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Psicología desde el Caribe

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DA SILVA FONSECA, LUCIANA KELLY et al. LGBT old age and facilitators of elderly living groups: their social representations. Psicol. caribe [online]. 2020, vol.37, n.1, pp.91-106.  Epub May 05, 2021. ISSN 0123-417X.

This article aimed to identify the Social Representations of the facilitators of Social Assistance Reference Centers (CRAS) living groups regarding LGBT old age, from Ceará and Piauí states, Brazil. This is an exploratory and descriptive study with cross-sectional data. To collect data, sociodemographic questfonnaire and semi-structured interviews were used. The study included 20 facilitators of living groups, both sexes, aged between 22 and 49 years (M = 30.95; SD = 7.41). It was verified from the data apprehended as perceptions that permeate the universe of this cohort, which were: prejudiced society for the LGBT population; isolated without prejudice; lack of information and naturalization of the aging process.

Keywords : old age LGBT; social representatfons; senfors; LGBT; CRAS.

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