Search for dissertations about: "mental torture"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words mental torture.

  1. 1. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international humanitarian law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; laws of armed conflict; LoAC; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; IAC; non-international armed conflict; NIAC; occupation; civilians; civilian population; communication influence activities; influence operations; psychological operations; threat; coercion; compulsion; humane treatment; outrages upon personal dignity; cruel treatment; inhuman treatment; mental torture; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; International Humanitarian Law; Laws of Armed Conflict; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; Non-international Armed Conflict; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychology of the refugee, the immigrant and their children: Development of a conceptual framework and application to psychotherapeutic and related support work

    Author : Binnie Kristal-Andersson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; refugee; support work; treatment model; psychotherapy; psychology; refugee and immigrant children; torture rehabilitation; refugee trauma; refugee psychology; immigrant psychology; immigrant; Psykologi; psychological framework;

    Abstract : In recent years, awareness has grown of the necessity of understanding the inner world of refugees (in particular traumatized refugees), immigrants, and their children. These groups have come in increasing numbers to Scandinavia, and otherwise confident and capable professionals in all arenas of mental health, social work and other fields have often felt inadequate when working with them. READ MORE

  3. 3. A prospective study of mental health among mass-evacuated Kosovo Albanians

    Author : Göran Roth; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Refugee; PTSD; depression; Sense of Coherence; aggression; trauma; cortisol; post migration stress.;

    Abstract : Mental health outcomes among traumatised refugees have been of interest to researchers for decades. However, so far little is known about specific refugee groups such as asylum seekers and temporary mass-evacuees although they are supposed to have worse health outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Soundscapes in nineteenth-century Gothic short stories

    Author : Elena Glotova; Virginia Langum; Marlene Johansson Falck; Sylvia Mieszkowski; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; soundscape; the Gothic; short story; auscultator; acousmatic sound; liminality; the uncanny; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the eerie world of Gothic literature, sound represents a source of fear, anxiety, and discomfort, and it mostly affects its listeners through the invisible character of the experience. Sound is integral to nineteenth-century Gothic short stories with their panoply of liminal and polyphonic oppositions, as well as a claustrophobic feel of spaces, fearful listeners, and the return of the repressed. READ MORE