Search for dissertations about: "PTSD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word PTSD.

  1. 1. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder – Assessment of current diagnostic definitions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Bondjers; Filip Arnberg; Mimmie Willebrand; Mark Shevlin; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PTSD; Complex PTSD; Post-traumatic Stress; Psychological assessment; DSM-5; ICD-11; Confirmatory factor analysis; Latent class analysis; Structural equation modelling; psychometric; psychiatric diagnoses; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that may arise after exposure to shocking, frightening, or dangerous events. Hallmark symptoms are re-experiencing, avoidance, and hyperarousal. Other common symptoms are more ancillary and overlap with other psychiatric disorders (e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Posttraumatic Stress Reactions in Tortured Refugees : Relationship to pain, cognitive impairments, and negative appraisals

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Linda Nordin; [2019-12-19]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugees; torture; PTSD; pain; cognitive impairment; TBI;

    Abstract : Refugees, particularly those exposed to torture and other forms of organized violence, often experience a wide range of difficulties, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and somatic disturbances, particularly pain. Multimodal treatments have been developed to target this comorbidity in refugees, with evidence suggesting they are moderately effective. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Nenad Paunović; Terence Keane; [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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Abdulbaghi Ahmad; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    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