Sökning: "illness and disease"

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  1. 1. Perceptions of disease. Values and attitudes of patients and medical students

    Författare :Annika Brorsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; values; risk factor; autonomy; Attitudes; consultation; disability; disease; family history; family medicine; fear; identity; illness; medical education; medical students; patient-centred; qualitative method; primary care; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : During the 20th century, the development of biomedical knowledge and the demographical changes have increased the needs and demands for health care in industrialised countries. Illness without evidence of disease and fear of disease are often the reasons for seeking medical care. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Care and Coercion : medical knowledge, social policy and patients with venereal disease in Sweden 1785-1903

    Författare :Anna Lundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Medical history; demography; patient-records; diagnostics; therapeutics; social policy; venereal disease; life-course; Sweden; 19th century;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates the history of venereal diseases in Sweden in the period from 1785 to 1903. Medical and political perceptions of these diseases as well as the patients and their continued lives have been studied. Venereal diseases were considered a significant threat to the growth of the population throughout the period. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Perspectives on living with coeliac disease in remission : Daily life experiences, symptoms and well-being

    Författare :Lisa Ring Jacobsson; Maria Friedrichsen; Claes Hallert; Anna Milberg; Katarina Hjelm; Ella Danielsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic disease; illness experience; patient education; PBL; phenomenology; residual discomfort; well-being.;

    Sammanfattning : Background and aims: Despite living with a gluten-free diet (GFD) Swedish women with coeliac disease (CD) report a lower level of well-being than women without the disease and men with the disease. The all-embracing aim of the thesis was to study experiences of living with coeliac disease in remission and to discover whether a patient education intervention can influence the perceived health and daily life of women with coeliac disease. 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. Being creative and resourceful : Individuals’ abilities and possibilities for self-management of chronic illness

    Författare :Åsa Audulv; Kenneth Asplund; Karl-Gustaf Norbergh; Karin Axelsson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Nursing; 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