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Det var inget hotell de hamnade på : ungas upplevelser av psykiatrisk tvångsvård

Åkesson, Linn LU (2011) SOPA63 20111
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to examine young people’s experiences of compulsory institutional care in psychiatric clinics. The study was conducted by a qualitative content analysis in which I studied six different blogs on the internet that were selected through a non-random selection. The analysis is based on symbolic interactionism, Goffman´s theory about total institutions and the powerconception.
During the process I found that the attitude of the staff was perceived as insulting and all the blogs described this in a comprehensive way. The attitudes of personnel also affected how the patients looked at themselves, but other patients were hardly mentioned in the blogs and did not seem to be important.
The analysis also showed that... (More)
The purpose of this study was to examine young people’s experiences of compulsory institutional care in psychiatric clinics. The study was conducted by a qualitative content analysis in which I studied six different blogs on the internet that were selected through a non-random selection. The analysis is based on symbolic interactionism, Goffman´s theory about total institutions and the powerconception.
During the process I found that the attitude of the staff was perceived as insulting and all the blogs described this in a comprehensive way. The attitudes of personnel also affected how the patients looked at themselves, but other patients were hardly mentioned in the blogs and did not seem to be important.
The analysis also showed that many patients were ambivalent towards the treatment since it could be perceived as both helpful and as a punishment. (Less)
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author
Åkesson, Linn LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20111
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
power, young people, compulsory care, psychiatric care, institution and symbolic interactionism
language
Swedish
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1980430
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2011-06-21 09:42:24
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to examine young people’s experiences of compulsory institutional care in psychiatric clinics. The study was conducted by a qualitative content analysis in which I studied six different blogs on the internet that were selected through a non-random selection. The analysis is based on symbolic interactionism, Goffman´s theory about total institutions and the powerconception.
During the process I found that the attitude of the staff was perceived as insulting and all the blogs described this in a comprehensive way. The attitudes of personnel also affected how the patients looked at themselves, but other patients were hardly mentioned in the blogs and did not seem to be important.
The analysis also showed that many patients were ambivalent towards the treatment since it could be perceived as both helpful and as a punishment.},
  author       = {Åkesson, Linn},
  keyword      = {power,young people,compulsory care,psychiatric care,institution and symbolic interactionism},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Det var inget hotell de hamnade på : ungas upplevelser av psykiatrisk tvångsvård},
  year         = {2011},
}