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Lorena Jiménez Castro

Lorena Jiménez Castro

PsychiatryHealth Services Administration

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  • MED6754 · Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica
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¢70000.00
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¢70000.00

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About me

I love being Psychiatrist because it allows me to apply my scientific knowledge and psychosocial understanding to the process of building and maintaining mental health in people. My goal is to support my patients in the process of building the full enjoyment in this journey called life.

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My studies

MSc in Health Management. Instituto Centroamericano de Administración Pública (ICAP). February 2015 - April 2017
Psychiatry Specialty. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. February 2004 - January 2007
General Medicine and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. January 2002

My courses

Mood Disorder Seminar. Ciudad de Mexico October 2018 - November 2018
National Congress of Psychiatry - Exhibitor and Participant 2014 - 2017
Advanced fMRI Course. 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Québec City, Canada June 2011
Short Course in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. Boston, MA, USA. March 21-25 March 2011
Introduction to Imaging Genetics. 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Barcelona, Spain June 2010
50th Annual Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine July 2009
Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS) training session. University of Texas. Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX. USA September 2008
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Research ethics training. UTHSCSA Institutional Review Board (IRB). San Antonio, Texas, EEUU May 2008
1st South American Research Seminar –IACAPAP, in Porto Alegre, Brazil June 2007
Mini-fellowship US / Costa Rica Psychiatric Genetic Research Training Programs. University of Texas. Health Science Center at San Antonio. July 2006 - September 2006
Certification of Investigator Education Requirement Completion. Institutional Review Board, University of Texas Health Science Center. San Antonio, Texas, USA September 2006
The Best Estimate training session. University of Texas. Health Science Center at San Antonio. TX. USA August 2006
Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS) training session. University of Texas. Health Science Center at San Antonio. TX. USA July 2006
Family Interview for Genetic Studies (FIGS) training session. University of Texas. Health Science Center at San Antonio. TX. USA July 2006
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I treat these patients:

Adult
Elderly

I treat these medical conditions:

Anorexia
Anxiety
Bipolar disorder
Briquet's syndrome (hysteria or omatization disorder)
Bulimia
Dementia
Depression
Hypochondria (health anxiety)
Medicine dependence
Neurosis
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
Panic attack
Paranoid personality disorder
Personality disorder
Phobia
Psychotic behavior
Schizophrenia
Suicidal behavior
Tremors
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I worked on:

Attending Specialist of Psychiatry - Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social, Hospital Calderón Guardia. June 2013 - Present
Professor - Department of Psychiatry, Universidad de Ciencias Medicas (UCIMED). San José, Costa Rica. June 2013 - Present
Evaluator of Diagnostics in Psychiatry - Research Center for Cell and Molecular Biology, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica. July 2006 - Presente
Professor: Postgraduate of Psychiatry - CENDEISSS, University of Costa Rica. 2016-Present

I am affiliated with:

Costa Rican Association of Psychiatry

I speak these languages:

Español

My awards

Graduation with Honors in the Specialty of Psychiatry - CENDEISS, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica
Admitted as a Candidate with the highest score on the Medical Residency of Psychiatry - CENDEISS, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.

My publications

Jiménez-Castro L, Ramage A, Asechon A & Fox P.T. Poster submission: “Using Counting stroop in functional MRI. Re-validation experimental”. To be present in the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Seattle. USA. To be held June 16-20, 2013.
F.S Salinas, S. Narayana, L. Jiménez-Castro, P.T. Fox. “Resting-state fMRI determination of optimal target locations for non-invasive brain stimulation”. Program No. 928.11. Poster No. GGG17 2012 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, 2012.
Jiménez-Castro L, Robin D, Ingham R, Fox P.T. “Dysfunctional resting-state Functional Connectivity in PDS using seed-based” Poster No. 589. 18th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Beijin, China. 2012.
Jiménez-Castro L, Kochunov P, Olvera R.L, Almasy L., et al. “Altered Resting-state Networks in Developmental Stuttering Shown by Dual-regression ICA” Poster No. 507. 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Québec City, Canada. 2011
Jiménez-Castro L, Medina R, Nicolini H, Mendoza R., et al. “Substance use disorders among Latino populations with schizophrenia” International Congress in Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, U.S.A. 2007
Jiménez-Castro L, Raventós-Vorst H & Escamilla M. Substance use disorder and schizophrenia: prevalence and sociodemographic characteristics in the Latin American population. Actas Españolas de Psiquiatría. 2011 March; 39(2): 123-30
Jiménez-Castro L, Hare E, Medina R, Raventos H, Nicolini H, Mendoza R, Ontiveros A, Jerez A, Muñoz R, Dassori A & Escamilla M. Substance use disorder comorbidity with schizophrenia in families of Mexican and Central American ancestry. Schizophrenia Research. 2010 July; 120(1-3): 87-94
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