Sökning: "Chronic illness"

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  1. 1. Making sense of contested illness : Talk and narratives about chronic fatigue

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Tema Kommunikation

    Författare :Pia Bülow; Lars-Christer Hydén; [2003]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chronic illness; CFS; illness narratives; illness experience; narrative analysis; sense-making; interaction; identity; morality; temporalization; co-narration; storytelling; discursive management; kroniskt trötthetssyndrom; patienter; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : The primary aim of this thesis is to study how people suffering from chronic fatigue (usually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS) make sense of their medically unexplained and invisible illness. Due to the vagueness and indefinable character of this illness, it becomes disputed and doubted in many contexts. Thus, I call it a contested illness. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Making sense of contested illness : Talk and narratives about chronic fatigue

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Tema Kommunikation, Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Pia Bülow; [2003]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chronic illness; CFS; illness narratives; illness experience; narrative analysis; sense-making; interaction; identity; morality; temporalization; co-narration; storytelling; discursive management; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor;

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  3. 3. Balancing intrusive illness : the experiences of people with musculoskeletal problems

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Birgitta Wiitavaara; Christine Brulin; Monica Lagerström; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal problems; health experiences; illness; wellness; grounded theory; content analysis; balancing; disease course; uncontrollable fluctuations; symptoms; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present thesis was to explore and describe the health experiences of men and women with musculoskeletal problems. The specific aims of the four papers were: (I) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among ambulance personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (II) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among female health care personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (III) to explore the experience of bodily illness among people with musculoskeletal problems in the neck-shoulder region, and; (IV) to investigate the symptoms described by people with non-specific neck-shoulder problems, to investigate the method of development of neck-shoulder questionnaires that assesses pain and other symptoms, to analyse the content and items of these questionnaires, and to compare the findings. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Balancing intrusive illness the experiences of people with musculoskeletal problems

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Författare :Birgitta Wiitavaara; Christine Brulin; Monica Lagerström; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal problems; health experiences; illness; wellness; grounded theory; content analysis; balancing; disease course; uncontrollable fluctuations; symptoms; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of the present thesis was to explore and describe the health experiences of men and women with musculoskeletal problems. The specific aims of the four papers were: (I) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among ambulance personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (II) to explore the experience of illness and wellness among female health care personnel with musculoskeletal symptoms; (III) to explore the experience of bodily illness among people with musculoskeletal problems in the neck-shoulder region, and; (IV) to investigate the symptoms described by people with non-specific neck-shoulder problems, to investigate the method of development of neck-shoulder questionnaires that assesses pain and other symptoms, to analyse the content and items of these questionnaires, and to compare the findings. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Being creative and resourceful Individuals’ abilities and possibilities for self-management of chronic illness

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Författare :Åsa Audulv; Kenneth Asplund; Karl-Gustaf Norbergh; Karin Axelsson; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-management; self-care; chronic illness; chronic disease; qualitative research; life conditions; beliefs and values; self-management integration; longitudinal; Egenvård; sjukdomshantering; kronisk sjukdom; kvalitativ forskning; livsvillkor; värderingar; egenvårds integrering; hantering; anpassning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Sammanfattning : Individuals’ self-management styles are crucial for how they manage to live with illness. Commonly investigated factors include social support, self-efficacy, health beliefs, and demographics. There is a gap in the literature with regard to in-depth studies of how those factors actually influence an individual’s self-management. LÄS MER