Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Bland "busiga småpojkar", "ett konstigt beteende" och "besvärliga kvinnor".: Föreställningar om adhd, schizofreni och borderline.
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]

Abstract:

The purpose with this study was to explore different peoples preconceived opinions of three psychiatric diagnoses; Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). These designations are accompanied by a definite social stigma, which could have profound effects on a person diagnosed with either disorder. These designations carry the risk of excluding and labelling individuals and could provoke a feeling of abnormality and potentially segregate them from the Community.

 

This study is a qualitative study of six individuals, (sample size equals six). The rationale behind the selection was to get a broad representation of different individuals’ opinions. A semi-structured interview method was used and the analysis was made according to Social Cognitive Theory. The aim was to investigate if individuals in different occupations have preconceived opinions and what information and material these beliefs are based on.

 

The result showed that the preconceptions of these diagnoses, had many common denominators independent of the persons professional subgroup

 

Key words; Preconception, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, ADHD, Schizophrenia and Borderline Personality Disorder, BPD

 

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , p. 44
National Category
Humanities
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-14206OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-14206DiVA, id: diva2:441310
Subject / course
Social Work
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
Uppsok
Humanities, Theology
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2011-09-15 Created: 2011-09-15 Last updated: 2013-03-21Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(173 kB)307 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT02.pdfFile size 173 kBChecksum SHA-512
9ad3e8f27ff5b40fd0326badac2de29afe23c44048e6e98b8b2f8d90be8ecdfc5bd18b3a944ef3f958c39dc0355e282b09458811b68e30a16b2524bd99db3e11
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Westerlund, JennyPetersson, Anneli
By organisation
School of Social Work
Humanities

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 307 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 469 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf