Search for dissertations about: "fibromyalgia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the word fibromyalgia.

  1. 1. Dance/Movement Therapy in Fibromyalgia Patients Aspects and Consequences of Verbal, Visual and Hormonal Analyses

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva Bojner Horwitz; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; fibromyalgia; dance movement therapy; stress-hormones; video interpretation; self-perception; self-figure drawing; Socialmedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : This thesis presents hormonal, emotional, physical and visual status changes in female fibromyalgia (FMS) patients after treatment with the Creative Art therapy; dance/movement therapy, compared to controls. FMS is a syndrome of chronic pain involving musculoskeletal aches, stiffness and pain where perturbations in the stress-axis and high scores on somatic anxiety and muscular tension also have been found. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fibromyalgia syndrome in women - a stress disorder? : Neurobiological and hormonal aspects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulla Maria Anderberg; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Fibromyalgia; stress; sex hormones; premenstrual syndrome; neuropeptides; personality; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : The FMS is almost exclusively a female disorder, as 90% of the patients struck by it are women. About 7% of all women in modern society have this disorder. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women with fibromyalgia Employment and daily life

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Gunilla Liedberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; work role; newly-diagnosed; time-use; activity pattern; family work; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin;

    Abstract : Introduction: The major symptoms of fibromyalgia have been shown to severely impact everyday activities. As a consequence, many women have problems remaining in a work role. Not being able to fulfil valued roles influences quality of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with fibromyalgia : A study of the consequences for daily activities

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Chris Henriksson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic generalized muscle pain syndrome. This thesis is a study of 116 patients with FM, twenty living in the USA and the rest in Sweden, all meeting the classification criteria proposed by the American College of Rheumatology, and 39 patients with chronic regio!Jal muscle pain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of work and health in women with fibromyalgia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Annie Palstam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fibromyalgia; chronic pain; pain; tender points; work; work ability; health; women; physical; physical capacity; physical workload; resistance exercise; focus groups;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by persistent widespread pain, increased pain sensitivity and tenderness. FM is also associated with fatigue, psychological distress, impaired physical capacity, activity limitations and impacts the ability to work. READ MORE