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EIRANOVA GONZALEZ-ELIAS, Irina  and  HERNANDEZ TRUJILLO, Ariane. The suggestion as part of an integrated therapeutic system in a group of adolescent smokers and drinkers. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.1, pp.78-83. ISSN 1029-3019.

An intervention study by means of an integrated therapeutic system was carried out in 12 adolescent smokers and drinkers, belonging to Boniato village, attended by the mental health team of "Ernesto Guevara de la Serna" Polyclinic of Santiago de Cuba, from January to July 2013, in order to achieve detoxification and improve conduct related to toxic habits. Group and individual psychotherapies were used, and the suggestion as a technique related to hypnosis. The age group of 14-16 years, with predominance of the male sex, mental disorders as medical history (58.3%), use of substances as family history and those who consumed frequently (66.6%) predominated in the case material. Detoxification was achieved in 2 of them, consumption decreased in 7 and only 3 remained the same

Keywords : adolescent; alcohol consumption; smoking habit; suggestion; integrated therapeutic system.

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