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Diagnosens Janusansikte: exemplet adhd. En livsberättelse om oro, sökandet efter kontroll och sammanbrott

Nilsson Sjöberg, Mattias LU (2015) In Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 92(5). p.566-583
Abstract
Various neuropsychiatric disorders are a common feature of today. Not least the adhd diagnosis. The aim of the article is to provide an alternative model for understanding adhd which differ from the otherwise dominant neurobiological perspective. The method used was to let a person – Anders who is almost 30 years – tell about his life and his adhd diagnosis. Through the told story it becomes clear that Anders adhd, his thoughts and actions, are intimately interwoven with various contextual conditions. Though Anders accuses external causes for his failings, he still interprets himself as the one who is mentally impaired. The article calls for other ways to understand emotional and behavioral difficulties than perspectives that makes the... (More)
Various neuropsychiatric disorders are a common feature of today. Not least the adhd diagnosis. The aim of the article is to provide an alternative model for understanding adhd which differ from the otherwise dominant neurobiological perspective. The method used was to let a person – Anders who is almost 30 years – tell about his life and his adhd diagnosis. Through the told story it becomes clear that Anders adhd, his thoughts and actions, are intimately interwoven with various contextual conditions. Though Anders accuses external causes for his failings, he still interprets himself as the one who is mentally impaired. The article calls for other ways to understand emotional and behavioral difficulties than perspectives that makes the individual passive to external circumstances. (Less)
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Adhd, diagnos, diskurs, inifrånperspektiv, meningsskapande
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Socialmedicinsk tidskrift
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  publisher    = {Socialmedicinsk tidskrifts styrelsen/nätverk},
  series       = {Socialmedicinsk tidskrift},
  title        = {Diagnosens Janusansikte: exemplet adhd. En livsberättelse om oro, sökandet efter kontroll och sammanbrott},
  volume       = {92},
  year         = {2015},
}