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Mäns upplevelser av hur ett alkohol- och/eller narkotikaberoende påverkar deras aktivitetsutförande: - En kvalitativ studie
Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare, HHJ, Dep. of Rehabilitation. (Män i arbetsförålder med alkohol och/eller narkotikaberoende)
Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare, HHJ, Dep. of Rehabilitation. (Män i arbetsförålder med alkohol och/eller narkotikaberoende)
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Summary Titel: Men’s experiences of how alcohol and/or drug addiction affect their activity performance. A qualitative study.

 

Background: Individuals that suffers from addiction experience physical and psychosocial problem, which means that their activity performance becomes inadequate. Addiction and abuse is a significant public health issues with a high rate of recurrence. At present, about 90% of people with an addiction ends up in relapse within the first year of recovery. Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate how men of working age with an addiction to drugs and / or alcohol experience their activity performance in the daily activities. Method: The study was conducted based on a qualitative method with semi structured interviews. Eight men in working age were interviewed about their experience of how addiction affects their activity performance. The data were analyzed using a qualitative content analysis. Results: The results were reported in 4 main categories: Changed roles affect social activities, The perception of everyday activities, The feeling of being restricted in everyday situations and Health impacting activity performance negatively. Under each main category, subcategories identified , describing different experiences of each main category. Conclusion: Addiction had a major impact on the individual’s activity performance. The interviewees found that the drug became the priority in everyday life and governed the choice of activities.

Keywords: Occupational therapy, Interview Study, Addiction problems, Activity i Daily life

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2017. , 28 p.
Series
Hälsohögskolans avhandlingsserie, ISSN 1654-3602
Keyword [sv]
Arbetsterapi, intervjustudie, beroendeproblematik, aktiviteter i vardagen
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Medical and Health Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-36533ISRN: JU-HHJ-ATA-1-20170078OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-36533DiVA: diva2:1118084
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HHJ, Occupational Therapy
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2017-06-07, Gd307, Gjuterigatan 5, Jönköping, 10:00 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2017-07-04 Created: 2017-06-29 Last updated: 2017-07-04Bibliographically approved

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