Search for dissertations about: "Torsten Passie"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Torsten Passie.

  1. 1. Flotation-REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique) in the age of anxiety : Exploring the role and treatment applications of sensory isolation in the modern world

    Author : Kristoffer Jonsson; Anette Kjellgren; Torsten Passie; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Flotation-REST; Sensory isolation; Sensory deprivation; Anxiety; Generalized anxiety disorder; Complementary and alternative medicine; Flyt-REST; sinnes-isolation; sensorisk deprivation; generaliserat ångest syndrom; komplementär och alternativ medicin; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Anxiety and the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), such as flotation-REST, have increased markedly during the last decades. Anxiety is reportedly a prevalent incentive for the use of CAMs, despite the present low state of knowledge about their safety and efficacy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Novel Psychoactive Substances : Experienced effects, attitudes, and motivations among online drug community users

    Author : Christophe Soussan; Anette Kjellgren; Anna Stigsdotter Neely; Torsten Passie; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Novel psychoactive substances; drugs; legal highs; Internet; forum; ethylphenidate; discussions; motivations; harm reduction; substance displacement; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of the present research is to contribute to the bridging of the knowledge gap pertaining to the field of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and its online community of users. The findings demonstrate that the community is characterized by robust group cohesiveness and counter public attitudes. READ MORE