Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repositorio.unicamp.br/jspui/handle/REPOSIP/94608
Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Formation Of Groups As Psychological And Social Support In Epilepsy [formação De Grupos Como Suporte Psicológico E Social Na Epilepsia]
Author: Fernandes P.T.
Salgado P.C.B.
Noronha A.L.A.
Mory S.B.
Li L.M.
Abstract: Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects patients and their family behavior and well-being often leading to social withdrawn. For this reason, it is important that people learn about epilepsy, and which are the social implications on the lives of people with epilepsy stop them of being victims of the stigma in the community. This article aims to show the importance of working with groups in epilepsy. We try to provide basic guidelines towards achieving effective results. The group dynamics improves the interpersonal relationships, focusing the treatment of their problems and difficulties, especially in chronic diseases. Our experience has shown that this intervention has a great potential to provide well-being, reducing the people's anxiety and ultimately providing improvement in the quality of life and reduction of the felt stigma.
Editor: 
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846672089&partnerID=40&md5=51bfdb941d9bbc50d0a833cf781fa66e
Date Issue: 2004
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.