Search for dissertations about: "couplehood"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word couplehood.

  1. 1. Exploring 'couplehood' in dementia : a constructivist grounded theory study

    Author : Ingrid Hellström; Ulla Lundh; Mike Nolan; Ingegerd Fagerberg; Hälsouniversitetet Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier ; Linköpings universitet Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; spousal relationship; couplehood; grounded theory; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract :   The overall aim of this thesis is to gain a better understanding how people with dementia and their spouses experience dementia over time, especially the impact it has on their inter-personal relationships and patterns of everyday life. Data were collected using separate semi-structured interviews with 20 persons with dementia and their spouses of 6 monthly intervals over an 18-months period (132 interviews in total), and analysed using constructivist grounded theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facing dementia as a we : Investigating couples’ challenges and communicative strategies for managing dementia

    Author : Elin Nilsson; Lars-Christer Hydén; Anna Olaison; Jaqueline Kindell; Olaison Anna; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conversation analysis; couplehood; dementia; epistemics; multimodal interaction; pronouns; relationships; video-recorded interviews; we-ness; “couplehood”; demens; kunskapshantering; multimodal interaktion; pronomen; relationer; samtalsanalys; videoinspelade intervjuer; vi-skap; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : We live longer than ever before, which means that we also live longer with disorders such as those connected with dementia. Most people diagnosed with dementia live in ordinary housing for a long time, relying on their social network for support, mainly involving spouses or adult children. READ MORE

  3. 3. Doing informal care : Identity, couplehood, social health and information and communication technologies in older people’s everyday lives

    Author : Frida Andréasson; Elizabeth Hanson; Tina Mattsson; Lennart Magnusson; Anna Strömberg; Anna Dunér; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Informal care; carers; older people; carer identity; ill bodies; social health; couplehood; Information and Communication Technology ICT ; ethnography; co-design; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis has been a) to analyse how informal care influences the identity of carers and care recipients, their sense of couplehood and social health, and b) to explore the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the context of informal care and the everyday lives of older people. Study I focused on how older carers conceptualised their identity as carers on a Swedish online social forum, using a netnographic methodology. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Doing things together” : Towards a health promoting approach to couples’ relationships and everyday life in dementia

    Author : Therése Bielsten; Ingrid Hellström; Agneta Kullberg; John Keady; Anna-Karin Edberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Couplehood; Dementia; Everyday life; Intervention; Salutogenesis; Demens; Det vardagliga livet; Intervention; Parskap; Salutogenesis;

    Abstract : Background: Most people with dementia live in their own homes, often together with their partners, who become informal caregivers. Relationship quality and sense of couplehood can be threatened as a result of the transition from a mutually interdependent relationship to a caregiver-care-receiver relationship. READ MORE