Search for dissertations about: "The Self"

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  1. 1. Exercising the self : On the Role of Exercise, Gender and Culture in Physical Self-Perceptions

    Author : Magnus Lindwall; Peter Hassmén; Taru Lintunen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Physical self-perceptions; exercise; gender; culture; social physique anxiety; self-presentation; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In modern society, individuals constantly pass judgments on their own body and physical competence as well as that of other people. All too often, the verdict is less favourable. For the person, these physical self-perceptions (PSP) may negatively affect global self-esteem, identity, and general mental well being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Picturing the Public : Advertising Self-Regulation in Sweden and the UK

    Author : Caroline Dahlberg; Göran Ahrne; Laurent Thévenot; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising self-regulation; images; decision-making; reflexive cognition; interpretation; evaluation; justification; worlds of worth; moral conventions; moral conflicts; gender; the public; the unknown other; viewers; offence; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Across the globe, people are everyday audiences of advertising images, which have become integrated in our life worlds. Advertising images are entangled with interesting moral conflicts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Theorizing the therapeutic process in substance use-related dependency treatment

    Author : Therese von Braun; Sam Larsson; Yvonne Sjöblom; Inga Tidefors; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Therapeutic process; therapeutic relationship; therapeutic alliance; substance use-related dependency; treatment; self; self-theoretical perspective; self-theory; alcoholic self; drug self; sober self; mind; multi-mind; multidimensional model; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to increase knowledge on how to understand the therapeutic process highlighting the importance of the therapeutic relationship as described by therapists and clients in substance use-related dependency treatment. The research questions were related to how the therapeutic process can contribute to a positive outcome considering the therapists’, the clients’ and close co-dependent relatives’ perspectives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Putting the Singing Voice on the Map : Towards Improving the Quantitative Evaluation of Voice Status in Professional Female Singers

    Author : Anick Lamarche; Sten Ternström; Thomas Cleveland; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Voice Range Profile-Phonetogram-Singing voice-Performance-Clinical assessment-health-voice disorder-self-perception-proprioceptive feedback; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Diagnostic and evaluative methods used in voice care are mostly designedfor the speaking voice, and are not necessarily directly applicable to thesinging voice. This thesis investigated the possibilities of fine tuning, improvingand quantifying the voice status assessment of the singer, focusingespecially on the Western operatic female voice. READ MORE

  5. 5. A theory of the emotional self : from the standpoint of a neo-Meadian

    Author : Emma Engdahl; Lars-Erik Berg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; self-formation; self-realization; emotion; social behavior; social interaction; attitude taking; social psychology; the sociology of emotions; A. Smith; C. H. Cooley; G. H. Mead; sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, two fundamental questions are posed: (1) what is emotion, and (2) what part does it play in the social processes of self-formation and self-realization? How do we as behaving beings, who experience sensations, become interacting beings, who experience emotions? And, how are our emotional experiences related to who we are and our ability to acquire a positive relation to ourselves? By attempting to answer these questions I point out the social conditions that are necessary to enable emotional experiences, and in turn self-formation and self-realization. The focus is on the form, rather than on the content of the emotional self. READ MORE