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By Katie FM Marwick MA Hons MBChB Hons, Steven Birrell MBChB MRCPsych

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G. SSRIs, clomipramine, imipramine) Mood stabilizers Fig. g. Stilton) Degraded protein: pickled herring, smoked fish, chicken liver, hung game Yeast and protein extract: Bovril®, Oxo®, Marmite® Chianti wine, beer Broad bean pods Soya bean extract Overripe or unfresh food Drugs Adrenaline (epinephrine), noradrenaline (norepinephrine) 2 HINTS AND TIPS The abrupt withdrawal of any antidepressant may result in a discontinuation syndrome with symptoms such as gastrointestinal disturbance, agitation, dizziness, headache, tremor and insomnia.

26 3 Psychotherapeutic approaches Fig. 2 Some examples of psychoanalytic defence mechanisms Defence mechanism Type Description Example Denial Pathological Failure to acknowledge the existence of an aspect of reality that is obvious to others A man who was badly assaulted reports that it did not happen Projection Attribution of unconscious feelings to others A man who strongly dislikes his neighbour states that his neighbour hates him Splitting Rigid separation of two extremes A woman is convinced that her boss is an evil man after she was disciplined at work Use of imagination to avoid acknowledging a difficult or distressing reality A schoolboy thinks about killing a bully rather than taking action to stop the bullying The transformation of negative feelings towards others into physical symptoms A man stuck in an unhappy marriage develops medically unexplained back pain Blocking painful memories from consciousness An adult child has no memory of being beaten by a beloved parent Reactionformation The switching of unacceptable impulses into opposites A man who hates his job works extra hard, and performs incredibly well Intellectualization Concentrating on intellectual aspects to avoid emotional aspects of a difficult situation A woman diagnosed with terminal cancer develops an intense interest in the classification process of tumour staging Using comedy to avoid provoking discomfort in self or others A woman laughs and mocks herself after arriving at a formal dinner dressed in a casual clothes Sublimation Redirecting energy from unacceptable impulses into socially acceptable activities An angry man vigorously works out at the gym Suppression Consciously avoiding thinking about disturbing problems A student cleans the kitchen while waiting on exam results Fantasy Immature Somatization Repression Humour Neurotic Mature processes (of which patients are unaware), and to facilitate their understanding of unconscious processes in the context of a safe, caring relationship.

Tricyclic antidepressants are used in the treatment of: • Depression – see pages 135–136. • Anxiety disorders – see pages 149–150. • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (clomipramine) – see pages 149–150. • Other: chronic pain, nocturnal enuresis (see p. 191), narcolepsy (see p. 204). MAOIs are used in the treatment of: • Depression (especially atypical depression, characterized by hypersomnia, overeating, anxiety) – see pages 135–136. • Anxiety disorders – see pages 149–150. • Other: eating disorders, chronic pain, Parkinson’s disease, migraine prophylaxis, tuberculosis.

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