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Hur är det att leva med ADHD? Tankar och funderingar från ungdomar

Selestad, Linda and Vogl, Pernilla (2008)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine young persons' experiences of life with ADHD. Semi structured interviews were done with four boys age 14-18 years, diagnosed with ADHD. The interviews followed a guide that consisted of themes with questions. The themes examined were: diagnosis, school, home, social and personal issues and how these themes are connected to ADHD. The results indicate that it is hard to live with ADHD. The school days included social difficulties and problems with the school work. Most of the boys described their school situation as filled with exclusion and bullying. Their family situations have often been filled with conflicts; despite of this most of the boys have experienced a great support from their parents.... (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine young persons' experiences of life with ADHD. Semi structured interviews were done with four boys age 14-18 years, diagnosed with ADHD. The interviews followed a guide that consisted of themes with questions. The themes examined were: diagnosis, school, home, social and personal issues and how these themes are connected to ADHD. The results indicate that it is hard to live with ADHD. The school days included social difficulties and problems with the school work. Most of the boys described their school situation as filled with exclusion and bullying. Their family situations have often been filled with conflicts; despite of this most of the boys have experienced a great support from their parents. They described how their situation is much better today than previously. All the participants have been confronted with the public's lack of knowledge concerning ADHD. (Less)
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Selestad, Linda and Vogl, Pernilla
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H3 - Professional qualifications (4 Years - )
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neurophysiology, neuropsychology, Neurology, personligt, socialt, hem, skola, diagnos, upplevelse, ungdomar, personal, social, home, school, diagnosis, experience, ADHD, young persons, Neurologi, neuropsykologi, neurofysiologi, Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
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1320193
date added to LUP
2008-10-24
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2009-11-17 12:57:16
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to examine young persons' experiences of life with ADHD. Semi structured interviews were done with four boys age 14-18 years, diagnosed with ADHD. The interviews followed a guide that consisted of themes with questions. The themes examined were: diagnosis, school, home, social and personal issues and how these themes are connected to ADHD. The results indicate that it is hard to live with ADHD. The school days included social difficulties and problems with the school work. Most of the boys described their school situation as filled with exclusion and bullying. Their family situations have often been filled with conflicts; despite of this most of the boys have experienced a great support from their parents. They described how their situation is much better today than previously. All the participants have been confronted with the public's lack of knowledge concerning ADHD.},
  author       = {Selestad, Linda and Vogl, Pernilla},
  keyword      = {neurophysiology,neuropsychology,Neurology,personligt,socialt,hem,skola,diagnos,upplevelse,ungdomar,personal,social,home,school,diagnosis,experience,ADHD,young persons,Neurologi,neuropsykologi,neurofysiologi,Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hur är det att leva med ADHD? Tankar och funderingar från ungdomar},
  year         = {2008},
}