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Att skapa sin identitet : En narrativ studie av biografier om psykisk ohälsa

Johansson, Josefin LU (2016) SOPA63 20152
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to examine how young women construct their identity in biographies in relation to their own mental health state, their self harm behavior and the psychiatric institution. Self-harm behavior is a growing problem, primarily for young women. I’ve used a narrative text-analysis to investigate how women construct their identity and to examine the differences between the authors. I chose to write about mental health problems due to personal and due to its recurrence to the education. The result of my analysis is that the women construct their identity foremost as a result of how the institution sees the individual and of how they look at their self harm behavior. The women also construct their identity based on... (More)
The purpose of this study is to examine how young women construct their identity in biographies in relation to their own mental health state, their self harm behavior and the psychiatric institution. Self-harm behavior is a growing problem, primarily for young women. I’ve used a narrative text-analysis to investigate how women construct their identity and to examine the differences between the authors. I chose to write about mental health problems due to personal and due to its recurrence to the education. The result of my analysis is that the women construct their identity foremost as a result of how the institution sees the individual and of how they look at their self harm behavior. The women also construct their identity based on interaction on internet the combined group stigmatization. (Less)
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author
Johansson, Josefin LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20152
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Selfharm, Self injury, biographies, mental health, Goffman, institution, identity, stigmatization
language
Swedish
id
8852475
date added to LUP
2016-03-29 15:28:25
date last changed
2016-03-29 15:28:25
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study is to examine how young women construct their identity in biographies in relation to their own mental health state, their self harm behavior and the psychiatric institution. Self-harm behavior is a growing problem, primarily for young women. I’ve used a narrative text-analysis to investigate how women construct their identity and to examine the differences between the authors. I chose to write about mental health problems due to personal and due to its recurrence to the education. The result of my analysis is that the women construct their identity foremost as a result of how the institution sees the individual and of how they look at their self harm behavior. The women also construct their identity based on interaction on internet the combined group stigmatization.},
  author       = {Johansson, Josefin},
  keyword      = {Selfharm,Self injury,biographies,mental health,Goffman,institution,identity,stigmatization},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att skapa sin identitet : En narrativ studie av biografier om psykisk ohälsa},
  year         = {2016},
}