Spontaneity in older people


  • Catarina Barbosa
  • Rosane Rodrigues


older people, old age, spontaneity, creativity


This article presents and discusses a sociopsychodrama session based on the concepts of spontaneity/creativity. The study refers to part of a work that took place in a Basic Health Unit in São Paulo, in which the author aims at investigating how the Socionomic Methodology can work on healthcare for older people, and, as a result, enhance spontaneous actions and facilitate the development and strengthening of bonds in this age group.


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How to Cite

Barbosa, C. ., & Rodrigues, R. . (2020). Spontaneity in older people. Revista Brasileira De Psicodrama, 24(2), 102–107. Retrieved from https://revbraspsicodrama.org.br/rbp/article/view/286



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