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Ätstörningar, stigma, självstigma och fyra bloggar - en kvalitativ studie

Sagik, Amanda LU (2013) SOPA63 20122
School of Social Work
Abstract
Title: Eating disorders, stigma, self-stigma and four blogs - a qualitative research. [Translated title]

The aim of this research was to examine the reason of why people with eating disorders don’t seek professional help, by using Ervin Goffmans (2004) theory about stigma and Patrick Corrigans (2004) theory about self-stigma. I used a qualitative method and I based my study on four blogs from the Internet. These blogs were written by persons who suffer from some kind of eating disorder and who don’t seek professional help. Is it because of stigma and/or self-stigma? What other reasons can there be for not seeking help? The results showed that both stigma and self-stigma affected these persons to not seek help. Other reasons, like shame,... (More)
Title: Eating disorders, stigma, self-stigma and four blogs - a qualitative research. [Translated title]

The aim of this research was to examine the reason of why people with eating disorders don’t seek professional help, by using Ervin Goffmans (2004) theory about stigma and Patrick Corrigans (2004) theory about self-stigma. I used a qualitative method and I based my study on four blogs from the Internet. These blogs were written by persons who suffer from some kind of eating disorder and who don’t seek professional help. Is it because of stigma and/or self-stigma? What other reasons can there be for not seeking help? The results showed that both stigma and self-stigma affected these persons to not seek help. Other reasons, like shame, fear of losing control and lack of motivation, were also affecting them to not seek professional help. (Less)
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author
Sagik, Amanda LU
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organization
course
SOPA63 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
eating disorder, self-stigma, stigma, blogs
language
Swedish
id
3411051
date added to LUP
2013-01-30 19:55:48
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2013-01-30 19:55:48
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  abstract     = {Title: Eating disorders, stigma, self-stigma and four blogs - a qualitative research. [Translated title]

The aim of this research was to examine the reason of why people with eating disorders don’t seek professional help, by using Ervin Goffmans (2004) theory about stigma and Patrick Corrigans (2004) theory about self-stigma. I used a qualitative method and I based my study on four blogs from the Internet. These blogs were written by persons who suffer from some kind of eating disorder and who don’t seek professional help. Is it because of stigma and/or self-stigma? What other reasons can there be for not seeking help? The results showed that both stigma and self-stigma affected these persons to not seek help. Other reasons, like shame, fear of losing control and lack of motivation, were also affecting them to not seek professional help.},
  author       = {Sagik, Amanda},
  keyword      = {eating disorder,self-stigma,stigma,blogs},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ätstörningar, stigma, självstigma och fyra bloggar - en kvalitativ studie},
  year         = {2013},
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