Ortiz's work is present in the Psychiatry Cuban Transcultural,
Latin American and World. As we have suggested in
previous works, their study is essential for any Psychiatrist,
or little will be able to understand of the expressions
and of the culture and its patients' Social Psychology.
author of this work, has worked in different rural
communities of the Provincia Habana, verifying during
several years of practice countless contributions
of the Dr. Ortiz. It has been of invaluable value
the knowledge of their work, and the recognition of
the influence yoruba in their professional practice.
Of there the use of proverbs of this culture arises
in the brief Psychotherapy, work presented in the
first meeting of ALADDA in our country, in the University
of Havana in 1989, to the one that equally remit to
the interested ones.
to the handling and approach to patients that still
not being practitioners, they manifest in their anxiety
on their illness expressions sincréticas: salao being",
the I don't know what I have above", the joke to my
for sure they tossed me something", something has
to have behind", I will have go to see a sorcerer",
amen of other believing patients that express tajantemente
that apart from their illness, the origin is a damage,
bilongo, masange or witchcraft.
necessary, indispensable, to have the cultural information
of the presence of the phenomenon of the transculturación
to understand them and to be able to assist them and
finally to help them that is in definitive the objective
of the profession.
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I work presented in the Constitution of ALADDA, 1988.
factors in the black magic mythical conceptions."
He/she confers Inauguration Clinic Mental Health,
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I work presented in the Cultural Encounter Yoruba,
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