Understanding the paranoid psychosis of James: Use of the repertory grid technique for case conceptualization
Helena García-Mieres, Susana Ochoa, Raquel López-Carrilero, Development Unit of Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, 08330 Barcelona, Spain
Helena García-Mieres, Marta Salla, Guillem Feixas, Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatments, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
Author contributions: García-Mieres H, Ochoa S and Feixas G designed the report; García-Mieres H and López-Carrilero R collected the patient’s clinical data; García-Mieres H and Salla M wrote the first draft of the paper; and Feixas G and Ochoa S revised the paper to produce the final version.
Supported by The Departament d’ Educació i Universitats de la Generalitat de Catalunya and the European Social Fund by means of a fellowship given to the first author, and by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Spanish Ministry of Health), research grant number PI14/00044, from the Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER).
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by ParcSanitariSant Joan de Déu Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: The case provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There is no conflict of interests.
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Correspondence to: Helena García-Mieres, MD, Department of Personality, Assessment and Psychological Treatments, Faculty of Psychology, University of Barcelona, Passeig de Valld’Hebrón 171, 08035 Barcelona, Spain. email@example.com
Received: April 13, 2016
Peer-review started: April 15, 2016
First decision: May 19, 2016
Revised: May 28, 2016
Accepted: August 11, 2016
Article in press: August 13, 2016
Published online: September 22, 2016