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Föräldraskap till barn med ADHD - Upplevelser, tankar och känslor

Larsson, Therese LU and Jönsson, Sandra LU (2011) SOPA63 20111
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to analyze how parents of children with neuropsychiatric disorders experience their parenthood. More specifically the aim was to allow parents of children with the neuropsychiatric diagnosis ADHD to share their experiences of parenting related to a variety of themes. These themes, family situation, school, knowledge, positive experiences, problems and difficulties, help and support, collaboration, approach and future, were also the issues that we wanted to answer. The study was based on semi-structured interviews and the selection became mothers of children with ADHD. We did six interviews and our analysis was based on theories about coping and perspectives on protective factors and risk factors. One of the... (More)
The purpose of this study was to analyze how parents of children with neuropsychiatric disorders experience their parenthood. More specifically the aim was to allow parents of children with the neuropsychiatric diagnosis ADHD to share their experiences of parenting related to a variety of themes. These themes, family situation, school, knowledge, positive experiences, problems and difficulties, help and support, collaboration, approach and future, were also the issues that we wanted to answer. The study was based on semi-structured interviews and the selection became mothers of children with ADHD. We did six interviews and our analysis was based on theories about coping and perspectives on protective factors and risk factors. One of the conclusions we found when the parents talked about some specific themes was that some aspects recurred. For example, in terms of family situation, several parents said they experienced their parenting as very demanding and many of the parents described it as a struggle. Under the theme support and help, none of the parents said that any support was directly addressed to them as parents and most of the parents wanted some form of support to gain the strength to keep fighting as parents. (Less)
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Larsson, Therese LU and Jönsson, Sandra LU
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SOPA63 20111
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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parenthood, ADHD, experiences, mothers
language
Swedish
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1976103
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2011-06-09 17:49:53
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to analyze how parents of children with neuropsychiatric disorders experience their parenthood. More specifically the aim was to allow parents of children with the neuropsychiatric diagnosis ADHD to share their experiences of parenting related to a variety of themes. These themes, family situation, school, knowledge, positive experiences, problems and difficulties, help and support, collaboration, approach and future, were also the issues that we wanted to answer. The study was based on semi-structured interviews and the selection became mothers of children with ADHD. We did six interviews and our analysis was based on theories about coping and perspectives on protective factors and risk factors. One of the conclusions we found when the parents talked about some specific themes was that some aspects recurred. For example, in terms of family situation, several parents said they experienced their parenting as very demanding and many of the parents described it as a struggle. Under the theme support and help, none of the parents said that any support was directly addressed to them as parents and most of the parents wanted some form of support to gain the strength to keep fighting as parents.},
  author       = {Larsson, Therese and Jönsson, Sandra},
  keyword      = {parenthood,ADHD,experiences,mothers},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Föräldraskap till barn med ADHD - Upplevelser, tankar och känslor},
  year         = {2011},
}