P Ramos Gorostiza

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Let us present a case of recurrent paranoid psychotic episodes in a patient with a history of abuse of <<ecstasy>> (MDMA: 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), that persisted after a long withdrawal time, that, in our opinion, after an exhaustive differential diagnosis, may be attributed to that consumption. The carachteristics of this case are formally and(More)
A groupe of 52 patients in long-term lithium treatment were questioned about side effects. The K. Ghose questionnaire was used which contained 36 items. The most frequent complaints were hand-tremor, dry mouth, poor memory, polyuria, diarrhoea, weight gain. We hypothesize that apart from symptoms clearly demonstrated to be caused by lithium treatment(More)
This paper is a revision of the present situation of child psychiatry showing its confluence with general psychiatry through the epistemological unification as a biopsycho-social model. The psychopathological limitations of this process as empiricism are taken into account as well as its identity, which did not really exist till now. At the same time this(More)
INTRODUCTION Updating psychopathology is currently viewed as being dependent on a readjustment that fits the ever increasing knowledge of cerebral physiopathology. Nevertheless, this recalibration cannot elude the apories of a medical semiology based upon the identification of correlates and injury as the reference of symptoms. Experience is proposed as the(More)
The equivocity of the term delusion has led to it being considered a mere artifact. In this study, its meaning is considered as a psychopathological metaphor to be able to consider the relationships of man with the distorted reality. To do so, the meaning of the concept of man must be adequately understood, and based on this, observe the relationships that(More)
This work pretends to show the necessity of psychiatry of knowing its grounds as medical knowledge in order to do justice to its history and to the concepts that have been traditionally used in the west way of thinking. By the idea of experience it is tried to search in psychopathology the motives of the transformation of psychiatry under the operative(More)
As much as it strives to be "scientific" psychiatry can not obviate its necessary bonds to the subjectivity of the subject. The attempt has been made to reflect the richness of manifestation of subjectivity by means of a formalization process based on the traditional concept of it. This has led to the concept of disorders of self (Ichstörungen). They are of(More)
Personality and endogenity built the background of available concept necessary to understand the different manifestations of mental illness. In spite of coming from different tradition, now a days both of them have converged. The object this study is ti reconstruct of genesis of these two concepts in a way there convergence could be understood. This(More)
From the current status of psychopathology abolition, in behalf of a reductionist and non-satisfactory empiricism that has overwhelmed psychiatry in a sterile paralysis, we question its origin, discovering in Jaspers the methodological problems that made him unable to assume obstacles and led us to the present situation. Matching Heidegger's review on(More)
The sense of psychopathology is interpreted as the development of a descriptive language, that allowed the approach to the psychiatric disease in the context of natural sciences. The phenomenology was introduced as a methodological tool for the improvement of this language. Since then this topic has been present in the foundations problems of psychiatry. In(More)