Search for dissertations about: "psychological distress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 swedish dissertations containing the words psychological distress.

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

    Author : Fredrika Norlund; Claes Held; Erik Olsson; Petra Lindfors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH 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

    Author : Malin Ander; Louise von Essen; Annika Lindahl Norberg; Gustaf Ljungman; Brjánn Ljótsson; Claudia Lampic; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Lotta Strömsten; Elisabet Sundbom; Mikael Henningsson; Martin Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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 and contentment after primary total knee replacement

    Author : Aamir Mahdi; Per Wretenberg; Maria Hälleberg-Nyman; Olof Sköldenberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; contentment; depression; discontentment; psychological distress; patients’ expectations; total knee replacement;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study patients with anxiety/depression symptoms before and after primary total knee replacement, particularly in terms of improvements in patients-reported outcomes, and particularly among those who were discontent with the surgery. This could hopefully improve patients' contentment after TKR. READ MORE

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

    Author : Claudia Lampic; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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