Search for dissertations about: "disorientation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word disorientation.

  1. 1. Presenting the Absent An Account of Undocumentedness in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University

    Author : Erika Sigvardsdotter; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Undocumented migration; undocumented persons; feminist methodology; irregular migrants; existential geography; paradoxical space; Hannah Arendt; critical phenomenology; Sweden; political geography; papperslösa; absence and presence; embodied action; public space; alienation; disorientation; digital welfare state; health care; bio-politics; institutional border; embodiment; Sverige; vård för papperslösa; hälso- och sjukvård; migranter; papperslösa; fenomenologi; det offentliga rummet; Hannah Arendt; feministisk metodologi; den digitala välfärdsstaten;

    Abstract : This thesis provides an ethnography and critical phenomenology of undocumentedness in the Swedish context. By attending to the forces and processes that circumscribe the life-worlds of undocumented persons, as well as the phenomenology and essential experiences of their condition, a complex and multi-layered illustration of what undocumentedness is and means is successively presented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fragile identities, patched-up worlds Dementia and meaning-making in social interaction

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linda Örulv; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; communication; confabulation; context; continuity; dignity; disorientation; ethnographic methods; ethnography; identity; life history; life story; meaning; microethics; narrative; progressive dementia diseases; sense-making; social interaction; storytelling; vascular dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; berättande; desorientering; etnografiska metoder; identitet; kommunikation; konfabulering; kontext; kontinuitet; livsberättelse; mening; mikroetik; narrativ; progressiva demenssjukdomar; samspel; social interaktion; vaskulärdemens; värdighet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling fokuserar på det meningsskapande och begripliggörande som fortgår vid tilltagande demenssjukdom, i det sociala samspelet, och de utmaningar för demens-omsorgen som detta innebär. Studien är aktörsorienterad och adresserar frågan om hur personer med åldersrelaterade progressiva demenssjukdomar i den vardagliga kommuni-kationen söker förstå sina situationer, omgivningen och sina liv – alltsammans inom ra-men för det dagliga samspelet på ett demensboende. READ MORE

  3. 3. Visual Flow Display for Pilot Spatial Orientation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Eriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Optic flow; visual flow; peripheral vision; spatial orientation; spatial disorientation; postural control; somatogravic illusion; human centrifuge; flight displays; head-up display; head-mounted display; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Pilot spatial disorientation (SD) is a significant cause of incidents and fatal accidents in aviation. The pilot is susceptible to SD especially in low visibility when the visual system is deprived of information from outside the cockpit. READ MORE

  4. 4. Visual flow display for pilot spatial orientation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars Eriksson; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Optic flow; visual flow; peripheral vision; spatial orientation; spatial disorientation; postural control; somatogravic illusion; human centrifuge; flight displays; head-up display; head-mounted display; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Pilot spatial disorientation (SD) is a significant cause of incidents and fatal accidents in aviation. The pilot is susceptible to SD especially in low visibility when the visual system is deprived of information from outside the cockpit. READ MORE

  5. 5. Endocrine studies in stroke patients

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tommy Olsson; Umeå universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular disorders; elderly; pituitary gland; thyroid gland; adrenal glands; hydrocortisone; dexamethasone suppression test; cortisol excretion; diabetes mellitus; prognosis;

    Abstract : There are a number of links between the endocrine system and the nervous system. In this study, the impact of ischemic stroke on the endocrine system was investigated. Elderly volunteers were studied because data regarding the influence of advanced age on endocrine parameters were lacking. READ MORE