Search for dissertations about: "family burden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 swedish dissertations containing the words family burden.

  1. 1. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure : Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Lene Martin; Karin Josefsson; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Anna Strömberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Screening Family Burden in Clinical Practice : The development of a new instrument and investigation of its correlates to psychotic disorders

    Author : Fredrik Hjärthag; Torsten Norlander; Lars Helldin; Leif Lindström; Adrian Parker; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Family burden; Psychotic disorder; Schizophrenia; Psychometrics; Assessment; BIRP; Function; Cross-Sectional Remission; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this thesis is to develop a short and user-friendly instrument for the assessment of family burden caused by psychotic disorders. A secondary purpose is to further investigate variables that might be linked to an increased burden. Of these variables, patients’ reduced functioning will be addressed in more detail. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occupational performance in individuals with severe mental disorders : Assessment and family burden

    Author : Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Birgitta Bernspång; Marianne Carlsson; Birgitta Sidenvall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Mental disorders; occupational performance; activities in daily life; factor analysis; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Caring Sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; factor analysis.; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was three-fold. The overall aim of the present thesis was three-fold. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Scholarship Approach to Model-Driven Engineering

    Author : Håkan Burden; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Model-Driven Engineering is a paradigm for software engineering where software models are the primary artefacts throughout the software life-cycle. The aim is to define suitable representations and processes that enable precise and efficient specification, development and analysis of software. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing Family Burden of Psychotic Illness in Clinical Practice

    Author : Fredrik Hjärthag; Torsten Norlander; Margareta Östman; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Family Burden; Psychotic Illness; Psychometrics; BIRP; Function; Cognition; Theoretic model; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was twofold. One purpose was to create a user-friendly instrument to be used in regular clinical practice to collect information regarding family burden of psychotic illness. READ MORE