Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

STUDY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SPORTS PROGRAM IN PATIENTS WITH DUAL PATHOLOGY

Abstract

Eduardo José Fernández Ozcorta, Julia García Martínez y Concha Martínez García

The principal aim of the present study is the empirical description of psycophysical affections of Dual Pathology (DP) patients in the Centers of Integral Intervention of Dual Pathology of the Association "Hu.Pa.Dual" of Huelva (N = 15). It was performed a description and analysis of the interrelationship of physical factors and other psychopathologycal factors referred to the subscales of anxiety - insomnia, depression and social dysfunction. It has been used the Spanish validation of the General Health Questionnaire of Goldberg (GHQ-28) by Lobo, Perez-Echeverría and Artal (1986), as the measure of the base line. The sports intervention was applied later in a subsample (n=6) and after this intervention the measure was performed by the re-tests of the same one. The foreseen results were of significant differences in the subscales of social dysfunction and depression. After the sport intervention, the punctuations diminished with regard to the base line: this difference was minor in the subscale of anxiety.

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