Social relationships in the quotidian of users of a psychosocial care center: a phenomenological study

Cíntia Nasi, Jacó Fernando Schneider

Abstract


This study aimed to understand the daily life of users of a Psychosocial Care Center. It is a qualitative research, which follows the theoretical and methodological references from Alfred Schutz’s phenomenological sociology. Field study was a Psychosocial Care Center in Porto Alegre City, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. Data collection had occurred between April and June 2008, with phenomenological interviews with 13 service users. From comprehensive data analysis, it emerged information about users’ social relationships. Thus, with this study it is possible to understand the diversity of social relationships users have in the world of daily life, which can be expanded if they are included in different spaces of society.


Keywords


mental health; mental health services; psychosocial support systems; nursing

Full Text:

HTML


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5935/1676-4285.20102745



 

The articles published in Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing are indexed, classified, linked, or summarized by:

 

Affiliated to:

Sources of Support:

 

The OBJN is linked also to the main Universities Libraries around the world.

Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing. ISSN: 1676-4285

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons:Noncommercial-No Derivative Works License.