Search for dissertations about: "immigrant psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words immigrant psychology.

  1. 1. Psychology of the refugee, the immigrant and their children: Development of a conceptual framework and application to psychotherapeutic and related support work

    University dissertation from Binnie Kristal-Andersson, Office of Psychotherapy and Psychology in Stockholm South, Drakenbergsgatan 63, 117 41 Stockholm

    Author : Binnie Kristal-Andersson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; refugee; support work; treatment model; psychotherapy; psychology; refugee and immigrant children; torture rehabilitation; refugee trauma; refugee psychology; immigrant psychology; immigrant; Psykologi; psychological framework;

    Abstract : In recent years, awareness has grown of the necessity of understanding the inner world of refugees (in particular traumatized refugees), immigrants, and their children. These groups have come in increasing numbers to Scandinavia, and otherwise confident and capable professionals in all arenas of mental health, social work and other fields have often felt inadequate when working with them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Embedded in a context the adaptation of immigrant youth

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ylva Svensson; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigrant youth; adaptation; development; settings; contextual features; linkage; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : With rising levels of immigration comes a need to know what fosters positive adaptation for the youth growing up in a new culture of settlement.The issue is increasingly studied; however, little of the research conducted has combined a developmental with a contextual approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identity: Understanding Aspects of Process, Content, and Structure in Context

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Fanny Gyberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; identity development; identity process; identity content; identity structure; gender; ethnicity; cultural context;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to broaden our knowledge of identity by using an integrated theoretical approach to understanding multidimensional aspects of identity process, content, and structure. Specifically, in Study I, the aim was to investigate identity processes among young adults in Sweden by studying identity status (i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Judging the Immigrant Accents and Attitudes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Language Studies, Umeå University

    Author : Niklas Torstensson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Cognitive science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi Kognitionsforskning; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap; Teknik; Technology; Foreign accent evaluation; native reactions; attitudes; court interpretation; forensic linguistics; cognitive prototype; legal judgement;

    Abstract : Spoken language as a means of communication contains huge amounts of information apart from the linguistic message that is conveyed. It is often the first channel of interaction between people and based on the speaker’s manner of talk, we create a mental image of the speaker as a person, of the speaker’s background, origin and personal qualities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stereotypes: Suppression, Forgetting, and False Memory

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tadesse Araya; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social psychology; Stereotype suppression; stereotype control; prejudice; priming; directed forgetting; DRM paradigm; false recall; false recognition; Socialpsykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents four studies investigating (1) whether incidentally primed control-related words can attenuate the impact of activated stereotypes on subsequent evaluation of a target person, (2) the impact of motivated forgetting on the recall of stereotypically congruent and incongruent information, and (3) the impact of a directed forgetting instruction on the false recall and recognition of nonpresented stereotypical information.In three experiments, Study I showed that participants initially primed with the social category, immigrant, and subsequently primed with words that were evocative of control or self-control made less negative impression of a target displaying ambiguous behaviors than participants not exposed to such words. READ MORE