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Revista Polis e Psique

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AGUIAR, Lucas Fadul de; CRUZ, Edson Júnior Silva da  and  PEDROSO, Janari da Silva. Conflicting family systems and female care with institutionalized children. Rev. Polis Psique [online]. 2020, vol.10, n.3, pp. 114-136. ISSN 2238-152X.

The understanding of families like systems allows defocus problems and sufferings on one single person. When this logic is used do compreheend female care, it is perceptive that the way women deal with their children is influenced bytransgenarational heritage whose shape the story of the group - which may be enriched or dreadful. In extreme cases, the child goes to a shelther care. This research aimed investigate how family system dynamic contributed to the stay of one of their children in a institutionalized space. The multiple case study was used as the method, whereby semi-estructured interview and genogram were the following instruments. As results' discussion, it was evidenced the abandonment's inheritance refreshed in three generations, based on a story of financial and emotional losses. These losses were added to the difficulties of the nucleus, when externalizing conflicts that resulted in the subsequent family disaggregation and child care.

Keywords : Dynamic Family; Female Care; Transgenerational Transmission; Genogram; Institutionalized Children.

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