The Childhood Depression: Narrative in Familiar Settings


  • Ana Luisa Barbosa Belarmino
  • Vládia Maria Frota Prado Azevedo
  • Dara Almeida Maurício de Alencar
  • Nádia Nara Rolim Lima
  • Uilna Natércia Soares Feitosa
  • Thercia Lucena Grangeiro
  • Ruan Neto Pereira Alves
  • Regina Petrola Bastos Rocha
  • Maria Eliana Pierre Martins
  • Modesto Leite Rolim Neto



Childhood Depression, Mental Health, Mental Disorders


The most mental disorders, including depression, involve the children in a way of great influence in their development processes. Similarly, say the researchers, it is imperative to explore the role of prenatal exposure and develop interventions to reduce the long-term negative impact of low socioeconomic status state in childhood on cognitive ability. On this way, parental practices and communication strategies with the child and the adolescent in the understanding of child depression happen thought the analysis of involvement narratives of disease, affective practices, empathic and linked in describing the itineraries of psychic pain and suffering. It is also important to know that there are “prohibited words†in the family and that these words said and prohibited by relatives appears to make the encounter with the brands and the representations that make up the child depression in search of another character, as a way to associate the words the other access codes, and with this to situate pain and psychic sufferings in the return bedding of voices interpretation, especially in the recognition of what transforms life in mental disease possibilities. Because of that, the discourse have been pointed as one of the steps in the treatment of this disease. In the talk it is important to understand the relationship that requires understanding the child, through contact with the dynamics that seek to explain it by words spoken and prohibited in the face of life reality. In this way, in terms of depression, the word heard with ethics and commitment, combined with the medication and its monitoring can be a powerful icon in the treatment of disease.






Psychiatry & Mental Health

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