Search for dissertations about: "Tinnitus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the word Tinnitus.

  1. 1. Tinnitus – an acceptance-based approach

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Vendela Zetterqvist (f.d. Westin); Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tinnitus; tinnitus interference; acceptance; defusion; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Tinnitus; tinnitusbesvär; acceptans; defusion; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Tinnitus is a highly prevalent health condition creating moderate or severe interference on mood, sleep and daily functioning for a group of those affected. The aims of this thesis were 1) to explore the role of acceptance and psychological flexibility in understanding tinnitus interference both experimentally and with a longitudinal design 2) to evaluate the immediate and long-term outcomes of an acceptance based behaviour therapy (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; ACT) in the treatment of people with tinnitus and, 3) to investigate the relationship between treatment outcome and processes assumed to be the active ingredients of treatment (acceptance and cognitive defusion). READ MORE

  2. 2. Tinnitus in Context A Contemporary Contextual Behavioral Approach

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hugo Hesser; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tinnitus; acceptance; cognitive behavioral therapy; experiential avoidance; acceptance and commitment therapy;

    Abstract : Tinnitus is the experience of sounds in the ears without any external auditory source and is a common, debilitating, chronic symptom for which we have yet to develop sufficiently efficacious interventions. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has evolved over the last 20 years to become the most empirically supported treatment for treating the adverse effects of tinnitus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychiatric aspects on clinical evaluation and treatment of tinnitus

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sigyn Zöger; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tinnitus; anxiety; depression; screening; HAD Scale; antidepressants; psychotherapy;

    Abstract : Background: The relationship between tinnitus and psychiatric disorders is a matter of controversy and there are few studies on antidepressants and psychotherapy in the treatment of tinnitus. Aims: To determine the prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses and to investigate the screening performance of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD Scale) in a consecutive series of tinnitus patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical Aspects of Tinnitus- Course, Cognition, PET, and the Internet

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gerhard Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Tinnitus; PET; Internet; self-help; masking; cognitive-behavioural treatment; cognition; structured interview; psychological effects; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to develop novel ways to study tinnitus, to investigate the course of tinnitus, and to study the effects of cognitive-behaviour therapy on tinnitus related distress. Data from 377 tinnitus patients were collected.A group of 216 patients completed audiological measures and were assessed in a structured interview. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as Guided Self-help to Reduce Tinnitus Distress

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Viktor Kaldo; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Psychology; Tinnitus; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Self-help; Internet; Stages of Change; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Tinnitus is common, and some individuals with tinnitus display high levels of distress. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is effective in reducing tinnitus distress, but is rarely available. READ MORE