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Revista da Abordagem Gestáltica

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CORREA, Diogo Arnaldo; OLIVEIRA, Carla de Santana  e  BASSANI, Marlise Aparecida. Being beyond walls: a phenomenology of freedom for institutionalized elderly. Rev. abordagem gestalt. [online]. 2018, vol.24, n.2, pp. 167-172. ISSN 1809-6867.

The study aims to understand the meanings of freedom for nine elderly individuals who were interviewed individually in a home for old people located in the Alto Tietê. Its narratives were made by qualitative analysis, considering the narrative as a technique in phenomenological research. In the analysis, the meanings of freedom for the elderly people respondents proved to be related to your opening and your experiences in addition to the institutional constraints and your moment of life hinged on their ways of being-in-world and being-with-the-others. The study showed that it is possible for the elderly are free before the restrictions they face, what is intended by their ability to exist in processing of your reality personal history beyond any borders.

Palavras-chave : Aging; Institutionalization; Freedom.

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