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Psykisk ohälsa: En narrativ studie om personer som har varit deprimerade

Anusic, Amela LU (2015) SOPA63 20151
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to look at two autobiographies through qualitative methods. The main purpose has been to highlight how individuals describe themselves, the consequences of social aspects (family and friends) in depression they have experienced and their turning points: the way out of the depression. To study this, I have used the following questions as starting points: How do the depressed individual in this study describe themselves? And how do the individuals describe the consequences of social aspects that they have got from the illnes? Are there any differences or ssimilation in the individuals stories, concerning the turning point, what kind of treatment was the indivduals offered in their depression? The study's... (More)
The purpose of this study was to look at two autobiographies through qualitative methods. The main purpose has been to highlight how individuals describe themselves, the consequences of social aspects (family and friends) in depression they have experienced and their turning points: the way out of the depression. To study this, I have used the following questions as starting points: How do the depressed individual in this study describe themselves? And how do the individuals describe the consequences of social aspects that they have got from the illnes? Are there any differences or ssimilation in the individuals stories, concerning the turning point, what kind of treatment was the indivduals offered in their depression? The study's analysis has been done with the narrative theory, social psychological perspective which have contained useful theories and a stigma theory. The study shows how a depressed individual suffer from the illnes. The individuals don´t want to become stigmatized. The results also show the similarities in the individuals turning points that it has been a process that finally reaches its end at the final turning point. The difference that I found in the turning points varies because the individuals don´t share the same events during the process towards the turning point. The extent of depression has been highlighted by quotations from the individuals stories. I´ve found similarities in the individuals stories when they thought about stigma, how to not affect their family and friend and that they all wanted to write and speak about their depression, so that everyone could get experience of depression, and to know that other who suffer from depression are not alone to suffer from this illnes. (Less)
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Anusic, Amela LU
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SOPA63 20151
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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narrative theory, social aspects consequences., depression, identity, stereotypes, turning point, stigma theory
language
Swedish
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7859656
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2015-09-07 17:08:32
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was to look at two autobiographies through qualitative methods. The main purpose has been to highlight how individuals describe themselves, the consequences of social aspects (family and friends) in depression they have experienced and their turning points: the way out of the depression. To study this, I have used the following questions as starting points: How do the depressed individual in this study describe themselves? And how do the individuals describe the consequences of social aspects that they have got from the illnes? Are there any differences or ssimilation in the individuals stories, concerning the turning point, what kind of treatment was the indivduals offered in their depression? The study's analysis has been done with the narrative theory, social psychological perspective which have contained useful theories and a stigma theory. The study shows how a depressed individual suffer from the illnes. The individuals don´t want to become stigmatized. The results also show the similarities in the individuals turning points that it has been a process that finally reaches its end at the final turning point. The difference that I found in the turning points varies because the individuals don´t share the same events during the process towards the turning point. The extent of depression has been highlighted by quotations from the individuals stories. I´ve found similarities in the individuals stories when they thought about stigma, how to not affect their family and friend and that they all wanted to write and speak about their depression, so that everyone could get experience of depression, and to know that other who suffer from depression are not alone to suffer from this illnes.},
  author       = {Anusic, Amela},
  keyword      = {narrative theory,social aspects consequences.,depression,identity,stereotypes,turning point,stigma theory},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Psykisk ohälsa: En narrativ studie om personer som har varit deprimerade},
  year         = {2015},
}