Search for dissertations about: "chronic pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 352 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic pain.

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marita Widar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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. Chronic neck pain An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Michel Guez; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Chronic neck pain, a common cause of disability, seems to be the result of several interacting mechanisms. In addition to degenerative and inflammatory changes and trauma, psychological and psychosocial factors are also involved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chronic Pain and Exercise Studies on pain intensity, biochemistry, adherence and attitudes

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linn Karlsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; biochemical substances; chronic pain; physical activity and exercise; treatment;

    Abstract : Chronic pain is common in western countries and entails considerable consequences for the afflicted individuals as well as for the society. Furthermore, chronic pain is complex including an advanced interplay between biological-, psychological- and social aspects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic pain and quality of life among older people

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Ulf Jakobsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; PMI; MPI-S; Sickness Impact Profile; LGC; SF-12; quality of life; pain relief; pain measurement; chronic pain; pain; Aged; aged 80 years and over; fatigue; samhällsmedicin; ADL;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Det är väl känt att äldre lever med långvarig smärta, särskilt från rörelseapparaten. Det är dock ovanligare att de allra äldsta och de äldre, som bor i särskilt boende alternativt får hjälp i det ordinära boendet, inkluderas i olika studier. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chronic Tennis Elbow Aspects on Pathogenesis and Treatment in a Soft Tissue Pain Condition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Peterson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tennis elbow; pain; chronic; soft tissue; imaging; PET; RCT; survey; treatment; exercise; eccentric; concentric; epicondylosis; epicondylitis; tendinosis; tendinitis;

    Abstract : Objectives: To study the treatment practice of chronic tennis elbow (TE) among general practitioners (GPs) and physiotherapists (PTs), the effects of a simple, graded home exercise regime versus expectation, the effects of eccentric versus concentric exercise, and the involvement of the substance P – NK1 receptor system in the peripheral, painful tissue of chronic TE patients by positron emission tomography (PET).Materials and methods: A postal survey regarding therapeutic methods used in patients with chronic TE was sent to 129 GPs and 77 PTs, 81 subjects with chronic TE were randomly and blindly assigned to either an exercise group or a wait list group, 120 subjects were randomly assigned to either eccentric or concentric exercise and ten subjects were examined by PET and the NK1 specific radioligand [11C]GR205171. READ MORE