Psicologia: ciência e profissão
versão impressa ISSN 1414-9893
CARDOSO, Claudia Lins; FERES-CARNEIRO, Terezinha e GIOVANETTI, José Paulo. A phenomenological study of the family experience in a popular community. Psicol. cienc. prof. [online]. 2009, vol.29, n.4, pp. 780-795. ISSN 1414-9893.
The purpose of this study was to examine the family experience from the perspective of three residents of a popular community in Belo Horizonte (MG). The experience was conceived as the resonance in the persons subjectivity occurred due to the interaction between conscience and reality. The phenomenological research method was used. The analysis of the data allowed the following representative subjects revealed in the statements: conception of family, roles in family dynamics, the unstable elements in the family, problems faced by the family, perception of the communitys families and work experience of the communitys families. The family as the base of life, dialogue, affection, religion and the presence and the importance of the family network and of the paternal figure were the units of common meaning revealed by the statements. In conclusion, the merit of the family experience study was emphasized for the development of projects of psychological assistance for the community.
Palavras-chave : Family; Community; Life experience; Phenomenology; Familia; Comunidad; Vivencia; Fenomenología.