Search for dissertations about: "intrusive memories"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words intrusive memories.

  1. 1. Emotional mental imagery and the reduction of fear within the mind’s eye

    Author : Johanna M. Hoppe; Thomas Ågren; Emily A. Holmes; Francisco Estevez; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental imagery; emotion; imaginal exposure; imaginal extinction; hotspots; intrusive memories; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Mental imagery refers to sensory-perceptual experiences in the absence of external sensory input. Emotional mental imagery (i.e., imagery with emotional content) is a key feature in many mental disorders, such as the image-based intrusive memories of trauma in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). READ MORE

  2. 2. Memories of pain, adaptation to life and early identification of stressors in patients with burns

    Author : Oili Dahl; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Burn injury;

    Abstract : Background: Burn injury is an unforeseen event causing physical and psychological trauma for the person afflicted. Patients treated for burns commonly experience high levels of pain and anxiety related to burn treatment during burn care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social influences on affective responses to negative experiences

    Author : Lisa Espinosa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : As social human beings, the way we emotionally respond to what happens around us is often regulated by our interactions with others. The overall aim of this thesis is to advance the understanding of how social influences surrounding negative experiences can affect the formation, regulation and transfer of affective responses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicide in the family : towards improved care of bereaved parents and siblings

    Author : Rossana Pettersén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background: Losing a child to suicide is an overwhelming experience, which increases the risk for negative health outcomes in the bereaved parents and siblings, such as long-term psychiatric morbidity and increased risk of premature mortality, including suicide. Despite their needs and the increased risk for bereavement related difficulties, there is limited evidence coming from population-based studies for the efficacious care of the suicide-bereaved. READ MORE