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[child Protection Network And The Intersector Implementation Of The Circle Of Security As Alternatives To Medication].

By Ana Laura Martins M M Becker, Paulo Haddad de Souza, Mônica Martins de Oliveira and Nestor Luiz Bruzzi B Paraguay


To describe the clinical history of a child with aggressive behavior and recurring death-theme speech, and report the experience of the team of authors, who proposed an alternative to medication through the establishment of a protection network and the inter-sector implementation of the circle of security concept. A 5-year-old child has a violent and aggressive behavior at the day-care. The child was diagnosed by the healthcare center with depressive disorder and behavioral disorder, and was medicated with sertraline and risperidone. Side effects were observed, and the medications were discontinued. Despite several actions, such as talks, teamwork, psychological and psychiatric follow-up, the child's behavior remained unchanged. A unique therapeutic project was developed by Universidade Estadual de Campinas' Medical School students in order to establish a connection between the entities responsible for the child's care (daycare center, healthcare center, and family). Thus, the team was able to develop a basic care protection network. The implementation of the inter-sector circle of security, as well as the communication and cooperation among the teams, produced very favorable results in this case. This initiative was shown to be a feasible and effective alternative to the use of medication for this child.32247-5

Topics: Atenção Primária à Saúde, Child, Criança, Medicalização, Medication, Primary Healthcare, Psicoterapia, Psychotherapy
Year: 2015
DOI identifier: 10.1590/0103-0582201432316
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