Search for dissertations about: "positive psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 256 swedish dissertations containing the words positive psychology.

  1. 1. Children's health and developmental delay positive functioning in every-day life

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Lena Almqvist; Mats Granlund; Dale Farren; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health; positive functioning; participation; engagement; children; developmental delay; disabilities; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to gain understanding of what patterns of child and environment characteristics that promote and sustain health and positive functioning of children with and without developmental delay or disabilities. The focus was on promotion of strengths and competencies rather than on prevention of risk factors, with an emphasis on children’s functioning in every-day life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Language and literacy acquisition in children with developmental and learning disabilities

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Tomas Tjus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; literacy; communication; learning; learning disabilities; developmental disabilities; multimedia; teacher strategy;

    Abstract : This thesis describes and explores some of the learning factors involved for language and literacy acquisition for different groups of children with learning disabilities. The theoretical framework is based upon the Rare Event Learning Model that tries to specify all the transactional factors involved (cognitive, emotional and interactional) when learning takes place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body Image in Adolescence: Through the Lenses of Culture, Gender, and Positive Psychology

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Kristina Holmqvist; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescence; Body image; Culture; Gender; Positive Psychology;

    Abstract : Adolescents’ body image (i.e., feelings and thoughts about their body and appearance) is central to their health and wellbeing. This thesis, which examined adolescents’ body image, comprised two parts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Travel mode choice and sustainability: A psychological investigation of the use of a private car and car sharing services

    University dissertation from Gothenburg

    Author : Érika Martins Silva Ramos; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the implications of research-based decision-making to develop socially robust technologies, policies, and urban planning in the transport sector, aiming for an inclusive and more sustainable transport system. What are the travel patterns of both users and non-users of car sharing and private cars in European cities? What are the main psychological aspects of and motives for making a travel mode choice? Study I presents a classification of motives considered as relevant when selecting a mode of transport, and it examines the relative importance of driving habits, car attitudes, descriptive norms, and motives for transport mode choices for commuting, shopping trips, child-related trips, and leisure trips. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizational Psychology and Safety Culture in Air Traffic Control: Concerning Organizational Climate, Situational Leadership and Psychosocial Work Environment

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Marcus Arvidsson; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Air traffic control; Psychology; Psykologi; Social psychology; Socialpsykologi; Industrial psychology; Arbetspsykologi; Psychosocial work environment; Organizational climate; industripsykologi; Safety culture; Situational leadership;

    Abstract : The air traffic control industry in Europe is under mounting pressure due to increasing air traffic and inefficient routines caused by a fragmented air space. In order to handle the demands the European Commission has launched a program entitled the Single European Sky initiative which seeks to promote a more efficient way of handling the air traffic over Europe. READ MORE