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Epowerment i praksis : et kvalitativt case studie i brugerperspektiver på en selvhjælpsgruppe for mennesker med kronisk smerte

Johannesen, Nanna (2003)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
A qualitative exploratory case study is presented to provide an understanding of Värkstaden, a self-help initiative for people with chronic pain. Two semi-structured interviews and an observation was conducted, both with participants of the group. Analysis of this data together with critical text analysis sought to answer the question: How is "empowerment" experienced from a user perspective? With a critical heath psychological scope, the case study suggests that: a) Living with chronic pain can be understood as being marginalized from significant community practices. b) The most important function of Värkstaden is to provide a social network and space for development of reorienting self-narratives. c) Värkstaden itself may also be at risk... (More)
A qualitative exploratory case study is presented to provide an understanding of Värkstaden, a self-help initiative for people with chronic pain. Two semi-structured interviews and an observation was conducted, both with participants of the group. Analysis of this data together with critical text analysis sought to answer the question: How is "empowerment" experienced from a user perspective? With a critical heath psychological scope, the case study suggests that: a) Living with chronic pain can be understood as being marginalized from significant community practices. b) The most important function of Värkstaden is to provide a social network and space for development of reorienting self-narratives. c) Värkstaden itself may also be at risk of marginalizing individuals through specific semi-articulated requirements for its participants. (Less)
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author
Johannesen, Nanna
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Psychology, Psykologi
language
English
id
1356304
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {A qualitative exploratory case study is presented to provide an understanding of Värkstaden, a self-help initiative for people with chronic pain. Two semi-structured interviews and an observation was conducted, both with participants of the group. Analysis of this data together with critical text analysis sought to answer the question: How is "empowerment" experienced from a user perspective? With a critical heath psychological scope, the case study suggests that: a) Living with chronic pain can be understood as being marginalized from significant community practices. b) The most important function of Värkstaden is to provide a social network and space for development of reorienting self-narratives. c) Värkstaden itself may also be at risk of marginalizing individuals through specific semi-articulated requirements for its participants.},
  author       = {Johannesen, Nanna},
  keyword      = {Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Epowerment i praksis : et kvalitativt case studie i brugerperspektiver på en selvhjælpsgruppe for mennesker med kronisk smerte},
  year         = {2003},
}