Psicología desde el Caribe
versão On-line ISSN 2011-7485
FERREI, Robert; PENA, Angélica; GOMEZ, Niove e PEREZ, Katriny. Esquemas maladaptativos tempranos en pacientes diagnosticados con cáncer atendidos en tres centros oncológicos de la ciudad de Santa Marta (Colombia): Early maladaptive schemas in patients diagnosed with cancer, assisted in three oncological centres from the city of Santa Marta (Colombia). Psicol. caribe [online]. 2009, n.24, pp. 180-204. ISSN 2011-7485.
The study is part of the area of health psychology, from a cognitive approach, conducted with the objective of describing and establishing the prevalence of maladaptive Early Drawings (EMTs) in patients diagnosed with cancer, treated at three centers Oncology Care District of Santa Marta (Magdalena), COLOMBIA. This is a descriptive research with a design transectional Description, which used a type of intentional non-probability sampling because it was not possible to know the people, by choosing as subject to the 80 people diagnosed with cancer over 39 years of age, attending the Oncology Unit of the Caribbean Oftalmológica Foundation (FOCA), cancer specialist at the Center of the Caribbean (CECAC) and Blood Clinic - Oncology (CEMED Magdalena). We used the Young Schema Questionnaire, YSQ - L2, validated university population in the city of Medellin - Colombia, conducted by D. Castrillón, L. Chaves, A. Ferrer, N.H. Londoño, M. Schnitter, K. Maestre & C. Marín. The results show as the prevailing early maladaptive pattern of self, being similar to those found in studies in other contexts (Moris and Greer, 1980, Eysenck, 1985; Contrada, Leventhal & O 'Leary, 1990, Watson, 1998 cited in Ibanez , 1991), which combine cognitive and emotional patterns that make up the maladaptive pattern of self-evidence with theoretical and/ or scientific associate it with the so-called lifestyle carcinogen.
Palavras-chave : Health psychology; schemas early maladaptive; psicooncología; cancer.