Search for dissertations about: "main concerns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 669 swedish dissertations containing the words main concerns.

  1. 1. Losing control and developing concerns : The complexities of ageing postural control and fall-related concerns

    Author : Mascha Pauelsen; Lars Nyberg; Ulrik Röijezon; Irene Vikman; Jorunn Lægdheim Helbostad; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; postural balance; postural control; sensory and motor systems; fall-related concerns; fear of falling; neurological models; Physiotherapy; Fysioterapi;

    Abstract : With the world population shifting its proportions towards higher ages, it is imperative to increase healthspan rather than lifespan, both for the sakes of community sustainability as well as individual quality of life. One of the main means to obtain healthy ageing, is a concept called active ageing, as activity has shown to slow down the natural ageing process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Informal caregivers' conceptions of daily life with a spouse having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Author : Gunilla Lindqvist; Katarina Hjelm; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Informal caregivers; gender; literature review; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; daily life; feelings of guilt; grounded theory; main concerns; male spouses; female spouses; everyday life; phenomenography; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore informal caregivers’ daily life with particular focus on those living with a spouse who has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in different grades, mild to severe, based on the ill person’s main concern.The study design was explorative, comparative and descriptive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Temporal Distance and Morality : Moral Concerns Loom Larger in the Distant Future

    Author : Jens Agerström; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; moral concerns; morality; moral judgment; Construal Level Theory; temporal distance; moral reasoning;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation was to examine whether the temporal distance of moral events affects the moral judgments and decisions people make in response to those events. Drawing upon Construal Level Theory (CLT; Trope & Liberman, 2003) which posits that the distant future is represented at a higher, more abstract level of mental construal than the near future, and that high-level mental construals shift attention to core values and higher-order principles, the main proposition of this dissertation was that people would show greater moral concerns in response to distant future events than near future events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sulfur-Related Conservation Concerns in Marine Archaeological Wood : The Origin, Speciation and Distribution of Accumulated Sulfur with Some Remedies for the Vasa

    Author : Yvonne Fors; Magnus Sandström; Ian MacLeod; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Sulfur accumulation; marine archaeological wood; Vasa; acidity; iron; ammonia; x-ray spectroscopy; cellulose; Chemistry; Kemi; strukturkemi; Structural Chemistry;

    Abstract : Synchrotron-based sulfur spectroscopy reveals a common concern for marine archaeological wood from seawater: accumulation of reduced sulfur compounds in two pathways. The distribution of sulfur species in the oak wood cell structure was mapped by scanning x-ray spectro-microscopy (SXM). READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Incentives and Leadership

    Author : Martin Bech Holte; Torsten Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Incentives; Managers; Taxation; Career Concerns; Autocrats; Communism; Soft Budget Constraints; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Taxation, Career Concerns and CEO Pay". This paper proposes a simple dynamic model of equilibrium CEO compensation. READ MORE