Search for dissertations about: "coping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 476 swedish dissertations containing the word coping.

  1. 1. Living and Coping with Cancer : Specific Challenges and Adaptation

    Author : Elisabet Wasteson; Karin Nordin; Bengt Glimelius; Stein Kaasa; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Caring sciences; stressful events; appraisal; coping; life values; social support; psychiatric history; anxiety; depression; well-being; quality of life; cancer; spouses; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this thesis were to prospectively investigate how specific challenges among patients with commonly occurring cancers are related to adaptation and well-being, to predict later well-being using a range of psychosocial aspects and to compare two ways of measuring coping with cancer. This was studied at diagnosis in patients with gastrointestinal cancers and their spouses and at termination of cancer treatment and during follow-up in a heterogeneous group of cancers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Burnout, work, stress of conscience and coping among female and male patrolling police officers

    Author : Susann Backteman-Erlanson; Christine Brulin; Inger Öster; Mojgan Padyab; Gunvor Gard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Patrolling police officers; qualitative content analysis; health; burnout; troubled conscience; coping; demand; decision latitude; social support; multiple logistic regression; factor analysis; differential item functioning; gender patterns; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background. Police work is a stressful occupation with frequent exposure to traumatic events and psychological strain from work might increase the risk of burnout. This thesis focuses on patrolling police officers (PPO), who work most of their time in the community and have daily contact with the public. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experience of adjuvant treatment among postmenopausal women with breast cancer - Health-Related Quality of Life, symptom experience, stressful events and coping strategies

    Author : Maria Browall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Breast cancer; Postmenopausal; Health-Related Quality of Life; Overall Quality of Life; Quality of Life; Content Analysis; Daily life; Experience; Symptom exprience; Stressful events; Coping; Coping strategies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, breast cancer is today the most common type of cancer among women. Of the approximately 7,059 women who developed the disease in Sweden during 2006, about 73% were postmenopausal and aged 55 or older at time of diagnosis, and about 33% were aged 70 or older. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consequences of Muscular Dystrophy : Impairment, Disability, Coping and Quality of Life

    Author : Gerd Ahlström; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Muscular Dystrophy; Neuromuscular diseases; Illness; Impairment; Disability; Coping; Quality of life; Qualitative interviews; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

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  5. 5. Coping with Stress : Regulation of the Caulobacter crescentus cell cycle in response to environmental cues

    Author : Kristina Heinrich; Kristina Jonas; Emanuele Biondi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Caulobacter crescentus; bacteria; cell cycle; stress; filamentation; cell morphology; DNA replication; cell division; molekylär biovetenskap; Molecular Bioscience;

    Abstract : All organisms have to respond to environmental changes to maintain cellular and genome integrity. In particular, unicellular organisms like bacteria must be able to analyze their surroundings and rapidly adjust their growth mode and cell cycle program in response to environmental changes, such as changes in nutrient availability, temperature, osmolarity, or pH. READ MORE