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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


POVES ONATE, Silvia; ROMERO GAMERO, Rafael  and  VUCINOVICH, Nicolás. Brief group experience for patients with anxiety disorders in a Mental Health Center. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2010, vol.30, n.3, pp.409-418. ISSN 2340-2733.

Introduction: Anxiety disorders are one of the more prevalent in general population. This study reports one group experience targeting patients with anxiety disorders, mainly on Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Method: Group psychotherapy described is developed through 12 biweekly sessions. Treatment focuses on active coping of stress events, encouraging the purchase of new psychological resources and considering the relational aspects involved in the maintenance of the disorder. Results: Results are promising considering discharge after the intervention and recovery of normal activity. Data support continuing this modality of intervention in our public health system.

Keywords : Anxiety Disorder; Group psychotherapy; Coping Skills.

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