Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Unga vuxna cancerpatienters upplevelser av sin sjukdom: En självbiografisk studie
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Young adult’s patients with cancer experiences of their disease (English)
Abstract [en]

Every year about 600 people in age 15-29 years in Sweden diagnosis with cancer. To be a young adult and diagnose with cancer is a life changing experience and affects the daily life for the patient. The aim of the study was to describe the young adult’s experiences of their disease. The methods used in this study were a literature study based on autobiography. Five books were analyzed. Four themes emerged from the analysis of the autobiographies; experience of anxiety, the feeling of loss, experience of despair; experience of joy, hope and gratitude. This study shows how life changes when a young adult gets a cancer diagnosis and how it affects their living. The study points out how important it is for the nurse to have acknowledged about this special target

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , p. 15
Keywords [en]
Cancer, experiences, lifeworld, nurse, young adults
National Category
Nursing
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-5947Local ID: EXO500OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-5947DiVA, id: diva2:698373
Subject / course
Nursing science
Educational program
Sjuksköterskeprogrammet
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2014-02-21 Created: 2014-02-21 Last updated: 2014-02-21Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text in DiVA

By organisation
Divison of Caring Sciences, undergraduate level
Nursing

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 73 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf