International Journal of

Psychology and PsychoanalysisISSN: 2572-4037

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510061

Interactive, Cumulative Effects of Associated Factors for Higher Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) Symptoms among Children Affected By HIV/AIDS in Ghana

Paul Narh Doku

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 26, 2023

HIV/AIDS orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) frequently face placement/residential changes, inconsistent caregivers, abuse, neglect, disruptions in their lives, and mental health issues. This can result in reactive attachment disorder (RAD), a disorder of emotional functioning in which the child is wary, watchful, and emotionally withdrawn. Despite its clinical significance, little is known about RAD in OVC. The following questions were addressed in this study: (1) Whether RAD symptoms can occ...
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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510060

Assessment of the Prevalence of Suicide in Joinville (SC) from 2019 to 2020

Joao Pedro Ribeiro Baptista* , Fernanda Villa Verde, Israel Kitzberger, Camila Rafaela Dressel da Silva, Caroline Figueiredo da Silva and Januária Ramos Pereira Wiese

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 25, 2023

To evaluate the mortality rate of deaths from suicidal acts in Joinville (SC) from 2019 to 2020. The data were collected using the information contained in the Violence Prevention Center base regarding the notifications from the Notifiable Diseases Information System (SINAN), information about the deaths was selected and divided in age, sex, marital status, schooling, neighborhood, place of death and code of the International Disease Classification applied. The variables were analyzed and detail...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510059

Suicide Preventon and Management in Children and Adolescents: In Contemplaton of a Philosophical Approach

Rabi Ilemona Ekore

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 25, 2023

The periods of childhood and adolescence are those during which children and adolescents experience rapid transitions that may be difcult to cope with. The changes can be stressful for some older children or adolescents who may subsequently seek ways to cope, some of which may be maladaptive. The ensuing cascade of events triggers latent mental health issues in those already predisposed. Commensurate increase in eforts to provide help to vulnerable groups focuses on the psychological, social, an...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510058

An Alarming Turn of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) among the Youth of Turkey

Muhammad Arslan

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 23, 2022

The study was aimed to screen obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); a progressively burdensome, highly prevalent, untreated, poorly detectable psychic condition in general population of Turkey, of around 401 participants, mainly focusing on two parameters (Age groups and Gender). Screening Questions were asked through online questionnaire regarding different attributes of the disorder. In this study we consider a screening measure, a Questionnaire that is not actually designed to diagnose OCD but...

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