Search for dissertations about: "Flotation-REST"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word Flotation-REST.

  1. 1. Flotation-REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique) in the age of anxiety : Exploring the role and treatment applications of sensory isolation in the modern world

    Author : Kristoffer Jonsson; Anette Kjellgren; Torsten Passie; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Flotation-REST; Sensory isolation; Sensory deprivation; Anxiety; Generalized anxiety disorder; Complementary and alternative medicine; Flyt-REST; sinnes-isolation; sensorisk deprivation; generaliserat ångest syndrom; komplementär och alternativ medicin; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Anxiety and the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), such as flotation-REST, have increased markedly during the last decades. Anxiety is reportedly a prevalent incentive for the use of CAMs, despite the present low state of knowledge about their safety and efficacy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performance and Flotation-REST in Tests of Marksmanship, Problem-solving and Perceived Exertion

    Author : Henrik Bergman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Flotation-REST; archery; performance; primary- and secondary process; creativity; originality; EMG;

    Abstract : This present thesis examines whether or not relaxation as floating may be exploited to reinforce primary process (inner-directed) orientation, and thereby enhance performance, creative problem-solving ability and originality. Two Articles are presented both using randomized factorial design. Article I include two subexperiments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bending and Mending the Neurosignature : Elicting the Relaxation Response with help of Flotation-REST ( Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique) in Patients with Stress Related Pain

    Author : Sven-Åke Bood; Torsten Norlander; Gun Nordström; Lars-Gösta Dahlöf; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Burn-out; flotation-REST; pain; prolactin; relaxation response; stress; attention; depression; placebo.; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Abstract. The overarching purpose of the current thesis was to assess the long term effects of a documented treatment program involving flotation-REST for the experience of pain, from the point of view of variables connected with Melzack´s neuromatrix theory, and to examine the extent of a potential attention-placebo effect in connection with flotation-REST. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bending and Mending the Neurosignature : Frameworks of influence by flotation-REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique) upon well-being in patients with stress related ailments

    Author : Sven Åke Bood; Torsten Norlander; Gun Nordström; Jarl Risberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Attention-placebo; Burn-out; Depression; Flotation-REST; Pain; Prolactin; Relaxation response; Stress; Therapy; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The overarching purpose of the current thesis was to assess the long term effects of a treatment program involving flotation-REST for the experience of pain, from the point of view of variables connected with Melzack´s neuromatrix theory, and to examine the extent of a potential attention-placebo effect in connection with flotation-REST.The first study (Paper I) aimed to investigate long-term effects of flotation-REST four months after treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. The experience of flotation-REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique: Consciousness, Creativity, Subjective Stress and Pain

    Author : Anette Kjellgren; Karlstads universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Key words: Altered states of consciousness; ASC; Floating; Flotation; REST; Pain; Creativity; Stress; setting.; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Abstract. The purpose of the presented investigations was to study the influence and effects of altered states of consciousness (ASC) induced through the flotation tank restricted environmental stimulation technique (flotation-REST) in a laboratory setting. READ MORE