SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.12 issue1Personal conceptiond of intelligence, attributions and school achievement: development of a comprehensive model of inter-relations during adolescence author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO

Share


Psicologia

Print version ISSN 0874-2049

Abstract

OLIVEIRA, Abílio  and  AMANCIO, Lígia. Way of perceiving and representing death. Psicologia [online]. 1998, vol.12, n.1, pp.115-137. ISSN 0874-2049.  http://dx.doi.org/10.17575/rpsicol.v12i1.576.

Nowadays, a human being has a great probability to die in an hospital, or in the way to that public institution, where death tend to be "hidden". In this article, we intend to analyse and understand the way how death is perceptioned and represented by future health professionals. Here we present an exploratory study with the aim to: apprehend the significance dimensions which structure the death thoughts, sentiments and images, in a population formed by biology, medicine and nursing students, men and women, and analyse how these significance structures differentiate the considered social groups. This study constitutes the first part of an empirical investigation, theoreticaly framed on the social representations model, as it was first proposed by Moscovici (1961)

Keywords : representação da morte; pertenças sociais; representações sociais.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License