Sökning: "illness"

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  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. 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

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

    Författare :Pia Bülow; Lars-Christer Hydén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor;

    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

  4. 4. Office illness : the worker, the work and the workplace

    Författare :Berndt Stenberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sick Building Syndrome; Indoor Air Syndrome; facial skin symptoms; constitutional factors; psychosocial factors; indoor air quality; outdoor air flow rate; electromagnetic conditions; VDT work;

    Sammanfattning : The work started with the clinical observations in patients working in buildings with indoor air problems. Signs of seborrhoeic dermatitis, erythematous facial skin conditions and itching conditions on the trunk were noted. Another point of departure was the attribution of facial skin symptoms to VDT work by patients. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Office illness : the worker, the work and the workplace

    Författare :Berndt Stenberg; Umeå universitet; []
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