Search for dissertations about: "headache thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 swedish dissertations containing the words headache thesis.

  1. 1. Headache in Schoolchildren : Epidemiology, Pain Comorbidity and Psychosocial Factors

    Author : Katarina Laurell; Matti Sillanpää; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Children; Headache; Tension-type headache; Migraine; Prevalence; Incidence; Prognosis; Pain; Psychosocial factors; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi;

    Abstract : Headache is the most frequently reported pain in children and is associated with missed schooldays, anxiety, depressive symptoms and various physical symptoms. A secular trend of increasing headache prevalence has been suggested. Few studies have focused on tension-type headache among children from the general population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recurrent Headache among Swedish Adolescents : Psychosocial Factors, Coping and Effects of Relaxation Treatment

    Author : Åsa Fichtel; Huda Huijer Abu-Saad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; headache; adolescents; coping; relaxation; Omvårdnad; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Caring Sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Overall aims of the present thesis were to study the prevalence and psychosocial impact of recurrent headache within a school population in comparison with other types of pain and to examine the use and efficacy of various coping strategies. Further aims were to compare the effects of relaxation treatment among adolescents with recurrent headache to a waiting-list control group, and finally to examine the efficacy of relaxation training administered in a school setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Problematic medication use in headache - Epidemiology and qualitative aspects of medication overuse headache and non-adherence to prophylactic migraine treatment

    Author : Pernilla Jonsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : headache; migraine; medication overuse headache; adherence; medication use; socioeconomics differences; beliefs about medicines; grounded theory;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim was to analyze problematic medication use among persons with headache, focusing on overuse of acute medications, with subsequent medication overuse headache (MOH), and on underuse of prophylactic medication. Methods: Data in Studies I and II came from a population survey in which 44 300 Swedes were interviewed by telephone about headache and medication use. READ MORE

  4. 4. The child with tension-type headache. Physical factors and interactive interventions

    Author : Birte Tornöe; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowering patient education; headache; child; health; neck and shoulder muscles; muscular fitness; cardiovascular fitness and physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Tension-type headache (TTH) in children and especially girls is a prevalent problem worldwide, and means there is a risk of school absenteeism, medication overuse and persistent headache. Knowledge about the associated physical factors is limited, as is knowledge on evidence based interventions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recurrent headache in adolescents : a study of background factors and effects of psychological treatment

    Author : Bo Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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