Search for dissertations about: "psychosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 swedish dissertations containing the word psychosis.

  1. 1. Caring for foreign‐born persons with psychosis and their families : Perceptions of psychosis care

    Author : Sally Hultsjö; Katarina Hjelm; Carina Berterö; Hans Arvidsson; Hans Hansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Qualitative methods; migrants; psychosis care; Delphi technique; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; qualitative methods; delphi technique;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse perceptions of psychosis care among those involved in care, foreign-born persons with psychoses, their families and health care staff, and further to reach agreement about core components in psychosis care. This was in order to find out whether current psychosis care in Sweden is suitable for foreign-born persons and their families. READ MORE

  2. 2. A relational perspective on psychosis

    Author : Jennifer Strand; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : attachment style; caregiving; childhood signs; interviews; psychological symptoms; psychosis; self-rating scales; sense of self;

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  3. 3. Long-Term Functional Psychosis : Epidemiology in Two Different Counties in Sweden

    Author : Birgitta Widerlöv; Lars von Knorring; Jerker Hetta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychiatry; epidemiology; functional psychosis; schizophrenia; prevalence; rural-urban gradient; comparative study; antipsychotic drugs; diagnostic criteria; mortality; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on two independent studies, the first in Stockholm County (index year 1984; n=302), and the second, a replication and validation study, in Uppsala County (index year 1991; n=455).The general aim was to study all individuals with Long-term Functional Psychosis (LFP) within the two counties of Sweden from an epidemiological perspective and to perform specific studies on a subgroup of individuals with schizophrenia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Without you there is no me: An interpersonal framing of psychosis

    Author : Jennifer Strand; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : attachment; caregiving; childhood; mental health professionals; psychosis; symptoms;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore experiences of interpersonal relationships of individuals with psychotic disorders and to explore patients’ understanding of their symptoms. The four studies covered different aspects and perspectives relevant to understanding the interpersonal context and its possible associations with psychosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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