Search for dissertations about: "fears in children"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words fears in children.

  1. 1. Children with cancer : focusing on their fear and on how their fear is handled

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Agneta Anderzén-Carlsson; Örebro universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Children; cancer; fear; handling; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Various fears in children with cancer have previously been identified as a result of studying e.g. symptom experiences, distress and uncertainty within this population. Studies of the meaning the children give to their fear, as well as the handling of their fear seem to be sparse, however. READ MORE

  2. 2. Specific phobias in children and adolescents : a cognitive-behavioral approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Svensson; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anxiety disorder; cognitive-behavioral therapy; phobia; children; adolescents; treatment; 1-session; graduated exposure; experience; Fobier; Fobier hos barn; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present dissertation comprises four empirical studies that examine different aspects of the phenomena of fears, phobias and anxieties in children and adolescents, at different levels of application. At the same time, this dissertation corresponds to the first randomized treatment study carried out with children suffering from anxiety disorders in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fears, Stress and Burnout in Parents of Children with Chronic Conditions Treatment with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness

    University dissertation from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Malin Anclair; Karlstads universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Parents of children with chronic conditions; mindfulness; CBT; stress; burnout; HRQoL; life satisfaction; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of the present research was threefold: to investigate the fears of parents of children with chronic conditions; to evaluate the effectiveness of their treatment with either mindfulness-based therapy or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); and to assess treatment outcome in terms of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Long-term stress can lead to some form of chronic stress reaction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hereditary Angioedema in Sweden a National Project

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Patrik Nordenfelt; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Hereditary angioedema (HAE) due to C1-inhibitor deficiency, type I and II, is a rare disease with an estimated prevalence of 1/50,000. Angioedema in the larynx can be life threatening and angioedema in the abdomen and skin can give severe and disabling pain. Data on patients with HAE in Sweden were scarce before our study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fears, anxieties and cognitive-behavioral treatment of specific phobias in youth

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Lena Reuterskiöld; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Specific phobia; one-session treatment; child anxiety; parenting; motivation; assessment; parent diagnoses; cognitive-behavioral therapy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : The present dissertation consists of three empirical studies on children and adolescents presenting with various specific phobias in Stockholm, Sweden and in Virginia, USA. The overall aim was to contribute to our understanding of childhood fears, anxiety and phobias and to evaluate the efficacy and portability of a one-session treatment of specific phobias in youth. READ MORE