Search for dissertations about: "PTSD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the word PTSD.

  1. 1. The development of psychoanalytic explanations of PTSD and assoicated disorders with a special focus on the somatic sequelae to torture

    University dissertation from Brunel University

    Author : Anna-Karin Herbert; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychoanalysis; torture; somatic; PTSD;

    Abstract : Abstract PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or, earlier, Syndrome) covers a great variety of symptoms which develop in a variety of contexts – accidents, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, wars and other events where people come face to face with violence and death. PTSD was included in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM-III, during the early 1980s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cognitive-behavioral treatment and theory in posttraumatic stress disorder

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Nenad Paunović; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; acute PTSD; crime victims; prevention; chronic PTSD; refugees; cognitive-behavior therapy; exposure therapy; Stroop task; attentional and memory bias; preattentive bias; face recognition.; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present dissertation contains four empirical studies. The first two investigated the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral (CBT) treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by randomizing patients to two different groups. The last two are experimental studies that tested parts of the cognitive theory of PTSD. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder : A developmental and cross-cultural approach

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Abdulbaghi Ahmad; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Childhood Trauma; PTSD; Resilience; Cross-Cultural; Kurdistan; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to identify child-specific cross-cultural protecting and vulnerability factors regarding traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress reactions. Children between 6-18 years were interviewed from three different socio-cultural backgrounds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Posttraumatic stress among parents of children on cancer treatment: support, care and distress

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrika Pöder; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Caring sciences; posttraumatic stress; PTSD; symptoms; emotional support; satisfaction; childhood cancer; parents; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to longitudinally investigate the potential occurrence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among parents of children on cancer treatment (Study I). Additional aims were to describe parents’ perceptions of emotional support and satisfaction with the child’s care (II), perceptions of the child’s symptom burden (III), and parents’ stories about having a child on cancer treatment (IV). READ MORE

  5. 5. Children injured in traffic in a medical and psychosocial perspective : causes and consequences

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Eva M Olofsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Posttraumatic stress; PTSD; PTSS; trauma care; road traffic accidents; children; follow-up; injury; disbility; physical consequences; psychological problems; sequel; bicycle accident; helmet; upper extremity injury; head injury; injury severity; psychosocial problems; risk factors;

    Abstract : Aim: To examine the causes and consequences of road traffic injuries in children from a physical and psychosocial perspective, and to identify unfavourable circumstances and children who are at risk of injury and disability. Methods: Study I was a systematic review of the literature on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PTSD symptoms (PTSS) in children injured in road traffic accidents. READ MORE