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Att vilja sluta från sitt hjärta eller vara så trött på allt - En kvalitativ studie om mäns vägar ut ur missbruk

Sandén, Linda (2003)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of my essay was to understand male way out of drug abuse. I wanted to find out if there were any specific factors contributing to men’s decisions to terminate their drug abuse. I also wanted to know which problems men face on their way to a life without drugs, and where they gather their strength to continue a life without drugs. To answer these questions I made six thematic qualitative interviews with three men and three women. The interviews with the women serve as a comparative instrument in the analysis. The analysis is based on gender-theory and a few chosen sociological terms. The result of my study shows a minor difference between men and women in the way they gather their strength to continue a life without drugs. When... (More)
The aim of my essay was to understand male way out of drug abuse. I wanted to find out if there were any specific factors contributing to men’s decisions to terminate their drug abuse. I also wanted to know which problems men face on their way to a life without drugs, and where they gather their strength to continue a life without drugs. To answer these questions I made six thematic qualitative interviews with three men and three women. The interviews with the women serve as a comparative instrument in the analysis. The analysis is based on gender-theory and a few chosen sociological terms. The result of my study shows a minor difference between men and women in the way they gather their strength to continue a life without drugs. When considering the factors that influence a person to make the decision to terminate drug abuse, and the problems that a person faces on the way out of drug abuse, I have not been able to find any differences that can be regarded as gender-related. (Less)
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author
Sandén, Linda
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1358837
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The aim of my essay was to understand male way out of drug abuse. I wanted to find out if there were any specific factors contributing to men’s decisions to terminate their drug abuse. I also wanted to know which problems men face on their way to a life without drugs, and where they gather their strength to continue a life without drugs. To answer these questions I made six thematic qualitative interviews with three men and three women. The interviews with the women serve as a comparative instrument in the analysis. The analysis is based on gender-theory and a few chosen sociological terms. The result of my study shows a minor difference between men and women in the way they gather their strength to continue a life without drugs. When considering the factors that influence a person to make the decision to terminate drug abuse, and the problems that a person faces on the way out of drug abuse, I have not been able to find any differences that can be regarded as gender-related.},
  author       = {Sandén, Linda},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att vilja sluta från sitt hjärta eller vara så trött på allt - En kvalitativ studie om mäns vägar ut ur missbruk},
  year         = {2003},
}