Review of the book «The bipolar spectrum» by Joel Paris

Joel Paris is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University (Canada). In this book Paris addresses a highly topical issue: the enormous increase in the number of diagnoses associated with bipolar disorder, not only in the adult population, but also in children. Read more…

Remote psychoanalytic therapy

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned distance therapy into a very useful clinical practice and has raised the need to deepen it. This article discusses this treatment modality and places it in the context of its emergence. We reflect on its virtual characteristics: time, space, distance, Read more…

Review of the book «Melancholia – Clinical and generational Transmission» by Carlos Fernández Atiénzar

«The presence of a book on melancholy is not surprising… It is rarer, on the other hand, to find a book on psychiatry that deals with melancholy. It is pleasant but curious news at this time». With these words, José María Álvarez and Fernando Colina begin the prologue of the book Read more…

The narcissistic perversion

The concept of «narcissistic perversion» (NP) explains a functioning that manifests itself in very different ways, with its pathological nature often going unnoticed, both in mental health and related fields (medical specialties, social services, justice, education). The interest of knowing and identifying NP is that, Read more…

Document from the Neonatal Studies Group

In March 2020, the Newborn’s Study Group, faced with the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, considered the consequences of measures to restrict the presence of parents in neonatal units. These measures modify the paradigm in the Developmental and Family Centered Care (DCFC) model. The adverse Read more…