Search for dissertations about: "smartphone application"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words smartphone application.

  1. 1. Use of a Smartphone Application in the Treatment of Depression : The New Wave of Digital Tools in Psychological Treatment

    Author : Kien Hoa Ly; Gerhard Andersson; Per Carlbring; Ed Watkins; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Behavioral activation; depression; smartphone; application; mobile app; internetadministered; digitally administered; blended treatment; Beteendeaktivering; depression; smartphone; applikation; mobilapp; internetadministrerad; digital behandling; blandform;

    Abstract : Internet-delivered programs based on cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) have during the past decade shown to work in an effective way for the treatment of depression. Due to its accessibility and independence of time and location, smartphone-based CBT might represent the next generation of digital interventions. READ MORE

  2. 2. An interactive health technology solution for encouraging physical activity : a first model based on a user perspective

    Author : Anna Åkerberg; Maria Lindén; Anne Söderlund; Maria Hagströmer; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; physical activity; user perspective; user; technology; encourage; behavior change; application; smartphone; fysisk aktivitet; användarperspektiv; användare; teknik; uppmuntra; beteendeförändring; applikation; smartphone; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Globally, the level of physical inactivity is increasing. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop and test a first model of an interactive health technology solution (called App&Move) that should encourage physically inactive adults to be more physically active. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality of Experience on Smartphones : Network, Application, and Energy Perspectives

    Author : Selim Ickin; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; QoE; QoS; Energy; Mobile computing;

    Abstract : Smartphones have become crucial enablers for users to exploit online services such as learning, leisure, communicating, and socializing. The user-perceived quality of applications and services is an important factor to consider, in order to achieve lean resource management, to prevent user churn and revenue depletion of service or network providers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects on Function in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Author : Christina Winther; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : age-related macular degeneration; macula; macular oedema; rarebit; reading test; reading speed; self-test; smartphone application; vision test; visual acuity;

    Abstract : Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of severe visual loss among persons ≥ 60 years. AMD can be categorized in one of three stages: early, intermediate, or late. In early AMD visual symptoms are inconspicuous whereas, in the late stage, severe loss of vision is common. Late AMD has dry and wet forms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Everyday life, crime, and fear of crime among adolescents and young adults

    Author : Alexander Engström; Marie Torstensson Levander; Anna-Karin Ivert; Dietrich Oberwittler; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; crime; fear of crime; lifestyle-exposure theory; offending; routine activity theory; smartphone; victimisation; youth; young adults;

    Abstract : Drawing on lifestyle-routine activity theory, this dissertation explores associations between everyday life, crime, and fear of crime among adolescents and young adults. It also examines the operationalisation of the concepts of lifestyle and routine activities, and explores the use of experience methods, via a smartphone application named STUNDA, to collect data about everyday life. READ MORE