Search for dissertations about: "encounters"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 316 swedish dissertations containing the word encounters.

  1. 1. Encouraging Encounters : Experiences of People on Sick Leave in Their Meetings with Professionals

    Author : Ulrika Müssener; Kristina Alexandersson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Encounters; Sickness absence; Sick leave; Return to work; Client perspective; Health promotion; Work; Sjukfrånvaro; Bemötande; Sociala emotioner; Återgång till arbete; Empowerment; Social medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Background: The recent increase in long-term sickness absence both in Sweden and many other countries has been met with various attempts to intensify the use of rehabilitation measures in order to prevent people from remaining long-term sickness absent. Several actors, among them professionals in healthcare, occupational health services, and social insurance are involved in handling issues related to the sick leave of an individual, and in providing measures to promote return to work (RTW). READ MORE

  2. 2. Technology Encounters : Exploring the essence of ordinary computing

    Author : Mareike Glöss; Annika Waern; Mats Edenius; Paul Dourish; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Everyday life; ICT; phenomenology; ethnography; cultural analysis;

    Abstract : As computing technology has become a vital part of everyday life, studies have increasingly scrutinized the underlying meaning of computational things. As different devices become interwoven with daily practices and routines, there is a growing interest in understanding not only their functional meaning in computational terms but also their meaning in relation to other non-computation artefacts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethical Encounters : The Value of Care and Emotion in the Production of Mediated Narratives

    Author : Erika Theissen Walukiewicz; Gunilla Hultén; Christian Christensen; Steen Steensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; care ethics; relationship; important interests; dependency duties; participation; emotional literacy; narrative emotion analysis; documentary; journalism; Journalism; journalistik;

    Abstract : Factual storytelling that relies on the participation of real-life people must navigate between obligations towards the participant and the story. By placing the relationship between storyteller and subject at the centre, this thesis offers an interdisciplinary examination of ethical and moral issues in the context of turning other people’s experiences into mediated narrative. READ MORE

  4. 4. Encounters in nursing homes : Experiences from nurses, residents and relatives

    Author : Lars Westin; Unni Lindström; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing Homes; Encounters; Nursing Home Staff; Residents; Relatives; Nurses; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    Abstract : The care of residents in nursing homes (special housing) is a major challenge for the nursing profession, especially as the population of older people has increased in recent decades. One important aim of this care is to promote the wellbeing and security of the residents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Encounters with patients in forensic inpatient care : Nurses lived experiences of patient encounters and compassion in forensic inpatient care

    Author : Lars Hammarström; Marie Häggström; Ove Hellzén; Siri Andreassen Devik; Lena Wiklund Gustin; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Compassion; encounters; forensic nursing; forensic psychiatry; hermeneutics; lived experience; nurse- patientrelation; nursing; phenomenological-hermeneutics;

    Abstract : Background: Forensic psychiatry is characterised by compulsory care and long hospital stays, where nurses care for patients with severe mental illness, who often have committed crimes. The main objective is to rehabilitate the patient to once again become a part of society by improving mental health and decreasing the risk of criminal relapse. READ MORE