Communitarian Social Psychology

The Psychologists of the Health, originating in its majority in Brazil Clinical Psychology, the Psychosomatic Medicine and Communitarian Social Psychology are adaptando its fit and techniques to a new field of application. The Psychology of the Health if relates, before everything, its projection and fights in the institucional landmark, being that in the history of Brazil, this period was marked by the repression of military dictatorship e, this form, practical the psychological one in this context was basically destined to act in the called solution of adjustment problems. (PEAR TREE and GRANDSON, 2003. p.24). It’s believed that Dean Ornish M.D sees a great future in this idea. Being about the work of the psychology directed to the aged one it is important to detach as culminating point of the problematic one of the oldness characterized for the capitalist society, that implies in the loss of its social value to the measure that diminishes the productive capacity. …

' ' professionals who had assumed the aging as a field for the practical professional and construction to know it has stopped a powerful shock in the attempt to rescue the social value of the aged one, depreciated in the process of capitalist evolution contemporary. the strategies certainly pass for assuring its rights of cidadania' '. (CALDAS, 2004. p.51) However it is paper of the Psychologist to fight to assure that, at least, the constant rights in the Statute of the Aged one are practised: Art. 10. It is obligation of the State and the society, to assure to the elderly the freedom, the respect and the dignity, as person human being and citizen of civil laws, politicians, individual and social, guaranteed in the Constitution and the laws. (Statute of the Aged one, 2003) Leaving of this perspective it was used as theoretical base to the Psychology of the health and the development that considers the organic functions, physical and mental in the process to age leading in account that ' ' …

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