Characteristics of psychological interventions in primary care psychology

Author/s Michele Liuzzi
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/2
Language Italian Pages 12 P. 87-98 File size 630 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2023-002007
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The aim of this paper is to describe the fundamental themes that characterize a primary care psychology service. We have been talking about family medicine/psychology collaboration for at least 60 years, starting from the pioneering contributions of Mr and Mrs Balint in the United Kingdom, up to the current implemented models, including the regional primary care psychology service implemented in Piedmont since March 2023. Primary care psychology is a clinical model of psychological intervention aimed above all at lightening the burden of psychological discomfort felt by many sectors of the population belonging to primary care (i.e. almost the entire population) and wich alsogenerates disservices and malfunctions to the entire national health system.

Keywords: primary care psychology; collaborative care; stepped care model brief psychological interventions; doctor-psychologist collaboration.

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Michele Liuzzi, Caratteristiche degli interventi psicologici in Psicologia di Cure Primarie in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 2/2023, pp 87-98, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2023-002007