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Understanding sexuality by rural elderly women.
Rev Bras Enferm ; 72(suppl 2): 147-152, 2019 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês, Português | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31826204


to understand the meaning of sexuality by rural elderly women.


a qualitative exploratory and descriptive research, carried out through interview at the home with 26 rural elderly women, aged between 60 and 69 years. The data were analyzed by the thematic content analysis technique of Bardin.


understanding sexuality is linked to the construction of sexual and/or loving relationship, and positive and negative factors that interfere with the exercise of sexuality: good relationship with the spouse, physical and mental benefits, chronological age, health problems, no spouse, sexual disinterest and fear of relating for fear or disappointment.FINAL CONSIDERATIONS: there is a decline in the maintenance of sexuality linked to the end of the reproductive period, to the advancing age and the low social perspective that is common for rural elderly women.





Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Idioma: Inglês / Português Revista: Rev Bras Enferm Ano de publicação: 2019 Tipo de documento: Artigo País de afiliação: Brasil