Degree in Psychology, Antònia Enseñat is a leading specialist in neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology. With many years of experience, currently he works as a neuropsychologist at the prestigious Institut Guttmann of Barcelona.
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• More than 20 years of experience• Neuropsychologist at the Institut Guttmann de Barcelona (currently)
• Pediatric neuropsychology• Neuropsychological evaluation and treatment of patients (adults and pediatric) who have suffered brain damage
• Degree in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona• Specialist in Clinical Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona
• Expert psychologist in Clinical Neuropsychology• Master in Neuropsychological rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona ...
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Child Neuropsychology is a scientific discipline that studies the development of the nervous system in order to find out what happens in the brain of Child Neuropsychology is a scientific discipline that studies the development of the nervous system in order to find out what happens in the brain of the child for any brain dysfunction related to emotional and cognitive difficulties.
The objective of Clinical Psychology is studying the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the aspects that influence the mental health of patients aThe objective of Clinical Psychology is studying the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the aspects that influence the mental health of patients and can generate their suffering.
What is Neuropsychology?
Neuropsychology is a discipline that converges between Neurology and Psychology. Study the relationship between
What is Neuropsychology?
Neuropsychology is a discipline that converges between Neurology and Psychology. Study the relationship between brain structures, cognitive functions and emotional and behavioral processes. It covers all those pathologies that affect the brain: alterations and dysfunctions of neurodevelopment, neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injuries, stroke, brain tumors and anoxias, among others.
Thanks to Neuropsychology it is possible to detect cognitive deterioration in very early stages through a differential diagnosis
Why is it done?
The objective of Neuropsychology is to know the state of cognitive, behavioral, emotional and functional functioning of the patient, so as to contribute to the diagnosis of neurological pathologies with cognitive and / or behavioral symptoms. Through Neuropsychology, it is possible to detect cognitive deterioration in very early stages through a differential diagnosis. Also, it allows to assess the effects of a surgery in cases of epilepsy, hydrocephalus and tumors, as well as the toxicity of certain pharmacological treatments. On the other hand, it is useful for the preparation of expert reports in cases of disability, accident or deterioration of people, as well as neuropsychological rehabilitation programs after brain damage or cognitive impairment.
What does it consist of?
Neuropsychology is based on the principle of making an accurate diagnosis of the alterations of the affected upper functions: speech, language, memory, attention ...) through an initial interview with the patient. Once these alterations have been identified, objectives will be set to achieve through cognitive treatment, personalized according to the patient, their pathology and their circumstances. There will never be an equal neuropsychological examination between two patients.
Preparation for neuropsychological examination
The patient should start the neuropsychological rehabilitation early, and should follow a continuity and be consistent in the cognitive work with the Neuropsychology Specialist.
Care after neuropsychological intervention
The patient must follow the instructions of the Neuropsychology Specialist once the neuropsychological rehabilitation treatment has been completed. This treatment will depend on the profile of each patient.
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.
Neurorehabilitation comprises a set of therapeutic techniques directed to patients with brain disorders and spinal cord. It is comprehensive neurophysiology tests (electromyogram, EEG), magnetic resonance imaging, biophysics stimulation (ultrasonic, infrared and ultraviolet rays, ozone, radiation) and other nerve conduction studies. Neurological rehabilitation improves quality of life for patients, helping the physical performance, motor skills, posture and balance, personality and socio-professional integration.
Child psychology is a specialty that deals with the diagnosis, study and treatment of problems of physical, motor, cognitive, perceptual, emotional and social development of children of all ages through adolescence. Some of the most common psychological disorders in the consultations are related to fears and language disorders, sleep, activity or food. The child psychologist analyzes by segment observing their behavior and conversation to make a diagnosis of possible problems or disorders and offer the most appropriate therapy for each case. In addition, all variables of child development are discussed, including both social and environmental influences such as genetic factor. Normally, the psychotherapeutic work also involves the cooperation of parents and teachers, as well as continuing its guidance for positive child development.
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).
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.
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.
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