Estudos e Pesquisas em Psicologia
versão ISSN 1808-4281
KANTORSKI, Luciane Prado et al. Evaluating the politics of mental health in a CAPS: the path in the anti-asylum movement. Estud. pesqui. psicol. [online]. 2010, vol.10, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1808-4281.
This article describes a study of case of a Center for Psychosocial Attendance (CAPS) located in Alegrete, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and it consists of a cutting of the study of evaluation of CAPS from the southern of Brazil, where, in the qualitative stage were studied five CAPS of this area. The aim of this study was to evaluate qualitatively a CAPS, using as marker the politics of mental health emphasizing the relationship of the CAPS with the local administration and with the anti-asylum movement. It was made a fourth generation evaluation, consisting of interviews with users, family members and workers of the CAPS and field observation. It was evidenced in the evaluating process the organization and compromising potentials of the social subjects in the daily construction of the process of transformation of the practices in mental health, in spite of the limits faced inside the local politics.
Palavras-chave : Center for psychosocial attendance; Qualitative assessment of services; Mental health politics.