Search for dissertations about: "Mental illness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 161 swedish dissertations containing the words Mental illness.

  1. 1. Serious mental illness early detection and intervention by the primary health service

    Author : Gunvor Strömberg; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : functional impairments; early signs of psychosis; visiting patterns; primary health care; psychiatric services; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background – People with functional impairments have unmet needs and they are not given the support and service they are entitled to. According to international studies, early measures and treatment may slow down the outbreak of mental illness and relieve its course. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Balancing intrusive illness the experiences of people with musculoskeletal problems

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Birgitta Wiitavaara; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; musculoskeletal problems; health experiences; illness; wellness; grounded theory; content analysis; balancing; disease course; uncontrollable fluctuations; symptoms; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to explore and describe the health experiences of men and women with musculoskeletal problems. The specific aims of the four papers were: (I) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among ambulance personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (II) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among female health care personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (III) to explore the experience of bodily illness among people with musculoskeletal problems in the neck-shoulder region, and; (IV) to investigate the symptoms described by people with non-specific neck-shoulder problems, to investigate the method of development of neck-shoulder questionnaires that assesses pain and other symptoms, to analyse the content and items of these questionnaires, and to compare the findings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Supporting healthy lifestyle habits in persons with mental disorders The development of a nurse-led lifestyle intervention

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden Univsersity

    Author : Ylva Rönngren; Mittuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; interpersonal relationships; lifestyle intervention; mental disorders; mental illness; nurse-led;

    Abstract : Persons with mental disorders have an increased risk of developing health problems. One reason for this is poor lifestyle habit support. The aim of this thesis was to develop and evaluate a nurse-led lifestyle intervention for persons with mental disorders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Juvenile chronic physical illness in Northern Russia Studies on mental health, health-related quality of life, and family functioning

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Anna Zashikhina; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic physical illness; adolescence; mental health; behavior emotional problems; depression; self-esteem; health-related quality of life; family functioning; Child and Youth Psychiatry; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Background Chronic physical illness (CPI) is a prolonged, rarely cured condition, which often causes impairment of activities of a child’s or adolescent’s daily living. This thesis encompasses three cohorts of patients with CPI – diagnosed with diabetes, asthma or epilepsy. READ MORE