Integrative Community Therapy and its Benefits for Primary Care: an Integrative Review
AbstractIntroduction: Integrative Community Therapy (ICT) is presented as an important support tool for improving health in primary care. Objective: describing how it is being implemented in the ICT of the Family Health Strategy. Method: it was decided to carry out an integrative review, using the descriptors Community Therapy, Family Health, bond, Communitarian Therapy, Family Health, bond, Communitarian Therapy, Family Health, link; the databases consulted were LILACS, SciELO and PubMED, from 2009 to 2014. Results: the findings demonstrate that from the understanding of the importance of working with the theme of the family health team, the service is more spontaneous and rewarding, resulting in strengthening the bond between everyone involved in this process. Conclusion: studies show that the ICT, when applied in primary care, tends to be a terminating method, as a result of this could be used for promotion, prevention and rehabilitation. In addition, ICT promotes the strengthening of relations between professionals, users and community.
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