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Hansson, Klara LU (2011) SOPA63 20102
School of Social Work
Abstract
Being a mother with a history of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a growing concern among women. This paper examines the possible effect this can have on mothers using three different concepts taken from the same perspective, the symbolic interactionalism. It gives a view of both some of the current research available, a few interviews with women and some women that have been writhing in different forums on the internet. These women have been or are affected by an eating disorder of some kind while having young children. While most scientific research shows that the impact a eating disorder have on mothers are amongst other things difficulty with breastfeeding and helping the child maintain a normal and beneficial weight, this... (More)
Being a mother with a history of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a growing concern among women. This paper examines the possible effect this can have on mothers using three different concepts taken from the same perspective, the symbolic interactionalism. It gives a view of both some of the current research available, a few interviews with women and some women that have been writhing in different forums on the internet. These women have been or are affected by an eating disorder of some kind while having young children. While most scientific research shows that the impact a eating disorder have on mothers are amongst other things difficulty with breastfeeding and helping the child maintain a normal and beneficial weight, this paper argue that the women in question think they can and are fulfilling the mother roll, despite the eating disorder. The conclusion of this paper is that they can fulfil their mother roll because they separate it from the roll of the woman. This conclusion is in part build upon a few interviews and the writing of some women on the internet, which may explain the difference between its conclusion and that of the scientific studies who argues differently. (Less)
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author
Hansson, Klara LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20102
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
feeling, mother, parenting, Eating disorders, parent, behaviour
language
Swedish
id
1768524
date added to LUP
2011-03-21 12:03:26
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2011-03-21 12:03:26
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  abstract     = {Being a mother with a history of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a growing concern among women. This paper examines the possible effect this can have on mothers using three different concepts taken from the same perspective, the symbolic interactionalism. It gives a view of both some of the current research available, a few interviews with women and some women that have been writhing in different forums on the internet. These women have been or are affected by an eating disorder of some kind while having young children.  While most scientific research shows that the impact a eating disorder have on mothers are amongst other things difficulty with breastfeeding and helping the child maintain a normal and beneficial weight, this paper argue that the women in question think they can and are fulfilling the mother roll, despite the eating disorder. The conclusion of this paper is that they can fulfil their mother roll because they separate it from the roll of the woman. This conclusion is in part build upon a few interviews and the writing of some women on the internet, which may explain the difference between its conclusion and that of the scientific studies who argues differently.},
  author       = {Hansson, Klara},
  keyword      = {feeling,mother,parenting,Eating disorders,parent,behaviour},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att vara mamma med en nuvarande eller tidigare ätstörning},
  year         = {2011},
}