Ana Lúcia R. Moreira
University of Lisbon
PsychiatryPsychopathologyPsychologyDelusionForensic psychiatry
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#1Anna Van Meter (The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research)H-Index: 9
#2Ana Lúcia R. Moreira (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 2
Last. Eric A. Youngstrom (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 60
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#1Ana Lúcia R. Moreira (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 2
Last. Máximo Fernández Colón (Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal)H-Index: 1
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Abstract In Portugal the expert whose report supports the criminal defence of not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI) must also consider the defendant's dangerousness. Nevertheless, the concept of dangerousness has received little attention in the Portuguese critical literature. Moreover, there is concern that the concept is often used improperly. We endeavoured to evaluate a sample of Portuguese forensic reports in order to discuss: 1) the prevalence of defendants who were considered guilty, NG...
#1Diogo Telles-Correia (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 12
#2Nuno Barbosa-Rocha (P.PORTO: Polytechnic Institute of Porto)H-Index: 1
Last. Gillian HaddockH-Index: 43
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espanolLa Escala de Valoracion de Sintomas Psicoticos (PSYRATS) es una herramienta de evaluacion clinica que se centra en la medicion detallada de delirios y alucinaciones en pacientes con psicosis. El objetivo de este estudio fue examinar las propiedades psicometricas de la version en portugues de la PSYRATS. Se evaluo una muestra de 92 pacientes ambulatorios con la PSYRATS y la Escala de Sindromes Positivo y Negativo (PANSS). Los pacientes padecian de esquizofrenia o trastornos esquizoafectivo...
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#1Diogo Telles-Correia (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 12
#2Ana Lúcia R. Moreira (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 2
Last. Nuno Rocha (P.PORTO: Polytechnic Institute of Porto)H-Index: 13
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5. In the current psychiatric classifications, hallucinations (mainly auditory hallucinations) are one of the fundamental criteria for establishing a schizophrenia diagnosis or any of the related psychotic disorder’s diagnoses. 6. Throughout the history of Psychiatry the conceptual proximity between delusions and hallucinations in the psychiatric patient was maintained until the end of the XIX century, with several supporters during the XX century. Their frontier was not yet definitely defined i...
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#1Diogo Telles-Correia (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 12
#2Ana Lúcia R. Moreira (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 2
Last. João S. Gonçalves (University of Lisbon)H-Index: 1
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Prior to the seventeenth century, the experiences we now name hallucinations were valued within a cultural context, they could bring meaning to the subject or the world. From mid-seventeenth to eighteenth centuries, they acquire a medical quality in mental and organic illnesses. However, the term was only fully integrated in psychiatry by Esquirol in the eighteenth–nineteenth centuries. By then, a controversy begins on whether hallucinations have a perceptual or intellectual origin. Esquirol fav...
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Abstract Seniors may be more vulnerable to the influence of others, being less able to make judicious decisions. The legal legitimacy of donating capacity is based on the clinical assumption that, at the time of the event, the donor is able to understand the nature of the transaction, weigh its consequences and determine his/her actions according to it. From the point of view of forensic psychiatry, the evaluation of such premises is a challenge, reflecting the difficulty in assessing, retrospec...
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