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Systematic approach to the evaluation of the role of neuro-psychological factors in the development and course of bronchial asthma

Kuprianov, S.I.

Vestnik Akademii Meditsinskikh Nauk SSSR 2: 24-29


ISSN/ISBN: 0002-3027
PMID: 2711746
Accession: 041525261

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The role of personality and socio-psychological factors in the initiation and course of bronchial asthma are analyzed from a systemic psychogenic-existential point of view. In this context, the meaning of personality subsystems (perception, individual psychological defences, cognition, emotional reactivity, behavior) and peculiarities of microsocial environment (group/family myths, structural and functional group characteristics) are discussed. High effectiveness of Family Psychotherapy and Gestalt Therapy in the treatment of patients with bronchial asthma is pointed out.

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