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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: The Ways In Which Blind Mothers Cope With Taking Care Of Their Children Under 12 Years Old [enfrentamento De Mães Cegas No Acompanhamento Dos Filhos Menores De 12 Anos] [afrontamiento De Madres No Videntes Que Acompañan A Sus Niños Menores De 12 Años]
Author: Jorge H.M.F.
Bezerra J.F.
Oria M.O.B.
Brasil C.C.P.
de Araujo M.A.L.
da Silva R.M.
Abstract: This study was aimed at analyzing the ways in which blind mothers cope with taking care of their children under 12 years old and is focused on health promotion, risk prevention and education. This is a qualitative study held in Fortaleza, in the state of Ceará, at the homes of nine blind mothers. A semi-structured interview was performed, from which the core meanings emerged: suitability of the home environment in order to prevent domestic accidents; prevention and treatment of diseases and monitoring of education. Data analysis was based on the concepts of coping and symbolic interactionism. The fact that the mothers are aware of the suitability of the home environment was evident. The pursuit for health promotion was done through the demand for healthcare system. Concerning education, the mothers are aware of the importance of the study and of monitoring its development. Despite the limitations and difficulties, it was observed that they care for and educate their children with the intention of raising good natured and responsible people for the society.
Editor: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/0104-07072014002920012
Date Issue: 2014
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