Search for dissertations about: "Laura Ferrer-Wreder"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Laura Ferrer-Wreder.

  1. 1. Psychobiological functioning in mid-adolescent girls and boys : Linkages to self reported stress, self-esteem and recurrent pain

    Author : Lisa Folkesson Hellstadius; Petra Lindfors; Laura Ferrer-Wreder; Roger Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescents; Cortisol; Alpha-amylase; Stress; Self-esteem; Recurrent pain; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Among adolescents, the day-to-day functioning of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal-axis (HPA-axis) and of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and their relationships with stress, subjective health complaints and psychological factors such as self-esteem, studied in naturalistic settings, have been largely unexplored. This thesis aimed to investigate the diurnal activity of the HPA-axis (Studies I & II) in terms of salivary cortisol and the ANS/SNS system (Study III) in terms of salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) in mid-adolescent girls and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment in Evidence-Based Practice : Psychometric Properties, Clinical Utility and Professional Co-operation from Different Perspectives of the Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment in Sweden

    Author : Johan Glad; Karin Sonnander; Ulla Jergeby; Carina Gustafsson; Laura Ferrer-Wreder; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HOME Inventory; Social work assessment; Assessment instruments; Clinical utility; Evidence-based practice; Psychometric properties; Professional co-operation; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to explore and compare professional co-operation in child welfare investigations, explore the psychometric properties, and describe the clinical utility from different perspectives of a translated Swedish version of the standardized assessment instrument the Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (the HOME Inventory). Social workers in Sweden, Denmark, Britain, Germany, and Texas (USA) co-operated with different professionals around a fictitious child welfare case. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children's Social Emotional Competence : Advances in assessment and practice

    Author : Sarah Thomas; Laura Ferrer-Wreder; Lilianne Eninger; Petra Lindfors; Kyle Eichas; Kim Schonert-Reichl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; social and emotional competence; empathy; moral development; early childhood care and education; Preschool and Kindergarten Behaviour Scales PKBS ; Sweden; Pakistan; Social Competence Scale - teacher version SCS-T ; Structural Equation Modeling; Bayesian factor analysis; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation was to examine associations between different facets of children’s social emotional competence in culturally diverse samples. Specifically, I explored associations between relationship skills (i.e., cooperation, listening skills, turn-taking, seeking help), social awareness (i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Universal prevention of anxiety and depression in school children

    Author : Johan Åhlén; Ata Ghaderi; Timo Hursti; Laura Ferrer Wreder; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; universal prevention; anxiety; depression; school children; cluster-randomization; long-term effects; developmental trajectories; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Anxiety and depression are common in children and adolescents, and involve individual suffering, risk of future psychiatric problems, and high costs to society. However, only a limited number of children experiencing debilitating anxiety and depression are identified and receive professional help. READ MORE