Alexandra Nguyen

Alexandra Nguyen
La Source - Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé · Teaching & research

PhD

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Additional affiliations
September 2014 - present
University of Geneva
Position
  • PhD Student
April 2014 - November 2021
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland et le département Institut & Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source
Position
  • Head of Faculty
October 2008 - March 2014
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
Position
  • Education engineer
Description
  • Organisation of professionnal training programs in health and social fields.

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Publications (70)
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The patient recovery process of individual with mental health disorder is reinforced if they are connected with their community and supported by relatives. The literature has shown that caregivers are important, although their roles can lead to alterations in their own health; and women are the most involved in this role. The present review investi...
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In stand-up comedy, a single actor establishes an intimate relationship with the audience and discusses out loud emotional issues regarding taboo subjects. The ‘stand-up design of instruction’ (STUDI) uses similar techniques in a three minutes video to help learners connect emotional and cognitive experiences of mental health problems in six steps....
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Background The dissemination of new interventions in clinical practice remains challenging. E-learning may provide wide access in various settings and allow tailored learning trajectories and an adapted training pace. This study evaluates an online platform to train professionals to lead the Positive Emotion Program for Schizophrenia (PEPS) for pat...
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L’objectif de cette note de synthèse est de proposer, dans le champ francophone et au-delà, un état des lieux des travaux qui, de manière directe ou indirecte, explicite ou implicite, se réclament du concept d’« interaction verbale » et qui en font usage dans des démarches de recherche et d’intervention en formation des adultes. La première partie...
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Résumé Introduction Le dévoilement de soi par les professionnels de la santé est une pratique courante, bien que controversée quant au moment opportun, à l’étendue et au contenu des informations partagées et aux conséquences cliniques. Objectif Cette étude qualitative vise à enquêter sur de dévoilement de soi chez les professionnels de la santé e...
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SS04 SINTOMI NEGATIVI NELLA SCHIZOFRENIA: NUOVE FRONTIERE DEL TRATTAMENTO Armida Mucci “Nuove frontiere della valutazione dei sintomi negativi nella schizofrenia: il ruolo dell’esperienza soggettiva della mancanza di piacere e di motivazione”. (New frontiers in the assessment of negative symptoms: the role of the subjective experience and motivati...
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Supervision is a central practice in the training of psychiatric therapists. This research is based on the qualitative analysis of empirical data consisting of 28 hours of video recordings, 8 hours of which are transcribed in full. This doctoral research aims at identifying the interactional resources mobilized in supervision when supervisors and t...
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Favrod J, Nguyen A, Frobert L, Bonsack C: Ce que les TCC nous apprennent sur les délires. Santé Mentale 2020;253:49-53
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Résumé Objectifs Le but de cette étude pilote était de tester la faisabilité et l’acceptabilité de la version française d’un programme animé par des pairs sur le dévoilement à autrui d’informations sur sa maladie pour des personnes atteintes de troubles psychiatriques. Matériel et méthode Honnête, ouvert, prêt (HOP) est un programme court qui inv...
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Background: The poor efficacy of drug or psychological treatments on the primary negative symptoms of schizophrenia has led to the development of new interventions. The Positive Emotions Program for Schizophrenia (PEPS) is an emotion regulation strategy training that aims to intensify positive emotions and develop positive performance beliefs. A ra...
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https://c3rp.fr/empowerment-par-le-devoilement-de-soi-j-favrod-a-nguyen/
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Favrod J, Nguyen A, Frobert L, Rexhaj S. Psychoéducation individuelle et familiale. In: Dollfus S, (Ed). Les schizophrénie. Paris: Lavoisier; 2019. p. 391-5.
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Harmful consequences of self-stigma in schizophrenia are well established in the literature, but its relationship with symptomatology remains unclear. Self-stigma describes the process by which some patients eventually accept, adhere to and apply to themselves the stereotypes associated with schizophrenia. This study aims to describe self-stigma ex...
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Background: Negative symptoms are frequent in patients with schizophrenia and are associated with marked impairments in social functioning. The efficacy of drug-based treatments and psychological interventions on primary negative symptoms remains limited. The Positive Emotions Programme for Schizophrenia (PEPS) is designed to improve pleasure and m...
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The Savoring Beliefs Inventory (SBI) is a measure designed to assess attitudes toward savoring positive experience within three temporal orientations: the past (reminiscence), the present moment (present enjoyment), and the future (anticipation). The aim of this study was to validate the structure of the SBI—French version. The scale was tested wit...
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Paralajmërim Ky libër së pari është bërë për intervenuesit psikiatrikë në bashkësi, që punojnë në vijë të parë me personat të cilët vuajnë nga skizofrenia, do të thotë për infermierët, edukatorët, punëtorët socialë dhe/ose ergoterapeutët. Profesionistë të vijës së dytë zakonisht janë psikiatrit dhe ndonjëherë psikologët. Jemi munduar të ndajmë dhe...
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The Anticipatory and Consummatory Interpersonal Pleasure Scale (ACIPS), a measure specifically designed to assess hedonic capacity for social and interpersonal pleasure, was used to evaluate the presence of social anhedonia in patients as well as the general population. The first goal of this study was to validate the structure of the French versio...
