Search for dissertations about: "self-reports"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 swedish dissertations containing the word self-reports.

  1. 1. Measuring harm from drinking in Sweden : Self-reports from drinkers in the general population

    Author : Klara Hradilova Selin; Robin Room; Lorraine Midanik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Key words: AUDIT measure; validity; reliability; harm from drinking; social problems; summary measures; predictors of alcohol-related harm; general population surveys.; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : There are several traditions of conceptualizing and measuring harm from drinking. Two main approaches are considered in the introduction – the psychiatric epidemiology and the social survey research traditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Word-finding difficulties in left hemisphere stroke, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease - differences in symptom occurrence and effects of anomia treatment

    Author : Joana Kristensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anomia; word-finding difficulties; ICF; assessment; self-reports; naming; everyday communication; SFA; treatment; stroke; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease;

    Abstract : Word-finding difficulties, or anomia, are a common symptom in various conditions affecting the brain, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS) or Parkinson’s disease (PD). The aim of this thesis is twofold: (i) to increase our knowledge about the similarities and dissimilarities between the word-finding difficulties associated with different kinds of neurological conditions, and (ii) to evaluate treatment effects of anomia treatment using a method called semantic feature analysis (SFA). READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling self-reported aberrant driving behaviour

    Author : Per-Arne Rimmö; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Driving behaviour; Self-reports; Errors; Violations; Personality; Factor analysis; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The highly complex behaviour involved in driving a vehicle may be viewed as a form of action control in a potentially hazardous traffic system. Behavioural adaptation to the traffic system is imperfect, as is sometimes reflected in mishaps and road traffic accidents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children with Congenital Heart Defects. Intellectual Functioning and Family Impact

    Author : Carmen Ryberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Psychology; intellectual functioning; self-reports; proxy reports; congenital heart defects; neurodevelopment; mothers and fathers of children with congenital heart defects.;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present doctoral thesis was to investigate intellectual functioning and the influence of the children with congenital heart defects in their families. We analyzed how the severity of the heart defect, the child's age, and the socio-economic status of the child's family were related to the intellectual functioning of the children and to the impact on the family. READ MORE

  5. 5. Externally assessed psychosocial work characteristics : A methodological approach to explore how work characteristics are created, related to self-reports and to mental illness

    Author : Kerstin Waldenström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Psychosocial work characteristics; exposure assessment; overreporting; psychological well-being; anxiety; depression; work organisation; action strategies; action theory;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to add knowledge to the area of measurement issues of psychosocial work characteristics and job design by using a more objective methodological approach. Expert assessments were made through direct observations and interviews and are a theory guided nonemotional description that is independent of the specific individuals social or cultural frame of reference. READ MORE