Author: Udzhinella

Headache with neurosis

Headache is a very common symptom for neurosis. According to our data, 58% of patients with neurosis complain of headaches, in particular, 60.2% of people suffering from neurasthenia, and 64.3% – with hysteria. Headache in 10% of patients with neurasthenia and 7% hysteria is the main complaint. Relatively less, this symptom is observed in obsessive-compulsive […]

Organic and somatogenous (symptomatic) depression

In contrast to nosogenic depressions, reflecting the individual’s response to the disease (ie, psychogenic reaction), this group of affective disorders is implemented mainly at the pathophysiological level and reflects the central nervous system response to biochemical and physiological processes in the body associated with severe organic (neurological) or somatic diseases. When analyzing the conditions for […]

Early childhood nervousness

Classification of early childhood nervousness. In accordance with the results of research by domestic and foreign authors, the following three clinical and etiological types of neuropathy syndromes (early childhood nervousness) are distinguished: true or constitutional neuropathy syndrome, organic neuropathy syndrome and mixed neuropathy syndrome (constitutional encephalopathic ). G. E. Sukhareva (1955), depending on the prevalence […]

Etiology of depression

In modern psychiatry, it is considered that for the development of depression, as for most other mental disorders, the combined effect of three factors is required: biological, psychological and social ( O. Ergmann et al ., 1984; N. Bragina, T. Dobrokhotova 1988; Dinan T., 1994; Bardenstein L., 2000, etc.). This is a complex, so-called. ” […]

Cognitive Depression Model

The first attempts to study the content of the cognitive sphere were undertaken by A. Beck, who explored dreams, typical thoughts and fantasies of depressed patients in order to verify psychoanalytic theory and detect signs of repressed hostility. Instead, he found two main informative characteristics of the products being studied: a ) fixation on the […]

Depressive neurosis

Depressive neurosis in the form of a separate clinical form of psychogenic neurological diseases was isolated in foreign literature only in the early 60s of the XX century. In domestic psychiatry, depression was considered as one of the manifestations of affective syndrome, which can be observed in most mental illnesses, current and postponed organic brain […]

Antidepressants in cardiology practice

Depression and cardiovascular diseases are closely interrelated. In recent years, evidence has emerged that depression is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD). At the same time, in some patients with coronary artery disease, depression may develop a second time, as a person’s reaction to a severe somatic disease. According to domestic and foreign studies, the prevalence of […]

Psychopathology of Will

The term “will” means the conscious, purposeful control of a person by his activity; It should be noted that volitional activity is characteristic only for humans. The behavior of animals due to instincts and conditioned-reflex connections. In the process of sociohistorical development, man has formed forms of adaptation to the environment on the basis of […]

Psychomotor agitation

When psychomotor agitation increases mental and physical activity, there is inadequate behavior, there may be impaired consciousness with delusions and hallucinations. The reasons Psychomotor agitation can occur in healthy people with acute mental trauma (severe stress). More often it is associated with car accidents and other emergencies. The causes of psychomotor excitement are toxic lesions of the […]

Anxiety personality disorder

The diagnostic category was formulated relatively recently and appeared for the first time only in the third version of the DSM, although its individual features are traced in the descriptions of old authors. To some extent, anxiety personality disorder resembles a sensitive type of psychopathy – not always distinguished in Russian classifications and attributable to variants […]