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Unga och vuxna kvinnors upplevelser av att leva med Anorexia Nervosa.- En litteraturstudie
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Young and adult women's experiences of living with Anorexia Nervosa.- A literature study (English)
Abstract [sv]

Bakgrund: Ätstörningar har blivit allt vanligare och en ökning sker i alla etniska grupper. Anorexia Nervosa kännetecknas av att individen har en skev självbild och en rädsla för att bli fet. Syfte: Syftet med studien var att belysa unga och vuxna kvinnors upplevelser av att leva med anorexia nervosa.Metod: En litteraturstudie baserad på åtta kvalitativa studier där resultaten har kvalitetsgranskats, analyserats och sedan sammanställts. De databaser som användes för att söka studier var Cinahl, PsycINFO och PubMed. Resultat: Studiens huvudsakliga resultat visar anorexia nervosa orsakar mycket lidande för kvinnorna samt att det finns en ambivalens för att tillfriskna. Sjukdomens restriktioner gjorde att kvinnorna upplevde en ensamhet och isolering samt skam och skuld.Slutsats: Anorexia nervosa bidrar med kontroll, stabilitet och var ett sätt för kvinnorna att kunna hantera sina negativa känslor.

Abstract [en]

Background: Eating disorders has become more common and an increase occurs among all ethnic’s groups. Anorexia nervosa is recognized by the fact that the persons has a false image of themselves and a fear of getting fat.Aim: The aim of this study was to illustrate young and adult women’s experiences of living with anorexia nervosa.Method: A literature review based on eight qualitative studies where the result has been quality audited, analyzed and compiled. The databases which have been used to find different studies are CINAHL, PsycINFO and PubMed.Result: The main results of the study shows that the anorexia nervosa causes lots of pain and suffering for women's and that there is an ambivalence to recover from the disorder. The limitations of living with anorexia nervosa, often came with a price of isolation, shame and feelings of guilt.Conclusion: Anorexia nervosa provides control, stability and was a way for the women to cope with negative emotions.

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2017. , p. 41
Keywords [en]
Literature study, anorexia nervosa, young and adult women, experience.
Keywords [sv]
Litteraturstudie, anorexia nervosa, unga och vuxna kvinnor, upplevelse.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-139178OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-139178DiVA, id: diva2:1139657
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Available from: 2018-01-05 Created: 2017-09-08 Last updated: 2018-01-05Bibliographically approved

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