Las influencias interpersonales en mujeres con incontinencia urinaria

Translated title of the contribution: The interpersonal influences in women with urinary incontinence

Montserrat Lamoglia-Puig, Dolors Juvinyà-Canal, Isabel Pérez-Pérez, Maria Godall-Castell, Rosa Rifà-Ros, Miriam Rodríguez-Monforte, Àngela Pallarès-Mart

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Objective: Describe the interpersonal influences that present women with urinary incontinence (UI). Methods: The theoretical-methodological approach used was qualitative phenomenological, involving 34 women in the province of Barcelona (Spain). Data were collected through in-depth interviews and focus group technique. The sample selection was intentional or convenience categorical, and thematic analysis was conducted from the transcripts of the speeches of the participants. Results: The most significant interpersonal influences for participants are the women of his family, friends and health professionals. This influence is mostly negative and involves little or no health-promoting behaviors was solving its UI. Conclusions: Most of interpersonal influences described are the result of beliefs derived from gender stereotypes that are transmitted in the socialization process and shape perceptions of the UI as a treatable disease.

Translated title of the contributionThe interpersonal influences in women with urinary incontinence
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)6-11
Number of pages6
JournalMatronas profesión
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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