The Bibliotherapy in the Humanization of Care: Contributions to Nursing Practice

Contributions to nursing practice

Authors

  • Renata Carla Nencetti Pereira Rocha Federal Fluminense University
  • Eliane Ramos Pereira Federal Fluminense University
  • Rose Mary Costa Rosa Andrade Silva
  • Amélia Marina Morillas Bulnes
  • Alciléa Barbosa de Andrade Sora
  • Sílvia Helena Oliveira da Cunha

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3823/2145

Abstract

Bibliotherapy is a therapeutic method in which reading and dialogue practice provide emotional and psycological growth to sick and helthy people by helping them solving their internal conflicts and consequently improving their quality of life. The aim of this article to reflect upon about biblioterapy in a health and hospitalization context in order to contribute to the nurse's performance that seeks to provide a humane, total and of quality care assistance. It is concluded that bibliotherapy can be used as a strategy to humanize the hospital care behold, because it provides moments of relax, pleasure and joy to patients and families when in hospital. It creates an opportunity to approach people, and promotes a healthy environment where different experiences are exchanged for the quality of care.

Descriptors: Biblioterapy; Hospitals; Nursing Care

Author Biographies

Renata Carla Nencetti Pereira Rocha, Federal Fluminense University

Nurse. Student of Professional Master’s Degree in Nursing Care. Nursing School. Federal Fluminense University.  Email: rnencetti@yahoo.com.br. Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.

Eliane Ramos Pereira, Federal Fluminense University

Nurse. Psychologist.Associated Teacher From Nursing School of the Federal Fluminense University – EEAAC/UFF. Coordinator of Postgraduate Program Master’s Degree in Nursing Care - MPEA. Federal Fluminense University. Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brasil. 

Rose Mary Costa Rosa Andrade Silva

Nurse. Philosopher. Psychologist. Associated Teacher From Nursing School of the Federal Fluminense University – EEAAC/UFF. Coordinator of Postgraduate Program Master’s Degree in Health Teaching (MPES/ EEAAC) /UFF. Federal Fluminense University. Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. 

Amélia Marina Morillas Bulnes

Nurse. Principal Teacher of the Nursing National University of Trujillo. Director of PosGraduate Nursing UNIT. Peru. 

Alciléa Barbosa de Andrade Sora

Nurse. Student of Professional Master’s Degree in Nursing Care. Nursing School. Federal Fluminense University.   Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brasil.

Sílvia Helena Oliveira da Cunha

Nurse. Master in Nursing. Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brasil.

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Published

2016-11-05

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Nursing

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