Revisión bibliográfica de los cuidados del paciente anciano con trastorno mental grave desde una perspectiva multidisciplinar

  • Beatriz Mata Sáenz Hospital General Universitario de Ciudad Real (España)
  • Pablo Delgado Torres Hospital General Universitario de Ciudad Real (España)
  • Juliana Resa González Hospital General Universitario de Ciudad Real (España)
  • Teresa Rodríguez Cano S.S.C.C., S.E.S.C.A.M. (España)


Los pacientes con trastorno mental grave constituyen un reto en su atención, por las necesidades a nivel social, psiquiátrico, laboral, orgánico y, fundamentalmente, humano. El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar la bibliografía disponible acerca de las intervenciones recomendadas desde diferentes perspectivas: enfermería, psiquiatría, atención primaria e institucional. Se recoge información a partir de bases de datos (Pubmed, NHSEvidence, Cochrane, Tripdatabase, UpToDate, National Guideline Clearinghouse, Guidelines International Network, CMA infobase), entre 2000 y 2016. Se emplean los descriptores “schizophrenia”, “bipolar disorder”, “older people”, “aripiprazole”, “paliperidone”, “elderly”, “severe mental disorder”, “primary care”, “nurs*” y sus equivalentes en español. La evidencia disponible tanto a nivel de los programas de atención como la medicación en este grupo de pacientes es baja. Los estudios encontrados analizan programas con escaso número de participantes y en muchos casos sin comparativos ni grupos control, incluyendo recomendaciones en base a subanálisis de estudios en población general y extrapolaciones en función de las necesidades de este grupo. A pesar de la escasa evidencia disponible y la necesidad de desarrollar estudios de mayor calidad, podemos establecer la recomendación de integrar abordajes de diferentes perspectivas en la atención y el cuidado de estos pacientes.


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MATA SÁENZ, Beatriz et al. Revisión bibliográfica de los cuidados del paciente anciano con trastorno mental grave desde una perspectiva multidisciplinar. European Journal of Child Development, Education and Psychopathology, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 31-47, feb. 2016. ISSN 2340-924X. Disponible en: <>. Fecha de acceso: 27 ene. 2022 doi:

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trastorno mental grave;multidisciplinar;atención primaria;funcionalidad;severe mental disorder;multidisciplinary;primary care;functionality