Aspectos socioculturais e violência em mulheres deprimidas /Sociocultural aspects and violence in depressed women

Cristiane Miryam Drumond de Brito, Camila Caminha Caro, Liliane Morais Amaral
2015 Ciência Cuidado e Saúde  
Being analyzed is the socio-cultural relations of ten women diagnosed with depression, living in a peripheral region in the interior of São Paulo. Data was collected in 2009 through semi-structured interviews and were discussedelementslike: origin, friendships, play, school, leisure, religion, clothing, dreams, among others, according to each stage of life: childhood, adolescence and adult life. From sociocultural references, we encountered the phenomenon of violence in all its diversity:
more » ... logical, moral, physical, sexual and social supported onandrocentrical power. The research pointed out that the lives of these women was permeated with violence from childhood to adulthood. Depression in women falls beyond a biologically disease determined by genetic, organic and hormonal factors. It can be seen as part of a social and cultural construction in specific contexts, so it is not an individualized disease in a subject, but may be the result of a society with a still androcentrical predominance.
doi:10.4025/cienccuidsaude.v14i1.19542 fatcat:7curt76vvzgofkxbvyfh2wteha