Search for dissertations about: "Psychiatry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 417 swedish dissertations containing the word Psychiatry.

  1. 1. Studies on Quality of Life : A Methodological Perspective on the Definition and Measurement of the Good Life in Patients with Psychiatric Illness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Madis Kajandi; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; quality of life; measurement; definition; psychiatry; validity; reliability; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: In social sciences the quality of life (QOL) concept is often connected with efforts to evaluate welfare and well being. In medicine QOL is frequently used as a complement to evaluations of cure. In psychiatry QOL is of special importance because many patients have to endure long periods of illness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Young Adults in General Psychiatry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Adriana Ramirez; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Young adults; multi-axial diagnostics; self-referred; help seeking; axis IV; axis V; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Mental illness is common, and usually starts early in life. However, the majority of those affected never seek mental health care. The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about help-seeking young adults with mental illness in order to improve diagnostic procedures in clinical psychiatry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychoacoustics and hallucinating schizophrenics. A psychobiological approach to schizophrenia

    University dissertation from Division of psychiatry, University hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Olle M Olsson; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; psychiatry; perception; auditory grouping; psychoacoustics; Schizophrenia; auditory hallucinations; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : Psychoacoustic experiments have been conducted for schizophrenic patients with auditory hallucinations in their case history and for reference subjects. The aim of the thesis has been to assess differences between the two groups of subjects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violent offenders with schizophrenia quantitative and qualitative studies focusing on the family of origin

    University dissertation from Umeå : Klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Annika Nordström; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; schizophrenia; offenders; homicide; criminality; victim relations; family members; forensic psychiatry; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : The focus of the thesis is on violent offenders with schizophrenia and their relatives. The aims were to explore incidence of violent crimes, the extent to which family members were victims, to investigate individual background factors among violent offenders, and to identify psychotic symptoms and triggering factors associated with fatal violence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patient Engagement and the Effectiveness of Behavioural Activation in Inpatient Psychiatry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Folke; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inpatient Mental Healthcare; Hospital Psychiatry; Behavioural Activation; Behaviour Therapy; Mental Health Nursing; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Psychiatric inpatient services provide important care for individuals with serious mental health problems. Studies show that passivity and social disengagement prevail in inpatient settings, and the transition to outpatient care is associated with increased suicide risk. READ MORE