Search for dissertations about: "Causal attributions"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Causal attributions.

  1. 1. Help-Seeking and Causal Attributions for Helping

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingrid Olsson; Anders Biel; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Causal attributions; communication; consensus; directness; gender; help-seeking; household-management; indirect; prosocial-behavior; self-serving; sex-differences; spouses; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates help-seeking and effects of help-seeking on causal attributions for helping (i.e., what people believe caused help or lack of help). Additionally, it examines self-serving and other-serving attributions (i. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Causal Attribution

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : B. Ingemar B. Lindahl; Dugald Murdoch; Ingmar Pörn; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; causation; cause-condition distinction; causal selection; differentiating factor; inus condition; explanation; covering-law model; Mill’s methods; objectivity; pragmatics; responsibility; abnormalism; history; science; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation treats of the problem of attributing the occurrence of an individual event or state to a single cause — a problem commonly understood either as a question of distinguishing the cause from the mere conditions or as a matter of singling out, from several causes, one cause, as the cause. The main purpose of the study is to clarify some basic concepts, and some criteria of ascertainment of the cause, that may be discerned in the literature on causal attribution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patients’ and Spouses’ Perspectives on Coronary Heart Disease and its Treatment

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Anita Kärner; Björn Bergdahl; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Björn Sjöström; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Causal attributions; coronary disease; drug treatment; lifestyle changes; phenomenography; patient adherence; spouses; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Cardiology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Kardiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Lifestyle changes and drug treatment can improve the prognosis and quality of life for patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), but their co-operation with suggested treatment is often limited. The aim of this thesis was to study how patients and their spouses conceive CHD and its treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Employee selection Mechanisms behind practitioners’ preference for hiring practices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Kristina Langhammer; Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Johnny Hellgren; Scott Highhouse; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; employee selection decision making; employee data collection methods; hiring practices; self-efficacy; causal attribution; behavioral intention; agency; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Despite the great advances science has made in developing selection decision aids practitioners’ generally remain reluctant to adopt them. This phenomenon is considered today one of the greatest gaps in industrial, work and organizational psychology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hedonism as the Explanation of Value

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : David Brax; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Value; Pleasure; Hedonism; naturalism; affective science; Meta-ethics;

    Abstract : This thesis defends a hedonistic theory of value consisting of two main components. Part 1 offers a theory of pleasure. Pleasures are experiences distinguished by a distinct phenomenological quality. This quality is attitudinal in nature: it is the feeling of liking. READ MORE