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Spelets baksida - En kvalitativ studie om anhöriga till hasardspelare

Bäckrud, Carina LU (2015) SOL063 20151
School of Social Work
Abstract
Sweden is one of the countries where gambling is classified as a public health problem in the community. Gambling addiction did not only have a negative impact on the gambler, but also the relatives around the gambler faced various negative consequences such as mental and physical ill health. Based on the issues, the purpose of this paper has been by the qualitative interviews conducted to gain a deeper understanding of how relatives of addictive gamblers experienced their situation. This essay was based on a qualitative study with the purpose to analyze the results by using appropriate and relevant theories for the study. Different methods and approaches have been used to make the study. Sources of literature and databases have been used,... (More)
Sweden is one of the countries where gambling is classified as a public health problem in the community. Gambling addiction did not only have a negative impact on the gambler, but also the relatives around the gambler faced various negative consequences such as mental and physical ill health. Based on the issues, the purpose of this paper has been by the qualitative interviews conducted to gain a deeper understanding of how relatives of addictive gamblers experienced their situation. This essay was based on a qualitative study with the purpose to analyze the results by using appropriate and relevant theories for the study. Different methods and approaches have been used to make the study. Sources of literature and databases have been used, as well as five interviews with relatives of gambling addicts have been conducted. The interviewees were chosen based on their different circumstances and situations that are relevant to the essay topic and purpose. The study results showed that all the respondents experienced various physical and psychological consequences of being relatives of people with gambling syndrome. The negative consequences that emerged from the respondents, was shown in the financial, relational, physical and mental problems. The study also showed that the relatives, who sought help, did not experience any support from the community. (Less)
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Bäckrud, Carina LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOL063 20151
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
gambling disorder., relatives, Codependency
language
Swedish
id
7456167
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2015-06-29 10:38:13
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  abstract     = {Sweden is one of the countries where gambling is classified as a public health problem in the community. Gambling addiction did not only have a negative impact on the gambler, but also the relatives around the gambler faced various negative consequences such as mental and physical ill health. Based on the issues, the purpose of this paper has been by the qualitative interviews conducted to gain a deeper understanding of how relatives of addictive gamblers experienced their situation. This essay was based on a qualitative study with the purpose to analyze the results by using appropriate and relevant theories for the study. Different methods and approaches have been used to make the study. Sources of literature and databases have been used, as well as five interviews with relatives of gambling addicts have been conducted. The interviewees were chosen based on their different circumstances and situations that are relevant to the essay topic and purpose. The study results showed that all the respondents experienced various physical and psychological consequences of being relatives of people with gambling syndrome. The negative consequences that emerged from the respondents, was shown in the financial, relational, physical and mental problems. The study also showed that the relatives, who sought help, did not experience any support from the community.},
  author       = {Bäckrud, Carina},
  keyword      = {gambling disorder.,relatives,Codependency},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Spelets baksida - En kvalitativ studie om anhöriga till hasardspelare},
  year         = {2015},
}