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An epidemiologic study of diabetes-related foot ulcers. Issues related to prevention and mortality based on the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT 2)
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-05)
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing dramatically and type 1 diabetes moderately both in Norway and globally. As a result, long-term diabetes-related complications are also likely to increase. One long-term ...
Living with hereditary cancer. The experiences of Swedish MEN1 patients and Norwegian BRCA1/2 mutation positive men
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-16)
Background: During the past two decades there has been an increasingly focus on cancer risk reduction using genetic tests and family history to identify persons with increased risk of developing cancer. Depending on ...
Omlegging av livskurs. En grunnleggende prosess i et godt liv med multippel sklerose.
(The University of Bergen, 2008-04-18)
Hensikten med studien har vært å framskaffe kunnskap ved hjelp av Grounded Theory metodologi (GT) om hvordan en kan leve et så godt liv som mulig med multippel sklerose (MS). Hvilke prosesser opplever personer med MS som ...
Håndtering av engler og UFOer i en psykiatrisk avdeling: En etnografisk studie av hvordan psykotiske uttrykk forstås og kontrolleres
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-08)
Preparative waiting: a grounded theory study of gastroenterological patients going through the diagnostic phase in a university hospital
(The University of Bergen, 2008-03-06)
To go through the diagnostic phase is reported to be the most stressful time of the illness experience. There is a growing body of knowledge about how women going through diagnostic workups for breast abnormality experience ...
“Det sitter i veggene”. Materialitet og mennesker i distriktspsykiatriske sentra
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
This dissertation examines the impact that the materiality of institutions has on patients and staff. Fieldwork has been carried out at five district psychiatric centres (Distriktspsykiatriske sentra, DPS) that were ...
Exposure to non-domestic violence : short- and long-term psychological reactions and the impact on quality of life
(The University of Bergen, 2007-12-07)
The purpose of this study was to describe characteristics of exposure to non-domestic violence, and to evaluate short- and long-term psychological consequences and the impact on quality of life. Demography, physical ...
Sense of coherence and life satisfaction in people suffering from mental health problems : an intervention study in talk-therapy groups with focus on salutogenesis
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11-16)
Background: The increasing number of people who live in the community for many years with mental health problems (MHP) brings into focus the need for recovery within a coping, health promotion and life satisfaction ...
Management of Pain and Burdensome Symptoms in Nursing Home Patients
(The University of Bergen, 2017-01-12)
The assessment and treatment of pain and burdensome symptoms is a complex entity in elderly nursing home patients with and without dementia. This thesis aims to investigate the efficacy of individual pain treatment on ...