Search for dissertations about: "insomnia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the word insomnia.

  1. 1. Insomnia : Prevalence, longitudinal course and health consequences - a twelve year perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Mallon; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Insomnia; Epidemiology; Prospective; Older Adults; Course; Depression; Anxiety; Mortality; 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 aim of this thesis is to investigate different aspects of insomnia by following a middle-aged population over a twelve-year period. In the present series of studies insomnia is defined as a complaint of either difficulties initiating sleep (DIS), difficulties maintaining sleep (DMS) or early morning awakenings (EMA). READ MORE

  2. 2. Persistent insomnia : some aspects of daytime functioning

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jan-Erik Broman; [1994]

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  3. 3. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia How, for Whom and What about Acceptance?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristoffer Bothelius; Mats Fredrikson; Torsten Gordh; Jan-Erik Broman; Steven Linton; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Insomnia; cognitive behavioural therapy; sleep; primary care; stepped care; questionnaire; acceptance; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Sleep is essential for survival but a significant minority of the adult population are dissatisfied with their sleep, and 6-10% meet the criteria for insomnia disorder, characterised by difficulties falling asleep at bedtime, waking up in the middle of the night or too early in the morning, and daytime symptoms. Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), an evidence-based sleep-focused intervention, has been suggested as the treatment of choice for chronic insomnia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insomnia: psychological mechanisms and early intervention : a cognitive-behavioral perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Markus Jansson; Steven J. Linton; Lars-Gunnar Lundh; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; insomnia; development; distress; worry; early intervention; cognitive-behavioral therapy; dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation focused on the role of psychological mechanisms in the development of insomnia and the effectiveness of an early cognitive-behavioral intervention for insomnia. The first aim was to examine whether distress, worry, and dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep were related to the development of insomnia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Insomnia symptoms in elderly persons - assessment, associated factors and non-pharmacological nursing interventions

    University dissertation from Division of Nursing, Lund University

    Author : Amanda Hellström; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care environment; Elderly; Everyday activities; Evidence; Insomnia; Leisure activities; Nursing interventions; Sleep disturbances.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to test a tool for assessing insomnia symptoms in elderly persons and to investigate late-life insomnia in terms of associated factors and evidence of non-pharmacological interventions in healthcare settings. Data were collected by means of a systematic literature search (Study I), questionnaires (Studies II-III), interviews and observations (Study IV). READ MORE