Interventive psychodiagnostic strategies and support on adjustment crisis using sandplay and EDAO / Estratégias de psicodiagnóstico interventivo e apoio em crises adaptativas por meio do jogo de areia e da EDAO

Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica. 2005;18(3):402-407


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Journal Title: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

ISSN: 0102-7972 (Print); 1678-7153 (Online)

Publisher: SpringerOpen

Society/Institution: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

LCC Subject Category: Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Psychology

Country of publisher: United Kingdom

Language of fulltext: English

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Rodrigo Manoel Giovanetti

Paulo Afrânio Sant'Anna


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Time From Submission to Publication: 24 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Clinical and institutional Psychology's activities and the end of the graduation draw a students' adjustment crisis. For analyzing this situation, an interventive psychodiagnostic using Sandplay and EDAO has been effective. This qualitative research aimed to verify the relations between the crisis period, psychosocial factors and psychological resources based on the interventive psychodiagnostic. It was selected 7 female students from Psychology's 8th period, for 3 individual meetings, in which was applied EDAO, Sandplay and feedback's interview. The results have shown that arquetypal factors configures the crisis' period related to university demands and to the transition to adulthood and the psychodiagnostic strategies worked as a supportive factor. It was suggested a follow up study, Psychology's career information and the creation of the clinical situation for the subjective experience of the crisis.