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Análise Psicológica

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TRINDADE, Isabel  and  TEIXEIRA, José A. Carvalho. Aconselhamento psicológico em contextos de saúde e doença : Intervenção privilegiada em psicologia da saúde . Aná. Psicológica [online]. 2000, vol.18, n.1, pp.3-14. ISSN 0870-8231.

The importance of psychological processes in the experience of health and illness has become increasingly recognized. Counselling psychology in the context of health and illness is related to the change of morbility: the increasing emphasis on health promotion and illness prevention, increase in long-term treatment with emphasis on control rather than cure and active participation of the patient. This article reviews counselling psychology objectives in the health context, some theoretical perspectives, counselling problems in primary and secondary health care, effectiveness and training.

Keywords : Counselling psychology; health; illness.

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