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Jag skär mig själv, vilket kön är jag? En studie om könsskillnader i självskadebeteende hos ungdomar utifrån åtta professionellas syn.

Johansson Knekta, Hanna LU and Aghbendi, Frida Farideh LU (2011) SOPA63 20111
School of Social Work
Abstract
This study is about young people’s self-injury and how gender differences express themselves in self-injury, from the view of eight professionals. Our purpose in this study is to highlight the professionals’ perceptions of gender differences, in their work with young people who have self-injury. The empirical data in our study is based on seven interviews with eight professionals who are nurses, social workers and psychologists working in Skåne. Our material has been analyzed according to theories of gender and normality. We have found that the self-injuries of adolescents are striking in the way they are expressed between genders. We have concluded that there are no gender differences underlying the reason for self-injury but it is... (More)
This study is about young people’s self-injury and how gender differences express themselves in self-injury, from the view of eight professionals. Our purpose in this study is to highlight the professionals’ perceptions of gender differences, in their work with young people who have self-injury. The empirical data in our study is based on seven interviews with eight professionals who are nurses, social workers and psychologists working in Skåne. Our material has been analyzed according to theories of gender and normality. We have found that the self-injuries of adolescents are striking in the way they are expressed between genders. We have concluded that there are no gender differences underlying the reason for self-injury but it is completely individual. Finally we come to the conclusion a broader definition of self-injury is needed. (Less)
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author
Johansson Knekta, Hanna LU and Aghbendi, Frida Farideh LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Gender differences, self-injury, youth, professional
language
Swedish
id
1977380
date added to LUP
2011-06-20 10:14:47
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2011-06-20 10:14:47
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  abstract     = {This study is about young people’s self-injury and how gender differences express themselves in self-injury, from the view of eight professionals. Our purpose in this study is to highlight the professionals’ perceptions of gender differences, in their work with young people who have self-injury. The empirical data in our study is based on seven interviews with eight professionals who are nurses, social workers and psychologists working in Skåne. Our material has been analyzed according to theories of gender and normality. We have found that the self-injuries of adolescents are striking in the way they are expressed between genders. We have concluded that there are no gender differences underlying the reason for self-injury but it is completely individual. Finally we come to the conclusion a broader definition of self-injury is needed.},
  author       = {Johansson Knekta, Hanna and Aghbendi, Frida Farideh},
  keyword      = {Gender differences,self-injury,youth,professional},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Jag skär mig själv, vilket kön är jag? En studie om könsskillnader i självskadebeteende hos ungdomar utifrån åtta professionellas syn.},
  year         = {2011},
}