SIGN 145 • Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism
... Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) is committed to equality and diversity and assesses all its publications for likely impact on the
six equality groups defined by age, disability, gender, race, religion/belief and sexual orientation.
SIGN guidelines are produced using a standard methodology that ...
Neuropsychiatric effects of caffeine
... enhance mental performance. Excessive ingestion
leads to a state of intoxication known as caffeinism,
which is characterised by restlessness, agitation,
excitement, rambling thought and speech, and
insomnia. These symptoms clearly overlap with
those of many psychiatric disorders. The potential
Analysis of the real world application of sensorimotor psychotherapy
... body into the therapy process. Conducting individual confidential interviews, with experienced
therapists will allow the researcher to gain insight into the real world treatment of complex
This research is important to the profession of clinical social work because unresolved
trauma can have ...
Pavlov and Skinner: Two lives in science ( an introduction to B. F.
... For Skinner, behavior was worthy of study
in its own right, not as a symptom to be used
as a window on physiological processes, and
thus Skinner valued above all Pavlov’s behavioral observations. This did not imply that he
disapproved of physiology:
It was not true, however, that I was opposed
to ph ...
conference program - Research Division
... After studying psychiatry at the University of London in
England, he came to the United States in 1978 and
earned a Master of Public Health in behavioral sciences
and a PhD in epidemiology from the University of
California, Berkeley. In 1983, he began working as a
senior scientist for the California ...
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy by WCB Evidence Based Practice Group
... In the United States much of what is known about the prevalence of tinnitus
comes from government agencies and their health surveys. The most current one is
the 1996 National Center for Health Statistics survey on chronic diseases(3,5). The
survey reveals that the overall prevalence of tinnitus was ...
Mentalizing in the Treatment of Borderline Personality
... provide the patient with a secure base from which
he can explore the various unhappy and painful
aspects of his life, past and present, many of which
he finds it difficult or perhaps impossible to think
about and reconsider without a trusted companion
to provide support, encouragement, sympathy,
- Praed Foundation
... intervention is present that is masking a need but must stay in place, it is factored
into the rating and would result in the rating of an ‘actionable’ need (i.e. ‘2’ or ‘3’).
5. The ratings are generally “agnostic as to etiology”. In other words, this is a
descriptive tool. It is about the “what” n ...
Guidelines for Concussion/ Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and
... The recommendations and resources found within the Guidelines for Concussion/Mild
Traumatic Brain Injury & Persistent Symptoms are intended to inform and instruct care
providers and other stakeholders who deliver services to adults who have sustained
or are suspected of having sustained a concussion ...
Attention Problems: Intervention and Resources
... know that ADHD is a neurological disability and people with this disorder have underdeveloped frontal lobes in the brain. This region of the brain that is
underdeveloped is responsible for planning, impulse control, attention, reasoning, and working memory.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( ...
MDMA-assisted psychotherapy - Multidisciplinary Association for
... Reclining, headphones with music, eyeshades
Alternating inner focus & talking to us
Emphasis on experiencing emotions and somatic
“symptoms” rather than avoiding or suppressing
• Attention to:
- “set and setting”
- preparation for sessions - including spouse
- follow-up processing and integration
Guidelines for the Support and Management of People with Dementia
... by the increased use of automatic phrases and clichés (eg, social speech such as “how are you?, I’m fine” etc).
The ability to repeat phrases is usually preserved. Other deficits occur with visual and spatial abilities such that
there may be difficulties in recognising familiar faces or objects. Apr ...
... after remission. In this specific patient, no perfusion alterations were found with 99mTc-hexamethylpropylenamide oxime (HMPAO) SPECT before treatment.33 Several, but not all,
case studies reported decreased perfusion in several cortical
areas measured with the same perfusion SPECT tracer. In one
A Critical View on
... anti-Semites; homosexuals and homophobes; etc. The perpetrators believe (erroneously) that
what they are doing is rational and morally justifiable.
