Search for dissertations about: "Life-Threat"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Life-Threat.

  1. 1. Traumatic Exposure, Bereavement and Recovery among Survivors and Close Relatives after Disasters

    Author : Kerstin Bergh Johannesson; Tom Lundin; Per-Olof Michel; Christina M Hultman; Are Holen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Natural disaster; traumatic exposure; life threat; traumatic bereavement; psychological distress; posttraumatic stress reactions; PTSD; general mental health; suicidal ideation; complicated grief; social support; resilience; recovery; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : International studies of disasters indicate the risk for developing posttraumatic stress reactions among survivors is high. Modern life implicates increased traveling. During the last decades a large number of Swedish citizens were confronted with disasters taking place outside of their country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human adaptation to danger

    Author : Claes Wallenius; Curt Johansson; Gerry Larsson; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Peacekeeping; Disaster; Earthquake; Life-Threat; Danger; Stress; Reactions; Performance; Adaptation; Coping; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Psychology;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis was to increase knowledge concerning how people adapt psychologically when faced with a real dan­ger incident, and what implications these reactions and adaptation mecha­nisms have upon immediate performance.The thesis is based on three empirical studies concerning people with per­sonal experience of dangerous incidents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Disaster and recovery

    Author : Lars Wahlström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Natural disaster; tsunami; mental health; psychological distress; posttraumatic stress; life threat; life change events; social support; crisis intervention; recovery;

    Abstract : Background: Most people who survive a disaster respond with psychological reactions, but only a minority suffer from lasting psychological problems. Despite evidence of the significance of specific exposures for impaired psychological health after disaster, the relative importance of single exposures remains unclarified. READ MORE

  4. 4. Posttraumatic Stress and Cognitive Processes in Patients with Burns

    Author : Josefin Sveen; Mimmie Willebrand; Bengt Gerdin; Christina Hultman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burn; Posttraumatic stress disorder; Outcome Assessment; Injuries; Trauma; Psychological distress; Psychiatric Disorders; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : A severe burn is one of the most traumatic injuries a person can experience. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is relatively common after burns, and can be devastating for the individual’s possibilities for recovery. READ MORE