Music and Dance Expressions Circles with Mental Health Users: An Experience Report
Introduction: mental health care advances through the perspective of the principles of Psychiatric Reform, deconstructing knowledge and ways of dealing with the user in psychological distress, emphasizing the subject, family, community, interdisciplinary work and social inclusion.
Objective: describing the lived experience and the activities developed in the Extension Project "Music and dance expressions circles with mental health users", the Center for Psychosocial Care (CPC II).
Method: the activities were developed with 15 users of CPC Cajazeiras - Paraíba, Brazil, from October 2014 to March 2015. There was prepared the Final Report of the Extension Project, which served as a basis for this report. For data analysis was sought support in authors who defend the Psychiatric Reform, as well as those working with the theme of music and art.
Results: regarding the use of music and dance found that are valuable strategies in mental health care, being able to work self-esteem, sociability, communication, joy, commitment and new forms of subjectivity of the users.
Conclusion: In mental health we must dare and develop practices that seek to return to the subject the possibility of genuine creation of its existence, that is, that assist in building relationships expression of creation in which the user re-apropriate of subjectivity, producing singling process one.
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