Search for dissertations about: "body experience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 341 swedish dissertations containing the words body experience.

  1. 1. The Sensational Body : A Spectatorial Exploration of the Experience of Bodies on Stage in Circus, Burlesque and Freak Show

    Author : Jonas Eklund; Meike Wagner; Camilla Damkjær; Helen Stoddart; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; circus; new circus; contemporary circus; burlesque; neo-burlesque; boylesque; freak show; sideshow; bodies; phenomenology; spectatorship; popular culture; performance analysis; autoethnography; experience; body mind; Theatre Studies; teatervetenskap;

    Abstract : At the end of the 20th century, the three genres circus, burlesque, and freak show were revived after a long period of decline. Seemingly something in the genres still has a strong appeal to the spectators. READ MORE

  2. 2. An emotional landscape of devotion : Religious experience in Reformation-period Sweden

    Author : Mari Eyice; Gabriela Bjarne Larsson; Leif Runefelt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Reformation; Emotion; Emotional practices; Religion; Religious experience; Religious practice; body; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how the Reformation in Sweden was experienced by 16th century people through an examination of emotional practices. It argues that religious texts such as prayer books, sermon collections and instruction manuals were formative for the religious setting of the 16th century and that the use of these texts would therefore involve emotional practices for the 16thcentury Christian, thus creating an emotional experience of the Reformation for the Christian who used these texts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning to live with diabetes : as experiencing an expanding life world

    Author : Åsa Kneck; Birgitta Klang; Ingegerd Fagerberg; Regina Wredling; Karolinska institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Illness experience; Transition; Learning; Diabetes mellitus; Life world; Phenonenological hermeneutic; Lived body; Patient perspective; Illness and disease; Chronic illness; Lived experience; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; illness experience;

    Abstract : Introduction: Chronic illness, such as diabetes, results in a transition process involving a variety of changes in both bodily function and conditions for living, and requiring broad knowledge and understanding in order to meet new demands. The outcomes of a healthy transition are described as well-being and mastery, in contrast to vulnerability and dependency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with Lewy body dementia. Treatment, survival & quality of life

    Author : Victoria Larsson; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : Lewy bodies; Lewy body dementia; Lewy body disease; QUALITATIVE; Lewy Body Disease: drug therapy; Lewy Body Disease: mortality; Lewy Body Disease: therapy; DEMENTIA; dementia with Lewy bodies; Parkinson s disease dementia; Parkinson disease; memantine; Prognosis and survival; Prognosis; Survival; mortality; Dysphagia; Carbonated beverages; Swallowing disorders; Therapeutics; Video recording; video analysing technique; QUALITY OF LIFE;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with Lewy body dementias (LBD) have a complex clinical picture. With no prevention or cure, management focuses around symptomatic relief, however pharmacological and non-pharmacological options have been inadequately investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Varieties of Supernatural Experience : the Case of High-Functioning Autism

    Author : Ingela Visuri; Pehr Granqvist; David Thurfjell; Olov Dahlin; Andreas Roepstorff; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autism; religious cognition; supernatural experience; invisible agency; parasocial relations; embodiment; bracketed ethnography; participatory autism research; atypical cognition; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Innovative Learning; Innovativt lärande;

    Abstract : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins  the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. READ MORE