Search for dissertations about: "clinical psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 212 swedish dissertations containing the words clinical psychology.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christina Hägnebo; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; coping; emotions; Menière s disease; psychology; quality of life; stress; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  2. 2. Screening Family Burden in Clinical Practice : The development of a new instrument and investigation of its correlates to psychotic disorders

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Fredrik Hjärthag; Torsten Norlander; Lars Helldin; Leif Lindström; Adrian Parker; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Family burden; Psychotic disorder; Schizophrenia; Psychometrics; Assessment; BIRP; Function; Cross-Sectional Remission; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this thesis is to develop a short and user-friendly instrument for the assessment of family burden caused by psychotic disorders. A secondary purpose is to further investigate variables that might be linked to an increased burden. Of these variables, patients’ reduced functioning will be addressed in more detail. READ MORE

  3. 3. Behavioral effects of female sex steroid hormones models of PMS and PMDD in Wistar rats

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Magnus Löfgren; Torbjörn Bäckström; Inga-Maj Johansson; Per Södersten; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; PMS; PMDD; rats; progesterone; estradiol; behavior; individual response; stress interaction; tolerance; withdrawal; learning and memory; anxiety.; PHARMACY Biological research on drug dependence; FARMACI Biologisk beroendeforskning; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Endocrinology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Endokrinologi; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning; VETERINARY MEDICINE Obstetrics and gynaecology; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Obstetrik och gynekologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background Animal models can be used to mimic human conditions of psychopathology, and also as pre-clinical models to evaluate candidate drugs. With hormonal treatment it is possible to produce behavior in the rat which corresponds to the mental symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), and pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychology of the refugee, the immigrant and their children: Development of a conceptual framework and application to psychotherapeutic and related support work

    University dissertation from Binnie Kristal-Andersson, Office of Psychotherapy and Psychology in Stockholm South, Drakenbergsgatan 63, 117 41 Stockholm

    Author : Binnie Kristal-Andersson; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; refugee; support work; treatment model; psychotherapy; psychology; refugee and immigrant children; torture rehabilitation; refugee trauma; refugee psychology; immigrant psychology; immigrant; Psykologi; psychological framework;

    Abstract : In recent years, awareness has grown of the necessity of understanding the inner world of refugees (in particular traumatized refugees), immigrants, and their children. These groups have come in increasing numbers to Scandinavia, and otherwise confident and capable professionals in all arenas of mental health, social work and other fields have often felt inadequate when working with them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growing up with a Chronic Disease A Survey of Children with PKU in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Lundstedt; Philip Hwang; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; adjustment; chronic disease; coping; intelligence; phenylketonuria; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inborn, metabolic disease affecting the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase, which converts phenylalanine to tyrosine. Since 1965, all Swedish patients are treated with a diet from the neonatal period, while patients without treatment become severely mentally retarded. READ MORE