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Pérez RE, Cardero MD, Pérez RM
False and true beliefs of adolescents on the meaning of psychiatric care
MediSan 2015; 19 (07)

Language: Español
References: 10
Page: 904-909
PDF: 421.54 Kb.

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Most of the adolescents fear to attend the out patients departments for Psychiatry or Psychology, so that they are not consider as disturbed or crazy, because they ignore that mental health and well-being are essential for the collective and individual ability of thinking, for expressing feelings, for interacting with the rest and for enjoying life. Some of their false and true beliefs on the meaning of the psychiatric care are exposed and the importance of health promotion, mainly mental, directed to the population's sector is highlighted.

Key words: adolescence, mental dysfunction, beliefs, psychiatric care, health promotion.


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