International Journal of

Psychology and PsychoanalysisISSN: 2572-4037


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510056

Effectiveness of Different Interventions to Reduce Anxiety in Oncological Patients during PET/CT Studies: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Alberto Martínez-Lorca, MD, PhD, Manuela Martínez-Lorca, PhD, and Maria Dolores Cabañas Armesilla

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 23, 2021

The purpose of this investigation was to find the anxiety levels, physical data and subjetive perception and explore the relationship between demographic, clinical and cancer patients’ variables, pre and post-procedure during a PET/CT scan. The sample was distributed in five groups: 54 in one of the four experimental groups and 54 inthe control group (oral information, witten information, music, meditation induction). The study was conducted using an ad hoc questionnaire and the standardized S...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510055

The Function of Transference Interpretations in Klenian Therapy

Deniz Coşan

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 18, 2021

In this paper, the function of transference interpretation in Kleinian therapy is evaluated. In the beginning, definition of transference and transference interpretation is given in general terms. The term of transference refers to attributed emotions, attitudes, and phantasies from past towards a person in the present that are inappropriate for that person. Transference interpretations aim to reveal inappropriate attributions towards the therapist made by the patient. The term of transference o...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510053

International Survey of Negative and Positive Reactions to Psychoanalytic Distance Treatment at the Beginning of the Pandemic

Robert M Gordon, PhD, Zhenyu Shi, MD, PhD, David E Scharff, MD, Ralph E Fishkin, DO, and R Dennis Shelby, MSW, PhD

Article Type: Empirical Research | First Published: October 30, 2021

We conducted an international survey to better understand both the negative and positive reactions of distance treatment during the pandemic. We received 1,490 survey responses from practitioners from 56 regions and countries who remotely treated patients psychoanalytically during the beginning months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Eighty-nine percent of the practitioners agreed or strongly agreed that distance treatment is valuable when the patient is housebound or when travel would be difficult or ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510052

General Teachers’ Attitude toward Inclusive Education in Yunnan Province in China

Wang qian Fu, Yan Xie, Ruiling Li and Xiaohan He

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 09, 2021

Inclusion is philosophy based on values aiming to maximize participation of all in society and education by minimizing exclusionary and discriminatory practices. There were 123,500 students with disabilities enrolled in public schools in 2018. The total number of students with disabilities studying in publishes schools were 665,900, 329,100 out of whom were studying in general schools receiving inclusive education. The proportion of students with disabilities receiving inclusive education in Chi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510051

The Application of Negotiation Methods in the Work of the Psychologist and in the Analytical Psychotherapy

Svetlana Radtchenko-Draillard

Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: September 03, 2021

The purpose of this article is to present the main studies and to share my experience and research in the application of the methods of negotiation in the clinical work of the psychologist and in the analytical psychotherapy to better understand the essential conditions of the resolution of different conflicts between individuals and the peculiarities of their intersubjectivity in the search for a mutual solution. From a psychological point of view, negotiation refers to any form of interaction ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510050

From Psychiatric Interviews to Psychotherapies

Göka Erol, Çakmak Işık Batuhan and Erdoğan Ezgi Çisil

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 28, 2021

Psychotherapy can be defined as a treatment method consisting of psychological tools whereby a trained expert works with a person or a group to resolve the patient’s biopsychosocial problems through relation and communication. There are numerous issues in psychotherapy practice that require further efforts to ground relevant concepts. Most psychiatrists’ practices have shifted towards offering psychopharmacological treatment alone for a number of reasons, such as increasing patient volume, r...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510049

Psychometric Properties of the Patient Health Questionnaire-15 (PHQ-15) and the General Health Questionnaire-28 (GHQ-28). Validation in Spanish University Students During COVID-19 Outbreak

Alberto Martínez-Lorca, Manuela Martínez-Lorca, Juan José Criado-Álvarez, Juan A García and Maria Dolores Cabañas Armesilla

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 21, 2021

Nowadays, the emergence of a novel form of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a confused and rapidly evolving situation. The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted most countries opt for population confinement and social distancing measures as a way to control the spread of the virus. Somatic symptoms and somatization process is prevalent in primary care and is associated with substantial functional impairment and healthcare utilization. However, instruments for identifying and monitoring somatic sympto...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510048

Risk Perception and Psychological Impact in the Early Stage of the COVID-19 on General Hospital Workers in China

Chao Jiang, MD, Ting Wang, Jun Guo, MM, Qiang Zhang, PhD, Bangjiang Fang, MD, Bingzhen Sun, PhD, Meidan Liu, MM and Wen Zhang, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 14, 2021

In late February 2020, shortly after the COVID-19 epidemic situation had clearly controlled in China, a questionnaire was distributed consisting of questions on sociodemographic characteristics, 19 stress-related questions and the 15 risk perceptional questions to all 1837 workers from different levels of hospitals in different regions of China. Exploratory factor analysis was applied to these questions, and this produced four stress-related factors for evaluation (anxiety about infection, depre...

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