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PONTES, Mariana Leme da Silva; BARCELOS, Tomíris Forner; TACHIBANA, Miriam  and  AIELLO-VAISBERG, Tânia Maria José. The early pregnancy in the teenagers' collective imaginary. Psicol. teor. prat. [online]. 2010, vol.12, n.1, pp.85-96. ISSN 1516-3687.

The objectives of study was to investigate how nowadays’ teenagers see themselves and the society in which they live, we contacted college students and we invited them to realize, individually, drawing-stories about the theme "a teenager of nowadays". Asked to a group of thirteen teenagers to do, individually drawing-stories in which the participants mentioned teenagers’ pregnancy. Making use of the psychoanalytical method, we could capture a champ of sense affective-emotional, denominated "Crime and Punishment", related to the belief that the pregnancy would be a punishment to the girl, for having sexual relations, who could "die" by not realizing her dreams, or could be abandoned by her parents and her boyfriend, who wouldn’t deal with the consequences of the pregnancy. We can think if parents, teachers and the society are dealing with teenagers’ sexuality by scaring the girls, which doesn’t support their spontaneous gesture.

Keywords : Teenager's pregnancy; Imaginary collective; Drawing-stories with theme procedure; Psychoanalysis; Human suffering.

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