Search for dissertations about: "fibromyalgia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the word fibromyalgia.

  1. 1. Fibromyalgia and self-regulatory patterns : development, maintenance or recovery in women

    Author : Kerstin Wentz; Sweden Göteborg Göteborg University Department of Psychology; []
    Keywords : Fibromyalgia; Psychometric instruments; Dissociation; Repression; Self-loading; Self-regulation; Recovery; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to elucidate psychological processes and development, maintenance or recovery related to fibromyalgia based on in depth interviews. In a next step women with fibromyalgia, women without long-lasting pain and women with long-lasting pain were compared using psychometric instruments selected or developed based on qualitative results. READ MORE

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

    Author : Eva Bojner Horwitz; Ulla Maria Anderberg; Töres Theorell; Tatjana Sivik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; fibromyalgia; dance movement therapy; stress-hormones; video interpretation; self-perception; self-figure drawing; Socialmedicin; Social medicine; 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

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

    Author : Ulla Maria Anderberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Fibromyalgia; stress; sex hormones; premenstrual syndrome; neuropeptides; personality; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; 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

  4. 4. Women with fibromyalgia : Employment and daily life

    Author : Gunilla Liedberg; Chris Henriksson; Ann Bengtsson; Jan Ekholm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; work role; newly-diagnosed; time-use; activity pattern; family work; Medicine; 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

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

    Author : Chris Henriksson; Töres Theorell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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