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Ett liv efter flykt: En empirisk studie med fokus på hur personal bemöter ungdomar med traumatisk kris efter flykt
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for health promotion and care sciences.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for health promotion and care sciences.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
A life after fleeing : An empirical study focusing on staff treatment for teenagers affected by traumatic crisis after fleeing (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: In recent years multiple refugees has arrived to Sweden with traumatic experiences such as war, persecution and torture. This means that many victims of trauma can later develop post-traumatic stress disorder. Refugees who are traumatized after fleeing is a vulnerable group and those who come to Sweden need the support of health professionals. Aim: The aims of the present study are to illustrate how staff treats teenagers with traumatic crisis after fleeing. Method: The study has a qualitative design based on four qualitative group interviews. Totally, eight healthcare professionals were interviewed (six females and two males) from three residential care homes for refugees and one children and youth psychiatry, a specific asylum operation. These are located in two different cities in Sweden. Results: The results of this study shows that the approaching and way of treating plays a major role for caring affects in the work with refugees who end up in traumatic crises. The categories revealed was health promoting care and health staff attendance with the subcategories create motivation, actively listening, create security and approachment as a tool. Conclusions: The conclusion of this study is that the health staff attendance and health promoting care are two essential aspects of dealing with teenagers with traumatic post-flight crisis. Good treatment is of decisive importance for good care and is about the staff's knowledge and abilities for communication. Increased knowledge leads to attention for individual needs and those being treated in a respectful manner.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 31 p.
Keyword [en]
Health Professionals, PTSD, Refugees, Trauma, Treatment
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-11705Local ID: EVX500OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-11705DiVA: diva2:1146080
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Nursing science
Educational program
Socialpsykiatrisk vård
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Available from: 2017-10-07 Created: 2017-10-02 Last updated: 2017-10-07Bibliographically approved

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