Sökning: "psychiatric disability"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 84 avhandlingar innehållade orden psychiatric disability.
1. Psychiatric disability in the community : Surveying the social landscape in the post-deinstitutional era
Sammanfattning : This dissertation presents a discussion of life in the community for people experiencing psychiatric disabilities in the post-deinstitutional era, with the goal of developing knowledge that can suggest a focus for planning more relevant services and supports. While evaluations of deinsitutionalization have focused on possibilities for providing community, rather than hospital-based services for these individuals, the intention was to support a participatory life in the community, a life defined by much more than just care and treatment. LÄS MER
2. Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Problems : Evaluation of Two Clinical Assessment Instruments, Occurrence of Mental Health Problems and Psychiatric Care Utilisation
Sammanfattning : It has been suggested that persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) manifest the full range of mental health problems. The main purpose of this thesis is to adapt and evaluate two clinical assessment instruments and to investigate the occurrence of mental health problems as well as psychiatric care utilisation in persons with ID. LÄS MER
3. Regional differences in disability pension and sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses in Sweden and Norway 1980-2000. The influence of demography and access to psychiatric health care
Sammanfattning : Background: Psychiatric diagnoses in sickness absence (SA) and disability pensions (DP) amongindividuals under 35 years and the proportion of SA and DP with psychiatric disorders have increased inseveral countries. SA and DP with psychiatric disorders show regional differences, and imply social andeconomic consequences for individuals and a high cost to employers and society. LÄS MER
4. Assessing Capacity to Decide on Medical Treatment: On Human Rights and the Use of Medical Knowledge in the Laws of England, Russia and Sweden
Sammanfattning : To provide a valid consent to – or refusal of – medical intervention, a patient must be legally capable to decide. This dissertation evaluates and compares when the assessment of mental abilities to refuse – or consent to – somatic medical intervention is required in England, Russia and Sweden, and what criteria must be applied to assess the ability to decide about somatic medical interventions in these legal orders. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The main focus of this thesis was to increase knowledge of offenders with ID in forensic psychiatric settings. Offenders with ID constitute a subgroup of offenders, and they have played a peripheral role in previous research on offenders with mental disorders. LÄS MER