Projects
Name
The style of eating behavior depending on the psychological peculiarities of the patients with paranoid form of schizophrenia
University
Ukraine (UMSA) - Bukovinian State Medical University, Chernivtsi
Domain
Psychiatry
Departement
Department of Neurology, psychiatry and clinical psychology
Head
Pashkovskyy Valeriy, Doctor of Medicine, Professor
Tutor
Pashkovskyy Valeriy, Doctor of Medicine, Professor, Grinko Natalia, Assistant
Languages
Required: English Accepted: Ukrainian, Russian
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project without Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
Daily struggles with management strategies may lead physicians to raise certain questions about the prediction of illness courses. There are tacit operational rules within medical practice that dictate which symptoms to focus on from a hierarchic list. In this context, eating disorders in patients with schizophrenia have been underappreciated and poorly studied within the traditional diagnostic systems in mental illness. Even when they are recognized, there is often unsubstantiated optimism that eating-related symptoms will disappear as psychosis abates. On the other hand, the psychiatrist may have a speculative skepticism, regarding schizophrenia as encompassing an inability to comply with prescribed ways of living. This may reflect emphasis on overt behaviors in the clinical management of schizophrenia, with less concern about the cognitive drives behind them.
What is the aim of the project?
To study the style of eating behavior depending on the psychological peculiarities of the patients with paranoid form of schizophrenia.
What techniques and methods are used?
• admission of patients to groups (clinical and psychiatric examination); • observation and clinical interview; • personality testing (MMPI); • studying the style of eating behavior (food eating behavior questionnaire, ORTO-15) • statistical analysis of acquired data
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks of the student will be performed on his/her own
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
1. admission of patients to groups (clinical and psychiatric examination); 2. observation and clinical interview; 3. personality testing (MMPI); 4. studying the style of eating behavior (food eating behavior questionnaire, ORTO-15) 5. statistical analysis of acquired data. 6. preparing report, scientific paper and presentation. 1 and 2 steps will be done with the support of the tutor (Natalia Grinko - Cambridge English Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International - First) B2 level, 18/04/17)
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Yes (preliminary readings, lectures) and student will be constantly taught during the project by supervisors.
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
- The student will prepare a presentation
- The student will prepare a scientific report
- The student will prepare an abstract
- The student’s name will be mentioned in a future publication
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
No special skills required. Subjects passed: clinical psychology, psychiatry.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
Articles
- Grinko N.V.; Sumariuk B.M. Psychological features of persons with orthorexia nervosa// «World Science». - 2018. - № 6(34); Vol.5 - p.17-19.