Mourning is a process of preparation and resolution of a loss for which all pass at some point in life, with greater or lesser success. It can be a process of regulatory evolution, and may also evolve in a pathological way.

When it runs through all the steps, it can be said that there is a certain maturity and improvement of the character and personality of the individual, but the difficulties can mean and result in medical and / or psychiatric complications.

The steps according to Kubler Ross: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. They are essentially a reference to the psychotherapeutic work.

The mutual aid and self-help are a means of high efficiency co intervention aimed at supporting this and other problems such as the problems of dependence on alcohol or drugs, eating disorders, etc..

Pathological gambling is a psychiatric disorder also called compulsive gambling, ranked among the disorders of Pulses.

The result of the commercial exploitation of gambling and the expression of pathological gambling has increased in population.

From a medical point of view to establish itself as a dependency without psychoactive substance, pathological gambling is presented in their patients with psychopathological features of great similarity with all dependencies, so the self type of intervention model helps appears to be a broad spectrum tool for the treatment and recovery of such patients.

Mourning is a process of preparation and resolution of a loss for which all pass at some point in life, with greater or lesser success. It can be a process of regulatory evolution, and may also evolve in a pathological way.

When it runs through all the steps, it can be said that there is a certain maturity and improvement of the character and personality of the individual, but the difficulties can mean and result in medical and / or psychiatric complications.

The steps according to Kubler Ross: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. They are essentially a reference to the psychotherapeutic work.

The mutual aid and self-help are a means of high efficiency co intervention aimed at supporting this and other problems such as the problems of dependence on alcohol or drugs, eating disorders, etc..

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines dependence on a number of physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral responses triggered after repeated consumption of a psychoactive substance, usually related, on the one hand, a desire and a strong desire to use substance and, moreover, enormous difficulty in avoiding such consumption, despite knowing the consequences thereof.

Despite the severity of such problems, there are solution for its resolution.

There are no magic solutions and fast, as each individual was not dependent / sick of alcohol or drugs in two weeks, also will not recover in two weeks. It is a process that will take a long time, months, sometimes years or even a lifetime of recovery.

There are many paths to recovery. The self help model is a path that has years of experience, tradition and results.

With illicit drugs there is no possible balance. Any consumption is always harmful.

Legal drugs, are without a doubt the most common dependencies, constituting the main alcohol and more prevalent. In our country it is calculated that more than 500,000 dependents and about 70,000 dependents of illegal drugs.

The consequences of excessive consumption of alcohol have serious consequences, not only in the etiology of addiction, but also in high mortality rates, more than 6000 deaths per year by road accidents, labour and liver cirrhosis. The high morbidity, more than 60 diseases are directly related to alcohol.

In low and social consumption of alcohol, it is not easy to find a balance.

While alcohol consumption is tolerated and accepted socially and for years despite serious consequences for the individual and the family and are not present, at least in the media salable occurrences, since the consumption of illicit drugs are more socially flashier in short periods of time because more disruptive and more young people.

Violent deaths particularly suicide and homicide are more strongly correlated with alcohol consumption than with illicit drugs, yet paradoxically there is more social fear of drugs than alcohol.

There are no magic and fast solutions, as each individual was not dependent / sick of alcohol or drugs in two weeks, also will not recover in two weeks. It is a process that will take a long time, months, sometimes years or even a lifetime of recovery.

There are many paths to recovery. The self help model is a path that has years of experience, tradition and results.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines dependence on a number of physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral responses triggered after repeated consumption of a psychoactive substance, usually related, on the one hand, a desire and a strong desire to use substance and, moreover, enormous difficulty in avoiding such consumption, despite knowing the consequences thereof.

Despite the severity of such problems, there are solution for its resolution.

There are no magic solutions and fast, as each individual was not dependent / sick of alcohol or drugs in two weeks, also will not recover in two weeks. It is a process that will take a long time, months, sometimes years or even a lifetime of recovery.

There are many paths to recovery. The self help model is a path that has years of experience, tradition and results.

With illicit drugs there is no possible balance. Any consumption is always harmful.

Depression is the leading cause of disability and the second cause of loss of years of life healthy between 107 and diseases of the most relevant health problems. The personal and social costs of the disease are very high.

One in four people around the world suffer, suffered or will suffer from depression. One in five users of Portuguese primary care is depressed at the time of consultation.

Depression is a mental illness that is characterized by marked and prolonged sadness, loss of interest in activities usually perceived as pleasant and loss of energy or tiredness.

In about 20 percent of cases it becomes a chronic unremitting disease. These cases are due mainly to the lack of adequate treatment.

THE SYMPTOMS OF COMMON IS DEPRESSION:

  • Appetite change (lack or excess of appetite);
  • Sleep disorders (insomnia or drowsiness);
  • Fatigue, tiredness and loss of energy;
  • Feelings of worthlessness, lack of confidence and self-esteem, feelings of guilt and feelings of inadequacy;
  • Lack or concentration changes;
  • Concern about the meaning of life and death;
  • Indifference, apathy and sadness;
  • Changes in sexual desire;
  • Irritability;
  • Manifestation of physical symptoms such as muscle pain, abdominal pain, nausea.

HOW TO TREAT DEPRESSION?

  • Usually through the use of medication, psychotherapeutic interventions, or both.
  • Psychotherapeutic interventions are particularly useful as either individual or group therapies.