Un novedoso grupo terapeutico para mujeres con cancer de muna avamado: Una experiencia Austialiana

O'Brien, Mary, O'Brien, Tom and Yasky, Jaime (2011) Un novedoso grupo terapeutico para mujeres con cancer de muna avamado: Una experiencia Austialiana. Revista Argentina De Clinica Psicologica, 20 3: 247-253.

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Author O'Brien, Mary
O'Brien, Tom
Yasky, Jaime
Title Un novedoso grupo terapeutico para mujeres con cancer de muna avamado: Una experiencia Austialiana
Translated title An innovative therapy group for women with advanced breast cancer: An Australian experience
Language of Title spa
Journal name Revista Argentina De Clinica Psicologica
Translated journal name Argentina Journal of Clinical Psychology
Language of Journal Name spa
ISSN 0327-6716
Publication date 2011-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 20
Issue 3
Start page 247
End page 253
Total pages 7
Place of publication Buenos Aires, Argentina
Publisher Fundacion Aigle
Collection year 2012
Language spa
Formatted abstract
El cancer de mama es un importante problema de salud particularmente en pafses desarrollados.
El sufrimiento psicol6gico asociado a tal condici6n es un aspecto importante del problema y
est udios demuestran que las mujeres que sufren de este t1po de cancer requieren de atenci6n y
tratamie nto psicol6gico especializado. Se describe y dlscute Ia experiencia de un grupo
terapeutico de apoyo y expresi6n que se ha llevado a cabo en Queensland, Australia durante los
ultimos 12 anos, en que ate ndiendo al problema de las grandes dlstancias geograficas que
existen entre dive rsas muje res que requieren este servlclo, se ha experime ntado con una
modalidad que conjuga Ia participaci6n pre sencia! y por via de teleconferencia.

Breast cancer is an important health problem particularly in developed countries. The psychological distress associated with such health condition is an important aspect of the problem, and studies show that women suffering from this type of cancer require specialized psychological care. An ongoing 12-year Australian experience with a supportive-expressive therapy group is presented and discussed, including the use of a mixed modality of participation, both presential and via teleconference, to overcome Queensland's geographical distances and allow different women to benefit from this service.
Keyword Advanced breast cancer
Psychological distress
Supportive-expressive group therapy
Therapy by telephone
Q-Index Code C1
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Institutional Status UQ

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