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Terapia psicológica

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RIVERA, Diana; CUMSILLE, Patricio; DOMINGUEZ, Carmen  and  HIDALGO, Carmen Gloria. Educational Programs for couples and marriages: a new clinical proposal to Chile. Ter Psicol [online]. 2015, vol.33, n.1, pp.13-21. ISSN 0718-4808.

Education aimed at couples and marriage has a broad development in the world and in several countries has been incorporated into adult educational programs as part of preventive public policies of disharmony, rupture and relationship healthy couples. Initiatives that were originally promoted by religious groups today are a preventive alternative to promote healthy relationships, based on advances in psychological research and rigorously evaluated. The paper presents (a) to present the logic behind preventive interventions (b) make known the initiatives in education for couples and families in other countries (c) systematize the findings about their effectiveness (d) discuss the reasons which would be useful for incorporation into the country.

Keywords : premarital education; prevention; divorce; engagement.

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