Olivier Taïeb

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The posttraumatic stress model has recently been applied to understand the impact of life-threatening illness in adults and in children. From 1991 to 2001, 20 studies have reported posttraumatic stress symptoms and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in childhood cancer survivors and/or their parents. A review of these studies is proposed. Prevalence of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients and the association of these disorders with clinical features. METHODS Between May 2002 and May 2004, 100 SSc patients fulfilling the American Rheumatism Association and/or Leroy & Medsger criteria were recruited: 51 were from a SSc patient association(More)
From Ricoeur's narrative theory, we argue that drug addicts may particularly need the help of literature, in a broad sense- fiction, history, and also specialized literature on addiction-to make their lives intelligible, to construct their identities, and to be able to change. Their need for this popular and professional literature concerns the numerous(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a chronic and unpredictable disease accompanied by functional disability and a possible involvement of the central nervous system, leads to considerable psychological distress. A review of studies on stress and/or coping strategies in SLE since 1990 is presented. Many studies have investigated the place of major and minor(More)
OBJECTIVE Beliefs about the causes of SLE have rarely been investigated. The purpose of this study was to explore these beliefs. METHODS Face-to-face interviews were carried out with a total of 33 women with SLE, fulfilling the ACR criteria, with a median age of 40 (range 15-65) years. Data were analysed using interpretative phenomenological analysis. (More)
The psychology literature concerning Jewish children hidden during World War II appeared in 1991 and was predominantly American and Israeli. Nevertheless, few studies consider the specific and complex situation of the "hidden children." The present study broaches this theme. The aim of this research is to show the consequences of the cumulate trauma in(More)
Obesity in adolescence is a major public health issue. Family relationships have an important role, whether in the onset of the condition, its maintenance, or the way in which the problem is approached. Food and family relationships are two major elements in therapeutic care. The subject of the present study is the investigation of the place of food within(More)
Objectives of this study were to assess explanatory models (considering illness experience and meaning), addiction severity among patients with drug dependence, and the role of migration. Adapted Explanatory Model Interview Catalogue interviews were conducted with 70 outpatients in a Paris suburb. Among them, 42 were either first- or second-generation(More)
Social representations of addiction and the resulting stigmatization have been widely described and studied in the literature, but their effects are no less problematic. These representations, which also occur in care settings, generate a climate of distrust which damages the therapeutic relationship, and its ethical quality. This article, combining(More)