Search for dissertations about: "significant life experiences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 266 swedish dissertations containing the words significant life experiences.

  1. 1. Experiences of everyday life and participation for people with intellectual disabilities : from four perspectives

    Author : Leena Berlin Hallrup; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Everyday life; Experiences; Focus group interviews; Group homes; Participation; Participant observations; Service managers; Significant others; Qualitative studies; Staff members the LSS act;

    Abstract : People with intellectual disabilities are dependent in many ways on the support ofothers if they are to have access to social life, services and support in society. Inorder to participate in various activities, they need intellectual and social support. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lower-extremity constraint-induced movement therapy in individuals with stroke : improvements, experiences, and health-related quality of life

    Author : Ingela Marklund; Xiao-Lei Hu; Britt-Marie Stålnacke; Maria Klässbo; Brynjar Fure; Christina Brogårdh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; rehabilitation; high-intensity; lower-extremity; constraint-induced movement therapy; physiotherapy; experiences; qualitative content analysis; health-related quality of life; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is the third-leading cause of disability worldwide, and there are rehabilitation needs not only in the first year but throughout the lifetime. The ability to walk is crucial in everyday life since it affects mobility, self-care, and social activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physiotherapeutic perspectives on balance control after stroke : exercises, experiences and measures

    Author : Mialinn Arvidsson Lindvall; Anette Forsberg; Agneta Anderzén Carlsson; Peter Appelros; Charlotte Ytterberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stroke; balance; physiotherapy; measures; experiences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate physiotherapeutic perspectives on balance after stroke, in terms of exercises, experiences and measurements. Study I was a pilot randomized controlled trial with 46 persons who had had a stroke, 24 of whom were included in the intervention group and 22 who were included in the control group. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aphasia and Communication in Everyday Life : Experiences of persons with aphasia, significant others, and speech-language pathologists

    Author : Monica Blom Johansson; Karin Sonnander; Marianne Carlsson; Per Östberg; Per Wester; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Aphasia; Significant others; Interpersonal communication; Communication strategies; Communication partner training; Speech-language pathology services; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to describe the experiences of persons with aphasia and their significant others of their conversations and use of communication strategies, examine current practice of family-oriented speech-language pathology (SLP) services, and test a family-oriented intervention in the early phase of rehabilitation.The persons with aphasia valued having conversations despite perceiving their aphasia as a serious social disability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Participation and support in everyday life over a decade : perspectives of persons with rheumatoid arthritis and their significant others

    Author : Maria Bergström; Mathilda Björk; Annette Sverker; Åsa Larsson Ranada; Stefan Bergman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities; Everyday life; Longitudinal research; Participation; Rehabilitation; Rheumatoid arthritis; Significant Others; Support; Work; Aktiviteter; Arbete; Delaktighet; Longitudinell forskning; Närstående; Rehabilitering; Reumatoid artrit; Stöd; Vardagliga livet;

    Abstract : Introduction: The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has evolved over recent decades. Today, many previous limitations related to, for example, joint damage have become rare, and persons with RA can often continue to work and engage in different aspects of everyday life. READ MORE