När allt kretsar kring vikten: en litteraturöversikt som belyser hur familjen kan involveras i vården av en patient med Anorexia Nervosa
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
When weight is in the center of everything : a literary survey that highlights how the family can be involved in the care of a patient with Anorexia Nervosa (English)
Background: Anorexia Nervosa is a mental illness of which the result is a will-controlled weight loss. It is an illness that affects the entire body and can become life-threatening. The illness is most common in young women and is often developed because of a stressful life event, stressful family relationships or sexual abuse. The disease also has a heredity of 50-90% in all cases. Aim: The aim of this study is to describe how nurses can involve the family in the care of a patient with Anorexia Nervosa. Method: The method used in this study was a literary survey based on ten articles of both qualitative and quantitative type. The articles were analysed using the method of Friberg (2012b). Result: Three main themes were created: Building relationships, providing education and preparing for home. Conclusion: The result of this study shows that the involvement of the family in the care of a patient with Anorexia Nervosa has improved conditions of recovery. Nurses have a crucial role in this process by creating relationships, having an educational role and preparing both patient and family for the return home.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 29 p.
Anorexia Nervosa, Family Nursing, Family relationships, Nurse, Nurses role
Anorexia nervosa, Familjevård, Familjerelationer, Sjuksköterska, Sjuksköterskerollen
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-9182Local ID: EXO502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-9182DiVA: diva2:908415
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