Search for dissertations about: "chronic pain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 392 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic pain.

  1. 1. Chronic pain : from the study of student attitudes and preferences to the in vitro investigation of a novel treatment strategy

    Author : Linda Rankin; Christopher J. Fowler; Gisselle Gallego; Sofia Mattsson; Emmanuel Bäckryd; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HC-PAIRS; best-worst scaling; palmitoylethanolamine; N-acylthanolamines; oral lichen planus; prostaglandins; chronic pain; prolonged pain; chronic pain education; chronic pain management; medical students; attitudes;

    Abstract : Chronic pain will affect one in five adults during their lifetime, and it exerts a heavy burden on society with major physiological, psychological, social, and economic impacts. The current chronic pain curriculum taught to medical students in most settings is fragmented, inconsistent and inadequate and a vast majority of general practitioners considered their undergraduate training in chronic pain incomplete. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chronic pain : epidemiological studies in a general population

    Author : H. Ingemar Andersson; Bengt Scherstén; Göran Ejlertsson; Ido Leden; Calle Bengtsson; Sweden Lund University Department of Community Health Sciences; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic pain; epidemiology; health care; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim was to study the epidemiology of chronic pain (> 3 months duration) and factors associated to pain prevalence, prognosis, health care and medication in a general population. A cross-sectional mailed survey to a random population sample (n = 1806) was followed by a clinical examination and a prospective study of three selected groups. READ MORE

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

    Author : Marita Widar; Gerd Ahlström; Anna-Christina Ek; Fannie Gaston-Johansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Chronic neck pain : An epidemiological, psychological and SPECT study with emphasis on whiplash-associated disorders

    Author : Michel Guez; Göran Toolanen; Björn Rydevik; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Prevalence of chronic neck pain; chronic low-back pain; whiplash; WAD; neuropsychology; Medicine; 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

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

    Author : Linn Karlsson; Britt Larsson; Björn Gerdle; Gerhard Andersson; Esa-Pekka Takala; ernilla Åsenlöf; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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