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MEDISAN

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Abstract

JIMENEZ BETANCOURT, Elena  and  IRSULA BETANCOURT, Liorna. Elderly in a very weak state. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3. ISSN 1029-3019.

In many cases, the elderly in a very weak state doesn't usually have an appropriate net of formal and informal support that provides him affections and cares enough so as to reach a harmonious state of psychosocial well-being. In such circumstances the individual and family psychotherapy, the training in relaxation technics, the floral treatment and other measures aimed at the achievement of a better life quality provide very good effect.

Keywords : elderly; frailty state; psychosocial well-being; life quality; primary health care.

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