Search for dissertations about: "Lifestyle Activities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the words Lifestyle Activities.

  1. 1. Balancing Everyday Life. Exploring change following an activity-based lifestyle intervention for mental health service users

    Author : Kristine Lund; aktivitet och delaktighet Psykisk hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lifestyle; Lifestyle intervention; Mental Health; Mental illness; Occupational Therapy; Quality of life; Change Process; meaning; Grounded theory; Recovery;

    Abstract : There is limited research that evaluates occupational therapy and lifestyle interventions,especially for mental health service users. This thesis provides increased knowledge and understanding of the processes and factors that led to betterquality of everyday life, engagement in meaningful activities, and balance forparticipants who took part in the Balancing Everyday Life (BEL) intervention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Common People : Physical health, lifestyle and quality of life in persons with psychosis and their striving to be like everybody else

    Author : Rikard Wärdig; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Anniqa Foldemo; Torbjörn Lindström; Ingela Skärsäter; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health promotion; HRQoL; Lifestyle; Metabolic syndrome; Phenomenography; Physical health; Psychosis; Qualitative content analysis; Self-care; Stigma;

    Abstract : Background: As psychosis is often a lifelong disorder, improved health-related quality of life (HRQoL) can be a relevant treatment goal. Persons with psychosis have significantly reduced physical health. READ MORE

  3. 3. A prevention and health promotion programme for persons with overweight in Primary Health Care Patient outcomes and nurses’ experiences in terms of weight, lifestyle, health and risk factors

    Author : Marie Bräutigam-Ewe; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Experiences; Health; Lifestyle; Obesity; Overweight; Primary health care; Quality of life; Weight reduction program;

    Abstract : Background: Primary Healthcare (PHC) is often the first point of contact for patients and thus considered the ideal place to address obesity and lifestyle issues. A weight reduction programme was developed to gain a better understanding of what those who are overweight or obese need in order to improve their health, weight reduction and weight maintenance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Getting up when falling down : reducing fall risk factors after stroke through an exercise program

    Author : Eva Holmgren; Per Wester; Britta Lindström; Gunilla Gosman-Hedström; Birgitta Lindmark; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ADL; Balance; Depression; Exercise; Falls; Falls-efficacy; Gait; Health-related Quality of Life; Lifestyle Activities; Physiotherapy; Prevention; Rehabilitation; Stroke; Variability.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to identify fall risk individuals (+55) after stroke by validating a fall risk index and in post-stroke individuals with high risk of falls evaluate the impact of an intervention program on fall risk factors.A previously developed fall risk index was validated, modified and re-validated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Overweight and obesity in the young and old: Prevalence, prevention and eating behavior

    Author : Gabriele Eiben; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : prevention; BMI; elderly; young adults; lifestyle; diet; intervention; secular trends; twin study; EDI-2; genetic; environment;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background: During the last 25 years the prevalence of overweight and obe-sity has increased dramatically, both in developed and developing countries. The World Health Organization is declaring it an epidemic. In Sweden the increase was almost 50% between 1980 and 2005. The largest increases oc-curred in the 16-24-year age group. READ MORE