Search for dissertations about: "Inner strength"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words Inner strength.

  1. 1. Inner strength among old people : a resource for experience of health, despite disease and adversities

    Author : Kerstin Viglund; Gunilla Strandberg; Berit Lundman; Elisabeth Jonsén; Björn Nygren; Gunilla Borglin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inner strength; old people; health; disease management; instrument development; mediating; structural equation modelling; qualitative content analysis; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background Inner strength has been described as an important phenomenon in association with disease management, health, and ageing. To increase the knowledge of the phenomenon of inner strength, a meta-theoretical analysis was performed which resulted in a model of Inner Strength where inner strength comprises four interrelated and interacting dimensions; connectedness, creativity, flexibility, and firmness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inner strength among the oldest old : a good aging

    Author : Björn Nygren; Berit Lundman; Astrid Norberg; Ingegerd Fagerberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; aging; development; health; inner strength; oldest old; resilience; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to describe, explore and illuminate inner strength among the oldest old. The thesis has a salutogenic perspective where strengths and health are in the foreground instead of weakness and ill health. The thesis is part of The Umeå 85+ study and comprises four studies with both quantitative and qualitative data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inner strength as a health resource among older women

    Author : Erika Boman; Regina Santamäki Fischer; Berit Lundman; Björn Nygren; Häggblom Anette; Anna-Karin Edberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Connectedness; creativity; flexibility; firmness; inner strength; old age; women;

    Abstract : Background Long life does not inevitably mean more healthy years; older women have an increased risk of disabilities, diseases and adverse life events. Nevertheless, many older women experience health. This may be explained by possessing resources that promote health, despite adversities. Inner strength is seen as a resource as such. READ MORE

  4. 4. The circle of strength and power : Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; Intensive care; Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study and characterization of localization and failure behaviour of ultra high strength steel

    Author : Jesper Eman; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Hållfasthetslära; Solid Mechanics;

    Abstract : In the vehicle industry there is a constant struggle to develop cars with high passive safety without increasing the fuel consumption. High passive safety requires a very rigid behaviour of the crash protecting components. Accomplishing this often leads to an increase in the weight of the components. READ MORE