Search for dissertations about: "optimism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the word optimism.

  1. 1. Hope and Despair Philosophy of life, expectations and optimism in cancer patients and their spouses

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jeanette Winterling; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Caring sciences; philosophy of life; expectations; optimism; advanced cancer; curative cancer; recovery; spouses; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The general aim was to explore philosophy of life, expectations and optimism in patients and spouses in two different cancer situations, and to determine whether these aspects had relevance for psychological distress and quality of life. The first situation was being newly diagnosed with advanced cancer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunities and uncertainties in the early stages of development of CO2 capture and storage

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mårten Lind; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Acceptance; cement; CCS; CO2 capture and storage; early opportunities; enhanced oil recovery; expert opinions; hybrid power cycles; optimism; oxyfuel combustion; pressurised fluidised bed combustion; pilot plant; potassium carbonate; risk; Sargas; scenario studies; scientific uncertainty; stakeholder perceptions; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering Chemical process and manufacturing engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik Kemisk process- och produktionsteknik;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS), which is a technology that is currently being promoted by industries, scientists and governments, among others, in order to mitigate climate change despite a continued use of fossil fuels. Because of the complex nature of CCS and the risks it entails, it is controversial. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating judgments of perceived question answerability: different kinds of questions and individual differences

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Bodil Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; question answerability; judgements; consensus; metacognition; epistemic beliefs; optimism;

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  4. 4. Affective personality expressed in psychiatric patients

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Madeleine Zöller; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; affective state; affective personality; psychiatric patients; psychiatric symptoms; mood; stress; energy; disposional optimism; gender;

    Abstract : In Study I, the influence of an affective personality type upon psychological health was examined in 100 psychiatric patients. Factors predicting positive and negative affect were studied in a comparison of the patients with a healthy norm group of 1925 individuals. READ MORE

  5. 5. UAMSHO: A Theological Study of the Proclamation of the Revival Movement within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Anneth Nyagawa Munga; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; making; grace; authority; ability; charismata; morality; church discipline; the church; the Bible; holiness; salvation; over-pessimism; over-optimism; realization of sin; relapsing; demons; sin; crisis; the world; Satan; God; the Holy Spirit; Jesus Christ; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a theological study of the revival (Uamsho) movement within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT). This movement is part of the East African Revival Movement that began during the late 1920's within the Protestant churches in Rwanda, after which it spread to Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. READ MORE