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Facilitators of Care Suffering Of Burnt Wives From Men’s Perspective: A Qualitative Study

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Hassan Eslamialiabadi, Ahmad Nasiri, Gholamhosein Mahmoudirad
» doi: 10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.05


Aim: Men’s care for women after burns causes suffering for them. How they endure these sufferings is not obvious. The aim of this study was to discover the facilitators of these sufferings from the perspective of men. Methods: This was a qualitative study with a conventional content analysis. The qualitative study was conducted with face-to-face, semi-structured interviews and open-ended questions. Participants were 16 men with burnt wives. Data collection continued until saturation and Data analysis was conducted using content analysis. Results: four themes and nine sub-themes were emerged: Comprehensive support of relatives (Financial support, assistance in house affairs, Mental relaxation) Personal transformation (hardiness due to the past experiences, Growth), self-sacrifice of burn victim (Emotional support for the family, despite oneself suffering, trying to maintain oneself past position), and commitment to care (Religious beliefs, care out of responsibility). Conclusion: Men used some facilitators to endure the suffering of caring for their wives, which can depend in part on their social, cultural, and religious characteristics.

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