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Table 3 Main theme, themes, and subthemes in the result

From: ‘Girls need to strengthen each other as a group’: experiences from a gender-sensitive stress management intervention by youth-friendly Swedish health services – a qualitative study

A space for gendered and embodied empowerment in a hectic life
Finding a social oasis to challenge gendered expectations Being bodily empowered Altering gendered positions and stance to life
Being confirmed in a non-judging and supportive atmosphere Approaching the problematic body Upgrading oneself and one’s abilities
Making space for reflections on gender and stress Finding breathing space Switching pace in life
   Setting limits and resisting outer pressure