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LAGES, Sônia Regina Corrêa et al. Research in Social Psychology in the field of Health of the Black Population in Brazil . Rev. Psicol. UNESP [online]. 2014, vol.13, n.1, pp. 1-10. ISSN 1984-9044.

This work seeks to outline the state of the art of the research in the field of Social Psychology that deal with black population health in Brazil. Black people suffer with specific inequalities which have social and historical causes, and that can be seen also in health care field, particularly concerning diseases that are prevalent in that population. Statistics show that morbidity in Brazil has a color, it is black, which points to the iniquity in health care. The search was limited to following productions: to Capes Theses Database - dissertations and theses in the field of Social Psychology; the Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations – BDTD; the Journals of Psychology (in interface with the social) indexed in SciELO electronic library. This preliminary study indicated a low production in social psychology about the subject, which limits its role in the struggle for social rights and its influence in public health policy.

Palavras-chave : social psychology; the black population health; scientific productions.

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