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Erfarenheter av depressiva symptom efter stroke
Mälardalen University, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare.
Mälardalen University, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Many people become ill due to stroke every year in Sweden. Stroke survivors can suffer from depressive symptoms due to the consequences that come with a stroke. Depressive symptoms can lead to negative quality of life and can lead to an unsustainable life situation. Problem: Depressive symptoms in stroke patients contributes with many different consequences that can cause unhealth and impaired quality of life. In order for nurses to be able to perform their role and being there to support both patients and relatives, more knowledge is required in this area and it can increase the quality of life and health of the patients. Objective: The purpose is to describe patient’s experiences of depressive symptoms after stroke. Method: A general literature review. 10 articles where of 6 had a quantitative approach and 4 a qualitative approach. These then became the result. Result: In the result, three categories were summarized describing experiences of depressive symptoms after stroke. Losing oneself, Losing control and Experiences of vulnerability. Conclusion: It appeared that the experience of depressive symptoms was common after a stroke and could be related to consequences such as physical barriers, difficulty in managing emotions, loneliness and fatigue. This summarized experiences of depressive symptoms after stroke.

Abstract [sv]

Bakgrund: Många människor insjuknar i stroke varje år i Sverige. Patienter som har överlevt en stroke kan lida av depressiva symtom på grund av konsekvenserna som medföljer efter en stroke. Depressiva symtom kan leda till att livskvalitén blir påverkad negativt och det kan medföra en ohållbar livssituation. Problem: Depressiva symptom hos patienter med stroke bidrar till många olika konsekvenser som kan orsaka ohälsa och försämrad livskvalité. För att sjuksköterskor ska kunna utföra sin roll och finnas där som stöd för både patienterna samt anhöriga behövs mer kunskap inom detta område. Bredare kunskap kan öka patienternas livskvalité och hälsa. Syfte: Syftet är att beskriva patienters erfarenheter av depressiva symtom efter en stroke. Metod: En allmän litteraturöversikt. 10 artiklar varav 6 hade en kvantitativ ansats och 4 en kvalitativ ansats. Resultat: I resultatet sammanställdes tre kategorier som beskrev erfarenheter av depressiva symptom efter stroke. Att förlora sig själv, Förlorad kontroll och Erfarenheter av sårbarhet. Slutsats: Det framgick att erfarenheten av depressiva symptom var vanligt efter en stroke och att det kunde relateras till följder såsom fysiska hinder, svårigheter att hantera känslor, ensamhet och trötthet. Detta summerade erfarenheter av depressiva symptom efter stroke.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018.
Keywords [sv]
Allmän litteraturöversikt, depression, patient erfarenheter, ”self-transcendence”, stroke
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Medical and Health Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-38828OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-38828DiVA, id: diva2:1189333
Subject / course
Caring Science
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Available from: 2018-03-09 Created: 2018-03-09 Last updated: 2018-03-09Bibliographically approved

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