Conceptions of mental health care--from the perspective of parents' of adult children suffering from mental illness.

@article{Johansson2014ConceptionsOM,
  title={Conceptions of mental health care--from the perspective of parents' of adult children suffering from mental illness.},
  author={Anita Johansson and Birgitta Andershed and Agneta Anderz{\'e}n-Carlsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={496-504}
}
The aim of this study was to describe parents' conceptions of the mental health care provided to adult children suffering from mental illness. Data were collected using qualitative research interviews with a purposive sample of sixteen mothers and ten fathers. Phenomenographic analysis was used to identify conceptions and formulate descriptive categories. The first category, questioning the availability of care, describes mental health care as being unequal in terms of accessibility and lacking… CONTINUE READING
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