Detection of Behavior Patterns in Single Women in Mexico


The proposal of this work is to detect the existence of patterns of interactive sequential discursive behavior in three single Mexican adult women from retrospective analysis of the interview between them and the interviewer. The applied methodology was observational. It was developed iteratively and thoroughly, a category system as an instrument of observation, and then it was undergone a recategorization process. The number of sessions observed was three, of three hours a duration. Intersessional sequential analysis was used through the SDIS-GSEQ software. Thus we find that the first significant categories in order of occurrence are: Being for her self, Paradox and Independence. The following in significant probability of occurrence position are: Dependency, self-satisfaction, Complementary, Comprehension andNormal. Finally, the categories that are inhibitory occurrence probabilistically negative are: Responsible, Myself, Self-understanding. Finding out these women are learning to live for themselves within a process of emancipation from their families and social structures.

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Ruiz, E. & Avila, A. (2013). Detection of Behavior Patterns in Single Women in Mexico. Psychology, 4, 897-901. doi: 10.4236/psych.2013.411129.

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