MOTHERS WITH DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN AND THEIR PSYCHOSOCIAL LEVEL OF ADAPTATION ACCORDING TO ROY MODEL

Authors

  • Allyne Nóbrega Fortes Universidade Federal do Ceará
  • Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes Universidade Federal do Ceará

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17533/udea.iee.2914

Abstract

Objective: We aimed to analyze the psychosocial adaptation level of mothers with Down’s syndrome children.  Methodology: The sampling was composed by all mothers of children carriers of Down’s syndrome, assisted in a treatment and precocious stimulation’s nucleus that accepted. The data were organized following thematic analysis technique. The adaptation level was classified: integrated (only positive adaptation indicators), compensatory (positive adaptation indicators and adaptation common problems) and compromised (only adaptation common problems). Results and discussion: In the Self-concept mode, there were 12 cases of compensatory adaptation level, one of integrated level and none committed level.. In the Role function mode 3 interviewees reached commited level, in 10 cases integrated level and none of compensatory level. In the Interdependence mode 10 participants existed attained integrated level, 3 participants showed compensatory level, and any case of commited level of adaptation was registered. Conclusions: We verify that all the participants were living a general compensatory adaptation level, whereas any case of completely integrated or commited level was observed.

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Author Biographies

Allyne Nóbrega Fortes, Universidade Federal do Ceará

Aluna do curso de Mestrado do Programa de Posgradução em Enfermagem da Universidade Federal de Ceará. Correio electrônico: marcos_venicios@hotmail.com.

Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes, Universidade Federal do Ceará

Dotor em Enfermagem. Professor adjunto do departamento de Enfermagem da Universidade Federal de Ceará. Correio electrônico: marcos@ufe.br.

Published

2008-04-10

How to Cite

Nóbrega Fortes, A., & de Oliveira Lopes, M. V. (2008). MOTHERS WITH DOWN SYNDROME CHILDREN AND THEIR PSYCHOSOCIAL LEVEL OF ADAPTATION ACCORDING TO ROY MODEL. Investigación Y Educación En Enfermería, 24(2). https://doi.org/10.17533/udea.iee.2914

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES / ARTÍCULOS ORIGINALES / ARTIGOS ORIGINAIS

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