Search for dissertations about: "worry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the word worry.

  1. 1. Hope and worry : exploring young people's values, emotions, and behavior regarding global environmental problems

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Maria Ojala; Örebro universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores young people’s engagement concerning global environmental problems. To be able to reverse these problems, it is vital to involve the public in the strivings for a sustainable society. However, environmental problems are complex, imbued with uncertainties and ambivalence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's Experiences of Fetal Screening for Down's Syndrome by Means of an Early Ultrasound Examination

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Fetal ultrasound screening; Nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; Worry; Depressive symptoms; False positive results; Women s reactions; Risk information; Fetal ultrasound screening; nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; worry; depressive symptoms; false positive results; women s reactions; risk information;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore women's reactions to and experiences of fetal screening for Down's syndrome PS) by means of an ultrasound examination, including measurement of fetal nuchal translucency (NT). The effect of this screening on maternal worry about the baby's health was investigated, as well as reactions to a false positive test and interpretation of information about riskAlso, an instrument measuring worry during pregnancy, the Cambridge Worry Scale, was translated into Swedish and tested on a sample of pregnant women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cancer Patients’ Satisfaction with Doctors’ Care Consequences and Contributing Conditions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Camilla Fröjd; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Caring sciences; Carcinoid tumours; Doctor; Worry; Information; Satisfaction with doctors’ care; Psychosocial function; Self-efficacy; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The main aims were to: explore whether there is a relation between doctors’ ability to identify patients’ worry and wish for information and self-efficacy with regard to communicating with patients about difficult matters; describe which cues doctors consider when estimating patients’ worry and wish for information, and investigate whether there is a relation between patients’ satisfaction with doctors’ care and patients’ psychosocial function.Eleven doctors and 69 patients (of which 36 patients participated in the longitudinal study) with carcinoid tumours participated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insomnia: psychological mechanisms and early intervention : a cognitive-behavioral perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Markus Jansson; Örebro universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; insomnia; development; distress; worry; early intervention; cognitive-behavioral therapy; dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This dissertation focused on the role of psychological mechanisms in the development of insomnia and the effectiveness of an early cognitive-behavioral intervention for insomnia. The first aim was to examine whether distress, worry, and dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep were related to the development of insomnia. READ MORE

  5. 5. A cognitive-behavioral approach to generalized anxiety disorder

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elisabeth Breitholtz; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Anxiety; generalized anxiety; worry; cognitive bias; cognitive-behavioral treatment; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a prevalent anxiety disorder with an estimated lifetime prevalence of about 5%. Relatively little research regarding psychopathology and treatment exists on this disorder. Worry is the dominating feature of GAD together with a set of characteristic somatic symptoms (motor tension, vigilance and scanning). READ MORE