Search for dissertations about: "mental disease"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 243 swedish dissertations containing the words mental disease.

  1. 11. Personality, Health and Mortality of Workers in a PVC Production Plant in Sweden A longitudinal study

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Margareta Ardeberg; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mortality; disease; recovery; personality alterations; solvents exposure; PVC; polyvinyl chloride; Sjöbring personality psychology; behavioural toxicology; MNT scale; MFS scale; Eysenck; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : A longitudinal study was initiated in a PVC production plant in 1967. It was repeated in 1987. A cohort of 101 workers was followed. The aim of the 1967 study was, after a heavy rise in absenteeism and sick leave, to analyze perceptions of work environment and health. READ MORE

  2. 12. Work-Related Inequalities in Health Studies of income, work environment, and sense of coherence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Nätverkscentrum för forskning om ojämlikhet i hälsa (CHESS), (tills med KI)

    Author : Susanna Toivanen; Örjan Hemström; Espen Dahl; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; socioeconomic inequalities; income; work environment; sense of coherence; cardiovascular disease; stroke; mental health; musculoskeletal disorder; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Ill health is unevenly distributed across different groups in society, with the disadvantaged groups displaying higher rates of ill health than the more advantaged groups. The aim of the thesis is to study work-related inequalities in health, and to focus on how income, aspects of the physical and psychosocial work environment, and sense of coherence, individually or jointly, generate inequalities in a number of health outcomes in the Swedish working population. READ MORE

  3. 13. Health literacy among newly arrived refugees in Sweden and implications for health and healthcare

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Josefin Wångdahl; Westerling Ragnar; Lena Mårtensson; Lytsy Per; Allan Krasnik; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health literacy; S-FHL; HLS-EU-Q16; Asylum seeker; Migrant; Immigrant; Experiences; Health check-up; Communication; Information; Self-perceived health; Mental health; Health-seeking behaviour; Refrained from healthcare; Screening; Disease prevention; Health promotion; Quality of care; Equity in health; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the distribution of health literacy (HL) levels in newly arrived Arabic-, Dari-, or Somali-speaking refugees in Sweden. Further aims were to investigate sociodemographic characteristics associated with inadequate HL in this group, and to investigate whether HL levels are associated with experiences of the health examination for asylum seekers (HEA), health seeking behaviour and health. READ MORE

  4. 14. Psychosocial aspects of living with congenital heart disease child, family, and professional perspectives

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna-Lena Birkeland; Annika Rydberg; Bruno Hägglöf; Lennart Köhler; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breaking bad news; children adolescents; congenital heart disease; communication; content analyse; coping; counselling; interprofessional team; medical education; patient relationships; paediatric cardiology; professional role; psychosocial inventory method; qualitative method; quantitative method stress; teamwork;

    Abstract : Background: The vast majority of infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) reach adulthood because of the developments in cardiology in recent decades. This thesis aims to describe the psychosocial situation of child/adolescent cardiac patients and their families, investigate the situation faced by parents and siblings initially and over time, investigate the approaches paediatric cardiologists use in encountering the family, and describe the teamwork occurring in paediatric cardiology teams (PCTs) in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 15. Cognitive and motor dysfunction in the early phase of Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Magdalena Eriksson Domellöf; Lars Forsgren; Eva Elgh; Per Svenningsson; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson s disease; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Dementia; population based; prospective; newly diagnosed; Neurology; neurologi;

    Abstract : Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disease. The diagnosis is based on a combination of the motor signs: tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity and postural abnormalities. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is common early in the disease and a large proportion of patients with PD develop dementia (PDD). READ MORE