Search for dissertations about: "Vertigo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word Vertigo.

  1. 1. Dizziness and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo among older adults - health-related quality of life and associated factors

    Author : Ellen Lindell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dizziness; Vertigo; Unsteadiness; Falls; Older adults; Walking speed; Health-related quality of life; Sense of coherence;

    Abstract : Dizziness is a common complaint reported by more than 30% of persons over 70 years of age and accounts for 2% of all visits in healthcare annually. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a common and treatable cause of dizziness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Audiologic and cognitive long-term sequelae from closed head injury

    Author : Per-Olof Bergemalm; Erik Borg; Tapani Jauhiainen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of medicine; Closed head injury; CHI; sensorineural hearing loss; SNHL; cognition; TIPS; tinnitus; vertigo; memory; quality of life; QOL; Gothenburg profile; Medicinhistoria; History of medicine; Medicinens historia; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : Objectives – Head injury is an important health problem all over the world. Previous studies have shown that peripheral hearing impairment (HI) is a common sequel of closed head injury (CHI), but in most cases it will subside within the first posttraumatic months. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vertigo as a companion through life : Empirical studies regarding psychological factors in Menière's disease

    Author : Christina Hägnebo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; coping; emotions; Menière s disease; psychology; quality of life; stress; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : Vertigo, tinnitus and hearing impairment constitute the cardinal symptoms in Menière'sdisease. This inner ear disorder, the aetiology of which is not fully understood, may causeconsiderable distress to the individual. Previous psychological research regardingMenière's disease has mainly focused on general personality traits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dizziness and fear of falling: A behavioural and physiological approach to Phobic Postural Vertigo

    Author : Johan Holmberg; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik; Psychiatry; audiologi; Otorinolaryngologi; audiology; Otorhinolaryngology; clinical; patients; exposure; behaviour; cognitive; psychological; psychotherapy; proprioceptive; postural control; Anxiety; Psykiatri; clinical psychology; hörsel- och talorganen; auditive system and speech; psychosomatics;

    Abstract : Dizziness is a common problem and it often co-exists with anxiety. Level of anxiety is the best predictor of handicap for dizzy patients. There is diagnostic controversy and few treatment programs for such patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dizziness, balance and rehabilitation in vestibular disorders

    Author : Lena Kollén; Claes Möller; Margareta Möller; Monika Fagevik Olsén; Mikael Karlberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; static balance; dynamic balance; unilateral vestibular loss; dizziness; walking; vestibular rehabilitation; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Dizziness and balance problems are common symptoms at all ages. The aims were; to evaluate rehabilitation, static, dynamic balance and recovery in acute unilateral vestibular loss (AUVL), to evaluate the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) with assessment of static and dynamic balance and to evaluate the prevalence of dizziness and BPPV in a population of 75-year-olds. READ MORE