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Depression in the wives of convicted men: prevalence and associated factors.
Rev Bras Enferm ; 71(suppl 1): 538-545, 2018.
Artigo em Inglês, Português | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-29562009


To estimate the prevalence of depression and to identify the main risk factors associated with depression in wives of convicted men.


Descriptive, cross - sectional, quantitative approach. The data were collected with 349 female partners of convicted patients in three penitentiaries in the state of Paraná, with a semistructured research, between January and June of 2016, being compiled in a database and analyzed using SPSS® 20.0 software.


It was possible to identify vulnerability to depression among wives of convicted men, most were young and 42.2% have or already had depression. It was verified that the variables to depression were ages equal to or above 30 years (50.3%, p <0.001), smoking (61.1%, p <0.013) and alcoholism (16.1%, p <0.001).


It is the responsibility of the nurse with the multidisciplinary health team to invest in health promotion and prevention actions against these risk factors that were associated with depression in this population.





Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Assunto principal: Prisões / Prevalência / Cônjuges / Depressão Aspecto clínico: Etiologia Limite: Adulto / Feminino / Humanos / Meia-Idade País/Região como assunto: América do Sul / Brasil Idioma: Inglês / Português Revista: Rev Bras Enferm Ano de publicação: 2018 Tipo de documento: Artigo País de afiliação: Brasil