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Föräldrar som trampar i rabatten - är det så farligt?: Föräldrar med ADHD om föräldraskap och samhällets familjebilder.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Behavioural Sciences, School of Social Work.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health, Social Work and Behavioural Sciences, School of Social Work.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study examined parenting in relation to ADHD. The key point of the study was to let parents who experience an ADHD diagnosis share their view on parenting. The research required a comprehensive literature search, partly to examine earlier research in the particular field but also to gather information on parenting. One focus group interview and three semi structured interviews were used to gather relevant information. Informants were recruited from a project for individuals with neuropsychiatric disabilities. Aspects that were not taken in consideration in this study were gender differences in the view on parenting. Neither was the aim of the study to examine the children’s point of view. The study revealed that the informants’ view of parenting of today is all about status and reaching results. From their own experience of parenting, focus was on confirming their children and respect them as individuals. They considered themselves different than other parents, in areas as taking part of their children’s life and not to fit in according to clothing or appearance. Partly, they also felt that they did not get any understanding for their differences from the academic part of society.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 59 p.
Keyword [en]
ADHD, ”good enough” parenting, maternal, paternal
Keyword [sv]
ADHD, tillräckligt bra föräldraskap, moderlig, faderlig
National Category
Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-13408OAI: diva2:429993
Subject / course
Social Work
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-07-06 Created: 2011-07-04 Last updated: 2011-07-06Bibliographically approved

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