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La thérapie cognitive et comportementale propose différentes techniques d’intervention pour traiter les hallucinations acoustico-verbales lorsqu’elles ne répondent pas au traitement neuroleptique. Il s’agit d’une approche centrée sur le patient, construite dans le cadre d’une relation collaborative et qui procède par expérimentation. La TCC a comme...
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Objectives: The efficacy of drug-based treatments and psychological interventions on the primary negative symptoms of schizophrenia remains limited. Recent literature has distinguished negative symptoms associated with a diminished capacity to experience, from those associated with a limited capacity for expression. The positive emotions program f...
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Background Recent literature has distinguished the negative symptoms associated with a diminished capacity to experience (apathy, anhedonia) from symptoms associated with a limited capacity for expression (emotional blunting, alogia). The apathy-anhedonia syndrome tends to be associated with a poorer prognosis than the symptoms related to diminishe...
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La conscience du trouble ou insight est un concept multidimensionnel incluant la reconnaissance de la maladie, la compréhension des effets des médicaments et la reconnaissance des symptômes. L’entraînement métacognitif (EMC) devrait améliorer spécifiquement la reconnaissance des idées délirantes comme faisant partie du trouble par rapport à l’accep...
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Cette étude pilote cherche à tester la faisabilité de l’entraînement à la cohérence cardiaque avec des personnes atteintes d’un retard intellectuel dans le cadre d’un atelier protégé. Un entraînement à la cohérence cardiaque est proposé aux participants volontaires pour une durée de deux semaines à la prise de travail, matin et après-midi. Une appr...
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The efficacy of drug-based treatments and psychological interventions for apathy and anhedonia in schizophrenia remains limited. There is a clear clinical need for new treatments. This pilot study tested the feasibility of a program to reduce anhedonia and apathy in schizophrenia and assessed its impact on 37 participants meeting the ICD-10 criteri...
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La mobilité et le partenariat sont des enjeux cruciaux de la psychiatrie communautaire. Les prestations qu’elle délivre vont du suivi intensif dans le milieu pour les patients qui refusent les soins au soutien à l’emploi pour les patients qui désirent reprendre une activité professionnelle. Ces prestations nécessitent des équipes mobiles pour renco...
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L’anhédonie, la difficulté d’anticiper ou d’éprouver du plaisir, est un symptôme particulièrement défiant de la schizophrénie. Elle est souvent associée à l’apathie et à la réduction de la socialisation. Elle contribue à la baisse du fonctionnement social et professionnel. L’efficacité des traitements médicamenteux sur ce symptôme reste modeste. PE...
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La posture du professionnel dans un programme d’éducation thérapeutique semble évoluer ces dernières années, de concert avec l’évolution de l’approche éthique en éducation thérapeutique. Son rôle change, de l’expert qui transmet des savoirs complexes au formateur qui accompagne. Cette nouvelle posture nécessite de former les professionnels à utilis...
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ABSTRACT FROM: Moritz S, Veckenstedt R, Andreou C, et al. Sustained and “sleeper” effects of group metacognitive training for schizophrenia: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry 2014;71:1103-11.
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http://www.elsevier-masson.fr/se-retablir-de-la-schizophrenie-9782294744570.html
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In this review of recent therapeutic developments in psychiatry, we will report on three domains where new strategies have been proposed. First we will discuss the concept of neuroprotection in patients at "ultra high risk" to develop psychosis and the encouraging results of a randomised controlled trial comparing the effect of placebo and fish oil...
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In clinical practice, anhedonia and apathy are challenging symptoms of schizophrenia. Anhedonia in schizophrenia appears to be associated with impairment in anticipatory pleasure. However, the problem is complicated since comorbid depression occurs in 50 % of patients and the symptoms of the different disorders may overlap. This chapter presents an...
Thesis
La particularité des organisations de la coopération internationale consiste à élaborer et mettre en oeuvre des programmes d'aide humanitaire ou de développement dans des contextes politiques, économiques et sociaux de crise tels que des conflits armés ou des pays en reconstruction après la guerre. Ces conditions particulières requièrent de la part...
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http://www.espace-socrate.com/SocProAccueil/Document/Rehabilitation/g_prevenir_prise_poids_traitement_neuroleptique.pdf

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Projects (6)
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Exposure to public stigma can lead to stereotype endorsement and resignation, which are constructs related to self-stigma. This latter phenomenon has well-documented deleterious consequences for people living with mental illness. Paradoxically, it can also lead to the empowering reactions of righteous anger and coming out proud
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To identify the interactional resources mobilized in supervision when supervisors and therapists talk about the therapeutic relationship they have with patients. To describe the interactional processes of involvement and affiliation lead to the therapist's self-reflection concerning his affective and relational stance with the patient. To understand the context of face-to-face supervision and the interactions witch are constantly (re) configured according to deontic, epistemic and emotional orders, revealing the complex interface of power, expertise and affectivity. To describe supervisor's professional competences.
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Improving pleasure and motivation in schizophrenia