International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews


Challenge in the Psychologist Performance in Relation to Renal Patient on Hemodialysis: Experience Report

Case Report of International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews Challenge in the Psychologist Performance in Relation to Renal Patient on Hemodialysis: Experience Report Thomaz, L.A.E1, Accioly, C.C2, Albuquerque, E.N3, Osório, M.O4, Behar, J.N.P5 1Student of Psychologist at the Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde; 2,3,4Psychologist of the Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira - IMIP, tutor if ther Course of Psychology of the Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde - FPS, 5Psychologist of the Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira – IMIP. Introduction: The chronic kidney failure is considered a public health problem, since it has high morbidity and mortality rates. This shortcoming is the result of the impairment of renal function, which can lead to the substitutive therapies to the kidneys. Among them, it is noteworthy that the hemodialysis patient demands adjustments to physical, social, psychological, and points to possibilities of contribution of the psychologist in this scenario, and offering psychological support to minimize suffering, fears and fantasies, favoring the positive adaptation and well-being of the patients. Objective: to reflect on the challenges in the actions of the psychologist in the context of chronic renal disease in hemodialysis, from report of the internship experience in service of renal substitutive therapy. Methodology: an experience report. Results and Discussion: the curricular internship has experience in the sector of dialysis, lets you know the characterization of chronic kidney disease and its possible repercussions on the life of the biopsychosocial subject, which are quite specific, requiring psychology trainee personalize care for patients in hemodialysis. That happens because the experience of each patient is unique and it is to be attentive to this subject that falls ill and not the disease of the subject itself. Therefore, the practice of psychology in this reality behind various challenges to professionals, some of them are: need to individualize ...

Hospital Psychologist: Facilitator in the Use of Educational Tool for Caregivers of Children With Rheumatic Fever

Review Article of International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews Hospital Psychologist: Facilitator in the Use of Educational Tool for Caregivers of Children With Rheumatic Fever Pedrosa, A.P.A1, Batista, R.M.F2, Albuquerque, E.N3, Osório, M.O4, Santos, E.P5, Accioly, C.C6 1Orientadora. 2Aluna da Pós-Graduação em Clínica Hospitalar da Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde- FPS; 1,3,4,5,6 Tutoras da Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde- FPS; Psicólogas do Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira-IMIP Introduction: In the world, it is estimated that, approximately 500,000 new cases of heumatic fever occur per year. In Latin America 21,000 cases of acute rheumatic fever. In Brazil 18,000 new cases of rheumatic fever / year, approximately 50% with significant cardiac lesions, representing the main cause of acquired heart disease Streptococcus by the airways. It is manifested about 7 to 15 days after an infectious episode of pharyngitis (inflammatory and infectious disease involving the pharynx) with fever, reaching generally children from 5 to 15 years old who present changes in the immune system by genetic inheritance. It is a chronic disease and the main cause of acquired childhood heart disease. Objective: To analyze the role of the psychologist as facilitator of the process of awareness of care, prevention and health propagation through an educational tool for caregivers of children about rheumatic fever. Method: Integrative review study carried out through bibliographic research, published and indexed in databases, SCIELO, PEPSIC and research in guidelines composed by members of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology, Brazilian Society of Pediatrics and Brazilian Society of Rheumatology. Discussion: Rheumatic heart disease is a chronic disease, with high direct and indirect costs, and may cause great social impact on the individual’s life in a growth and development phase, causing losses in school life and insertion in the labor market. Through the informative tool and action of the Hospital Psychologist, ...

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