Search for dissertations about: "Psychiatry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 331 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

    Author : Madis Kajandi; Frits-Axel Wiesel; Ulf Malm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; quality of life; measurement; definition; psychiatry; validity; reliability; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; 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

    Author : Adriana Ramirez; Mia Ramklint; Lisa Ekselius; Hans Ågren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Young adults; multi-axial diagnostics; self-referred; help seeking; axis IV; axis V; Psychiatry; 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

    Author : Olle M Olsson; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. Outcome in psychiatric outpatient services

    Author : Per Söderberg; Stefan Tungström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; reliability; validity; outcome; effectiveness; clinical significanse; GAF scale; DSM-IV; outpatients; psychiatry; dose response; services; Applied psychology; Tillämpad psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : The general aim of the studies presented in this thesis is to investigate the possibility of using clinical data to measure outcomes in psychiatric outpatient services. The specific aims are to investigate whether routine clinical assessments and ratings are reliable and have adequate validity, and then to use these data to calculate treatment outcomes and explore factors that affect these outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. The First Meeting at Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Author : Monica Hartzell; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Jaakko Seikkula; Rolf Holmqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; First interview; child psychiatry; family therapy; children; parents; therapists; Första mötet; barnpsykiatri; familjeterapi; barn; föräldrar; behandlare; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Children and parents who visited child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP) for the first time were interviewed in the presence of their therapists about the first meeting. The interview was intended to make the attendants describe in their own words what the meeting was like for them. READ MORE