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Archivo de la categoría: Lenguaje y Comunicación en Ingles

An Overview of Mood Disorder

Mood disorders are the most common mental illnesses among adults. mood disorders are mental illnesses in which the sufferer experiences moods which are unusual for the circumstances in which they find themselves. Among the most common mood disorders are depression, bipolar disease, seasonal affective disorders, cyclothymia, and pospartum depression.

it is believed they affect about 8 to 10%of the population at any one time. they cause a significant impediment to one’s ability to function socially, at work, or in any aspect of life.

Brief overviews of the most common mood disorders follow:

Depression: people suffering from depression (sometimes called unipolar depression) lose interest in their normal activities.

Bipolar Disorders: this disorders is characterized by extreme mood swings, interspersed with periods of normal behavior.

Seasonal Affective Disorders: the symptoms are similar to those of major depression, but they occur during late autum, winter and early spring when the hours of sunlight are few.

Cyclothymia: this is a mild form of bipolar disorders. the patient experiences short periods of emotional highs and lows interspersed with periods during which his moods are stable.

Postpartum Depression: this is a type of major depression which sometimes occurs in women who have recently given birth. it can interfere with a mother’s ability to bond with her infant.

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Psychotherapy

It is a unifying psychotherapy, that responds appropriately and effectively to the person at the affective, behavioral, cognitive, and physiological levels of functioning and addresses as well the sipiritual dimension of life.

the term “integrative” of integrative Psychotherapy has a number of meanings. it refers to the process of integrating the personality: taking disowned, unaware, or unresolved aspects of the self and making them part of a cohesive personality, reducing the use of defense mechanisms that inhibit spontaneity and limit flexibility in problem solving, health maintenance, and relating to people, and re-engaging the world with full contact. it is the process of making whole.

Integrative Psychoteraphy also refers to the bringing together of the affective, cognitive, behavioral and psysiological systems within a person, with an awareness of the social and transpersonal aspects of the systems surrouding the person.

Integrative Psychotherapy takes into accountmany views of human functioning. the psychodynamic, client-centered, behaviorist, cognitive, family therapy, gestal therapy, body-psychotherapies, object relations theories, psychoanalytic self psychology, and transactional analysis approaches are all considered within a dynamic systems perspective.

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A TECHNICAL ENGLISH COURSE FOR PSYCHOLOGY

I. JUSTIFICATION:

Due to the new explosion of information, many people are looking for new ways to get in touch with others in a written or spoken language. this course is aimed to become leamers linguistically competent in the oral and written form of the technical vocabulary, the functional and structural forms of the english language necessary to have ready access to updated information.

II. OBJETIVES:

General

  • to provide learnes with all the tools and skills necessary to be linguistically competent.

Specific

  • to identify grammatical structures necessary to communicate ideas effectively.
  • to prepare project based activities in the field of study.
  • to become proficient readers and writers in a technical English.

III. COURSE DESCRIPTION:

this course is aimed to provide learnes the appropriate tools to develop the four basic language skills: listening/reading (receptive), speaking/writing (productive) in a specific and academic field. the classes will be interactive and communicative with oral and written tasks. this course is divided into three modules of two and three weeks to complete the program. the following are the topics of each module:

module 1: Word Building

module 2: Reading Technical and Scientific Texts

module 3: Listening to Lectures

IV. COMPETENCES

Be Discourse Competent.

  • Identify essential words when reading.
  • Distinguish grammar functions from different contexts.
  • Expand vocabulary through workshops.
  • Analyze technical texts.
  • participate actively in group works.
  • Be an active reader.
  • Be an outstanding leader.

V. METHODOLOGY:

  • Integrating language skills into task sequence
  • Interactive
  • Callaborative
  • Participative
  • Problem solving
  • Study case
  • Task-based

VI. TEACHING RESOURCES:

  • Audio visualaids
  • Handouts
  • White board
  • Worksheets

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