Search for dissertations about: "occupational therapy and psychiatry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational therapy and psychiatry.

  1. 1. Electroconvulsive therapy for depression

    Author : Axel Nordenskjöld; Ingemar Engström; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet Jacobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; electroconvulsive therapy; mood disorders; depressive disorder; major; bipolar disorder; treatment outcome; recurrence; Medicine; Medicin;

    Abstract : Aim: The overarching aims of the thesis were to identify clinical characteristics that predict the outcomes of depressed patients treated inclinical practice by ECT, and to elucidate the effectiveness of continuation ECT at preventing relapses and recurrences.Methods: The studies included a retrospective chart review, three studies based on a quality register for ECT, and a randomized controlled trial(RCT) examining the effectiveness of continued ECT. READ MORE

  2. 2. Borderline personality disorder : studies of suffering, quality of life and dialectical behavioural therapy

    Author : Kent-Inge Perseius; Mats Samuelsson; Marie Åsberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Borderline Personality Disorder; Emotional Stress; Quality ofLife; Patient Satisfaction; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy; Psychological stress; Professional burnout; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Borderline Personality Disorder; Emotional Stress; Quality ofLife; Patient Satisfaction; Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy; Psychological stress; Professional burnout.;

    Abstract : The aims of the present thesis were: * To investigate how women patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) perceive their suffering, quality of life and encounter with psychiatric care (paper 11 and III). * To describe BPD patients' and psychiatric professionals' perceptions of receiving and giving dialectical behavioural therapy, DBT (paper I). READ MORE

  3. 3. Creative activities as intervention in mental health. Exploring the concept and the occupational value of creative activities as intervention

    Author : Bodil Winther Hansen; Arbetsterapi och aktivitetsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Art; concept formation; crafts; creativity; mixed methods; occupational therapy; occupational value; recovery; therapeutics; psychiatry;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on describing the concept of creative activities as intervention (CaI) and the occupational values experienced in doing CaI. Creative activities are frequently used as interventions in occupational therapy and are associated with subjective health and wellbeing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Daily Occupations in Mentally Disordered Offenders in Sweden : Exploring Occupational Performance and Social Participating

    Author : Helena Lindstedt; Anne Söderlund; Gunilla Stålenheim; Mona Eklund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; forensic psychiatry; offender; occupational therapy; treatment planning; longitudinal; Vårdvetenskap; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The major aim was to explore perceived daily occupations in mentally disordered offenders (MDO) through occupational performance (OP) and social participation (SP) with descriptive, comparative and longitudinal designs. The 74 consecutively included MDOs were visited onsite for data collection. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rehabilitation in a changing context - responses, difficulties and competence from the view of occupational therapists and clients : consequences of the ideological and organisational changes in psychiatry

    Author : Kitty Gahnström-Strandqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Psychosocial rehabilitation; occupational therapy; severe mental disorders.;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore, understand and describe how occupational therapists have responded to the consequences of the ideological and organizational changes in psychiatry that have taken place in recent years. One aim was to describe the characteristics of the occupational therapists' experiences of their intervention and professional behavior, in the "new" rehabilitation contexts that have emerged as a part of the changing process. READ MORE