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Berättelser om återhämtning

Bernhardsson, Joakim LU (2017) SOPA63 20171
School of Social Work
Abstract
This study is based on interviews with people who have been in contact with psychiatric care and are, or have been in recovery from mental illness. The aim was to investigate how the interviewees describe their recovery and which factors that matter in recovery. The previous research this study builds upon show that a key aspect of recovery comes from reclaiming power of self and finding or, refinding the image of self. Research also reveals societal and organizational barriers to recovery. A further aim was therefore to strengthen the discourse of people with mental illness by using qualitative interviews to bring light to their stories, using theories of power and normality in the analysis. One of the interviewees described experiences... (More)
This study is based on interviews with people who have been in contact with psychiatric care and are, or have been in recovery from mental illness. The aim was to investigate how the interviewees describe their recovery and which factors that matter in recovery. The previous research this study builds upon show that a key aspect of recovery comes from reclaiming power of self and finding or, refinding the image of self. Research also reveals societal and organizational barriers to recovery. A further aim was therefore to strengthen the discourse of people with mental illness by using qualitative interviews to bring light to their stories, using theories of power and normality in the analysis. One of the interviewees described experiences of oppression in psychiatric care. A further result in the study shows that mental illness is viewed as abnormal in relation to society at large, which threatens the process of recovery. (Less)
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author
Bernhardsson, Joakim LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20171
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Recovery, mental illness, mental health, relation, psychiatric care, psychiatry.
language
Swedish
id
8924655
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2017-09-05 09:15:57
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2017-09-05 09:15:57
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  abstract     = {This study is based on interviews with people who have been in contact with psychiatric care and are, or have been in recovery from mental illness. The aim was to investigate how the interviewees describe their recovery and which factors that matter in recovery. The previous research this study builds upon show that a key aspect of recovery comes from reclaiming power of self and finding or, refinding the image of self. Research also reveals societal and organizational barriers to recovery. A further aim was therefore to strengthen the discourse of people with mental illness by using qualitative interviews to bring light to their stories, using theories of power and normality in the analysis. One of the interviewees described experiences of oppression in psychiatric care. A further result in the study shows that mental illness is viewed as abnormal in relation to society at large, which threatens the process of recovery.},
  author       = {Bernhardsson, Joakim},
  keyword      = {Recovery,mental illness,mental health,relation,psychiatric care,psychiatry.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Berättelser om återhämtning},
  year         = {2017},
}