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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

Print version ISSN 0864-2125On-line version ISSN 1561-3038


ARIAS CAPDET, Pedro Pablo. La utilidad de la meditación como modalidad terapéutica: Parte II. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 1998, vol.14, n.3, pp.250-255. ISSN 0864-2125.

A review of the medical literature on the usefulness of applying meditation in pshychoterapy was made aimed at providing an update knowledge about the criteria of specialist on the compatibility of these practices. It is reported that during the last decades there has been an increasing interest in the potential use of meditation techniques in health sciences, which has been strongly manifested in the field of psychotherapy. However, there are similar and different points of view among the authors as a result of the comparative analysis of the objectives, the effects and the therapeutic utility of meditation and psychotherapy. It is demonstrated that psychotherapists should continue their investigations to learn about the usefulness of the different meditation technique

Keywords : MEDITATION [methods]; PSYCHOTHERAPY [methods].

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