Search for dissertations about: "stigma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 swedish dissertations containing the word stigma.

  1. 1. To mourn and resist stigma Narration, meaning-making and self-formation after a parent’s suicide

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anneli Silvén Hagström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Grief; identity; Internet; narrative; stigma; suicide; theatre; youth; Identitet; Internet; narrativ; självmord; sorg; stigma; teater; ungdomar;

    Abstract : Grief following a parent’s suicide has been called ‘the silent grief’: due to a prevailing stigma connected to suicide as a mode of death, the parent cannot be talked about. This silenced or distorted communication complicates grieving youths’ meaning reconstruction centred on the question of why the parent committed suicide – a question inevitably linked to queries of who the deceased parent was, and that ultimately triggers thoughts about who oneself has become in the light of this experience. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on the perception of mental illness and epilepsy in Tehran, Iran a study in stigma and discrimination

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Helia Ghanean; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Stigma; mental illness; epilepsy; Iran; Tehran; Sweden;

    Abstract : BackgroundStigma and discrimination because of medical conditions is a global phenomenon. Epilepsy and mental illness belong to the most stigmatizing disorders world-wide. Culture, religion, education, life-style influences the perception of stigma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognition, Adherence and Stigma in Schizophrenia. The COAST study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Cecilia Brain; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; schizophrenia; adherence; Medication Event Monitoring System; antipsychotics; pill count; drug attitude; stigma; discrimination; relatives´burden;

    Abstract : Schizophrenia is a serious stigmatizing illness. Antipsychotic medication is a cornerstone in treatment. Non-adherence is a predictor of poor outcome leading to relapse, poor functioning, high mortality and costs. Reported adherence rates vary (8-86%). READ MORE

  4. 4. HIV-related stigma in Vietnam : implications for the prevention and control of HIV in concentrated epidemic settings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Anastasia Pharris-Ciurej; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stigma;

    Abstract : Background: Since the early days of the HIV epidemic, stigma has been recognized as strongly linked to HIV. In concentrated HIV epidemic settings such as Vietnam, stigma is also associated with key risk groups that are heavily affected by HIV, such as injecting drug users, commercial sex workers and men who have sex with men. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performing Perfectly : Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Dissolution of the Congregation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sanja Nilsson; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Childhood; Knutby Filadelfia; High-Demand New Religious Communes; Charisma; Presentations; Stigma; Total Institution; Interkulturella studier; Intercultural Studies;

    Abstract : The Knutby Filadelfia Congregation, founded in 1921, started out as a Pentecostal congregation. It has, however, been considered a deviant and semi-isolated new religious movement ever since it became known to the public after a murder took place within its community in 2004. READ MORE