Search for dissertations about: "mindfulness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the word mindfulness.

  1. 1. Mindfulness : Relations to attention regulation, decentering, and psychological well-being

    Author : Torbjörn Josefsson; Anders Broberg; Harald Walach; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : attention; buddhism; decentering; mediation analysis; meditation; mindfulness; psychological well-being;

    Abstract : The current research project consists of three separate studies. The general aim of this project was to contribute to previous mindfulness research by exploring fundamental aspects of mindfulness in an effort to increase the understanding of mindfulness as a construct as well as its mechanisms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Mindfulness : Highlighting the Social and Existential Dimensions

    Author : Håkan Nilsson; Åke Sander; Ali Kazemi; Mats Hilte; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; mindfulness; social mindfulness; existential mindfulness; Buddhism; resilience; logotherapy; psychological stages; hermeneutic methods;

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  3. 3. Conceptualizing and contextualizing mindfulness : New and critical perspectives

    Author : Håkan Nilsson; Ali Kazemi; Pia Bülow; Gerhard Andersson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims at analyzing mindfulness as a concept and a multidimensional phenomenon in its historic and primordial but also contemporary contexts. In the course of examining this more general question, this dissertation targets four specific objectives: 1) classifying existing definitions of mindfulness, 2) critically analyzing and interpreting the Buddhist and Western interpretations and practices of mindfulness, 3) elaborating on the social and existential dimensions of mindfulness, and 4) applying these dimensions in advancing the notion of mindful sustainable aging in the context of successful aging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in Primary Care: Clinical Applications and Analysis of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ)

    Author : Josefine Lilja; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : mindfulness; Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire FFMQ ; internal consistency; factor structure; cluster analysis; meditators; non-meditators; Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy MBCT ; Primary Care; thematic and benchmarking analysis;

    Abstract : The overall objective of this thesis is to analyse the concept of mindfulness as measured by the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) and its clinical usefulness in primary care through group Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Because no Swedish version of the FFMQ was available, that became the starting point of this research project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fears, Stress and Burnout in Parents of Children with Chronic Conditions : Treatment with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness

    Author : Malin Anclair; Arto Hiltunen; Ida Flink; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Parents of children with chronic conditions; mindfulness; CBT; stress; burnout; HRQoL; life satisfaction; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of the present research was threefold: to investigate the fears of parents of children with chronic conditions; to evaluate the effectiveness of their treatment with either mindfulness-based therapy or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); and to assess treatment outcome in terms of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Long-term stress can lead to some form of chronic stress reaction. READ MORE