Search for dissertations about: "mental accounting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words mental accounting.

  1. 1. Epidemiological studies on mental health in Tehran - Iran

    Author : Habib Emami; Norman Sartorius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Iran; mental health; adolescents; suicidal behavior; personality; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Since 1979 Iranians have experienced a variety of events that reasonably will have lasting effects on their mental health. In 1979 the Islamic Revolution took place and in 1980 eight years of Iraq-Iran war started. READ MORE

  2. 2. Weather and extreme heat in association to mental disorders : The case of Hanoi, Vietnam

    Author : Phan Minh Trang; Maria Nilsson; Joacim Rocklöv; Kim Bao Giang; Mare Löhmus Sundström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depressive disorders; mental disorders; weather patterns; elevated temperature; and heatwaves.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Vietnam suffers consequences of global warming. There is limited data of the relationship between weather, extreme heat and potential mental health problems. It is therefore crucial to study heat-related mental illnesses and to establish good solutions with relevant adaptations to global warming. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social and Economic Factors in Decision Making under Uncertainty : Five Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Author : Kinga Posadzy; Peter Martinsson; Gustav Tinghög; Pablo Brañas Garza; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; behavioral economics; experimental economics; social factors; coordination; competition; deciding for others; mental accounting;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve the understanding of human behavior that goes beyond monetary rewards. In particular, it investigates social influences in individual’s decision making in situations that involve coordination, competition, and deciding for others. Further, it compares how monetary and social outcomes are perceived. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of mental and physical health in immigrants in Sweden : an epidemiological study

    Author : Jeanette Westman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; epidemiology; ethnicity; gender; mental disorders; migration; self-rated health; socioeconomic status; suicide; suicide attempts;

    Abstract : Background: Foreign-born people constitute 12.5% of the Swedish population in Sweden, which calls for further research concerning health outcomes in this population group. Objectives: To examine the association between country of birth and attempted suicide after accounting for age, marital status, and socioeconomic status (SES) (study 1). READ MORE

  5. 5. Adolescent positive mental health : policy, measurements, prevalence and correlates in a Chinese setting

    Author : Cheng Guo; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Introduction Adolescence is a period of one’s life that harbors many risks, but it also presents us with a number of fantastic opportunities for sustained health and wellbeing, through education and preventive efforts, for example. Mental health issues in adolescents have attracted the attention of the public and of academia. READ MORE