Violence Against Women and its Representations: an Integrative Review

  • Maria Cidney da Silva Soares Federal University of Paraíba
  • Renata Clemente dos Santos Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Jaquelline Pereira Moura Nursing of the Medical Sciences College
  • Therezza Virgínia Vital Freire Nursing of the Medical Sciences College
  • Heloiza Talita Adriano da Silva Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Maria Djair Dias Federal University of Paraíba

Abstract

Background: To review the scientific literature on violence against women.

Method: Integrative review carried out in the Virtual Health Library, in June and July 2015. These inclusion criteria were considered: full text and freely available; female public; studies carried out in Brazil; in Portuguese; with 2011-2014 time frame.

Results: The sample was composed of 15 publications, all found in the LILACS (100%) database, of which 9 (60%) had publications in A2 magazines, 4 (26.6%) in B1 magazines and 2 (13.4%) in Qualis B2 magazines. Most of the publications was Quantitative 8 approach (53.3%), showing different thematic perspectives and 7 (46.6%) were qualitative, applying violence in the perception of women and professionals who offer them assistance.

Conclusions: It is essential to find coping strategies for violence, as well as the effective detection in primary health care.

 
Published
Aug 29, 2016
How to Cite
SOARES, Maria Cidney da Silva et al. Violence Against Women and its Representations: an Integrative Review. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, aug. 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1780>. Date accessed: 19 nov. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/2084.
Section
Nursing

Keywords

Violence; Woman; Gender.