Search for dissertations about: "Martin Bäckström"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Martin Bäckström.

  1. 1. Spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions : Possibilities and limitations

    Author : Martin Bäckström; Tom Mjörndal; Rune Dahlqvist; Folke Sjökvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacology; adverse drug reactions; spontaneous reporting; metamizole; general practitioners; hospital physicians; under-reporting; economical inducement; nurses.; Farmakologi; Pharmacological research; Farmakologisk forskning; Clinical Pharmacology; klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) constitute a major problem in society and in drug therapy. They are a common cause of short-term hospitalization, prolonged hospitalization and death. Spontaneous reporting of ADRs remains one the most effective methods for detecting new and serious drug reactions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Striving for self-esteem : Conceptualizations and role in burnout

    Author : Victoria Blom; Maarit Johnson; Petra Lindfors; Martin Bäckström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; self-esteem; contingent self-esteem; burnout; stressors; gender; stress; work; competence; performance; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : When self-esteem is dependent on competence individuals invest a great deal of effort in their accomplishments in order to validate themselves. The aim of the present thesis was to develop a theoretically sound and valid concept and measure of contingent self-esteem dependent on competence, and examine its vulnerable implications and role in burnout. READ MORE

  3. 3. Response Time as Self-Schema Indicator : Implications for Personality Assessment

    Author : Lars-Erik Hedlund; Bo Ekehammar; Nazar Akrami; Martin Bäckström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Self-schema; response time; inverted-U effect; heritability; personality assessment; curvilinearity; personality trait; five factor model; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The focal objective of this thesis was to examine the potential advantage of introducing the self-schema concept, indexed by response time, into personality assessment. The basic rationale for the use of response time is that a self-schema facilitates response time for self-referent information as it permits people to make assessments easier and automatic. READ MORE

  4. 4. In-group bias control

    Author : Øyvind Jørgensen; Martin Bäckström; Fredrik Björklund; Kristianstad University; []
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    Abstract : Många människor förespråkar en egalitär norm. I detta ingår att man ska bemöta människor på lika villkor och inte låta sig påverkas av irrelevanta faktorer som människors etniska ursprung, sexuella läggning eller norska brytning. READ MORE

  5. 5. The importance of personality, IQ and learning approaches : predicting academic performance

    Author : Pia Rosander; Martin Bäckström; Åge Diseth; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; personality; IQ; learning approaches; academic performance; high school;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis was to examine to what extent personality traits and approaches to learning contribute to academic performance in upper secondary school (high school), after controlling for the well-known fact that general intelligence accounts for a large part of the variance. The general proposition of the thesis is that personality traits are stable dispositions and therefore predispose an individual to behave or act in a specific manner (Costa & McCrae, 1976). READ MORE