Search for dissertations about: "posttraumatic stress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words posttraumatic stress.

  1. 1. Abused Women Health, Somatization, and Posttraumatic Stress

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Charlotta Samelius; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Abuse; Prevalence; Psychological health; Somatization; Posttraumatic stress; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to estimate the lifetime prevalence of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse in a random population-based sample of women aged 18-60 years; to estimate current suffering thereof; and to investigate associations between abuse and health problems, more specifically to study abuse related variables associated with somatization and PTSD, respectively. The studies had a cross-sectional design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Posttraumatic stress after childbirth

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Johan Söderquist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to study the occunence of posttraumatic stress after childbirth, as seen in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Furthermore the studies explored potential risk factors, in pregnancy and during the delivery, for posttraumatic stress after childbirth and its longitudinal course, one to eleven months postpartum. READ MORE

  3. 3. Induced Abortions and Posttraumatic Stress - Is there any relation? A Swedish multi-centre study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Inger Wallin Lundell; Uppsala universitet.; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Abortion Induced; Stress Disorders Posttraumatic; Anxiety; Depression; Mental Health; Personality Traits; Ambulatory Care Facilities; Abortion induced; Stress disorders posttraumatic; Mental health; Personality traits; Ambulatory care facilities;

    Abstract : Introduction: Induced abortion is a common medical intervention. Whether psychological sequelae might follow induced abortion has long been a subject of concern among researchers, and there is lack of knowledge about the relationship between posttraumatic disorder (PTSD) and induced abortion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the General Population

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Örjan Frans; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; posttraumatic stress disorder; trauma; epidemiology; general population; prevalence; traffic road accidents; DSM-structure; positron emission tomography; regional cerebral blood flow; symptom provocation; selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : This thesis explored the epidemiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and different aspects of the disorder. Firstly, we investigated the lifetime prevalence of traumatic experiences and PTSD in the general adult population in Sweden and evaluated the impact of different trauma types, trauma frequency, and perceived distress. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-Term Posttraumatic Stress in Survivors from Disasters and Major Accidents

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Filip Arnberg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Posttraumatic stress disorder; Anxiety disorders; Transportation disasters; Motor vehicle accidents; Survivors; Children; Longitudinal studies; Posttraumatisk stresstörning; PTSD; ångeststörningar; katastrofer; transportolyckor; trafikolyckor; överlevande; barn; longitudinella studier; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Disasters and major accidents are a significant cause of distress worldwide. High levels of posttraumatic stress can become chronic after severe and prolonged psychological trauma, raising concerns about the extent of adverse long-term consequences after single events. READ MORE