Search for dissertations about: "Personality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 454 swedish dissertations containing the word Personality.

  1. 1. Transsexualism and personality : methodological and clinical studies on gender identity disorders

    Author : Owe Bodlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Transsexualism; Personality; GID; Sex reassignment; Outcome; SCID screen; GAF; SASB; DMT;

    Abstract : Patients suffering from transsexualism (TS) who apply for sex reassignment surgery (SRS) go through a complex evaluation process before being accepted for treatment. In general, the results from SRS are satisfying. READ MORE

  2. 2. Response Time as Self-Schema Indicator : Implications for Personality Assessment

    Author : Lars-Erik Hedlund; Bo Ekehammar; Nazar Akrami; Martin Bäckström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Self-schema; response time; inverted-U effect; heritability; personality assessment; curvilinearity; personality trait; five factor model; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The focal objective of this thesis was to examine the potential advantage of introducing the self-schema concept, indexed by response time, into personality assessment. The basic rationale for the use of response time is that a self-schema facilitates response time for self-referent information as it permits people to make assessments easier and automatic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Becoming and being an opera singer : Health, personality and skills

    Author : Maria Sandgren; Henry Montgomery; Britt af Klinteberg; Anders K. Ericsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Artistic development; opera singers; health; vocal ability; personality; skill acquisition; higher education.; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis explores factors and processes associated with the artistic profession and development of opera singers. The profession of opera singers has a long story deriving its origin in early 1600s in Italy. What is performed on opera stages today is written in the musical scores in the 18th and 19th century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Borderline personality disorder : studies of suffering, quality of life and dialectical behavioural therapy

    Author : Kent-Inge Perseius; Mats Samuelsson; Marie Åsberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Borderline Personality Disorder; Emotional Stress; Quality ofLife; Patient Satisfaction; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy; Psychological stress; Professional burnout; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Borderline Personality Disorder; Emotional Stress; Quality ofLife; Patient Satisfaction; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy; Psychological stress; Professional burnout.;

    Abstract : The aims of the present thesis were: * To investigate how women patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) perceive their suffering, quality of life and encounter with psychiatric care (paper 11 and III). * To describe BPD patients' and psychiatric professionals' perceptions of receiving and giving dialectical behavioural therapy, DBT (paper I). READ MORE

  5. 5. Type D Personality : Psychometric Properties of the DS14 and Associations with Ill Health and Coronary Heart Disease in General and Clinical Populations

    Author : Emelie Condén; Cecilia Åslund; Jerzy Leppert; Lisa Ekselius; Aleksander Perski; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; ill health; mortality; myocardial infarction; sleep; stability; Type D personality; Psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Type D personality, or distressed personality, refers to the joint tendency to experience negative emotions and to inhibit self-expression in social interactions. The overall aims of this thesis were to examine the impact of Type D personality on adolescents’ self-perceived health, to examine the factorial and temporal stability of the Type D personality construct DS14, and to clarify whether type D personality is an independent risk factor for recurrent myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality among patients with myocardial infarction. READ MORE