Search for dissertations about: "psychosomatics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the word psychosomatics.

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

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

    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

    Author : Ulla Andin; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

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

    Author : Tommy Björkman; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Supported housing in the community for persons with severe mental illness. Psychosocial environment, needs, quality of life and social network

    Author : David Brunt; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psychosomatics; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; needs for care; social network; quality of life; psychosocial environment; Supported housing; severe mental illness; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This study investigated psychosocial environment, needs, quality of life and social network for persons with severe mental illness in supported housing in the community. Eighty-three persons with severe mental illness living in three different types of housing setting accepted to participate in the interviews, which took place between December 1997 and April 2000. READ MORE