Search for dissertations about: "psychological distress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 swedish dissertations containing the words psychological distress.

  1. 1. Psychological distress in coronary heart disease Risk indicators, treatment and cardiovascular prognosis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrika Norlund; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; psychological distress; myocardial infarction; coronary heart disease; depression; anxiety; stress; cognitive behavioral therapy; iCBT; stress management; cardiac rehabilitation; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to: (1) explore factors associated with emotional distress; (2) investigate psychosocial stress as a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD); (3) investigate the impact of group-based stress management on psychological outcomes, and if that mediates risk of CV events; and (4) evaluate an internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for emotional distress in patients with a recent myocardial infarction (MI).In Study I, data from the national registry SWEDEHEART on 27,267 MI patients < 75 years was used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cancer during adolescence Psychological consequences and development of psychological treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Malin Ander; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cancer and oncology; adolescents; young adults; survivorship; anxiety; depression; psychological distress; health-related quality of life; cognitive behaviour therapy; guided self-help; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to examine long-term psychological distress following cancer during adolescence and to develop a tailored psychological intervention to reduce cancer-related distress experienced by young survivors of adolescent cancer that was feasible and acceptable.Study I adopted a longitudinal design, assessing health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and symptoms of anxiety and depression among adolescents diagnosed with cancer from shortly after diagnosis (n=61) up to 10 years after diagnosis (n=28). READ MORE

  3. 3. More or less than human the influence of shame on psychological distress

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lotta Strömsten; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Shame; shame-proneness; guilt; self-conscious emotions; psychological distress; coping; attachment styles; Compass of Shame;

    Abstract : Background Shame is a powerful emotion involved in a wide variety of phenomena including psychopathology. The propensity to react with shame to situations of transgression is formed early in life, but the processes by which elevated shame-proneness causes higher levels of psychological distress and functional impairment in some people rather than in others is as yet poorly understood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychological distress in cancer patients : A matter of perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Claudia Lampic; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Perceptions; patients; staff; anxiety; depression; cancer; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : The general alms are to investigate perceptions of psychological distress in cancer patients, and to contribute to the understanding of the discrepant perceptions of patients and their medical staff in this respect. Assessments of patient distress were made on standardized (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale) and study-specific self-administered questionnaires. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological stress in relation to dementia and brain structural changes

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Lena Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychological stress; distress; psychosocial life stressors; dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; white matter lesions; brain atrophy; epidemiology; longitudinal study; risk factors;

    Abstract : Psychological stress has been recognized as an increasing public health problem with serious consequences in both physical and mental health. Women reported a higher prevalence of psychological stress, especially in midlife. READ MORE