Barbro Gustafsson

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This study identifies emotions in patients with epilepsy as a result of confirming and disconfirming healthcare experiences. A discussion of emotions as a motive for patients' goal-directed actions was a further aim of this study. The critical incident method was used for data collection. Emotions occurring in confirming and disconfirming healthcare(More)
Our aim was to describe psychiatric nursing care of suicidal patients from an action-theoretical and confirmatory perspective using the Sympathy-Acceptance-Understanding-Competence (SAUC) model for confirming nursing. Twenty-nine nurses were interviewed and asked to answer a questionnaire. The interview results showed that the nurses' care consisted of 83%(More)
The nature of epilepsy-related healthcare encounters is important for the self-relation and quality of life of patients with epilepsy. Seventeen positive and 16 negative encounters (critical incident method) were hermeneutically interpreted by an action-theoretic and confirmatory framework. For patients with positive self-assessment (SA), confirming(More)
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