Alexander Moreira-Almeida

Summary

Affiliation: Juiz de Fora
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Implications of spiritual experiences to the understanding of mind-brain relationship
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 6:585-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of brazilian spiritist mediumship and dissociative identity disorder
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Department of Internal Medicine, Federal University of Juiz de Fora School of Medicine, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:420-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Religiousness and spirituality in fibromyalgia and chronic pain patients
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora School of Medicine, Rua da Laguna 485 104, Juiz de Fora, MG, 36015 230, Brazil
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 12:327-32. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis between non-pathological psychotic and spiritual experiences and mental disorders: a contribution from Latin American studies to the ICD-11
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:S21-36. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Assessing clinical implications of spiritual experiences
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:344-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Recognition and treatment of psychotic symptoms: spiritists compared to mental health professionals in Puerto Rico and Brazil
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, School of Medicine, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Psychiatry 72:268-83. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and psychosis
    Adair Menezes
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora UFJF School of Medicine, Research Center in Spirituality and Health at UFJF, Rua da Laguna 485 104, Juiz de Fora, MG 36015 230, Brazil
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:174-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigating the role played by social support in the association between religiosity and mental health in low income older adults: results from the São Paulo Ageing & Health Study (SPAH)
    Alexandre Augusto Macêdo Corrêa
    School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:157-64. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of spirituality to mental health: review of evidence and practical guidelines
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health NUPES, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 36:176-82. 2014

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Implications of spiritual experiences to the understanding of mind-brain relationship
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil Electronic address
    Asian J Psychiatr 6:585-9. 2013
    ..This paper argues that SE, although usually neglected in debates regarding mind-brain relationship (MBR), may provide the much needed enlargement of the empirical basis for advancing the understanding of the MBR...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of brazilian spiritist mediumship and dissociative identity disorder
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Department of Internal Medicine, Federal University of Juiz de Fora School of Medicine, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:420-4. 2008
    ..Thus, mediumship differed from DID in having better mental health and social adjustment, and a different clinical profile...
  3. ncbi request reprint Religiousness and spirituality in fibromyalgia and chronic pain patients
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora School of Medicine, Rua da Laguna 485 104, Juiz de Fora, MG, 36015 230, Brazil
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 12:327-32. 2008
    ..We discuss the importance of addressing spiritual issues in clinical practice, and increasing and improving research on religiousness/spirituality in chronic pain patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis between non-pathological psychotic and spiritual experiences and mental disorders: a contribution from Latin American studies to the ICD-11
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:S21-36. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Assessing clinical implications of spiritual experiences
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:344-6. 2012
    ..At the end, some guidelines are proposed to help clinical reasoning when making the differential diagnosis between healthy SE with psychotic and dissociative experiences and mental disorders that may resemble SE...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recognition and treatment of psychotic symptoms: spiritists compared to mental health professionals in Puerto Rico and Brazil
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora, School of Medicine, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Psychiatry 72:268-83. 2009
    ..We suggest psychosocial mechanisms to explain these findings and raise questions for future research...
  7. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and psychosis
    Adair Menezes
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora UFJF School of Medicine, Research Center in Spirituality and Health at UFJF, Rua da Laguna 485 104, Juiz de Fora, MG 36015 230, Brazil
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:174-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that the importance of this theme and the lack of quality investigations point to the necessity of further investigation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigating the role played by social support in the association between religiosity and mental health in low income older adults: results from the São Paulo Ageing & Health Study (SPAH)
    Alexandre Augusto Macêdo Corrêa
    School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:157-64. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of spirituality to mental health: review of evidence and practical guidelines
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Research Center in Spirituality and Health NUPES, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora UFJF, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 36:176-82. 2014
    ..This paper reviews the current state of the evidence and provides evidence-based guidelines for spiritual assessment and for integration of R/S into mental health treatment...