Search for dissertations about: "Mental Models"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 134 swedish dissertations containing the words Mental Models.

  1. 1. On the notion of mental illness : Problematizing the medical-model conception of certain abnormal behaviour and mental afflictions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tommy Svensson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anti-psychiatry; concept of mental illness; medical model of mental illness; theory of psychiatry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study inquires into some polemics concerning the notion of mentalillness or disease. Some central arguments in the debate on psychiatry, of the 1960's and early 70's, are focused on. The analysis is performed in two steps. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chemical exposure in the work place mental models of workers and experts

    University dissertation from Umeå : Yrkes- och miljömedicin

    Author : Anita Pettersson-Strömbäck; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : self-assessment of exposure; predictions; expert judgment; risk; interpretation; time series analysis; MAPE; benzene; monoterpenes; styrene; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Many workers are daily exposed to chemical risks in their work place that has to be assessed and controlled. Due to exposure variability, repeated and random measurements should be conducted for valid estimates of the average exposure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive strategies in simple addition and subtraction : Process models based on analyses of response latencies and retrospective verbal reports

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Maj-Lene Hedenborg; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognition; mental arithmetic; addition; subtraction; process models; response latencies; verbal reports; errors; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore cognitive processes used by children and adults when solving simple arithmetic problems, and to develop process models for describing these processes. The studies in the thesis were based mainly on analyses of response latencies and retrospective verbal reports, separately and in combination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shadows and light examining community mental health competence in North India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kaaren Mathias; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global mental health; Gender; Health determinants; India; Mental health competence; Social distance; Social exclusion; Caregiver; Depression; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundGlobally, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of understanding the ways in which social inequality and injustice impact individual and community mental health. Set in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, this thesis examines the complex relationships between individuals, communities and the social environment in relation to mental health. READ MORE

  5. 5. The GMOC Model Supporting Development of Systems for Human Control

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Simon Tschirner; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human-Computer Interaction; User-Centered Design; Human Control; Train Traffic Control; Usability; System Development; Human Work; Railway Traffic; Rail Human Factors; Mental Models; Situation Awareness; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : Train traffic control is a complex task in a dynamic environment. Different actors have to cooperate to meet strong requirements regarding safety, punctuality, capacity utilization, energy consumption, and more. The GMOC model has been developed and utilized in a number of studies in several different areas. READ MORE