Search for dissertations about: "disability evaluation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 133 swedish dissertations containing the words disability evaluation.

  1. 1. Living with physical disability experiences of the rehabilitation process, occupations and participation in everyday life

    Author : Maria Larsson Lund; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; disabled persons; activities of daily living; occupations; social environment; social support; disability evaluation; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; patient participation; patient-centred care;

    Abstract : A comprehensive understanding is lacking of the experiences persons with acquired physical disabilities have of changes in their engagement in occupations and of the conditions influencing these experiences Furthermore, little is known about the experiences these people have of the rehabilitation process and whether the rehabilitation services satisfy their needs. Access to such knowledge would significantly add to the ability to design rehabilitation services intended to enhance participation in everyday life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Problems Evaluation of Two Clinical Assessment Instruments, Occurrence of Mental Health Problems and Psychiatric Care Utilisation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carina Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; Intellectual disability; mental health problems; assessment instruments; psychometric evaluation; psychiatric care utilisation; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri;

    Abstract : It has been suggested that persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) manifest the full range of mental health problems. The main purpose of this thesis is to adapt and evaluate two clinical assessment instruments and to investigate the occurrence of mental health problems as well as psychiatric care utilisation in persons with ID. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hand function in children and in persons with neurological disorders aspects of movement control and evaluation of measurements

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Elisabeth Svensson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebellum; disability; hand function; hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies; latency; motor control; reactive control; reproducibility; sensation; strength; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Hand function is of great importance in the many daily activities that require well-coordinated hand and arm movements. Measurement of hand function is an essential element in the rehabilitation process, in order to facilitate medical diagnosis and determine developmental stages, functional levels, and the efficacy of treatment interventions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupation-based evaluation and intervention validity of the assessment of motor and process skills when used with persons with mental retardation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Anders Kottorp; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental retardation; intellectual disability; developmental disabilities; occupational therapy; activities of daily living; ADL assessment; performance skills; occupational performance; Many- faceted Rasch measurement; single case design;

    Abstract : The ability to perform everyday life occupations is a critical component in both evaluation and intervention for persons with mental retardation (MR). While the ability to perform personal and instrumental activities of daily living (ADL) has always been important for occupational therapy (OT) practice, there is an absence in OT literature and research with a focus on ADL and persons with MR. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Evaluation of Mental Health Interventions for Children and Adolescents the Case of Sweden

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Mattias Persson; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; adolescents; mental health; bullying; economic evaluation; intellectual disability; transition; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is economic evaluations of programs and interventions regarding children and adolescents with mental health issues, victimization, and intellectual disabilities (ID). The first paper examines a potential link between mental health issues among adolescent and the class-size of the school class they are enrolled in. READ MORE