Search for dissertations about: "general health perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 swedish dissertations containing the words general health perception.

  1. 1. Health-promoting health services : personal health documents and empowerment

    Author : Lars Jerdén; Lars Weinehall; Erik Bergström; Gunilla Burell; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; health promotion; health behaviour; self-rated health; medical records; adolescents; health services; primary health care; nursing; cost-effectiveness; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : In 2003, the Swedish Parliament adopted a national public health policy that included the domain - “A more health-promoting health service”. Strategies and tools are needed in the work to reorient health services. Personal health documents are documents concerning a person’s health, and are owned by the individual. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perception of disturbing sounds : Investigations of people with hearing loss and normal hearing

    Author : Åsa Skagerstrand; Stefan Stenfelt; Susanne Köbler; Stig Arlinger; Arne Leijon; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; perception; annoyance; loudness; hearing loss; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : The present thesis concerns the daily sound environment and the human perception of the same. The sound environment affects the possibility to be active in a communication. With background noise, it may be harder to hear desired signals, and when suffering from a hearing loss, negative effects of the background noise increase. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stress Management Interventions and Predictors of Long-term Health : Prospectively Controlled Studies on Long-term Pain Patients and a Healthy Sample from IT- and Media Companies

    Author : Dan Hasson; Ulla Maria Anderberg; Töres Theorell; Ulf Lundberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; stress; health promotion; stress management; public health; psychosocial; self-rated health; pain; intervention; web; Internet; TNF-alpha; DHEA; NPY; CgA; Socialmedicin; Social medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on the effects of stress management on long-term pain patients and on a healthy sample from IT and media companies; two groups that are commonly exposed to high stress levels. Even if there are important differences between these two groups, there are similarities such as the necessity for effective stress management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term effects of stroke

    Author : Matti Viitanen; Bengt Winblad; Per Olov Wester; Axel R. Fugl-Meyer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; cerebrovascular disease; prognosis; recurrent stroke; myocardial infarction; epilepsy; life satisfaction; motor function; self-care ability; perception; causes of death;

    Abstract : Stroke, which has an increasing incidence with age, causes an irreversible brain damage which may lead to impairment, disability and decreased life satisfaction or death.Risk factors for death, recurrent stroke and myocardial infarction, were analyzed in 409 stroke patients treated at the Stroke Unit, Department of Medicine, Umeå University Hospital, between Jan. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adherence to drug treatment and interpretation of treatment effects

    Author : Erik Berglund; Per Lytsy; Ragnar Westerling; Tove Hedenrud; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication adherence; Health-seeking behaviour; Chronic treatment; Cardiovascular treatments; Anticoagulants therapeutic use; Treatment outcome; Effect measure; Quality of care; Medical decision-making; Necessity-concern framework; Choice behaviour; Risk communication; Risk perception; Health communication; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Suboptimal adherence to medical treatments is prevalent across several clinical conditions and can lead to treatment failure. Adherence is a far from fully explored phenomenon and there is little knowledge about how patients interpret treatment effects. READ MORE