Search for dissertations about: "quality of life"

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  1. 1. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chinese women living with cervical cancer- Health-related Quality of Life, Sense of Coherence, lived experience

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Yan Ding; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health-related quality of life; Sense of Coherence; cervical cancer; lived experience; Mainland China; social support; Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Cervix FACT-Cx ; Sense of Coherence Scale;

    Abstract : Due to the unavailability of culture-appropriate measurements of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in China, knowledge about the HRQOL of women with cervical cancer, particularly in Mainland China, is poor. Such knowledge is greatly needed to inform nursing practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Youth - the future manpower. Studies on unemployment, quality of life and work attitudes

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Lars Axelsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social medicine; Self-esteem; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; Social support; Work attitudes; Sense of coherence; Work ethics; Unemployment; Quality of life; Health; Young adults; Adolescents; adolescents; health; quality of life; unemployment; work ethics; work attitudes; sense of coherence; social support; self-esteem;

    Abstract : Arbetslivet är en av de viktigaste delarna i människors livssituation och ett av de viktigaste incitamenten för välfärden i ett samhälle. Stora förändringar har skett för ungdomar beträffande arbetslivet och inträdet i arbetslivet under de senaste decennierna. Bl.a. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Voice of the Patient

    University dissertation from Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Lund University

    Author : Hampus Kiotseridis; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; Rhinitis; Patient-reported outcome; health-related quality of life; Children; asthma control; pollen warning; grass pollen allergy;

    Abstract : Allergic diseases, which constitute a global health problem, have been defined as one of the epidemics of the twenty-first century. Since there are no cures for allergic diseases today, the goal of treatment is to get the disease under control so that the patient can live a normal life with optimal chances of development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on Quality of Life : A Methodological Perspective on the Definition and Measurement of the Good Life in Patients with Psychiatric Illness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Madis Kajandi; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; quality of life; measurement; definition; psychiatry; validity; reliability; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: In social sciences the quality of life (QOL) concept is often connected with efforts to evaluate welfare and well being. In medicine QOL is frequently used as a complement to evaluations of cure. In psychiatry QOL is of special importance because many patients have to endure long periods of illness. READ MORE