Search for dissertations about: "psychosomatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the word psychosomatics.

  1. 1. The Mysterious Life of the Body : A New look at Psychosomatics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Tema, Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jennifer Bullington; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Mind-body problem; dualism; psychosomatics; lived-body; phenomenology;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to critically examine traditional psychosomatic theories, paying special attention to certain philosophical issues such as the mind-body problem and efficacious mechanisms of interaction between meaning, understood as psychosocial factors, and that which is traditionally called "body" (the material, objectified body). Afterwards, an alternative psychosomatic theory is worked out, drawing inspiration from the phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vascular dementia - classification and clinical correlates

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Ulla Andin; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psychosomatics; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; Medicine human and vertebrates ; falls; clinical course; hypertension; orthostatic hypotension; dizziness; cerebrovascular disease; Alzheimer?s disease; Neuropathological subgroups; cardiovascular disease; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : During the period (1976-1995) a total of 175 consecutive patients (m 88/f 87) with neuropathologically verified vascular dementia (VaD) were examined. 22 patients with pure Alzheimer's Disease (AD) were also studied. All patients were diagnosed and followed at the Department of Psychogeriatrics (Lund University Hospital). READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Österhagsgatan 36, SE-212 22, Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Anita Bengtsson Tops; [2001]
    Keywords : 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. Psychiatric nurses' view of nursing care, clinical supervision and individualised care : interventions on a dementia and on a general psychiatric ward

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Agneta Berg; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; burnout; creativity; job satisfaction; lived experience; clinical group supervision; general psychiatric care; Psychiatric nurses; dementia care; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate nurses’ lived experience of daily nursing care and the impact and lived experiences of one years intervention with systematic clinical group supervision and supervised individually planned nur-sing care. This was carried out at an experimental ward (EW) (n=19) housing patients with dementia in comparison with a similar control ward (CW) (n=20) using a quasi-experimental design, and at a general psychiatric ward (n=22) using a pre-post test design. READ MORE

  5. 5. Case management for individuals with severe mental illness. A process-outcome study of ten pilot services in Sweden

    University dissertation from Div, of Psychiatry, Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience, University Hospital, SE-221 85, Lund, Sweden

    Author : Tommy Björkman; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psychosomatics; severe mental illness; Case management; client satisfaction; quality of life; needs for care; Psykiatri; use of health care; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : All clients admitted to ten pilot case management services for individuals with severe mental illness during 1995 and up to 1996-09-30 were invited to participate in the present study. A total of 176 clients were included. READ MORE