Search for dissertations about: "social mindfulness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words social mindfulness.

  1. 1. Making Mindfulness : Highlighting the Social and Existential Dimensions

    Author : Håkan Nilsson; Åke Sander; Ali Kazemi; Mats Hilte; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; mindfulness; social mindfulness; existential mindfulness; Buddhism; resilience; logotherapy; psychological stages; hermeneutic methods;

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  2. 2. Conceptualizing and contextualizing mindfulness : New and critical perspectives

    Author : Håkan Nilsson; Ali Kazemi; Pia Bülow; Gerhard Andersson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims at analyzing mindfulness as a concept and a multidimensional phenomenon in its historic and primordial but also contemporary contexts. In the course of examining this more general question, this dissertation targets four specific objectives: 1) classifying existing definitions of mindfulness, 2) critically analyzing and interpreting the Buddhist and Western interpretations and practices of mindfulness, 3) elaborating on the social and existential dimensions of mindfulness, and 4) applying these dimensions in advancing the notion of mindful sustainable aging in the context of successful aging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Qigong in daily life : motivation and intention to mindful exercise

    Author : John Jouper; Peter Hassmén; Töres Theorell; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Qigong exercise; mindfulness; adherence; motivation; intention; stress; Sports; Idrott; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Idrottsvetenskap; Sports Science;

    Abstract : In many countries physical inactivity and a sedentary lifestyle are identified as major public health problems. A general health goal is therefore to promote an active lifestyle throughout the entire life span. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mindfulness training supported by a restorative natural setting : Integrating individual and environmental approaches to the management of adaptive resources

    Author : Freddie Lymeus; Terry Hartig; Per Lindberg; Mathew P. White; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Mindfulness; Restorative; Environment; Meditation; Setting; Training; Attention; Adaptation; Attention; Resource; Integration; Individual; Environmental; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis integrates restorative environments research and mindfulness research: two disparate but related approaches to managing the demands of modern living. Both offer ways to improve attention regulation by detaching from routine mental contents and engaging with present experience. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fears, Stress and Burnout in Parents of Children with Chronic Conditions : Treatment with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness

    Author : Malin Anclair; Arto Hiltunen; Ida Flink; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Parents of children with chronic conditions; mindfulness; CBT; stress; burnout; HRQoL; life satisfaction; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of the present research was threefold: to investigate the fears of parents of children with chronic conditions; to evaluate the effectiveness of their treatment with either mindfulness-based therapy or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); and to assess treatment outcome in terms of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Long-term stress can lead to some form of chronic stress reaction. READ MORE