Search for dissertations about: "distress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 463 swedish dissertations containing the word distress.

  1. 1. Distress among Adolescents with Cancer

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mariann Hedström; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; adolescents; anxiety; cancer; children; depression; distress; staff ratings; positive experiences; well-being; Vårdvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim was to investigate the distress perceived by adolescents with cancer treated in paediatric oncology. In Study I, especially distressing events for children/adolescents with cancer were identified by interviews with children/adolescents/parents and nurses. Data were analysed with content analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Swedish Male Population Prevalence, Distress and Quality of Life

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gabriella Engström; Jerzy Leppert; Marie-Louise Walker-Engström; Lars Henningsohn; Ralph Peeker; [2006]
    Keywords : Public health; men; population-based study; prevalence; urinary symptom; health care consultation; DAN-PSS; distress; LUTS; postal questionnaire; health; sadness; happiness; SF-36; Quality of Life; Folkhälsomedicin;

    Abstract : The aim the thesis was to investigate, the prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS). Moreover, we examine symptom severity and different levels of distress and describe how different symptoms from the lower urinary tract affect the self-assessed health, sadness, happiness and the quality of life in men. READ MORE

  3. 3. Distress after criminal victimization quantitative and qualitative aspects in a two-year perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olof Semb; Elisabet Sundbom; Mikael Henningsson; Dan Stiwne; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; criminal victimization; posttraumatic distress; risk factors; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores distress and reactions after crime by a previously unknown perpetrator in a two-year perspective. Distress was investigated at eight months and two years, using quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children in the Radiology Department a study of anxiety, pain, distress and verbal interaction

    University dissertation from Jönköping : School of Health Sciences

    Author : Berit Björkman; Karin Enskär; Kerstin Öhrling; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; radiography; experiences; anxiety; pain; distress; verbal interaction; examination;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on children’s experiences of going through an acute radiographic examination due to a suspected fracture. The findings from interviews with children aged 3-15 years showed anxiety, pain and distress to be a concern in conjunction with an examination (Paper I). READ MORE

  5. 5. More or less than human the influence of shame on psychological distress

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lotta Strömsten; Elisabet Sundbom; Mikael Henningsson; Martin Bäckström; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Shame; shame-proneness; guilt; self-conscious emotions; psychological distress; coping; attachment styles; Compass of Shame;

    Abstract : Background Shame is a powerful emotion involved in a wide variety of phenomena including psychopathology. The propensity to react with shame to situations of transgression is formed early in life, but the processes by which elevated shame-proneness causes higher levels of psychological distress and functional impairment in some people rather than in others is as yet poorly understood. READ MORE