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  • Training on psychotic illnesses in medico-social institutions

    Training on psychotic illnesses in medico-social institutions

    What are psychotic illnesses? Mental illnesses are illnesses that correspond to codified descriptions recorded in 2 reference manuals, the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) and the ICD (International Classification of Diseases). These descriptions evolve over time just like mental illnesses, which are all situated at the articulation of 3 levels of reality …

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  • Expression of emotions

    Expression of emotions

    I have just reread the new edition of “L’affirmation de soi par le jeu de rôle” by Chaperon, Carriou-Rognant and Duchesne. A part is devoted to the expression of emotions, I propose you a passage of it:   Ambivalence in emotional expression, a stress factor “Our Western societies both value and condemn emotional expression. Indeed, …

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  • Social anxiety

    Social anxiety

    Are you suffering from social anxiety ? A quick assessment asks a few questions to determine whether a person has a high chance of developing a social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia. Like all disorders, the clinical signs of social anxiety must be interpreted in a culturally appropriate manner. (Clarvit, et al., 1996). …

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