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Panikångest - Individens upplevelse
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The main objective of this study was to study individuals experience of panic disorder. The underlying method in the study was of qualitative art, were theme based analysis were used and semi structured interviews were conducted. Six interviews were conducted with individuals that for themselves or with the help of primary care for filled the DSM-IV criteria for panic disorder. The results showed that the participants felt that their panic disorder was more or less prominent depended on the stability of the participants subsistence. The participants felt less of their panic disorder if they had a more stable subsistence and felt the panic-disorder were more prominent if the participants felt more stressed. The interviews led to four themes, The Individuals experience of panic disorder, life situation, sense of losing control and a sense of no one would understand.

Abstract [sv]

Syftet med studien är att undersöka individers upplevelse av panikångest. Studien är kvalitativ och bygger på tematisk innehållsanalys, för studien har sex semistrukturerade intervjuer genomförts med individer som enligt sig själv eller sjukvården uppfyller DSM-IV kriterier för panikångest. Resultatet presenterar den enskilde individens upplevelse av panikångest. Resultatet visar att intervjupersonerna upplevde sin panikångest som mer eller mindre framträdande beroende av stabiliteten i deras tillvaro. En stabil tillvaro upplevdes av deltagara minska panikångesten och en mer stressad tillvaro, upplevdes av deltagarna att öka deras panikångest. Intervjuerna ledde fram till fyra teman, Individens upplevelse av panikångest, livssituation, känsla av total kontrollförlust samt känsla av att ingen skulle förstå.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 16 p.
Keyword [en]
self-help, panic anxiety, experience
Keyword [sv]
Självhjälp, Panikångest, upplevelse
National Category
Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-22781OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-22781DiVA: diva2:1047380
Subject / course
Psychology
Educational program
no programme (freestanding course)
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Available from: 2016-11-17 Created: 2016-11-17 Last updated: 2016-11-28Bibliographically approved

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