Search for dissertations about: "Gerd Ahlström"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Gerd Ahlström.

  1. 1. Consequences of Muscular Dystrophy : Impairment, Disability, Coping and Quality of Life

    Author : Gerd Ahlström; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Muscular Dystrophy; Neuromuscular diseases; Illness; Impairment; Disability; Coping; Quality of life; Qualitative interviews; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

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  2. 2. Living with recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy : affected young adults’ and parents’ perspectives, studied througha salutogenic framework

    Author : Anna Carin Aho; Katarina Hjelm; Gerd Ahlström; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic diseases; LGMD2; muscular dystrophy; parents; salutogenic; sense of coherence; young adults; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis, using a salutogenic framework, was to develop knowledge about experiences and perceptions of living with recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and its influences on health, from the affected young adults’ and their parents’ perspectives.Methods: A qualitative explorative and descriptive study design was used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment of participation in people with a mild intellectual disability

    Author : Patrik Arvidsson; Mats Granlund; Mikael Thyberg; Gerd Ahlström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; assessment; clinimetrics; ICF; intellectual disability; participation; participation restrictions; self-ratings; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to explore an assessment of participation according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in people with a mild intellectual disability.Study I used secondary data and explored how participation can be assessed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Individual psychosocial support for breast cancer patients : Quality of life, psychological effects, patient satisfaction, health care utilization and costs

    Author : Cecilia Arving; Bengt Glimelius; Yvonne Brandberg; Gerd Ahlström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Oncology nursing; Breast cancer patients; Individual psychosocial support; Intervention study; Randomized; Quality of life; Psychological effects; Patient satisfaction; Health care utilization and costs; Onkologisk vård;

    Abstract : A randomized intervention study, with the aim to compare the effects of individual psychosocial support provided by (1) oncology nurses specially trained in psychological techniques (INS), or (2) psychologists (IPS), to (3) standard care (SC). Breast cancer patients, living in Uppsala County, and about to start adjuvant treatment at the Department of Oncology, Uppsala, were consecutively included between 1998 and 2000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring eating disorder outcome : definitions, dropout and patients' perspectives

    Author : Tabita Björk; Claes Norring; David Clinton; Gerd Ahlström; Bruno Hägglöf; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Background: Despite a plethora of research, there are serious limitations in our knowledge of outcome in eating disorders. Almost all studies have been compromised by the problem of treatment dropout or non-participation in follow-ups. READ MORE