Psychodynamic approaches to specific disorders

A psychodynamic approach is relevant to the treatment of the vast majority of psychiatric disorders encountered in clinical practice. Depending on the nature of the illness, the setting in which the illness is treated, and the psychological mindedness of the patient, psychodynamic strategies may be the major emphasis in the treatment plan or a relatively minor contribution. Space considerations preclude a comprehensive discussion of psychodynamic approaches to all the major disorders, but a sampling of three major entities may provide a general guide to the approach to other disorders.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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