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Empati och känslomässiga upplevelser i mötet med asylsökande patienter
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The population of asylum seekers puts new challenges on the Swedish health care since their difficulties are complex; having both atraumatic background and a continuing worry about the asylum process.This study aims at investigating how health care professionals working with asylum seekers are affected emotionally using the theoretical concepts of empathy, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction. Nine qualitative interviews with health care professionals were conducted and the material was analyse dusing thematic analysis. Results were deductively found in thematerial, using the asylum process itself along with the concepts of empathy, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction as themes. Previous findings regarding empathy and its relations to compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction were confirmed. This was furhter developed in this study through its focus on health care professionals working with asylum seekers.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014.
Keyword [en]
Compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction
Keyword [sv]
Empati, hälso- och sjukvård, behandlare, asylsökande patient
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Social Sciences Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-100514OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-100514DiVA: diva2:792446
Subject / course
Examensarbete i psykologi
Educational program
Study Programme for University Diploma in Psychology
Available from: 2015-03-04 Created: 2015-03-04 Last updated: 2015-04-08Bibliographically approved

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