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The experience of enabling aspects that facilitate help-seeking behaviours among British South Asian individual’s reporting depression and low mood: An IPA study.

Jaspal, Priya (2020) The experience of enabling aspects that facilitate help-seeking behaviours among British South Asian individual’s reporting depression and low mood: An IPA study. Doctoral thesis, University of Surrey.

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Abstract

Help-seeking behaviours under a cultural context and the role of meaning-making in relation to the field of Counselling Psychology have been of academic interest over the last 30 years. This study explores British South Asian (BSA) individual’s experience of enabling help-seeking behaviours when living with depression and low mood. The aim of this study is to illuminate the meanings and values of contextualising help-seeking behaviours in relation to depression and low mood in a bi-cultural context. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with Six BSA individuals using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA). Four super-ordinate themes emerged from the data. The findings highlight the tension between participant’s painful experiences of low mood/depression in their cultural context, and how some of their internalisation processes play a role in their help-seeking behaviours.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Divisions : Theses
Authors : Jaspal, Priya
Date : 30 April 2020
Funders : Self-funded
DOI : 10.15126/thesis.00854136
Copyright Disclaimer : No aspect of this portfolio may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the author, with the exception of the librarians of the University of Surrey, who may reproduce this portfolio by photocopy, or otherwise and lend copies to institutions or individuals for academic purposes. © Priya Jaspal
Contributors :
ContributionNameEmailORCID
http://www.loc.gov/loc.terms/relators/THSMaragkou, Evangeliae.maragkou@surrey.ac.uk
Depositing User : Priya Jaspal
Date Deposited : 20 May 2020 10:12
Last Modified : 20 May 2020 10:12
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/854136

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