Dr. Narcís Mònico Sementé
• More than 15 years of experience• Clinical psychologist at the Bellavista, Lleida Clinic (2004-present) • clinical assistant in Bellavista, Lleida Clinic (2004-2005)• Practice in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Mental Health and Addictions of the Hospital de Santa Maria (2001-2002) ...
• Tutor practices in Bellavista Clinical Psychology Clinic, which is associated with various universities (currently)• Educator mentally handicapped with severe psychopathology associated in the "La Coma" (ASPROS) Sidamon, Lleida (2003-2004) Center
• Degree in Clinical Psychology from the UNED (1995-2000)• Preparation of oppositions for PIR at the Institut Barcelona d'Aprenentatge in Ciències de la Salut (IBACS) • Master in Behavior Therapy UNED (2005-2007)• Graduate Clinical Neuropsychology by the Institute for Psychological Studies (ISEP) (2010-2011) ...
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Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease. It is based on seeking relief through the consumption or use of substances or other similar conduct. Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease. It is based on seeking relief through the consumption or use of substances or other similar conduct. The development of this behavior implies for the addicted person's inability to control, difficulty refrain, consumption desire, decreased recognition of the problems of addiction and interpersonal relationships, and a dysfunctional emotional response. This creates problems in the life of the addicted person, eroding their quality of life. Besides addiction to toxic substances, such as alcohol and drugs, there are addictions of other types: sex (nymphomania), gambling (gambling), sports (vigorexia), new technologies (tecnofilia), mobile ( nomofobia), among others. In each addiction professionals they allocate the best treatment, depending on the patient's symptoms and the degree of addiction that is. ...
Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increa Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increase in impulsivity, hyperactivity, as well as difficulty sustaining attention in an activity for a period of time I continued. When this type of behavior is persistent, more frequent and higher than usual in children of age intensity, ends up affecting their school performance and their relations in various areas of their lives. According to the predominant symptoms in the child, the three types of ADHD are the inattentive (inattention), the hyperactive-impulsive, and combined, to comply with symptomatology of both types simultaneously. The origin of this disease is highly genetic and is due to a malfunction of some neurotransmitters (messengers) of the area of the brain responsible for executive system that dominates the ability of concentration and attention. Moreover, in many cases, children affected by ADHD also suffer from other disorders such as depression, anxiety or learning disorders. Therefore, it is important to establish proper treatment appropriate to each patient's diagnosis, but usually psychotherapy with specialized academic support and guidance of parents combined. ...
Toxic addictions are chronic illnesses that affect the brain and behavior, characterized by dependency to one or more harmful drugs to the body. Symp Toxic addictions are chronic illnesses that affect the brain and behavior, characterized by dependency to one or more harmful drugs to the body. Symptoms of alcohol addiction are consuming anxiety; loss of control and the inability to stop drinking; physical dependence, which causes withdrawal symptoms (sweating, fever, shivering ...) when you stop taking it; and tolerance, which is the need to drink increasing amounts of alcohol. In addition, excessive consumption of this drug has serious health problems, both mental (depression, psychosis ...) and physical (damage to liver, brain ...), and even death. Currently, there are successful detoxification, medicalized process for patients manage to overcome their addiction, eliminating or controlling the symptoms of withdrawal. ...
Anorexia is an eating behavior disorder that leads to excessive weight loss caused by the patient due to fear of gaining weight and a distorted percep Anorexia is an eating behavior disorder that leads to excessive weight loss caused by the patient due to fear of gaining weight and a distorted perception of their body image (the person looks fat even if it is very thin). The main symptoms in the behavior of people with this disorder are the progressive decrease in food intake, excessive preoccupation with caloric composition of foods, taking laxatives or diuretics to lose weight, obsession weighed or increased exercise physical intended for weight loss. Typically, these symptoms are accompanied by other features, such as depression, irritability, or emotional disorders. In addition, the affected person ends up suffering malnutrition, and in severe untreated cases can even lead to death. In most patients anorexia starts between 12 and 18 years, mostly in girls, and should be diagnosed early to start treatment. This is the correction of malnutrition and mental disorders of the patient through a comprehensive plan that includes psychotherapy and continued medical supervision. In severe cases, the admission of patients to a specialized center for treatment is necessary. ...
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 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. ...
Bulimia is an eating behavior disorder characterized by the inability of the patient to control the urge to eat excessive amounts of food, followed by the ensuing guilt and monitoring practices to counteract the effects of large meals. Among them, the most common are self-induced vomiting, taking laxatives or diuretics, strict monitoring regimes or practice of excessive exercise. The causes of this disease include psychological, biological and social factors that cause image distortion that the subject has of himself and carried him look fat even though their weight is normal or less than adequate. Bulimia treatment should be urgent because it can cause death, and originally based in psychotherapy, even in very severe disease states may require hospitalization. ...
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 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. ...
Kleptomania is a mental disorder characterized by uncontrolled and obsessive drive for stealing
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by the presence of distressing thoughts (obsessions) and recurrent and stereotyped behaviors (compulsions) behaviors persistently over time, causing anxiety and impairment of daily life. Although the subject is aware that their obsessions are irrational, you can not control but usually tries to suppress or relieve through compulsions. There are issues and topics of common obsession corresponding compulsions that cause the most common are: repetition and verification, the subjects who perform actions repeatedly by obsessive doubts (for example, ensure that is tightly closed for fear gas there is a burst); Cleaning, people who suffer from fear of contamination or have spread and are washed and cleaned with a disproportionate frequency; order, such as individuals needing that things are arranged according to a rigid or symmetrical order; or storage, which can not shake insignificant objects. ...
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. ...
Psychological assessment is an instrument of scientific assessment of the capabilities and skill level of an individual and / or group of people at various levels, both intellectual and emotional, communication, and social or environmental interaction. The evaluation allows to know, describe and classify the personality and skills of the individual or group study subject by applying different tests or psychological tests tailored to assess specific areas of interest. Currently, these techniques are used in the process of recruitment companies, the study of personalities prosecuted in the courts, or for the assessment of pupils in schools, among other sectors. By understanding the specifics of a subject, you can target and optimize their potential and behaviors, help overcome problems or lead to the person in their decision making. Therefore, the psychological evaluation is so important in education. ...
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder, people who suffer from difficult to differentiate between real and unreal, think clearly, have normal responses or attitudes. They are not determined the causes of the disease, although it may be genetic. It occurs equally in men and women. ...
Social phobia is an intense and irrational fear in which the person feels anxiety to situations involving human relationships in environments with a large number of people around. People with social phobia usually avoid environments in which they can be judged by others. Situations such as public speaking, have a conversation or going to parties, are just some of the situations that cause patients blush, shake them or hinders speech. Typically, this condition usually develops during youth and can last for a lifetime. ...
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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