Most people can recognize and categorize at least a few major oppressions, such as:
racism, anti-Semitism, sexism, classism, and homophobia or heterosex ...
posttraumatic stress and adaptation in patients following acute
... posttraumatic stress symptoms. The overall objective of this work is to increase
understanding of recovery and adaptation following ACS. This thesis will present data
from two prospective studies of psychological aspects of ACS; the ‗Acute Coronary
Syndrome Emotional Triggering‘ (ACCENT) study and t ...
(PGD) or - Center for Research on End-of
... • It is not normal for a bereaved person to feel unsure of who
s/he is or where s/he fits in after the loss
• It is not normal to be chronically disinterested or disengaged
from others and the world around him/her
• It is not normal to feel that there is no joy or hope for the future
without the dec ...
42 TIP Substance Abuse Treatment For Persons With
... Terms Related to Substance Use Disorders..........................................................................22
Terms Related to Mental Disorders ...................................................................................23
Terms Related to Clients....................................... ...
Parents, Siblings, and Peers - CLAS Users
... deviant behaviors is an extension of the Sutherland (1947) differential association theory and the Burgess and Akers (1966) differential associationreinforcement theory, all of which were developed to explain criminal or
deviant behaviors. According to the Akers social learning theory, adolescents’ ...
Guidelines for the Treatment of Alcohol Problems
... development. It is not our aim to dictate treatments.
These guidelines are intended for all health workers and medical practitioners who come into
contact with dependent or problem drinkers. Summary guidelines are available in
Problem drinking affects a broad cross section of Australia’s p ...
Fears are often learned from
... AAblutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.
Aquaphobia - morbid fear of water.
Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.
Algophobia- Fear of pain.
Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic.
Altophobia- Fear of heights.
Amathophobia- Fear of dust.
Amaxophobia- Fear of riding in a car.
Ambulophobia- Fear of walking.
clinical practice guideline for the management of borderline
... conditions are causally related, given current knowledge of the aetiology of BPD. This guideline uses the term ‘co-occurring’
where the relationship between conditions cannot be ascertained.
c In common usage, the term ‘comorbid’ is often used to refer to any health condition that exists simultan ...
Attitudes Toward Suicide, Mental Health, and Help
... home country to reside in the United States (Potocky-Tripodi, 2002), for school, work, or as a
visitor; intent to settle in the United States or return to one’s home country is not considered.
African foreign-born individuals make up a small but rapidly growing immigrant population in
the United Sta ...
Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that studies unusual patterns of behavior, emotion and thought, which may or may not be understood as precipitating a mental disorder. Although many behaviours could be considered as abnormal, this branch of psychology generally deals with behavior in a clinical context. There is a long history of attempts to understand and control behavior deemed to be aberrant or deviant (statistically, morally or in some other sense), and there is often cultural variation in the approach taken. The field of abnormal psychology identifies multiple causes for different conditions, employing diverse theories from the general field of psychology and elsewhere, and much still hinges on what exactly is meant by ""abnormal"". There has traditionally been a divide between psychological and biological explanations, reflecting a philosophical dualism in regard to the mind body problem. There have also been different approaches in trying to classify mental disorders. Abnormal includes three different categories, they are subnormal, supernormal and paranormal.The science of abnormal psychology studies two types of behaviors: adaptive and maladaptive behaviors. Behaviors that are maladaptive suggest that some problem(s) exist, and can also imply that the individual is vulnerable and cannot cope with environmental stress, which is leading them to have problems functioning in daily life.Clinical psychology is the applied field of psychology that seeks to assess, understand and treat psychological conditions in clinical practice. The theoretical field known as 'abnormal psychology' may form a backdrop to such work, but clinical psychologists in the current field are unlikely to use the term 'abnormal' in reference to their practice. Psychopathology is a similar term to abnormal psychology but has more of an implication of an underlying pathology (disease process), and as such is a term more commonly used in the medical specialty known as psychiatry.