera Portocarrero propõe-se a refletir até que ponto o novo modelo psiquiátrico trazido por Juliano Moreira e seus contemporâneos se constitui como uma ruptura do saber e da prática psiquiátrica no Brasil. Dirigindo-se à análise de arquivos, a autora procede a uma análise de discursos e de documentos, especialmente arquivos brasileiros encontrados na Biblioteca Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, nas bibliotecas de medicina, do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro, do Instituto de Psiquiatria da Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, dentre outros. Os discursos encontrados nesses arquivos são analisados dentro de uma perspectiva foucaultiana, ultrapassando, desse modo, a simples ordenação memorialística; deixando uma suspeita em relação ao discurso psiquiátrico dominante e apontando uma descontinuidade histórica no que diz respeito à articulação do saber com as práticas e seu caráter estratégico.

'The Most Dreadful Visitation': Male Madness in Victorian Fiction

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Book Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies ISBN: 9780853238393 Year: Pages: 192 Language: English
Publisher: Liverpool University Press Grant: OAPEN-UK
Subject: Psychiatry --- Languages and Literatures
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Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has suffered comparative neglect. In ‘The Most Dreadful Visitation’, Valerie Pedlar redresses the balance. This extraordinary study explores a wide range of Victorian writings to consider the relationship between the portrayal of mental illness in literary works and the portrayal of similar disorders in the writings of doctors and psychologists. Pedlar presents in-depth studies of Dickens’s Barnaby Rudge, Tennyson’s Maud, Wilkie Collins’s Basil and Trollope’s He Knew He Was Right, considering each work in the context of Victorian understandings – and fears – of mental degeneracy.

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victoriaans --- male --- madness --- mannen --- victorian --- gekte

11 Moral Neuroenhancement (Book chapter)

Book title: The Routledge handbook of neuroethics

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ISBN: 9781138898295 9781315708652 Year: Pages: 21 Language: English
Publisher: Routledge
Subject: Psychiatry
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In recent years, philosophers, neuroethicists, and others have become preoccupied with “moral enhancement.” Very roughly, this refers to the deliberate moral improvement of an individual’s character, motives, or behavior. In one sense, such enhancement could be seen as “nothing new at all” (Wiseman, 2016, 4) or as something philosophically mundane: as G. Owen Schaefer (2015) has stated, “Moral enhancement is an ostensibly laudable project. . . .

Adolescent Psychiatry

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Book Series: Health, Medicine and Human Development ISBN: 9783110316568 9783110316612 Year: Pages: 260,00 DOI: 10.1515/9783110316612 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102367
Subject: Psychiatry
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Psychiatric disorders in adolescents are an important social problem relevant to almost all healthcare professionals. The prevalence of mood, anxiety, substance use and other psychiatric disorders among adolescents is high. However, medical professionals are not sufficiently trained about adolescent psychiatric disorders. Primary care providers correctly identify less than a fourth of youth with a depressive or anxiety disorder and many clinicians underestimate the importance of the problem of adolescent psychiatric illnesses and suicidal behavior. Multiple clinical, neurobiological, cultural and legal aspects of psychiatric disorders in adolescents are discussed in this book.

Advances in Systems Immunology and Cancer

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Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889193134 Year: Pages: 108 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88919-313-4 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Genetics --- Biology --- Biotechnology --- General and Civil Engineering --- Psychiatry --- Medicine (General) --- Physiology --- Neurology --- Science (General)
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Aims and Scope: The Research Topic is designed to feature the latest innovative and leading-edge research, reviews and opinions on the study of complex and dynamic processes related to the mammalian immune system and cancer. All papers were meticulously selected to present our readers the multidisciplinary approach to tackle the existing challenges faced in these important fields. From high throughput experimental methodologies to computational and theoretical approaches, the articles are intended to introduce physicists, chemists, computer scientists, biologists and immunologists the idea of systems biology approach to the understanding of mammalian immune system and cancer processes. Attention was given to works that developed more effective approaches to the treatment of proinflammatory disease and cancer. The strong interdisciplinary focus will discuss biological systems at the level from a few molecules to the entire organism. Specific focus domain includes: Innate and adaptive immunity, cancer and cancer stem cell, genomic, proteomic and metabolic analysis, imaging, biophysics of immune and cancer response, computational modeling, non-linear analysis, statistical analysis, translational and disease models Types of articles: Viewpoint, commentaries, research letters, research articles, review and methodologies

