Search for dissertations about: "optimism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word optimism.

  1. 1. Hope and Despair Philosophy of life, expectations and optimism in cancer patients and their spouses

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jeanette Winterling; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Caring sciences; philosophy of life; expectations; optimism; advanced cancer; curative cancer; recovery; spouses; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The general aim was to explore philosophy of life, expectations and optimism in patients and spouses in two different cancer situations, and to determine whether these aspects had relevance for psychological distress and quality of life. The first situation was being newly diagnosed with advanced cancer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunities and uncertainties in the early stages of development of CO2 capture and storage

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mårten Lind; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Acceptance; cement; CCS; CO2 capture and storage; early opportunities; enhanced oil recovery; expert opinions; hybrid power cycles; optimism; oxyfuel combustion; pressurised fluidised bed combustion; pilot plant; potassium carbonate; risk; Sargas; scenario studies; scientific uncertainty; stakeholder perceptions; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering Chemical process and manufacturing engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik Kemisk process- och produktionsteknik;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS), which is a technology that is currently being promoted by industries, scientists and governments, among others, in order to mitigate climate change despite a continued use of fossil fuels. Because of the complex nature of CCS and the risks it entails, it is controversial. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating judgments of perceived question answerability: different kinds of questions and individual differences

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Bodil Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; question answerability; judgements; consensus; metacognition; epistemic beliefs; optimism;

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  4. 4. Affective personality expressed in psychiatric patients

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Madeleine Zöller; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; affective state; affective personality; psychiatric patients; psychiatric symptoms; mood; stress; energy; disposional optimism; gender;

    Abstract : In Study I, the influence of an affective personality type upon psychological health was examined in 100 psychiatric patients. Factors predicting positive and negative affect were studied in a comparison of the patients with a healthy norm group of 1925 individuals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Synchronization Techniques in Parallel Discrete Event Simulation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonatan Lindén; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Parallel discrete event simulation; Discrete event simulation; PDES; Optimism control; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Discrete event simulation is an important tool for evaluating system models in many fields of science and engineering. To improve the performance of large-scale discrete event simulations, several techniques to parallelize discrete event simulation have been developed. READ MORE