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  1. 6. Home care of persons with long-term mental illness : nurses and mental health care workers' experiences of how changes in the organisation of psychiatric services have changed their work

    Author : Annabella Magnusson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; Omvårdnad; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Assessment; autonomy; control; decision-making; ethical problems; home care; mental health nursing; privacy; professional role; psychiatric nurses; supervision;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis, consisting of five studies, was to explore nurses’ and mental health care workers’ experiences of how changes in the organisation of psychiatric care influence their daily work and how these changes may have contributed to ethical problems. The specific context in focus was the homes of mentally ill persons. READ MORE

  2. 7. Borderline personality disorder : studies of suffering, quality of life and dialectical behavioural therapy

    Author : Kent-Inge Perseius; Mats Samuelsson; Marie Åsberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Borderline Personality Disorder; Emotional Stress; Quality ofLife; Patient Satisfaction; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy; Psychological stress; Professional burnout; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Borderline Personality Disorder; Emotional Stress; Quality ofLife; Patient Satisfaction; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy; Psychological stress; Professional burnout.;

    Abstract : The aims of the present thesis were: * To investigate how women patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) perceive their suffering, quality of life and encounter with psychiatric care (paper 11 and III). * To describe BPD patients' and psychiatric professionals' perceptions of receiving and giving dialectical behavioural therapy, DBT (paper I). READ MORE

  3. 8. Stress and burnout in healthcare workers

    Author : Ulla Peterson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Work-related stress (of which burnout might be an example) is one of the most common work-related health problems. Currently, psychiatric illness (particularly depression, anxiety disorders, and stress related conditions) is the most common cause for long-term sick-leave in Sweden for women, and the second largest for men. READ MORE

  4. 9. Biological activities of novel Platelet-derived growth factors, PDGF-C and PDGF-D

    Author : Annica Pontén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Platelet-derived growth factors (PDGFs) belong to the PDGF/VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) family of growth factors. Members of this family share a common structural feature, a conserved PDGF/VEGF homology domain, containing eight invariant cysteine residues. READ MORE

  5. 10. Effects of high glucose on platelet activation

    Author : Masoud Razmara; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality and morbidity, due to diabetic angiopathy. Hyperglycaemia is one of the factors that may cause platelet dysfunction in diabetic patients. This work investigated the mechanisms underlying hyperglycaemia-induced platelet hyperreactivity and its impact in diabetic patients. READ MORE