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    Two Ways of Living Through Postpartum Depression.Idun Røseth, Per-Einar Binder & Ulrik Fredrik Malt - 2011 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 42 (2):174-194.
    Our aim with this descriptive phenomenological study was to identify and describe the essential meaning structure in the experience of postpartum depression . We interviewed four women diagnosed with major depression and analyzed the data with Giorgi’s descriptive phenomenological method. Our analysis revealed two essential meaning structures of PPD. The first structure describes the mother as thrown into a looming, dangerous world, coupled with a restricted, heavy body that hindered her attunement to her baby. Tormented by anxiety, guilt and shame, (...)
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    Engulfed by an Alienated and Threatening Emotional Body: The Essential Meaning Structure of Depression in Women.Idun Røseth, Per-Einar Binder & Ulrik Fredrik Malt - 2013 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 44 (2):153-178.
    Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with a depressive disorder as men. Before trying to explain this difference, we must first understand how women experience depression. We explore the phenomenon of depression through women’s experiences, using Giorgi’s descriptive phenomenological method. An essential meaning structure describes the development of depression: The women find themselves entrapped in a personal mission which had backfired. Motivated by shame and guilt from the past, they overinvest in work or others’ emotions to relieve internal (...)
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    I Don’T Love My Baby?!Idun Røseth & Rob Bongaardt - 2019 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 50 (1):90-111.
    Many new mothers question the nature of their motherly love after birth. This affectionate relationship towards the infant is commonly called bonding in everyday speech, clinical practice and research. Bonding may not sufficiently describe the mother’s emotional response to the infant and does not capture the ambivalence and struggle to develop maternal affection of many women. This study aims to explore the phenomenon of disturbed maternal affection through the clinical case of one mother who experienced severe and prolonged disturbances. Two (...)
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    On Attachment: The View From Developmental Psychology, Written by Ian Rory Owen.Idun Røseth - 2018 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 49 (2):257-260.
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    Experiences of Depression: A Study in Phenomenology, Written by Matthew Ratcliffe.Idun Røseth - 2015 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 46 (2):236-242.