Sökning: "Mental illness"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 204 avhandlingar innehållade orden Mental illness.

  1. 1. Representationer av psykisk ohälsa : Egna erfarenheter och dialogiskt meningsskapande i fokusgruppsamtal

    Författare :Robert Ohlsson; Sonja Olin Lauritzen; Lars-Christer Hydén; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :dialogicality; everyday knowledge; focus groups; illness identity; illness narratives; meaning potentials; medicalization; mental illness; psychiatric diagnosis; self-help groups; social representations; sociocultural resources; joint construction of meaning; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the thesis is to explore socially shared ideas about mental illness in everyday contexts. Drawing on social representation theory, organizations for users of mental health services and self-help groups are regarded as communities where social knowledge is constructed that makes intersubjective understanding of illness experiences possible. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Serious mental illness : early detection and intervention by the primary health service

    Författare :Gunvor Strömberg; Bengt Mattsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :functional impairments; early signs of psychosis; visiting patterns; primary health care; psychiatric services; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Sammanfattning : Background – People with functional impairments have unmet needs and they are not given the support and service they are entitled to. According to international studies, early measures and treatment may slow down the outbreak of mental illness and relieve its course. LÄS MER

  3. 3. On the notion of mental illness : Problematizing the medical-model conception of certain abnormal behaviour and mental afflictions

    Författare :Tommy Svensson; Lennart Nordenfelt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anti-psychiatry; concept of mental illness; medical model of mental illness; theory of psychiatry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : This study inquires into some polemics concerning the notion of mentalillness or disease. Some central arguments in the debate on psychiatry, of the 1960's and early 70's, are focused on. The analysis is performed in two steps. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Birgitta Wiitavaara; Christine Brulin; Monica Lagerström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; musculoskeletal problems; health experiences; illness; wellness; grounded theory; content analysis; balancing; disease course; uncontrollable fluctuations; symptoms; Public health science; 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. Barn till föräldrar med psykisk ohälsa : Barndom och uppväxtvillkor

    Författare :Annemi Skerfving; Alain Topor; Elisabet Näsman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; childhood conditions; children as agents; parental mental illness mental disorders; mental health knowledge; exposed life situations; compentence; Barn; barndom; uppväxtvillkor; barns som aktörer; föräldrar med psykisk ohälsa sjukdom störning; kunskap om psykisk ohälsa sjukdom; utsatta livssituationer; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Sammanfattning :  The aim of this doctoral thesis is to – from a child perspective and with children as informants – describe and analyze childhood conditions for children whose parents suffer from severe mental illness. The method used is qualitative – 28 children, 10 boys and 18 girls, 7–18 years old, were interviewed about their parents’ mental disorder; the family situation and their own personal life – in school and during free time. LÄS MER