Search for dissertations about: "Adolescence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 313 swedish dissertations containing the word Adolescence.

  1. 1. The rhythm of adolescence : morningness-eveningness and adjustment from a developmental perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Anna-Karin Andersson [Andershed]; Örebro universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; morningness-Eveningness; circadian rhytmicity; sleep-wake; adolescence; development; social adjustment; school adjustment; family relations; risk; delinquency; impulsiveness; sensation-seeking; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In recent developmental research, sleep-wake patterns and preferences, in other words Morningness-Eveningness, have been shown to be related to various kinds of problem behavior. Previous research on adolescents has demonstrated that individuals with a sleep-wake preference toward staying up late in the evening and arising late in the morning (i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cancer during Adolescence Coping Shortly after Diagnosis and Psychosocial Function during the Acute and Extended Phase of Survival

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunn Engvall; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescents; cancer; coping; psychosocial; consequences; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : In this thesis coping shortly after diagnosis and psychosocial function during the acute and extended phase of survival was investigated for individuals struck by cancer during adolescence. Sixty-one participants were recruited and data were collected from four to eight weeks (T1) up to four years (T7) after diagnosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cancer during adolescence Psychological consequences and development of psychological treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Malin Ander; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cancer and oncology; adolescents; young adults; survivorship; anxiety; depression; psychological distress; health-related quality of life; cognitive behaviour therapy; guided self-help; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to examine long-term psychological distress following cancer during adolescence and to develop a tailored psychological intervention to reduce cancer-related distress experienced by young survivors of adolescent cancer that was feasible and acceptable.Study I adopted a longitudinal design, assessing health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and symptoms of anxiety and depression among adolescents diagnosed with cancer from shortly after diagnosis (n=61) up to 10 years after diagnosis (n=28). READ MORE

  4. 4. Leisure in adolescence : youths' activity choices and why they are linked to problems for some and not others

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Andreas Persson; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; structured activities; unstructured activities; extracurricular activities; youth centers; parent relations; peer relations; delinquency; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Adolescents spend a great amount of time engaged in different leisure activities. Some of the activity choices they make can put them at risk for negative socialization. In particular, peer-oriented, unstructured activities such as hanging out on the streets or at neighborhood recreation centers have been linked to problem development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Body Image in Early Adolescence

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Carolina Lunde; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body Image; Body Esteem; Early Adolescence; Peer Victimization; Longitudinal; Gender Differences;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with body image during a period in life marked by rapid physical and psychological change – early adolescence. Two empirical studies on early adolescents’ body esteem, a concept referring to the self-evaluative dimension of body image, are presented. READ MORE