Search for dissertations about: "experiences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2603 swedish dissertations containing the word experiences.

  1. 1. Understanding spirituality and religiosity among very old people : measurements and experiences

    Author : Catharina Norberg; Kristina Lämås; Regina Santamäki Fisher; Ulf Isaksson; Lisbeth Fagerström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged 80 and older; Sweden; spirituality; self-transcendence; Self-transcendence Scale; Religious Orientation Scale; religiosity; psychometrics; experiences; Umeå 85 GERDA; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background: Spirituality is a multifaceted concept. In this thesis, spirituality is understood as an overarching term and a core of a person´s being. Religiosity is seen as one of many expressions of spirituality. Very old people are a vulnerable population, with an increased risk to be exposed to negative life events. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gameful experiences : The not so painful road to gainful behavior

    Author : Johan Högberg; Erik Wästlund; Per Kristensson; Juho Hamari; Per Backlund; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gamification; Gameful experience; Engagement; Customer experience; In-store marketing; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of this work is to investigate the experiences that users make when using gamified services and the effect that such experiences have on the targeted behavioral outcomes. Considerable attention is dedicated to the gameful experience, since this experience is necessary for gamification to affect the target behavior. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexuality in the aftermath of breast and prostate cancer : Gendered experiences

    Author : Kicki Klaeson; Carina Berterö; Kerstin Sandell; Maria Nyström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Breast cancer; prostate cancer sexuality; gender; lifeworld; psycho social oncology;

    Abstract : Sexuality is a sensitive topic in health care and is often interpreted through a natural scientific lens as just corresponding to sexual dysfunction and fertility problems. The purpose of this thesis was to describe sexuality and its outcomes in two cancer populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physiotherapeutic perspectives on balance control after stroke : exercises, experiences and measures

    Author : Mialinn Arvidsson Lindvall; Anette Forsberg; Agneta Anderzén Carlsson; Peter Appelros; Charlotte Ytterberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; balance; physiotherapy; measures; experiences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate physiotherapeutic perspectives on balance after stroke, in terms of exercises, experiences and measurements. Study I was a pilot randomized controlled trial with 46 persons who had had a stroke, 24 of whom were included in the intervention group and 22 who were included in the control group. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family Members of Patients with Burns : Experiences of a Distressful Episode

    Author : Josefin Bäckström; Mimmie Willebrand; Lisa Ekselius; Bengt Gerdin; Britt-Inger Saveman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Critical care; Burns; Experiences; Health-related quality of life; Family members; Nursing; Support; Psychological symptoms; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences in Medical Sciences;

    Abstract : A severe burn is a trauma associated with long lasting consequences, not only for the survivor but also for the family. Although it is recognized that family members are central in providing social support for the patients, previous research has not focused extensively on this group. READ MORE