Search for dissertations about: "Adolescence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 363 swedish dissertations containing the word Adolescence.

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

    Author : Anna-Karin Andersson [Andershed]; Margaret Kerr; Mats Gillberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; morningness-Eveningness; circadian rhytmicity; sleep-wake; adolescence; development; social adjustment; school adjustment; family relations; risk; delinquency; impulsiveness; sensation-seeking; Psychology; 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

    Author : Gunn Engvall; Louise von Essen; Gustaf Ljungman; Elisabet Mattsson; Gerd Ahlström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Malin Ander; Louise von Essen; Annika Lindahl Norberg; Gustaf Ljungman; Brjánn Ljótsson; Claudia Lampic; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Andreas Persson; Margaret Kerr; Bonnie Barber; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; structured activities; unstructured activities; extracurricular activities; youth centers; parent relations; peer relations; delinquency; Psychology; 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

    Author : Carolina Lunde; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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