Violence in intimate relationships from the point of view of adolescents: perspectives of the Complexity Paradigm,

Ana Beatriz Campeiz, Diene Monique Carlos, Ana Flávia Campeiz, Jorge Luiz da Silva, Luiza Araújo Freitas, Maria das Graças Carvalho Ferriani
2020 Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP  
Objective: To analyze adolescents' perceptions about intimate violence from the perspective of the Complexity Paradigm. Method: A qualitative approach configured as strategic social study. The study participants were adolescents between 15 and 18 years old, attending high school in two public schools in a city in the interior of São Paulo State, Brazil. Data collection was performed through a focus group and a semi-structured interview as a complement. Data analysis was based on the dialogical,
more » ... on the dialogical, organizational and holographic principles of the Complex Paradigm. Results: The study included 39 adolescents (14 males and 25 females). Through the emerging categories, it was noticed that intimate violence occurs through dialogical affection-jealousy/control by a naturalization of violent acts which permeates gender, cultural and social issues, and by technology as preponderant for intimate violence among adolescents, denoting new forms of control and coercion. Conclusion: The study introduces aspects present in intimate violence among adolescents, presenting them in an articulate and interdependent way. These aspects constitute a relevant contribution to the actions of health professionals.
doi:10.1590/s1980-220x2018029003575 pmid:32667385 fatcat:rpkustihlrbs7norvx5m3j5wbm