Dra. Almudena Reneses Sacristán
• More than 20 years of experience• Stay in the specialization post Mont Sinai Hospital in New York. • Masters College postespecializacion one systemic therapy and couples facing family taught at the Complutense University of Madrid (1 year ) and Master taught at the Complutense University of Madrid (2 years ) Legal and Forensic Psychiatry.• Numerous courses of continuing training in the specialty of psychiatry given by the Mental Health Services of the Community of Madrid, scientific specialty societies and other related centers.• Optional work as specialist in the area of Avila Sonsoles Hospital and various mental health centers in Madrid.• Since 1996 is dedicated exclusively to Private Medicine with extensive professional experience in various private schools collaborating community of Madrid.• Extensive experience as an expert in the different scopes of justice ( criminal, civil, administrative ) as well as evaluation of mental abilities in decision -making. ...
• Bachelor of Medicine and surgery from the Complutense University of Madrid.• Specialist in psychiatry Via MIR by University Hospital Clinico San Carlos in Madrid.
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• Collaborator and author of numerous communications in congresses, symposiums, seminars and courses both nationally and internationally.
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There is talk of anxiety disorder when the reaction alert a person to a situation or event promptly stressful is disproportionate, excessive and persi There is talk of anxiety disorder when the reaction alert a person to a situation or event promptly stressful is disproportionate, excessive and persistent intensity over time, or when the reaction is triggered in situations that are only perceived as threatening by the person suffering from this disorder. Treatment for anxiety is mainly based on psychotherapy but the duration depends on each patient. The most common anxiety disorders and their symptoms are: generalized anxiety disorder, a permanent state of chronic stress on the subject suffers from excessive worry and nervousness even without apparent cause;the phobic disorder that causes the person an irrational and persistent fear of an object, activity or specific situation, causing their avoidance (eg, fear of flying );anxiety attack, recurrent crises of fear without any direct cause spontaneously, causing extreme anxiety with symptoms like palpitations, feeling of choking, trembling&hellip ;; obsessive-compulsive disorder, which are irrational ideas and actions that the patient can not fail to have or do to avoid suffering anxiety (eg, washing hands frequently with extreme fear of catching something);disorder and post-traumatic stress reactions, acute or post-traumatic stress, characterized by persistent memories, an emotional state of exaggerated surveillance and general reduction of interest in daily activities. ...
Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder in which you go from joy to sadness quickly and unpredictably. It is manifested in states of mania and, in severe Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder in which you go from joy to sadness quickly and unpredictably. It is manifested in states of mania and, in severe cases, depression. The treatment of bipolar disorder begins with the awareness of the problem and the knowledge of the same by the affected and their families through psychological therapies. There is also drug treatment, especially during phases of imbalance, where it is recommended to take benzodiazepines, antipsychotics and mood stabilizers. If the patient requires it, you can ingest antidepressants. ...
Under the concept of conduct disorder a set of behavioral changes and behavioral development appropriate to the child's age, persistently and wit Under the concept of conduct disorder a set of behavioral changes and behavioral development appropriate to the child's age, persistently and with a disproportionate amount are included. Among the most common symptoms of these disorders are disobedience, impulsiveness, inattention, hostility, lies and insults, transgression of social norms, or antisocial character. Among the most common behavioral disorders in children are distinguished: the conduct disorder, a persistent and repeatedly aggressive behavior in which the child acts with hostility to others or their property, intimidating; and hyperkinetic disorders characterized by an early onset, in which predominates a considerable lack of attention in all activities, and a hyperactive, impulsive and undisciplined behavior. In addition, behavioral disorders associated with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), learning problems and clinical disorders (depression, anxiety ...) are presented. ...
Couples therapy is a type of psychotherapy practice designed to analyze and manage conflicts arising within a relationship. Depending on the type of Couples therapy is a type of psychotherapy practice designed to analyze and manage conflicts arising within a relationship. Depending on the type of problems suffered by a couple, the therapist adapts the treatment and the number and frequency of sessions to find the best solution to the problems of the relationship. The main objective is trying to achieve in couples therapy are recognizing the problem, understanding its operating guidelines (usually repetitive and pollutants), establishing a new partnership for the renewal of the relationship, changing its attitudes, and renewed and healthy communication. Besides, the psychology of partner, not only in charge of resolving conflicts for members to enjoy a stable and satisfactory relationship, but also deals with diagnosis and treatment of cases in which the best solution is separation, accompanying the people affected in this process and directing them to be as smooth as possible. ...
