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Hur unga kvinnor med depression upplever omgivningens attityder - fyra anekdoter tolkade ur ett livsvärldsperspektiv

Ternström, Elias LU (2016) SOAM21 20152
School of Social Work
Abstract
How young women with depression experience attitudes from other people - four anecdotes interpreted from a lifeworld perspective

The aim of this master thesis was to, through a lifeworld perspective, understand how young women with some form of depression, experience other people’s negative attitudes towards depression. Using a hermeneutic phenomenological method, as described by Max van Manen, four women were interviewed with a semi-structured questionnaire, containing questions that mainly highlighted an anecdote that the interviewees had experienced. The women were between the ages of 22-30. They had all been diagnosed with some form of depression by Swedish physicians. The interviews took place in Malmö in the south of Sweden. The... (More)
How young women with depression experience attitudes from other people - four anecdotes interpreted from a lifeworld perspective

The aim of this master thesis was to, through a lifeworld perspective, understand how young women with some form of depression, experience other people’s negative attitudes towards depression. Using a hermeneutic phenomenological method, as described by Max van Manen, four women were interviewed with a semi-structured questionnaire, containing questions that mainly highlighted an anecdote that the interviewees had experienced. The women were between the ages of 22-30. They had all been diagnosed with some form of depression by Swedish physicians. The interviews took place in Malmö in the south of Sweden. The results show that meeting negative attitudes from other people is experienced as emptiness, intensified depression, loss of control and an experience of nothingness and indifference. (Less)
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Ternström, Elias LU
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SOAM21 20152
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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depression, young women, attitudes, lifeworld perspective, hermeneutic phenomenology
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Swedish
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8522361
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2016-01-25 09:48:55
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  abstract     = {How young women with depression experience attitudes from other people - four anecdotes interpreted from a lifeworld perspective

The aim of this master thesis was to, through a lifeworld perspective, understand how young women with some form of depression, experience other people’s negative attitudes towards depression. Using a hermeneutic phenomenological method, as described by Max van Manen, four women were interviewed with a semi-structured questionnaire, containing questions that mainly highlighted an anecdote that the interviewees had experienced. The women were between the ages of 22-30. They had all been diagnosed with some form of depression by Swedish physicians. The interviews took place in Malmö in the south of Sweden. The results show that meeting negative attitudes from other people is experienced as emptiness, intensified depression, loss of control and an experience of nothingness and indifference.},
  author       = {Ternström, Elias},
  keyword      = {depression,young women,attitudes,lifeworld perspective,hermeneutic phenomenology},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hur unga kvinnor med depression upplever omgivningens attityder - fyra anekdoter tolkade ur ett livsvärldsperspektiv},
  year         = {2016},
}