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The aim of this study was to use Harré's social constructionist theory of selfhood to describe how people with mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) express their sense of self. The findings show that Self 1, the embodied sense of being a person, was expressed fluently by participants through the use of first-person indexicals. Self 2, the experienced(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the occurrences of coercive interventions and violence-related staff injuries before and after a 2-year violence prevention intervention on a psychiatric intensive care unit. The intervention aimed to improve nursing care by addressing patient violence from multiple perspectives. During the study, the unit was(More)
People with Alzheimer's disease (AD) are often negatively positioned by others, resulting in difficulties upholding a positive sense of self. This might cause them to withdraw socially and apparently 'lose their minds'. Conversely, the sense of self can be strengthened with the support from others. This study aimed to describe, in accordance with(More)
Sjuksköterskeprogrammet med inriktning mot äldre, 160 poäng Kandidatuppsats C-nivå, 10 poäng Vårterminen 2009 Som en " naturlig " kvinna Som en " naturlig " kvinna Som en " naturlig " kvinna Som en " naturlig " kvinna En studie om äldre kvinnor och sexualitet Like a " natural " woman Like a " natural " woman Like a " natural " woman Like a " natural " woman(More)
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