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Therapeutic nursing care: transition in sexuality of the elderly caregiving spouse

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Title
Therapeutic nursing care: transition in sexuality of the elderly caregiving spouse
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Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, August 2017
DOI 10.1590/0034-7167-2016-0256
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Claudia Feio da Maia Lima, Célia Pereira Caldas, Iraci dos Santos, Liana Amorim Correa Trotte, Bárbara Martins Corrêa da Silva

Abstract

To understand the transitions experienced, and the conditions and expected response patterns to changes in sexuality of the spouse-caregiver of the elderly, during progression of the dementia process. A qualitative research study, conducted at the neurogeriatric clinic between May of 2014 and May of 2015. An intensive, individual interview was administered to 12 elderly caregivers. Thematic content analysis was applied, using the theoretical model of Transition Theory. Seven categories emerged, involving relationship and conjugal sexuality; disease repercussions; care and professional approach; attitudes, beliefs and social imagery of sexuality and care; family relationship and redefining of sexuality. Family development and marital life, the aspects of formation and development of sexuality, the specifics that involved living and caring for the other were understood, with successive events and changes influenced by old age, dementia, beliefs and social imagery. compreender as transições vivenciadas, suas condições e os padrões de resposta esperados a mudanças na sexualidade do cônjuge-cuidador do idoso em processo demencial. pesquisa de abordagem qualitativa, realizada no ambulatório de neurogeriatria, entre maio de 2014 e maio de 2015. Aplicou-se a entrevista individual e intensiva a 12 cônjuges-cuidadores de idosos. Fez-se a análise de conteúdo temática, com aplicação do modelo teórico da Teoria das Transições. emergiram sete categorias, que envolveram relação e sexualidade conjugal; repercussões da doença; o cuidado e a abordagem profissional; atitudes, crenças e imaginário social de sexualidade e cuidado; relação familiar e ressignificação de sexualidade. compreendeu-se a construção de vida familiar e conjugal; os aspectos de formação e desenvolvimento da sexualidade; as especificidades que envolvem viver e cuidar do outro, com sucessivos acontecimentos e mudanças influenciados pela velhice, por processo demencial, crenças e imaginário social.

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Unknown 73 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 12 16%
Researcher 9 12%
Student > Master 9 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 10%
Other 6 8%
Other 15 21%
Unknown 15 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 31 42%
Psychology 11 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 7 10%
Social Sciences 6 8%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 1%
Other 4 5%
Unknown 13 18%

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