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Changes in the daily life of men with cancer: introducing one of the interfaces of getting sick

Mudanças no cotidiano de homens com câncer: apresentando uma das interfaces do adoecer

Burille, Andréia; Schwartz, Eda; Zillmer, Juliana Graciela Vestena


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Abstract Objective: To present the changes occurred in the daily life of men with cancer. Method:It is a qualitative research, accomplished from March 2006 to December 2007. The semi-structured interview was used as instrument and the data were organized starting from the thematic analysis. Results:It has verified that several modifications in the daily life of the men have been modified, especially, in aspects related to sexuality, corporal image,and social life, financial and labor aspects, in which they had to introduce strategies to face them. Conclusion: The study made possible to understand how the daily life of the individual with cancer has suffered modifications and it provided a greater sensibility about the health topic of men.
Thesaurusschlagwörter man; cancer; everyday life; chronic illness; health behavior; nursing; Brazil
Klassifikation Medizin, Sozialmedizin; Medizinsoziologie
Freie Schlagwörter Neoplasms; Men's Health
Sprache Dokument Portugiesisch
Publikationsjahr 2013
Seitenangabe S. 3539-3548
Zeitschriftentitel Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online, 5 (2013) 2
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.9789/2175-5361.2013v5n2p3539
ISSN 2175-5361
Status Veröffentlichungsversion; begutachtet
Lizenz Digital Peer Publishing Licence - Freie DIPP-Lizenz