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Kära barn, det här handlar om din barndom: 9 vuxna berättar om sina erfarenheter av en utsatt barndom och samhällets insatser
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study is to describe and analyze how adults who grew up in an exposed habitat experienced their upbringing and society's efforts and how it affected them in adult life. The method that we used was qualitative interviews. This method has given us a rich material, we believe. The results were analyzed by means of the theory we used and past research in the field. All of our respondents have in common that they were insecure in childhood.  And everyone has had negative consequences of their childhood into adulthood. All respondents noted that what has been significant in touch with society´s effords has been to feel seen and listen to. The results of our study and past research in this area shows that it is important to pay attention to children in distress early to avoid negative outcomes in adulthood and that preventative measures are important. Other result from our study was that children and their experiences need to be taken seriously and to strive for continuity in the work. 

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2013. , 62 p.
Keyword [en]
Child neglect and abuse, exposed habitat, society effords, ecological model.
Keyword [sv]
Barn som far illa, utsatt livsmiljö, samhällets insatser, ekologisk modell.
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Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-101405OAI: diva2:703542
Available from: 2014-03-10 Created: 2014-03-07 Last updated: 2014-03-10Bibliographically approved

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