Search for dissertations about: "central pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 183 swedish dissertations containing the words central pain.

  1. 1. Living with Long-Term Pain after a Stroke

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; central pain; chronic pain; neuropathic pain; nociceptive pain; shoulder; pain; tension-type headache; pain assessment; disability; activities of daily living; coping; health-related quality of life; mood; caring; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to classify and describe long-term pain two years after a stroke and to describe the experiences of pain, and the consequences it has on the persons’ lives. The studies were conducted from a multidimensional perspective on pain, combining quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pain among women Prospective population studies from a biopsychosocial perspective on pain

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Johanna Thomtén; Örjan Sundin; Joaquim J. F. Soares; Bo Melin; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychosocial factors; pain; socio-economic status; quality of life; burnout; women;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the role of different psychosocial factors in the course of pain over time in a general population sample of women in Sweden. The main aim was to identify and quantify such factors as predictors of pain, pain-related disability and quality of life within a biopsychosocial framework for the understanding of the pain experience over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neuroinflammation and pain

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Linda Block; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neuroinflammation; Pain; Persistant pain; Astrocytes; Morphine; Naloxone; Intrathecal administration;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background: Persistent pain that remains long after the physiological trigger has been resolved is a disabling condition. A possible mechanism for the transition from acute physiological pain to persistent pain involves low-grade inflammation in the central nervous system, in which inflammatory-activated astrocytes play a significant role. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pain analysis : A study in patients with chronic low back pain or fibromyalgia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : John Sörensen; Alf Udén; [1997]

    Abstract : Chronic low back pain (CLBP} and fibromyalgia (FM} are two common chronic pain conditions in which the pain processing mechanisms are not well understood. To identify the types of pain, we used different intravenous {t.v. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic Pelvic Pain Persisting after Childbirth Diagnosis and Implications for Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Torstensson; Per Kristiansson; Margaretha Eriksson; Siv Mørkved; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic pelvic pain; corticosteroid; injection; pain mapping; pelvic pain; physical function; physiotherapy; pregnancy; randomised controlled trial; referred pain; sensitisation; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Objectives: To explore the pain mechanism and the origin of the pain and to evaluate a short-term pain relief treatment in women suffering from CPP persisting after childbirth in order to enable physiotherapeutic intervention.Material and methods: Thirty-six parous women with chronic pelvic pain persisting after childbirth were recruited at the Department of Physiotherapy, SundsvallHospital and by advertisements in newspapers and 29 parous women without chronic pelvic pain were recruited from an organized gynaecological screening at a midwifery surgery. READ MORE