Search for dissertations about: "Adults"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1550 swedish dissertations containing the word Adults.

  1. 1. Adults with Spina bifida : voices from everyday life and exploration of living conditions

    Author : Hanna Gabrielsson; Mats Eriksson; Eric Asaba; Agneta Cronqvist; Åke Seiger; Mats Granlund; Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spina bifida; Adults; Living conditions; Health; Photovoice; Experiences; Ryggmärgsbråck; Vuxna; Levnadsförhållanden; Hälsa; Erfarenheter; adults; living conditions; health; photovoice; experiences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to generate knowledge about living with Spina bifida, by mapping the condition and together with the adults with Spina bifida explore their living conditions and experiences in everyday life. Methods Study I was a quantitative study with a cross-sectional design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Individualized Mathematics Instruction for Adults : The Prison Education Context

    Author : Linda Marie Ahl; Kerstin Pettersson; Paola Valero; Lena Lindenskov; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Individualized Instruction; Mathematics; Prison Education; Adults; Tutoring; Mathematics Education; matematikämnets didaktik;

    Abstract : Individualized instruction tailors content, instructional technology, and pace to the abilities and interests of each student. Carrying out individualized instruction for adults returning to mathematics after some years away from schooling entail special challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patients in Clinical Cancer Trials : Understanding, Motivation and Hope

    Author : Tove Godskesen; Ulrik Kihlbom; Peter Nygren; Karin Nordin; Peter Strang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer; Adults; Clinical trials; Phase 1 trials; Phase 3 trials; Patient information; Patient education; Informed consent; Hope; cancer; adults; clinical trials; phase 1 trials; phase 3 trials; patient information; patient education; informed consent; hope;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study participants' understanding of clinical cancer trials,and their motivation for participation. Of particular interest was the question of whether thepatients hoped for a cure resulting from the trial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults : Prevalence, Psychiatric Comorbidities and Long-term Outcome

    Author : Dan Edvinsson; Lisa Ekselius; Tommy Lewander; Bo Söderpalm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; adults; prevalence; inmates; psychiatric comorbidity; long-term outcome; side effects; adverse events; stimulants; atomoxetine.; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was originally thought to occur only in children, but is increasingly recognised as causing functional impairment also in adulthood. The overall aim of this thesis was to achieve a comprehensive understanding of ADHD in adulthood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diabetes in Young Adults : Remission, β-cell function and markers of inflammation

    Author : Anna Schölin; Elisabeth Björk; Anders Karlsson; Jan Åman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Internal medicine; type 1 diabetes; young adults; remission; β-cell function; islet antibodies; gender; CRP; Invärtesmedicin; Internal medicine; Invärtesmedicin; Internal Medicine; invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : Type 1 diabetes is caused by immuno-mediated β-cell destruction leading to insulin deficiency and hyperglycaemia. The decline in β-cell function and the clinical course after diagnosis vary. Whether the process of destruction of the β-cells is associated with markers of a non-specific inflammatory response is unknown. READ MORE