Search for dissertations about: "female spouses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words female spouses.

  1. 1. Informal caregivers' conceptions of daily life with a spouse having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Author : Gunilla Lindqvist; Katarina Hjelm; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Informal caregivers; gender; literature review; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; daily life; feelings of guilt; grounded theory; main concerns; male spouses; female spouses; everyday life; phenomenography; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore informal caregivers’ daily life with particular focus on those living with a spouse who has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in different grades, mild to severe, based on the ill person’s main concern.The study design was explorative, comparative and descriptive. READ MORE

  2. 2. The life situation of patients with heart failure in primary health care. An explorative and interventional study

    Author : Jan Mårtensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : life situation; heart failure; primary health care; chronic illness; spouses; inside and outside perspective; caring; social network; social support; patient education; self-care behaviour; health-related quality of life; gender differences;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to obtain a deeper understanding of the life situation of patients with mild to severe heart failure and their spouses, and to determine the effects of a nurse-led intervention on patients with heart failure in primary health care. A phe-nomenographic approach was used to describe how male (N=12) and female (N=12) patients with heart failure conceive their life situa-tion (I, II), and the critical incident technique was used to describe spousal (N=23) experience of factors that influence their support of the patient with heart failure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychological health and life situation in spouses of stroke patients

    Author : Åsa Franzén-Dahlin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; stroke; spouse; life situation; psychological health; support programme.;

    Abstract : About 30,000 people in Sweden are affected by stroke each year. The effect on physical functioning, and also consequences such as depression and aphasia, are likely to affect not only the life of the patient, but also the life of the spouse and family. READ MORE

  4. 4. Relatives of alcoholics. Studies of hardship, behaviour, symptomatology and methods of intervention

    Author : Ulla Zetterlind; Kliniskt Centrum för Hälsofrämjande Vård; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psychosomatics; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; randomized controlled trial; mortality; interventions; emergency care; psychiatric symptoms; coping behaviour; Spouses of alcoholics; hardship; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns relatives of alcoholics. The aims were to investigate relatives’ situation concerning hardship, coping behaviour and psychiatric wellbeing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Individual and Family Consequences of Involuntary Job Loss

    Author : Marcus Eliason; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; job displacment; job loss; displaced workers; plant closure; linked employer-employee data; divorce; mortality; unemployment; job specific capital; added worker effect; female labour supply; family income;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the long-term consequences of involuntary job loss. It consists of four self-contained essays. Essay I: Does Job Loss Shorten Life? This paper examines whether there is a causal relationship from job displacement to mortality. READ MORE