Depression is a mood disorder characterized mainly by prolonged and severe feelings of sadness associated with other symptoms and abnormal thinking and behavior, such as over-pessimistic ideas, lack of energy, sleep disturbance and appetite, or decreased interest and activity level. To distinguish a depressive disorder every passing state of sadness, the diagnosis of a psychiatrist is needed. There are several types of depressive disorders, by cause: endogenous depression, triggered by genetic or biological factors (hormonal changes or neurotransmitters that transmit nerve impulses in the brain); reactive depression generated by poor adaptation to external circumstances and environmental factors of strong emotional impact; minor depression or dysthymia, which are presented only some less intense symptoms normally associated with personality disorders and prolonged stress; or depression "masked", manifested by organic and functional disorders (somatization) and cardiovascular disorders, dizziness ... The therapist indicates what is the best treatment for each person, but basically will focus on psychotherapy sessions. ...
Eating disorders are serious deviations from the behavior that manifest as eating patterns hazardous to health. The common causes and symptoms of this disease include excessive concern about having the desired shape, a distorted view of the body and low self-esteem. Disorders of the most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Tables of anorexia, the person avoids eating, taking laxatives and diuretics, or even to follow slimming performed intense physical exercise, endangering his life. Instead, bulimia alternating periods when the person eats excessive amounts of food binge, followed by purging processes and self-induced vomiting to eliminate and compensate for overeating accompanied by a sense of guilt. In these cases, the emergency treatment of patients is very important, through a comprehensive plan that includes psychotherapy and continuous monitoring. In severe cases, the admission of patients to a specialized center for treatment is necessary. ...
Psychological group therapy is a type of treatment where the therapist meets in one session with a small group of people with emotional problems (usually similar) to encourage everyone to go discussing their concerns or conditions and help each others, under professional direction. Through group interaction, changing behaviors and attitudes of patients, as well as their interpersonal skills are improved is achieved. Throughout the sessions, supported by the psychotherapist and the other members of the group, each patient will express your emotions and learning to listen and understand those of others, facilitating the resolution of your personal process improvement. As individual psychotherapy, group therapy is effective in treating problems like depression, anxiety, the impact of chronic or severe illness, the difficulty relating ... ...
There is talk of personality disorder when the behavior, thoughts and emotions that make up the lifestyle of a person have a prolonged deviation in time with respect to personality patterns considered "healthy" within a field or stage. This type of psychiatric disorders come to interfere in the daily life of the person who suffers social adjustment problems, so its capacity for interaction and coexistence is complicated and can even cause social isolation. Therefore, the treatment of personality disorders requires tackled personalized counseling. Depending on the degree of variation of the structure of thought and the inappropriate behavior of these patients have been described different types of personality disorder: histrionic, the people who always want to be the focus and act dramatically and superficial; narcissist, arrogant typical subjects who believe omnipotent; limit or borderline, a pattern of impulsive, unstable and prone to self-injury character; antisocial, the subjects who act ruthlessly violent and evil; paranoid, which involves excessive distrust throughout; schizoid, typical of solitary and indifferent to people's feelings; obsessive, perfectionist or scrupulous the subject; avoidant, which implies avoidance of situations anxiety; or dependent, typical of undecided people and lack of self-esteem. ...
A phobia is a type of mental health disorder. It is characterized by a strong fear or even panic, to certain objects or situations. For example, a phobia of spiders (arachnophobia) or phobia of enclosed spaces (claustrophobia). ...
Sleep disorders are a group of disorders that occur in preventing sleep stages enjoy a proper rest, continuous and restful. This type of disorder can have several causes, such as physical or psychological disease (hyperthyroidism, anxiety ...), and even cause other diseases or problems in daily life (fatigue, poor performance, daytime sleepiness ...). Therefore the medical diagnosis is necessary to determine their causes. Among the most common sleep disorders are distinguished: insomnia, which is the inability to fall or stay asleep properly according to the physical needs of each person; It is sleepwalking, which is a state in which the person stands up and acts in a semi-conscious during sleep, unaware of what you do not remember; night terrors, fear episodes of agitation that may be associated with sleepwalking; or nightmares, which are unpleasant and frightening dreams that cause a rude awakening in both children and adults. ...
Stress is a state of physical and emotional stress caused in response to a stimulus or pressure, either positive or negative. It is a state of defense, in small doses, helps the body to react and adapt to events. Thus, a normal level of stress is considered healthy and even positive as it helps to encourage people to act to stimuli of daily life. However, when stress is excessive or not adequately controlled, it can cause mental wear, such as irritability and anxiety, and psychosomatic disorders. A psychosomatic disorder is a physiological disease caused by emotional causes, usually by stress. Some of the most common psychosomatic disorders caused by stress are headaches, insomnia, muscle tension, digestive and heart problems, dizziness ... ...
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