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Perception on Psychiatric Reform from A Standpoint of the Families| Biomed Grid

Journal: American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 517-521

Keywords : Mental Health; Family; Psychiatric Nursing; Biomed Grid;

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The aim of this study was to obtain the perception of the relatives of patients with mental disorders, about the treatment offered at the Psychosocial Care Center (CAPS) and to identify the preference about the hospitalization in psychiatric hospitals and the treatment offered after the Psychiatric Reform. Qualitative, descriptive and exploratory research based on the Theory of Social Representations, following the guidelines of the Discourse of the Collective Subject. The sample consisted of 20 relatives of patients who were treated at CAPS II, in the city of Campo Limpo Paulista, in the interior of São Paulo. The central ideas obtained by relatives who are in favor of hospitalization in psychiatric hospitals were: “Aggression” and “Benefit of Hospitalization”. Family members who are not in favor of hospitalization and prefer the treatment offered by CAPS were: “Ineffective Method of Hospitalization” and “Family Tie “. Even after the Psychiatric Reform, there are still relatives in favor of hospitalization in psychiatric hospitals

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