Qualitative assessment of the relationship of social actors with madness in a substitutive mental health service

Fernanda Barreto Mielke Agnes Olschowsky Leandro Barbosa de Pinho Christine Wetzel Luciane Prado Kantorski About the authors

This study aims to evaluate qualitatively the relationship between social actors and the madness. It was based in experiences produced in a Psychosocial Care Center in the Southern Brazilian context. This is a clipping from an evaluative and qualitative study. Was utilized the Fourth Generation Evaluation as a theoretical-philosophical framework. The methodological device applied was a adapted version of the Hermeneutic-dialectic circle. The statements haunt deinstitutionalization as a paradigm of mental health care, highlighting the need to combat the vices born of crystallized and exclusionary conduct, the typical model asylum. However, we can still see in practice a mixture of models, responsible for enhanced and innovative practices, and other crystallized and exclusive. Hopefully he can discuss the daily life of them, opening the way for understanding best madness, crazy and their relationships.

Mental Health; Psychiatric Nursing; Health Services Reform


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