Iu S Shevchenko

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Altogether 110 children and adolescents aged 1 to 19 years with trichotillomania and its rudiments were examined. The given phenomenon is shown to be similar to the other forms of pathological habitual actions, especially to onychophagy. The author demonstrates the nosological nonspecificity of trichotillomania and a great role played in its origin of(More)
Clinical-dynamic and catamnestic techniques were used to study 34 children with protracted reactive depression developed as a response to their maladaptation to the nursing house conditions. The following stages of the disease were singled out: I, acute affective-shock responses; II, subacute reactive depression; III, protracted polymorphic(More)
Sequelae of severe trichotillomania initiating in childhood and adolescence were studied in 26 patients aged 21-32. A mean prospective follow-up lasted for 13 years. Thirteen patients were qualified as healthy. In the rest trichotillomania remained the main symptom of the illness, in 9 patients the progressive disease became the basis for secondary(More)
The phenomenon of visualized notions has been studied in 42 children and adolescents with schizophrenia. It has been established that visualized notions, being a peculiar manifestation of the visual image thinking reflecting individual characteristics of the ontogenesis of the psyche, change under the impact of the pathological process, which provides(More)
The author suggests a conception that considers the etiopathogenesis of psychogenic psychosomatic disorders as a chain of interacting factors. The main patterns of it are stressful life events, personality, psychotype, somatotype, systemic/organic deficit. Mechanisms of stable pathological state join this chain into a "vicious circle" of psychosomatosis.(More)
Existing system of psychiatric care for children and adolescents is in need of basic reorganization. The authors propose: 1) reestablishment of the speciality of children's and adolescent psychiatrist, a specialist in children's and adolescent narcology, a psychiatrist of early child's age and a pediatric medical psychologist; 2) carrying out the reform of(More)
Thirty-four children, aged 1 to 3.5 years, with a reactive depressive state were examined. Using the ontogenetic approach, the authors analyze affective as well as somatovegetative, psychomotor and behavioural disorders in the structure of the abnormal state. The authors have identified stages of disease development, as well as productive and negative(More)
The clinical course of schizoepileptic and schizopsychoasthenic variants of developing schizoid psychopathy are reviewed. On the basis of the study of 45 patients in childhood and adolescence, specific characteristics of the psychopathic, pathocharacterologic and neurotic reactions are described and their role in the evolution of an abnormal personality is(More)