Search for dissertations about: "Umeå universitet Jacobsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Umeå universitet Jacobsson.

  1. 1. Electroconvulsive therapy for depression

    Author : Axel Nordenskjöld; Ingemar Engström; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet Jacobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; electroconvulsive therapy; mood disorders; depressive disorder; major; bipolar disorder; treatment outcome; recurrence; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Aim: The overarching aims of the thesis were to identify clinical characteristics that predict the outcomes of depressed patients treated inclinical practice by ECT, and to elucidate the effectiveness of continuation ECT at preventing relapses and recurrences.Methods: The studies included a retrospective chart review, three studies based on a quality register for ECT, and a randomized controlled trial(RCT) examining the effectiveness of continued ECT. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Therapeutic abortion" on demand : a social-psychiatric study of some background factors in legal abortion

    Author : Lars Jacobsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Facing death : physicians' difficulties and coping strategies in cancer care

    Author : Margareta Andræ; Lars Jacobsson; Ulla Holm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physician; cancer care; conflicts; coping; facing death; dying;

    Abstract : Even if the treatment of cancer has developed over the last decades 50% of the patients still die of their cancer. The doctor's way of dealing with his and his patient's anxiety must surely be of significance for the treatment the patient receives.In the first part of the thesis earlier studies of physicians' stress and ways of coping are reported. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring firefighters' health and wellbeing

    Author : Ann Jacobsson; Backteman-Erlanson Susann; Christine Brulin; Annika Egan Sjölander; Eric Carlström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Firefighters; health; well-being; burnout; psychosocial work environment; coping strategies; critical incidents; experiences; discourse analysis; focus groups; focus group discussion; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis supports the assumption that firefighters’ health and mental well-being is important, in order to cope with the stress that the profession implies. As health is an essential part of everyday life, it seems substantially to understand how an almost exclusively male workforce of firefighters construct their discourse in relation to health and well-being. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on affective disorders in rural Ethiopia

    Author : Abebaw Fekadu; Lars Jacobsson; Gunnar Kullgren; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bipolar disorder; depressive disorder; affective disorder; mood disorder; prevalence; outcome; cross-sectional study; prospective study; longitudinal study; isolated population; Ethiopia; Africa; developing countries; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background Affective disorders are poorly defined and studied in sub-Saharan Africa despite their substantial public health impact. Objectives Overall objective: To describe the epidemiology of selected affective disorders in rural Ethiopia. Specific objectives 1. READ MORE