Multidisciplinary Working Process of the Psychosocial Care Centers in the Extended Clinic Context

  • Yanna Gomes de sousa
  • Soraya Maria de Medeiros
  • Bertha Cruz Enders
  • Ana Elisa Pereira Chaves
  • Marília Souto de Araujo

Abstract

Objective: To discuss the importance of multidisciplinary care for patients in mental distress based on the context of the extended clinic.

Method: This is a theoretical essay

Results: The WHO and the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) state that mental disorders are 12% of global diseases. In this context, seek the understanding of the organization of CAPS of the multidisciplinary team working process is an important reflection for (re) construction of mental health practices in the territory. From this perspective, the work process seeks to overcome the Cartesian, biological and reductionist conception of the health-disease process, which ignores the subjectivity and strongly present symbolisms in substitutive services to psychiatric hospitals.

Conclusion: This essay makes the discussion about care in expanded clinic perspective as practiced in the routine of CAPS. Thus, the expanded clinic production through the organization of the multidisciplinary team working process in CAPS is feasible, and it is important for the implementation of a mental health policy to reduce inequalities and contribute to the strengthening of the patient´s quality of life in mental distress.

Published
Jun 2, 2016
How to Cite
DE SOUSA, Yanna Gomes et al. Multidisciplinary Working Process of the Psychosocial Care Centers in the Extended Clinic Context. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, june 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1573>. Date accessed: 24 june 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/1969.
Section
Psychiatry & Mental Health

Keywords

Psychiatric Nursing; Mental Health; Work Process; Clinical Extended

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