Search for dissertations about: "medical model of mental illness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words medical model of mental illness.

  1. 1. On the notion of mental illness : Problematizing the medical-model conception of certain abnormal behaviour and mental afflictions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tommy Svensson; Lennart Nordenfelt; [1990]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anti-psychiatry; concept of mental illness; medical model of mental illness; theory of psychiatry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study inquires into some polemics concerning the notion of mentalillness or disease. Some central arguments in the debate on psychiatry, of the 1960's and early 70's, are focused on.The analysis is performed in two steps. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tools for Outcome-informed management of mental illness Psychometric properties of instruments of the Swedish clinical multicenter Quality Star cohort

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Bo Ivarsson; Torsten Norlander; Lars Jacobsson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumer satisfaction; Quality of Life; Perceived distress; Severe mental illness; Schizophrenia; Social function; Global Assessment of Functioning; MANSA; Gender; Brukartillfredsställelse; Livskvalitet; Upplevda besvär; Allvaligt psykisk störning; Schizofreni; Social funktion; Global skattning av psykosocial funktion; MANSA; Gender; Psychology with an emphasis on medical psychology; Psykologi inr. medicinsk psykologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the psychometric properties of three global user subjective measures of the ”The Quality Star” clinical review model: Consumer Satisfaction Scale, Global Quality of Life scale, and Perceived Global Distress scale. The mental health implementation context of this review model emphasizes the client as an agent of change, taking part in shared decision making in an empowered role as collaborative partner to the professional clinicians. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health for community dwelling older people trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Le Van Hoi; Lars Lindholm; Truong Viet Dung; Pham Thang; Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Zarina Kabir; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older people; elderly health; health status; life expectancy; health-related quality of life; EQ-5D; mobility; self-care; usual activities; pain; discomfort; anxiety; depression; activity of daily living; basic ADL; instrumental ADL; intellectual ADL; non-communicable diseases; need of care; health service; model of care; mobile team; day care centre; nursing centre; inequalities; cost of care; socioeconomic; education; marital status; living arrangement; household head; working status; living area; wealth quintile; poverty line; community; cohort study; household survey; focus group discussion; qualitative research; rural; Vietnam; developing country; Asia; người cao tuổi; y tế; thực trạng sức khỏe; hy vọng sống; chất lượng cuộc sống; EQ-5D; đi lại; tự chăm sóc; hoạt động thường xuyên; đau; khó chịu; lo lắng; trầm cảm; hoạt động hàng ngày; bệnh không lây nhiễm; nhu cầu chăm sóc; dịch vụ y tế; mô hình chăm sóc; đội lưu động; trung tâm chăm sóc ban ngày; trung tâm dưỡng lão; bất bình đẳng; chi phí chăm sóc; kinh tế xã hội; giáo dục; hôn nhân; sắp xếp cuộc sống; chủ hộ; tình trạng làm việc; khu vực sống; ngũ phân thịnh vượng; chuẩn nghèo; cộng đồng; nghiên cứu theo dõi dọc; điều tra hộ gia đình; thảo luận nhóm tập trung; nghiên cứu định tính; nông thôn; Việt Nam; nước đang phát triển; châu Á; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundInVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cultural explanatory models of depression i Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Elialilia Sarikiaeli Okello; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; depression subtype; psychotic depression; culture; cultural competence; emic; etic; explanatory models; case vignette; qualitative research; help seeking; pathway to care; indigenous model; traditional healer; health policy.;

    Abstract : Background: Depressive disorders are among the most frequent psychiatric disorders, accounting for up to 30% of primary care service utilisation in developing countries in general, and Uganda in particular. However, delays in seeking treatment, misdiagnosis and non-specific treatments have compromised appropriate care for people with depression. READ MORE

  5. 5. WOMEN WITH IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME. Aspects of quality of life and health

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mariette Bengtsson; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; model of health care; quality of life; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; irritable bowel syndrome; health;

    Abstract : Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common, worldwide, functional disorder affecting a significant number of people, predominantly women. Etiology and pathophysiology is insufficiently understood, but the research over the past decade has led to progress in the understanding of IBS, and it is generally accepted that the symptoms of IBS are multidetermined. READ MORE