Search for dissertations about: "Disease specific quality of life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 198 swedish dissertations containing the words Disease specific quality of life.

  1. 1. Parkinson’s disease : the prodromal phase and consequences with respect to working life

    Author : Helena Nyström; Anna Nordström; Peter Nordström; Kristian Winge; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson’s disease; quality of life; employment; rehabilitation; prodromal phase; risk markers; depression; muscle strength; injurious fall; epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common, progressive neurodegenerative disorder, recognized by the motor symptoms of bradykinesia, tremor, rigidity, and postural impairment. At clinical onset, extensive amounts of dopaminergic neurons have already been lost. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dilemmas and consequences of chronic disease-lived experiences of coeliac disease and neuropathic pain

    Author : Annette Sverker; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Burden of dietary restriction; chronic disease; coeliac disease; critical - incident technique; dietary dilemmas; neuropathic pain; next of kin experiences; quality of life;

    Abstract : Dilemmas and consequences of chronic disease-lived experiences of coeliac disease and neuropathic pain Akademisk avhandling som för avläggande av medicine doktorsexamen vid Sahlgrenska akademin vid Göteborgs Universitet kommer att offentligt försvaras i lokal Arvid Wallgrens Backe, Hus 2, 2118, Sahlgrenska Akademin, Göteborg. torsdagen den 27 september 2007, kl 13. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experience of adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer - Health-Related Quality of Life, symptom experience, stressful events and coping strategies

    Author : Maria Browall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Breast cancer; Postmenopausal; Health-Related Quality of Life; Overall Quality of Life; Quality of Life; Content Analysis; Daily life; Experience; Symptom exprience; Stressful events; Coping; Coping strategies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, breast cancer is today the most common type of cancer among women. Of the approximately 7,059 women who developed the disease in Sweden during 2006, about 73% were postmenopausal and aged 55 or older at time of diagnosis, and about 33% were aged 70 or older. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality-of-life in Sweden : Assessments with health-profile, preference-based -and disease-specific measures

    Author : Lena Lundberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacy; FARMACI; PHARMACY; FARMACI; Social Pharmacy; samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis are to assess health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) in a general population and among patients with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (AD). Instruments include the generic health-profile instruments Short Form 36 (SF-36) and Short Form 12 (SF-12); the preference-based methods: rating scale (RS), time trade-off (TTO), standard gamble (SG) and the contingent valuation method of measuring willingness-to-pay (WTP); and the disease-specific Dermatology Life Quality Instrument (DLQI). READ MORE

  5. 5. It is on my skin, on my soul, and on my life : development of a disease-specific quality of life instrument for adult patients with acute cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran

    Author : Alireza Khatami; Berndt Stenberg; Maria Emmelin; Hans Stenlund; Farhad Handjani; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cutaneous leishmaniasis; fundamental measurement; needs-based approach; neglected tropical disease; probabilistic model; quality of life; qualitative content analysis; the Rasch model; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), is the most common form of a group of diseases known as leishmaniases. They are caused by obligatory intracellular protozoa from the genus Leishmania and transmitted by sandflies. READ MORE