• More than 35 years of experience• Director of the Psycho-Oncology Unit at IMOR Foundation (2000-present)
• Researcher in cognitive development in Lionbridge, USA and Europe (2010-present)• Researcher at Facit, USA (1995-present)• Psico-oncologist in his private practice (1992-present) ...
• Doctor in Medical Psychology from the Universitat de Barcelona (1976-1982)• Clinical psychologist at the University of Minnesota (1989-1990)
• Fundamental Theology at Universidad Ramón Llull (2012-2017) ...
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Psycho-oncology is a specialized between medicine and psychology that deals with the relationships between behavior, health status and disease preventPsycho-oncology is a specialized between medicine and psychology that deals with the relationships between behavior, health status and disease prevention and treatment, the promotion of healthy habits and interdisciplinary branch. Oncological psychology is a branch in charge of studying psychology and psychotherapy of patients with cancer and their families, offering them the tools to cope with the diagnosis and treatment of any type of cancer. Through psychotherapy, the therapist guides and gives emotional support to patients at all stages of the disease, especially for adaptation to psychological and physical disorders that involve treatments and surgical operations (such as hair loss caused by chemotherapy, or breast removal in the case of breast cancer). Furthermore, in the event that the type of cancer or its late detection not allow a diagnosis nor a hopeful patient or curative treatment, oncological psychology is concerned with the support and guidance of the family throughout the process of illness and bereavement detecting own development processes such pathological reactions.
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.
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 tiThere 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 phoA 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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