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)
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)
The Ganser syndrome is rare in children and in adolescents. A case of the Ganser syndrome in a 14-year-old girl, with three of the four essential features, is presented. After rapid resolution in two weeks, Ganser symptoms reappear seven months later accompanied, this second time, by previous depressive symptoms. This report raises the possibility of the(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)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess how far identity and self-image disturbances are features of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in adolescence. METHOD Face-to-face interviews were carried out with a total of 50 adolescents with BPD and 50 controls, with a median age of 16 (SD 1.1; range 13 to 18) years. Data was analysed using a(More)
The medico-psychological emergency unit in Seine-Saint-Denis (93) was involved in managing the families of the victims of the AF447 flight crash which took place on the night of 31 May and 1 June 2009 between Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Paris. It is interesting to study the system set up at the airport, the symptomatology observed, and the parameters of the(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)
Interviews conducted with young women of Maghrebine origin in France show that norms of virginity represent a central means by which women negotiate Maghrebine-French identity and handle intergenerational relations. From the legacy of the colonial era to the current interethnic context, notions of virginity have played a significant role, in both official(More)