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
"De vet ju inte vems säng de ligger i": En studie om vårdpersonals tolkningar, bemötande och hantering av demenssjukas sexuella uttryck
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.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to increase understanding of how nursing home staff at dementia care facilities interpret, treat and manages sexual behavior of patients. Four group interviews were made with a total of thirteen participants from three different dementia care facilities. The collected material was processed and thematized in pursuance of the research questions of the study. The results were analysed using three concepts from queer theory; heteronormativity, the heterosexual matrix and power, as well as an article about how nursing home staff constructs actions of patients. The results showed that staff member’s assessments about the patient’s sexual behaviours depended on their posture towards the norm of what is considered to be acceptable. They would allow the sexual behaviour in order to neither restrict nor permit, as long as the staff felt that nobody was liable to harm. The sexual behaviour was related to the cognitive disorder and not to sexuality on the occasions when the nursing home staff considered it to be inappropriate. The results also showed that as a way of coping, the staff would utilize a defusing language to describe the patient’s sexual behaviour.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 41 p.
Keyword [sv]
bemötande, demenssjukdom, konstruktivism, queer, sexualitet, vårdpersonal
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-23871OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-23871DiVA: diva2:601583
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme, 210 credits
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2013-01-30 Created: 2013-01-29 Last updated: 2013-01-30Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(530 kB)194 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 530 kBChecksum SHA-512
40abd73b8ed8d392a11d08c6183f615aa6b51fdb7a182dc86fc151dfe00f8578ac15b6a8816eb72f4bdad87149a198d0730a379423511b3f2e7aee3de08d0fd1
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Social Work
Social Work

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 194 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: 165 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