Dr. John Jairo Ortiz War specializes in psychiatry in children and adolescents. Currently, he devotes his career in Psychiatry Service Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona. In addition, it is Specialized medical specialist in ADHD the same hospital unit. Besides his career as a physician, has several experiences in scientific activity, especially related to ADHD.
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• More than 15 years of experience• Children and adolescent psychiatrist at the Department of Psychiatry at the Institut Pediatric Sant Joan de Deu.
• Medical Specialist Specializing in ADHD Psychiatry and Psychology Service at the Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona Unit.• Psychiatry of children and adolescents in the service paidopsychiatry the Hospital Vall d\' Hebron and the Service Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic i Provincial Hospital of Barcelona. ...
• Bachelor of Medicine. Industrial University of Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia.• Specialization in Psychiatry at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, Colombia.
• Master in Psychiatry for Children and Adolescents, University Autonoma de Barcelona.• Sufficiency Researcher PhD Program in Psychopathology of Children, Adolescents and Adults of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. ...
Publications and conferences
• Presentation of Clinical Practice Guide for ADHD in children and adolescents. Ministry of Health and Social Policy of Spain. Barcelona July 2010.• Clinical Practice Guide for ADHD in children and adolescents. Ministry of Health and Social Policy of Spain as part of the Quality Plan for the NHS.
• Validation of the scale ADHD Rating Scale-IV versions parents and teachers to Catalan population.• GEITDAH consensus on diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyperactivity Disorder. ...
• Spanish Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of.• Special Interest Group on ADHD ( GEITDAH ).
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Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increaDisorder 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.
Depression is a mood disorder characterized mainly by prolonged and severe feelings of sadness associated with other symptoms and abnormal thinki
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.
Child psychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of mental disorders and behavior of children, from birth through ado Child psychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of mental disorders and behavior of children, from birth through adolescence. Generally, in the treatment of these disorders the administration of specific drugs for each specific pathology is combined with psychotherapy. Generally, the psychiatrist works with a professional expert in child psychology, which is a branch of psychology focused on the study of behavior and physical, motor, cognitive, perceptual, emotional and social development of children. Thus, therapies can be applied to solve childhood mental and behavioral disorders. ...
Autism is a chronic neurological disorder that is usually diagnosed in the first years of life of children and primarily affecting development in the Autism is a chronic neurological disorder that is usually diagnosed in the first years of life of children and primarily affecting development in the area of social interaction and communication. In addition, often they have repetitive behaviors, both in his actions and speech, although depending on the case and severity some autistic fail to speak. The causes of this disease are not known, but the genetic factor plays an important role in its development. In addition, there is no cure for autism, although behavioral therapies and certain medications can help control symptoms. Asperger syndrome can be considered a mild form of autism, as well as difficulties in speech and social interaction, often characterized as people with this disorder have a clearly above-average skills in a particular area (for example, in the calculation) and a remarkable memory for some details. On the other hand, Rett syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system that is often confused with autism and that is a regression in development that mostly affects the handling of the hands and expressive language.
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.
The cross laterality is when about systems-visual-audio drive does not dominate one side of the body of the person. Laterality is showing preference for one of those two sides. Ideally dominance is only on one side.
Depressive disorders in childhood refers to the state of depression may suffer a child. The most common symptoms to discover if a child suffers from depression are, unlike adults symptoms (low mood and inability to be happy), discouragement, unmotivated fatigue, irritability, indecisiveness, negative feelings about yourself and feelings of inadequacy and failure. Childhood depression can be treated with both psychotherapeutic action, which should extend to the family environment of the child, or in severe cases with a psychotropic drug treatment with antidepressants (AD). Other recommended drugs, according to a ruling the expert, are the benzodiazepines, antipsychotics neuroleptics, carbamazepine, lithium salts or sympathomimetic. ...
Psychopharmacology is a specialty or scientific discipline focused on the study of the effect of drugs on behavior and psychological and mental disorders. By psychopharmacological therapy, the specialist prescribes specific drugs (psychotropic drugs) to correct pathological behaviors and psychiatric disorders, establishing a proper treatment plan for each patient. In addition, periodic monitoring of patient status will be required to evaluate their clinical course and treatment effects. Patients should be aware that only the doctor can regulate prescription dose of each drug and the timing and method of timely discontinuation. Due to the nature of this type of drugs, your sudden stop could be dangerous for the patient's health. Currently, combination therapies such drugs with psychotherapy gives very good results in the treatment of the vast majority of pathologies and behavioral disorders. ...
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