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Akut p-piller

Nilsson, Karolina (2001)
Department of Health Sciences
Abstract
The emergency contraception pill has been available in Sweden since 1994, in spite of this the abortion rate has not decreased. The purpose with this examination paper was to explore attitudes towards, knowledge and experiences with the emergency contraception pill among supposed consumers. A systematic review was performed and six articles from Sweden, Finland and Great Britain were analyzed. The result shows that the emergency contraception pill is widely known as a good temporary expedient. There was although worry about side effects and that the use of emergency contraception could result in carelessness with other contraceptives. The experiences of obtaining and use of emergency contraception pill were varying depending on in which... (More)
The emergency contraception pill has been available in Sweden since 1994, in spite of this the abortion rate has not decreased. The purpose with this examination paper was to explore attitudes towards, knowledge and experiences with the emergency contraception pill among supposed consumers. A systematic review was performed and six articles from Sweden, Finland and Great Britain were analyzed. The result shows that the emergency contraception pill is widely known as a good temporary expedient. There was although worry about side effects and that the use of emergency contraception could result in carelessness with other contraceptives. The experiences of obtaining and use of emergency contraception pill were varying depending on in which country the study was performed. There is a need for future studies about men’s and grown-up women’s attitudes towards, knowledge and experiences with the emergency contraception to gain deeper knowledge about these complex of problems. (Less)
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author
Nilsson, Karolina
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Attityder, kunskaper och erfarenheter bland presumtiva konsumenter.
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
contraceptives, emergency contraception, postcoital contraceptives, morning-after-pill
language
Swedish
id
2526750
date added to LUP
2012-05-04 14:25:31
date last changed
2015-12-14 13:21:13
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  abstract     = {The emergency contraception pill has been available in Sweden since 1994, in spite of this the abortion rate has not decreased. The purpose with this examination paper was to explore attitudes towards, knowledge and experiences with the emergency contraception pill among supposed consumers. A systematic review was performed and six articles from Sweden, Finland and Great Britain were analyzed. The result shows that the emergency contraception pill is widely known as a good temporary expedient. There was although worry about side effects and that the use of emergency contraception could result in carelessness with other contraceptives. The experiences of obtaining and use of emergency contraception pill were varying depending on in which country the study was performed. There is a need for future studies about men’s and grown-up women’s attitudes towards, knowledge and experiences with the emergency contraception to gain deeper knowledge about these complex of problems.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Karolina},
  keyword      = {contraceptives, emergency contraception, postcoital contraceptives, morning-after-pill},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Akut p-piller},
  year         = {2001},
}