Iria Álvarez-Silva

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This research is based on previous publications that have analyzed certain neuropsychological phenomena that always have the same characteristic clinical features: a vivid experience of sudden onset and automatic development, accompanied by an intense sensation of strangeness. When these automatisms are accompanied by only mental symptoms, the designation(More)
This study analyzes diverse psychic phenomena which, although always occurring with very characteristic clinical features, are sometimes diagnosed as epilepsy and sometimes as symptoms of different psychiatric disorders depending on the availability of an electroencephalogram. It is posited that these phenomena, whenever they are accompanied by the features(More)
An analysis is carried out of a set of psychic phenomena appearing always in the same way: an experience suddenly invades the consciousness, unfolding automatically and with great intensity. This psychic automatism, of which the patient is a passive observer, is accompanied by an overwhelming feeling of strangeness. Our hypothesis is that these phenomena(More)
This study tests the reliability and validity of the Bio-Psycho-Social Autopsy (BPSA), a new interview to assess physical, psychopathological, and social factors potentially related to mortality in depressed medical patients. The authors completed special procedures to provide support for the face and content validity of the interview. They built the(More)
Research is presented to support a hypothesis that panic attacks, when they have the same clinical signs as the epileptic consciousness, should be diagnosed as partial seizures with a psychic content. After setting out the four clinical signs defining it (suddenness, automatic nature, great intensity and strangeness), an extensive review of the literature(More)
An analysis is carried out of a set of psychic phenomena appearing always in the same way: an experience suddenly invades the consciousness, unfolding automatically and with great intensity. This psychic automatism, of which the patient is a passive observer, is accompanied by an overwhelming feeling of strangeness. Our hypothesis is that these phenomena(More)
INTRODUCTION The present study analyzes cases of urachal abnormalities treated with laparoscopic approach in our hospital. CASE DESCRIPTION A retrospective descriptive study of urachal disorders with laparoscopic surgery approach performed at our hospital in the period 1999-2015. Patients' clinical data are presented (radiological findings, surgical data,(More)
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