Search for dissertations about: "mental strategies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 173 swedish dissertations containing the words mental strategies.

  1. 1. Supporting healthy lifestyle habits in persons with mental disorders : The development of a nurse-led lifestyle intervention

    Author : Ylva Rönngren; Ingela Enmarker; Åsa Audulv; Ulf Isaksson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : interpersonal relationships; lifestyle intervention; mental disorders; mental illness; nurse-led;

    Abstract : Persons with mental disorders have an increased risk of developing health problems. One reason for this is poor lifestyle habit support. The aim of this thesis was to develop and evaluate a nurse-led lifestyle intervention for persons with mental disorders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-Knowledge/Self-Regulation/Self-Control: A Ubiquitous Computing Perspective

    Author : Lars Hall; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pervasive computing; affective computing; persuasive computing; Psychology; Psykologi; ubiquitous computing; computer-mediated extrospection; precommitment; distributed motivation; distributed cognition; neurofeedback; biofeedback; metacognition; brain-imaging; learning strategies; emotion regulation; mental strategies; verbal report; implicit learning; consciousness; introspection; self-control; Self-knowledge; self-regulation;

    Abstract : This thesis is about self-knowledge, self-regulation and self-control. All three of these terms are easily understandable, and apply to situations in our daily lives (like misjudging one’s own competence at retiling the bathroom floor, or feeling the anxiety and thrill of doing unsupervised work, or guiltily hitting the snooze-button for the fifth time, and missing half a day of school). READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive strategies in simple addition and subtraction : Process models based on analyses of response latencies and retrospective verbal reports

    Author : Maj-Lene Hedenborg; Stellan Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; cognition; mental arithmetic; addition; subtraction; process models; response latencies; verbal reports; errors; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore cognitive processes used by children and adults when solving simple arithmetic problems, and to develop process models for describing these processes. The studies in the thesis were based mainly on analyses of response latencies and retrospective verbal reports, separately and in combination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mental Distress and Psychotropic Drug Use among Young People, and Public Health Nurses` Conceptions of Their Roles

    Author : Anne Kjersti Myhrene Steffenak; Gun Nordström; Bodil Wilde Larsson; Ingeborg Hartz; Ina Borup; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; young people; mental distress; mental health problems; psychotropic drug use; public health nurse; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to study mental distress, health and lifestyle habits, social factors and psychotropic drug use by young people, and how PHNs conceive their roles in relation to this.Methods: Quantitative and qualitative methods were used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental Imagery in the Experience of Literary Narrative : Views from Embodied Cognition

    Author : Anezka Kuzmicova; Göran Rossholm; Marie-Laure Ryan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary narrative; mental imagery; embodiment; embodied cognition; imagination; reading; reader response; sensorimotor simulation; interpretation; aesthetics; narrative theory; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : Defined as vicarious sensorimotor experiencing, mental imagery is a powerful source of aesthetic enjoyment in everyday life and, reportedly, one of the commonest things readers remember about literary narratives in the long term. Furthermore, it is positively correlated with other dimensions of reader response, most notably with emotion. READ MORE