Redes sociais pessoais Idosos (REDES) [Personal social networks]

 2. Redes Sociais Pessoais de Idosos [Personal social networks of the elderly] (REDES)

O estudo pretende descrever e tipificar as redes sociais dos idosos portugueses quanto às suas características estruturais, funcionais e relacionais-contextuais, analisando intercessões com variáveis demográficas, familiares, relacionais, socioprofissionais, psicológicas, de saúde e de participação social. Integra catorze estudos seccionais, utilizando as metodologias quantitativa e de análise de redes sociais (ego network analysis).

[Our main objective is to construct typologies of personal social networks of the elderly in Portugal. To accomplish this, we defined the following specific goals:

  1. to map and acess structural and functional social personal networks and social support;
  2. to describe and compare social personal networks concerning relevant predisposing background and current characteristics of the elderly (e.g. female vs. male, youngold vs. old-old, rural vs. urban, with vs. without offspring, institutionalized vs. noninstitucionalized);
  3. to analyze and correlate network dimensions with sociodemographic variables, professional and retirement trajectories, migration, support from secondary networks, perceived mental health and emotional dimensions (depression, loneliness, interpersonal relations satisfaction, resilient coping), perceived quality of live and autonomy, community participation, infoinclusion, trust and values in social bonds;
  4. to analyze and define typologies regarding to different methodological approaches and procedures;
  5. to compare data cross-nationally.]

Investigadores [Research team]  (CEPESE/ISMT): Sónia Guadalupe; Henrique Vicente; Fernanda Daniel; Inês Amaral.

Produção Científica [Scientific production]

  1. Teses de doutoramento e Dissertações de mestrado
  2. Apresentação de papers e pósteres em congressos nacionais e internacionais
  3. Artigos em revistas nacionais e internacionais
  4. Livros e Capítulos de Livro