Search for dissertations about: "Stressful"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 197 swedish dissertations containing the word Stressful.

  1. 1. Experience of adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer - Health-Related Quality of Life, symptom experience, stressful events and coping strategies

    Author : Maria Browall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Breast cancer; Postmenopausal; Health-Related Quality of Life; Overall Quality of Life; Quality of Life; Content Analysis; Daily life; Experience; Symptom exprience; Stressful events; Coping; Coping strategies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, breast cancer is today the most common type of cancer among women. Of the approximately 7,059 women who developed the disease in Sweden during 2006, about 73% were postmenopausal and aged 55 or older at time of diagnosis, and about 33% were aged 70 or older. READ MORE

  2. 2. Skin conductance variability and stressful exposures in critical care

    Author : Anders Günther; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Numerous stressors affect the intensive care unit (ICU) patient. The ICU environment is busy and noisy, with monitoring and treatment around the clock. ICU patients may have problems in getting some sleep, due to lighting and noise. Many ICU survivors report having pain during their ICU stay. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living and Coping with Cancer : Specific Challenges and Adaptation

    Author : Elisabet Wasteson; Karin Nordin; Bengt Glimelius; Stein Kaasa; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Caring sciences; stressful events; appraisal; coping; life values; social support; psychiatric history; anxiety; depression; well-being; quality of life; cancer; spouses; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this thesis were to prospectively investigate how specific challenges among patients with commonly occurring cancers are related to adaptation and well-being, to predict later well-being using a range of psychosocial aspects and to compare two ways of measuring coping with cancer. This was studied at diagnosis in patients with gastrointestinal cancers and their spouses and at termination of cancer treatment and during follow-up in a heterogeneous group of cancers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bridging Boundaries in the Borderland of Bureaucracies : Individual Impact on Organisational Adaption to Demanding Situations in Civil and Military Contexts

    Author : Aida Alvinius; Gerd Lindgren; Göran Ahrne; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Boundary spanners; uniformed organisations; bureaucratic organisations; adaption; systems theory; contingency; stressful environment; civil-military relations; disaster management; emotional labour; Gränsöverskridare; uniformerade organisationer; byråkratier; anpassning; systemteori; contingency; påfrestande förhållanden; civil-militära relationer; katastrofhantering; emotionellt lönearbete; Sociologi; Sociology; Uniformed organisations; rationality; boundary spanners; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to reach a deeper understanding of how boundary spanners are bridging boundaries between uniformed bureaucratic organisations and their environment, characterised by demanding conditions.The main part of this thesis is based upon empirical data gathered through 71 interviews with Swedish civil and military informants from several uniformed organisations. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Stressful Postures on the Physical Workload in Nursing

    Author : Sonja Freitag; Tore J. Larsson; Andreas Seidler; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nurses; musculoskeletal disorders; trunk posture; perceived exertion; ergonomics;

    Abstract : Nursing staff have an elevated risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders, in particular in the lower back area. Statistics produced by leading industrial nations show that back problems are the world’s number one work-related health problem, and that healthcare workers suffer from a greater occurrence of such problems than workers in other professions. READ MORE