Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP
versão On-line ISSN 1980-220X
DINIZ, Normélia Maria Freire et al. Conjugal violence: experiences expressed in male discourses. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2003, vol.37, n.2, pp. 81-88. ISSN 1980-220X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62342003000200010.
Aiming the research of violence experiences in conjugal relation, this descriptive study, of qualitative and quantitative approach, aimed to identify conjugal violence in male discourse. Population was composed of 50 men residing in Calafate community, San Martin, a quarter in Salvador/Ba. In order to collect data, one utilized the interview with semi-structured formulary. Sample was caracterized by men between 20 and 40 years old (74%) cohabiting. Concerning to conjugal violence, we found an 80% index. Relating to the forms of violence, we've distinguished emotional and physical violence.
Palavras-chave : Spouse abuse; Domestic violence; Violence.