Search for dissertations about: "RCT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 266 swedish dissertations containing the word RCT.

  1. 1. Benzodiazepine and opioid dependence. Clinical and meta-analytical studies

    Author : Björn Axel Johansson; Kliniskt Centrum för Hälsofrämjande Vård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psychiatry; meta-analysis; opioid dependence; RCT; naltrexone; prescribed drugs; maintenance treatment; methadone; withdrawal symptoms; benzodiazepine dependence; DSM-IV; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : The thesis contains 4 papers, two clinical studies and two meta-analyses. In the BZD taper study (Paper I) 21 BZD dependent (DSM-IV) patients were included for a 10-day inpatient detoxification. The average defined daily dose (DDD) was 4.7 doses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Yoga as a treatment for hypertension in primary care. A quantitative and qualitative analysis conducted in Sweden

    Author : MOA WOLFF; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : Hypertension; Primary Health Care; Yoga; Quality of Life; RCT; Qualitative Research; stress; Anxiety; Depression; inflammatory biomarkers;

    Abstract : Introduction: Persistent hypertension is a key risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure. For primary care physicians, hypertension is the number one diagnosis for office visits and for our communities, the treatment of high blood pressure (BP) and its consequences constitutes a substantial economic burden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Firms and Labor Markets : Essays in Development Economics

    Author : Francesco Loiacono; Jakob Svensson; Andreas Madestam; Tessa Bold; Simon Quinn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firms; Labor Markets; Refugees; Social Cohesion; Corruption; Public Procurement; Gender; Credit Markets; RCT; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Matching with the Right Attitude: the Effect of Matching Firms with Refugee WorkersWe study the effect of contact in the workplace on firms' willingness to hire refugees and ultimately on refugees' labor market integration. We run an experiment in Uganda, where treated firms provide an internship of one week to a skilled refugee worker. READ MORE

  4. 4. Distressing Symptoms in Children with Cancer in General; During Needle Procedures in Particular

    Author : Lena Hedén; Gustaf Ljungman; Louise von Essen; Dag Lundberg; Uppsala universitet; []

    Abstract : The main aims of this thesis were to investigate the effect of distraction, midazolam and morphine on fear, distress, and pain during needle procedures, and to longitudinally describe parents’ perceptions of their children’s symptom burden during and after cancer treatment.The design in Study I-III was that of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) conducted in a medical setting; Studies II-III were placebo controlled. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychosomatic aspects on diabetes and chronic pain Alexithymia, depression and salivary cortisol The Affect School and Script Analysis Therapy

    Author : Eva Melin; Lund Medicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; Alexithymia; anxiety; chronic benign pain; diabetes mellitus; midnight salivary cortisol; HbA1c; RCT; Affect School; Basic Body Awareness; psychosomatics.;

    Abstract : This thesis explores links between psyche and soma in diabetes and in chronic benign pain (CBP). Interventions with Affect School and Script Analysis (ASSA) compared to Basic Body Awareness Therapy (BBAT) are tried. In a feasibility and treatment efficacy study we offered ASSA to 59 patients with CBP, and 54 (92%) completed. READ MORE