Alternative Models of Addiction

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Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889197132 Year: Pages: 173 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88919-713-2 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Psychiatry --- Medicine (General)
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For much of the 20th century, theories of addictive behaviour and motivation were polarized between two models. The first model viewed addiction as a moral failure for which addicts are rightly held responsible and judged accordingly. The second model, in contrast, viewed addiction as a specific brain disease caused by neurobiological adaptations occurring in response to chronic drug or alcohol use, and over which addicts have no choice or control. As our capacity to observe neurobiological phenomena improved, the second model became scientific orthodoxy, increasingly dominating addiction research and informing public understandings of addiction. More recently, however, a dissenting view has emerged within addiction research, based partly on new scientific research and partly on progress in philosophical and psychological understandings of relevant mental phenomena. This view does not revert to treating addiction as a moral failure, but nonetheless holds that addictive behaviour is fundamentally motivated by choice and subject to at least a degree of voluntary control. On this alternative model of addiction, addictive behaviour is an instrumental means to ends that are desired by the individual, although much controversy exists with respect to the rationality or irrationality of these ends, the degree and nature of the voluntary control of addictive behaviour and motivation, the explanation of the difference between addictive and non-addictive behaviour and motivation, and, lastly, the extent to which addictive behaviour and motivation is correctly characterised as pathological or diseased. This research topic includes papers in the traditions of neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, law and social science that explore alternative understandings of addiction.

Assessment in Cognitive Therapy

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ISBN: 9781462518180 Year: Pages: 366 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_575253 Language: English
Publisher: Guilford Press Grant: Wellcome Trust - 088217
Subject: Psychiatry
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This volume brings together leading experts to explore the state of the art of cognitive clinical assessment and identify cutting-edge approaches of interest to clinicians and researchers. The book highlights fundamental problems concerning the validity of assessments that are widely used in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Key directions for further research and development are identified. Updated cognitive assessment methods are described in detail, with particular attention to transdiagnostic treatment, evidence-based practice, cognitive case formulation, and imagery-based techniques.

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Developmental Trajectories, Neurobiological Basis, Treatment Update

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Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889452668 Year: Pages: 139 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88945-266-8 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Psychiatry --- Pediatrics --- Science (General) --- Neurology
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This Research Topic has the aim to fill the gap of the many unresolved scientific issues on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) that are still in need of investigation, Targeted treatments based on the understanding of the underlying pathogenic mechanisms of disease are still lacking. Further research is awaited and should be obtained through a significant effort on experimental treatment trials and neuroscience research. This Topic is divided in two main sections, one covering clinical issues and another on basic neurosciences of Autism Spectrum Disorders. A more detailed description of the contents of the articles is provided in the editorial at the beginning of the issue.

AVATAR Therapy for Refractory Auditory Hallucinations (Book chapter)

Book title: Brief Interventions for Psychosis

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ISBN: 9783319305196 Year: Pages: 13 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-30521-9_4 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Grant: Wellcome Trust - 098272
Subject: Psychiatry --- Psychology
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AVATAR therapy is part of a new and exciting wave of therapies which adopt an explicitly relational and dialogic approach to working with the distressing voices. To understand the AVATAR approach, it is important to consider its position in the evolution of psychological interventions for distressing voices.

Body Modification

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ISBN: 9783941468887 9783954661060 Year: Language: German
Publisher: MWV Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103093
Subject: Psychiatry
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Die klassischen Formen der Körpermodifikationen, wie Piercings, Tattoos oder Bodybuilding, sind inzwischen allgegenwärtig. Mittlerweile werden medizinisch-ästhetische Eingriffe von (minimalinvasiven) schönheitschirurgischen oder gewichtsreduzierenden Maßnahmen bis hin zu Penisverlängerungen oder Amputationen immer populärer. Dieses Werk setzt sich erstmals aus dem Blickwinkel der Psychologie und Medizin mit dem teils schwer nachvollziehbaren Phänomen der Körpermodifikationen auseinander. Das Buch nähert sich – wissenschaftlich fundiert – den gängigen Formen und Ausprägungen, den Risiken und Nebenwirkungen, den psychischen und medizinischen Aspekten, der rechtlichen Situation sowie dem kulturgeschichtlichen Hintergrund der äußerst heterogenen Köpermodifikationen.Mit einem durchgehend praxisorientierten Ansatz bietet das Werk konkrete Informationen für alle Ärzte und Therapeuten bei der Beratung und Behandlung ihrer Klienten bzw. Patienten.

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