For millions of individuals, today, emigration presents stress levels of such intensity that they exceed the human capacity of adaptation. These persons are, therefore, highly vulnerable to Immigrant Syndrome with Chronic and Multiple Stress, known as the Ulysses Syndrome (in reference to the Greek ..
In 1980, an inexperienced Leonardo Padura joined the editorial staff of El Caimán Barbudo, a publication of young Cuban creators financed by the State. Together with a group of colleagues, they insinuated a renovation, which three years later led to the expulsion of these restless «intellectuals». P..
This book is about love, madness, politics, technologies, the dystopian present, the new subjectivities, the deviations of enjoyment, and the exorbitant world, are read and commented on as symptoms of a mutant, uncertain and often threatening civilization. Together these works trace the fundamental ..
In medicine, it is an honor to have a disease named after the physician who fought against it. Hans Asperger was known until recently by his eponym - Asperger's Syndrome - and by an impeccable biography that he himself had helped to build. The child psychiatrist had managed to go down in history as ..
In times of crisis, what will the youth of tomorrow be like? This book is an invitation, in different geographical and social sectors, to accompany young people between dark futures and times of conquest. In this transit, creativity appears as an attribute of many of the young people surveyed, even ..
While gangs and gang culture have been around for countless centuries, The Gang is one of the first academic studies of the phenomenon. Originally published in 1927, Frederic Milton Thrasher’s magnum opus offers a profound and careful analysis of hundreds of gangs in Chicago in the early part of the..
What is the relationship between food and the unconscious? This intricate link is behind eating problems such as anorexia (adolescent or infantile), bulimia, obesity and in general uncontrolled eating disorders. In this new book, the result of a long clinical research work, Domenico Cosenza elaborat..
In a world where the walls and barriers affecting immigrants and their families are becoming higher and more dangerous to cross, The Migratory Intelligence offers a series of emotional, physical and social strategies to resist and overcome the difficulties, stress and grief involved in leaving one's..
Pregnancy is a very important time for a woman and her partner. It is generally experienced with great joy and expectation, but it is also often accompanied by doubts and concerns. A group of doctors have collected the most frequently asked questions that pregnant women ask them on a daily basis in ..
The first year of a baby's life is a time of great happiness and many changes for the family. In this book, developed by pediatricians, readers will find some scenes in which they will see themselves reflected as parents and also the answers to the questions they may ask themselves at some point.
This book has reflected intensely on the difficulties in implementing treatment strategies for obesity and overweight, the causes of failure or relapse, and the desire to resort to magic solutions for this health problem. In this book, the authors convey their approach, methods and experience in the..
Why can memory fail? Is it normal to forget things? What are age-related memory disorders? What is cognitive impairment? What is dementia? Why can depression impair memory? How can a doctor help? What measures can be taken to preserve and stimulate memory? What is the treatment of people with dement..