Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders

ISSN

ISSN: 2572-519X

Abstracting and Indexing

Editor In Chief

Michael Maes

Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
Deakin University
Victoria, Australia

Current Issue Articles

Case Report Open Access Pages: 118 - 121 Italy

Early Pseudodepression Anticipating the Appearance of A Frontal Lobe Brain Tumor: Could it Be Considered A Risk Factor? Literature Review and Case Description

Domenico Chirchiglia, Carmelino Angelo Stroscio, Dorotea Pugliese, Donatella Gabriele, Giusy Guzzi, Giorgio Volpentesta, Angelo Lavano

Background: Frontal lobe brain tumors often cause psychiatric disorders such as depression, if damage is related to dorsolateral part of the prefrontal cortex.It is more appropriate the term pseudodepression in cases where it is secondary to organic causes, such as in...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0048
Research Article Open Access Pages: 122 - 127 Kenya

Personality Life Positions of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

Emily Chepngetich Sitienei

HIV infection presents the victim with a broad range of personal psychosocial challenges that may transform their lives negatively. The pandemic can shift individual?s personality life position from adaptive/healthy position to incongruent and maladaptive personality ...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0049
Commentary Open Access Pages: 128 - 132 USA

The “Play Deficit” Discovered by Physicians! Implications for Policy and Practice

Doris Bergen

For many years early childhood educators have expressed concerns about the loss of unstructured play time for children [1] and the United Nations identified “The Child’s Right to Play” as one of the rights children should have [2]. Evidence from brai...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0050
Research Article Open Access Pages: 145 - 166 USA

Reframing Trauma: The Transformative Power of Meaning in Life, Work, and Community

Francesca Flood

Each year more than 700,000 people leave prison having undergone a traumatic experience. While research about the prevalence of post-traumatic stress is emerging, many returning citizens will exit the institution undiagnosed and untreated. Many inmates learn to mask t...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppd.2572-519X0052