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För gammal för psykiatrin - En jämförande vinjettstudie om socionomstudenters bedömning av psykisk ohälsa utifrån ålder

Jansson, Annika LU (2016) SOPA63 20161
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate whether students in the field of social work assess symptoms of depression and suicidal ideation differently, depending on the age of the client. A case vignette method was used where social work students in Lund (N=102) and Helsingborg (N=71) responded to one of two online questionnaires each. The case vignette featured a 78 year old client for the students in Helsingborg and a 38 year old client for the Lund students. The data showed a significant difference in whether psychiatry, medication and psychotherapy would be helpful for the client. The data also suggested that depression was harder to detect in the elderly client than in the younger. Ageism was investigated as a possible cause given... (More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether students in the field of social work assess symptoms of depression and suicidal ideation differently, depending on the age of the client. A case vignette method was used where social work students in Lund (N=102) and Helsingborg (N=71) responded to one of two online questionnaires each. The case vignette featured a 78 year old client for the students in Helsingborg and a 38 year old client for the Lund students. The data showed a significant difference in whether psychiatry, medication and psychotherapy would be helpful for the client. The data also suggested that depression was harder to detect in the elderly client than in the younger. Ageism was investigated as a possible cause given prejudice and stereotyping against the elderly. (Less)
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author
Jansson, Annika LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20161
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
ageism, social work, depression, suicidal ideation, assessment, psychiatry
language
Swedish
id
8890382
date added to LUP
2016-09-05 16:04:02
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2016-09-05 16:04:02
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to investigate whether students in the field of social work assess symptoms of depression and suicidal ideation differently, depending on the age of the client. A case vignette method was used where social work students in Lund (N=102) and Helsingborg (N=71) responded to one of two online questionnaires each. The case vignette featured a 78 year old client for the students in Helsingborg and a 38 year old client for the Lund students. The data showed a significant difference in whether psychiatry, medication and psychotherapy would be helpful for the client. The data also suggested that depression was harder to detect in the elderly client than in the younger. Ageism was investigated as a possible cause given prejudice and stereotyping against the elderly.},
  author       = {Jansson, Annika},
  keyword      = {ageism,social work,depression,suicidal ideation,assessment,psychiatry},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {För gammal för psykiatrin - En jämförande vinjettstudie om socionomstudenters bedömning av psykisk ohälsa utifrån ålder},
  year         = {2016},
}