Search for dissertations about: "psychosis and quality of life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words psychosis and quality of life.

  1. 1. Long-term Outcome, Suicidal behaviour, Quality of Life and Expressed Emotion in Adolescent Onset Psychotic Disorders

    Author : Håkan Jarbin; Helmut Remschmidt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child and adolescent psychiatry; schizophrenia; affective disorder; bipolar disorder; outcome; suicide; quality of life; expressed emotion; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry;

    Abstract : This study investigated a consecutive cohort of 88 youngsters with onset of a psychotic disorder at age 15.7 (sd 1.5) years and followed-up 10.6 (sd 3. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Importance of Remission in the Treatment of Patients with Schizophrenia Spectrum Syndromes : Clinical Long-term Investigation of Psychosis in Sweden

    Author : Lars Helldin; Torsten Norlander; Leif Lindström; Robert Hunter; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Schizophrenia spectrum syndrome; functional outcome; quality of life; neurocognitive performance and need of care; medicinsk psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis was to investigate the hypothesis whether symptomatic remission for patents with schizophrenia spectrum syndrome would provide practical and qualitative benefits for patients and for society. The first work (Paper I) examines the relationship between cross-sectional remission and the patients’ practical resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Severely mentally ill individuals in the community: Needs for care, quality of life and social network

    Author : Anita Bengtsson Tops; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; sense of coherence; social network; needs for care; schizophrenia; quality of life; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : This 18-month follow-up study investigated needs for care and support, quality of life and social network in individuals with schizophrenia or a schizoaffective disorder living in the community and in contact with psychiatric services. The validity of Antonovsky's sense of coherence (SOC) measure was also examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Common People : Physical health, lifestyle and quality of life in persons with psychosis and their striving to be like everybody else

    Author : Rikard Wärdig; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Anniqa Foldemo; Torbjörn Lindström; Ingela Skärsäter; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health promotion; HRQoL; Lifestyle; Metabolic syndrome; Phenomenography; Physical health; Psychosis; Qualitative content analysis; Self-care; Stigma;

    Abstract : Background: As psychosis is often a lifelong disorder, improved health-related quality of life (HRQoL) can be a relevant treatment goal. Persons with psychosis have significantly reduced physical health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Autism and early development in adults with schizophrenia. Methodological and clinical aspects

    Author : Maria Unenge Hallerbäck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Schizophrenia; Asperger syndrome; Austism spectrum disorder; ADHD; Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test; Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders; Nicotine;

    Abstract : Background: Typical symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in young adult life, but problems with social interaction, activity control, motor performance, and cognition have often been noted in childhood. This thesis explores similarities and differences regarding early development between individuals with clinical diagnoses of schizophrenia and Asperger syndrome (a clinical variant of autism spectrum disorder/ASD). READ MORE