Representational comparisons of health education for alcoholics: a study of AnCo-networks

  • Tito Lívio Ribeiro Doctorate's Student of the Postgraduate Nursing and Cheers Program at the State University Southwest of Bahia - UESB. Jequie, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Marcia Aparecida Ferreira de Oliveira Teacher of the Graduate Program in Nursing at the University of São Paulo – USP
  • Álissan Karine Lima Martins Teacher of the Graduate Program in Nursing at the Region University of Cariri – URCA
  • Alba Benemérita Alves Vilela Teacher of the Graduate Program in Nursing and Cheers at the State University Southwest of Bahia - UESB. Jequie, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Ismar Eduardo Martins Filho Teacher of the Graduate Program in Nursing and Cheers at the State University Southwest of Bahia - UESB. Jequie, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Thainara Araújo Franklin Postgraduate program (scrito sensu) in Nursing and Cheers, State University Southwest of Bahia - UESB. Jequie, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Maria Lydia Aroz D'Almeida Santana Master’s Student of the Postgraduate Nursing and Cheers Program at the State University Southwest of Bahia - UESB. Jequie, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Cláudia Ribeiro Lopes Teacher of the Graduate at the State University Southwest of Bahia - UESB. Jequie, Bahia, Brazil.

Abstract

Introduction: the advancement of alcoholism on the population has already been characterized as a serious public health problem, requiring the development of actions and strategies to reduce the vulnerability of these individuals.


Objective: To know the social representations from the inducer term "health education for alcoholics", and also to identify sociodemographic and defining characteristics about alcohol consumption.


Method: this is a mixed approach of research, a type of transversal, census and exploratory, which included 121 students. We used the use of technique of free evocation of words to inducing term "Health education for alcoholics", and a questionnaire that identifies the aspects related to alcohol consumption and social issues involved.


Results: 56.2% of people have consumed alcohol, and 37.2% live with people that consume alcohol daily, and when asked about the knowledge of the parents towards the consumption of alcohol 46.3% respond positively, and 62.8% dialogue before the consummation, they were identified as core words: help, support groups, lectures or family.


Conclusion: Health education as practice should be represented by care networks in mental health of the Unified Health System - SUS, which are responsible for activities that provide reeducation to alcoholics, involving the family in the context.

Published
Apr 22, 2017
How to Cite
RIBEIRO, Tito Lívio et al. Representational comparisons of health education for alcoholics: a study of AnCo-networks. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, apr. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imedicalsociety.org/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2540>. Date accessed: 23 may 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2336.
Section
Medical Education