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ASSIS, Cleber Lizardo de et al. Perceptions and practices of health professionals in psychosomatic of the Cacoal and Nova Brasilândia/RO. Aletheia [online]. 2013, n.40, pp. 74-86. ISSN 1413-0394.

This study focuses on Perceptions and Practices in Psychosomatic Health Professionals Cacoal and Nova Brasilândia/RO. A sample of 08 health professionals, qualitative research, collecting data in semi-structured interviews and handled by Content Analysis from the categories: mind-body relationship, Training and Knowledge psychosomatic, and Practice and Treatment Psychosomatics. Professionals reported recognizing a complex interaction between mind / mental and the body, with the theme of knowledge concerning psychosomatic, citing the major diseases occurring in their practice, however, there is little professional interaction in an interdisciplinary perspective, predominantly referrals. There were health professionals in a certain knowledge about the mind-body interaction, including raising the diseases arising from malfunction of this process, but there is in practice a dialogue and interaction across disciplines, prevailing referral to a psychologist, who can contribute strategic way to approach this possible connection in the psychosomatic phenomenon.

Keywords : Psychosomatic disorders; Mind-body relationship; Interdisciplinarity.

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