Search for dissertations about: "Mental distress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words Mental distress.

  1. 1. Mental Distress and Psychotropic Drug Use among Young People, and Public Health Nurses` Conceptions of Their Roles

    Author : Anne Kjersti Myhrene Steffenak; Gun Nordström; Bodil Wilde Larsson; Ingeborg Hartz; Ina Borup; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; young people; mental distress; mental health problems; psychotropic drug use; public health nurse; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to study mental distress, health and lifestyle habits, social factors and psychotropic drug use by young people, and how PHNs conceive their roles in relation to this.Methods: Quantitative and qualitative methods were used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distress after criminal victimization : quantitative and qualitative aspects in a two-year perspective

    Author : Olof Semb; Elisabet Sundbom; Mikael Henningsson; Dan Stiwne; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; criminal victimization; posttraumatic distress; risk factors; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores distress and reactions after crime by a previously unknown perpetrator in a two-year perspective. Distress was investigated at eight months and two years, using quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Postconflict internally displaced persons in Ethiopia : mental distress and quality of life in relation to traumatic life events, coping strategy, social support, and living conditions

    Author : Mesfin Araya; Jayanti Chotai; Gunnar Kullgren; Hans Ågren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychiatry; Ethiopia; postconflict displaced persons; trauma; mental distress; quality of life; coping; social support; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: There are about 23.7 million internally displaced persons worldwide today, still living in the low-income countries. Ethiopia has for the past four decades been ravaged by war and famine. A lengthy civil war resulted in Eritrea, formerly a part of Ethiopia, becoming an independent state in 1991. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coping strategies and health-related quality of life in persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion

    Author : Magnus Lundgren Elfström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : spinal cord injuries; scale development; coping behaviour; distress; mental health; quality of life; psychometrics; validation; cross-sectional;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aims of the thesis were to investigate coping strategies employed by persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion (SCL) to cope with the lesion and its consequences, and to study the relations between coping strategies and health-related quality of life (HRQL). Further, specific contributions to SCL-related scale development were given. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tools for Outcome-informed management of mental illness : Psychometric properties of instruments of the Swedish clinical multicenter Quality Star cohort

    Author : Bo Ivarsson; Torsten Norlander; Lars Jacobsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Consumer satisfaction; Quality of Life; Perceived distress; Severe mental illness; Schizophrenia; Social function; Global Assessment of Functioning; MANSA; Gender; Brukartillfredsställelse; Livskvalitet; Upplevda besvär; Allvaligt psykisk störning; Schizofreni; Social funktion; Global skattning av psykosocial funktion; MANSA; Gender; Psychology with an emphasis on medical psychology; Psykologi inr. medicinsk psykologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the psychometric properties of three global user subjective measures of the ”The Quality Star” clinical review model: Consumer Satisfaction Scale, Global Quality of Life scale, and Perceived Global Distress scale. The mental health implementation context of this review model emphasizes the client as an agent of change, taking part in shared decision making in an empowered role as collaborative partner to the professional clinicians. READ MORE