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Families in transformation and the personalization process in adolescence

In the last twenty years there has been a notable change in traditional family structures. Separations and divorces of married couples have increased. It often happens that in elementary school classes the number of children of separated children is equal to or greater than that of children from families with cohabiting parents (married or not).

Bipolar Disorder: What Is It All About?

When a person suffers from periods of depression alternating with periods of hypomania or normal mood, we are faced with a condition called bipolar disorder. People are strongly advised not to try to self-diagnose by reading on the Internet or on Social Networks because the diagnostic criteria, which are perfectly stated, are taken literally and, in reality, there is no "textbook" patient otherwise individuality would not exist. of each, nor would it make sense to have professionals who deal with them specifically. We investigate this pathology with the intervention of Dr. Désirée Harnic, specialist in Psychiatry in Rome

Neuroscience: the new frontier

Today talking about Neuroscience is like talking about many of the things that characterize the contemporary world. They are born from Psychiatry and Neurology, but then, passing from the sphere of Anatomy and Biochemistry to that of Mental Functions, they encountered Experimental Psychology. In the second half of the twentieth century, Neuroscience found two essential partners in Mathematics and Automatic Computing, contributing to the formation of a new branch of technology: Artificial Intelligence. Finally, at the beginning of the 21st century, Neuroscience cannot avoid integrating with the new approaches of Natural Sciences, such as Complex Systems Theory and Quantum Physics. Physics, Philosophy and Neuroscience are the pillars of a new culture of post-modern man, who enters into dialogue with the other powerful attraction of the life sciences: Genetics. So let's delve into the topic in this short article

The "imaginary patient": when the body suffers from anxiety!

By attending your GP's surgery, you will surely have noticed patients who complain of ailments such as belly swelling, generalized pain, dizziness, nausea, problems in the sexual sphere (etc.). But, despite the efforts and the many treatments, they are unable to improve! Will they be manifestations of different pathologies? Will it be an imaginary pathology? Or will they be ostentatious symptoms of a psychosomatic illness?

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