Search for dissertations about: "Lennart Nordenfelt"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words Lennart Nordenfelt.

  1. 1. Mental health : a philosophical analysis

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per-Anders Tengland; Lennart Nordenfelt; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; mental health; positive mental health; acceptable mental health; ill health; normality; ability; mental ability; ability to co-operate; practical rationality; measuring mental health; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The present dissertation is an attempt to analyze, philosophically, the notion of "positive mental health". In doing so the author presents a number of suggestions found in the literature. The discussion of these suggestions leads to a number of general conclusions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Mysterious Life of the Body : A New look at Psychosomatics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Tema, Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jennifer Bullington; Lennart Nordenfelt; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mind-body problem; dualism; psychosomatics; lived-body; phenomenology; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to critically examine traditional psychosomatic theories, paying special attention to certain philosophical issues such as the mind-body problem and efficacious mechanisms of interaction between meaning, understood as psychosocial factors, and that which is traditionally called "body" (the material, objectified body). Afterwards, an alternative psychosomatic theory is worked out, drawing inspiration from the phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dignity in the end of life care what does it mean to older people and staff in nursing homes?

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Lise-Lotte Dwyer; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Lennart Nordenfelt; Ingegerd Fagerberg; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : The discussion of a palliative care and a dignified death has almost exclusively been applied to people dying of cancer. As people are getting older and are living longer, nursing homes have become an important place for end-of-life care and death. Dignity is a concept often used in health care documents but their meaning is rarely clarified. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dignity in the end of life care what does it mean to older people and staff in nursing homes?

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Lise-Lotte Dwyer; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Lennart Nordenfelt; Ingegerd Fagerberg; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract :  The discussion of a palliative care and a dignified death has almost exclusively been applied to people dying of cancer. As people are getting older and are living longer, nursing homes have become an important place for end-of-life care and death. Dignity is a concept often used in health care documents but their meaning is rarely clarified. READ MORE

  5. 5. En gåtfull verklighet : att förstå hur gravt utvecklingsstörda upplever sin värld

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Carlssons Förlag

    Author : Ragnar Furenhed; Lennart Nordenfelt; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mental disability; non-verbal communication; quality of life; qualitative method; ethics; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a qualitative study which is based upon interviews with parents and caretakers of profoundly mentally disabled people. Firstly, the dissertation analyzes the subjects' evaluation of the quality of life of the mentally disabled person. READ MORE