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Samiul Hossain
Clinical Psychologist II
SLH.
 Clinical psychologists are the psychologist
practitioners applying scientific knowledge and
principles in a professional...
 Psychological assessment:The use of psychological
methods and principles to gain better understanding
of psychological a...
 Clinical psychologists can deal with an array of
disorders and difficulties.
 Emotional problems:
Fears and phobias.
Generalized anxiety( excessive anxiety without
any apparent reason)
 Obsession a...
 Frequently crying.
 Failure to control anger and aggressive behavior.
 Stress.
 Alcoholism and problem drinking.
 Drug addiction.
 Eating difficulties( loss of appetite, excessive eating,
eating ref...
 Sexual dysfunction, e.g. impotence
 Problems of sexual orientation.
 Problem arise after sexual abuse.
 Loneliness, shyness and social isolation.
 Aggressive and antisocial behavior.
 Marital conflict.
 Relationship probl...
 Memory loss.
 Forgetfulness.
 Inability to concentrate.
 Psychiatric disorder is an illness with psychological or
behavioural manifestations associated with impaired
functioning...
 It refers to physical symptoms or illnesses that result
interplay from psychosocial and physiological
processes.
 These...
 Psychological distress can interfere with treatment
and recovery.
 Stressful medical procedure can create psychological...
 Psychological distress can also create poor treatment
adherence, non compliance with treatment.
 Psychological distress...
 Psychological factor can also create physical
complains.
 It is estimated that up to half of all medical
outpatients in...
 People’s thinking, behavior or emotions can often be
disrupted as a result of brain damage.
 This neuropsychological ch...
 These disorder often appear in childhood and
before adulthood.
 Example: Mental retardation, ADHD, Conduct
disorder, au...
 Psychological difficulties can be presenting various
different disease.
 It’s not only that, psychiatric disorder have
...
 They provide psychotherapy on weekly basis. Session
duration is 45 to 60mins
 It usually takes 10 -12 sessions for a su...
 Self referrals are also allowed.
 Clients can directly come to the department.
 Fill up the self referral form.
 Contact with the clinical psychology
department(5915009)
 Specify the therapist’s name
 State the date and time for ap...
 Shibly Sadeque
 Samiul Hossain
 Umme Habiba Jasmine
When to refer Clinical Psychologist and why?
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When to refer Clinical Psychologist and why?

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This presentation illustrated necessity of Clinical Psychologist in a general hospital. It also provided information how can other health professional optimally use these services.

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When to refer Clinical Psychologist and why?

  1. 1. Samiul Hossain Clinical Psychologist II SLH.
  2. 2.  Clinical psychologists are the psychologist practitioners applying scientific knowledge and principles in a professional role to the alleviation of human sufferings and the improvement of the quality of life. ( Marziller and Hall,What is clinical psychology, 3rd edition) Clinical Psychologists are health care professional who work in the field of mental and physical health.
  3. 3.  Psychological assessment:The use of psychological methods and principles to gain better understanding of psychological attributes and problems.  Psychological Interventions : e.g. Cognitive BehavioralTherapy, MaritalTherapy, CoupleTherapy, CreativeTherapy, Stress management, social skill training, drug and abuse intervention etc.
  4. 4.  Clinical psychologists can deal with an array of disorders and difficulties.
  5. 5.  Emotional problems: Fears and phobias. Generalized anxiety( excessive anxiety without any apparent reason)  Obsession and compulsion( repetitive behavior and intrusive thoughts) Depression. Excessive anger. Guilt, etc.
  6. 6.  Frequently crying.  Failure to control anger and aggressive behavior.  Stress.
  7. 7.  Alcoholism and problem drinking.  Drug addiction.  Eating difficulties( loss of appetite, excessive eating, eating refusal, obesity)  Sleeping difficulties( Insomnia, excessive sleep).
  8. 8.  Sexual dysfunction, e.g. impotence  Problems of sexual orientation.  Problem arise after sexual abuse.
  9. 9.  Loneliness, shyness and social isolation.  Aggressive and antisocial behavior.  Marital conflict.  Relationship problems.  Lack of interpersonal communication skills.
  10. 10.  Memory loss.  Forgetfulness.  Inability to concentrate.
  11. 11.  Psychiatric disorder is an illness with psychological or behavioural manifestations associated with impaired functioning.  Each illness has characteristics signs and symptoms.  Example: Schizophrenia, Mood disorder, anxiety based disorder.
  12. 12.  It refers to physical symptoms or illnesses that result interplay from psychosocial and physiological processes.  These disorders often has psychological manifestation.  Example: Asthma, Coronary heart disease, headache, hypertension,
  13. 13.  Psychological distress can interfere with treatment and recovery.  Stressful medical procedure can create psychological distress among patient as well as their family member. (Such as Haemodialysis.)  Hospitalization and major surgical procedure can also create psychological distress among patient.
  14. 14.  Psychological distress can also create poor treatment adherence, non compliance with treatment.  Psychological distress also increase behavior risk factor for illness such as smoking.
  15. 15.  Psychological factor can also create physical complains.  It is estimated that up to half of all medical outpatients in the United Kingdom experiences bodily symptoms that cannot be explained in terms of organic pathology. And in half of these cases the underlying causes are anxiety and depression.
  16. 16.  People’s thinking, behavior or emotions can often be disrupted as a result of brain damage.  This neuropsychological changes often have major effect on lifestyle, occupation and family relationship.
  17. 17.  These disorder often appear in childhood and before adulthood.  Example: Mental retardation, ADHD, Conduct disorder, autism, etc.
  18. 18.  Psychological difficulties can be presenting various different disease.  It’s not only that, psychiatric disorder have psychological manifestation.  Many physical disorder has psychological manifestation.  Psychological difficulties can also create physical difficulties.
  19. 19.  They provide psychotherapy on weekly basis. Session duration is 45 to 60mins  It usually takes 10 -12 sessions for a successful accomplishment of therapy  They work with both adult and child clients
  20. 20.  Self referrals are also allowed.  Clients can directly come to the department.  Fill up the self referral form.
  21. 21.  Contact with the clinical psychology department(5915009)  Specify the therapist’s name  State the date and time for appointment.  Inform the client to come on time.  Office location.
  22. 22.  Shibly Sadeque  Samiul Hossain  Umme Habiba Jasmine

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