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Panic disorder: Treatment outcomes and psychophysiological concomitants
(The University of Bergen, 2013-10-17)
Panic disorder (PD) is severe anxiety disorder that follows a chronic course if left untreated. The recurrent panic attacks and persistent worrying of new attacks that are characteristic of PD is highly distressing and ...
The impact of military identity on performance in the Norwegian Armed Forces
(The University of Bergen, 2013-12-05)
From a Norwegian point of view, doctrinaire guidance now set the premises for new perspectives related to the military ethos and identity. The exodus of idealism, a military identity based on traditional values as altruism, ...
Long-term sickness absence and disability pension award as consequences of common mental disorders. Epidemiological studies using a population-based health survey and official ill health benefit registries
(The University of Bergen, 2013-01-15)
The common mental disorders anxiety and depression are widespread in the population and will affect 1 in 4 adults at least once during their lifetime. Due to high prevalence of common mental disorders within official ...
Fra paternalisme til pasientmedvirkning? Eldre pasienter som blir behandlet med hemodialyse, deres nære pårørende og sykepleiere: et diskursivt perspektiv på erfaringer med pasientmedvirkning i dialyseavdelinger
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-06)
The rights of patients and their families to participate in treatment and health care are guaranteed by international law and by national law in Norway since 1999. The overall aim of this thesis is to explore and analyze ...
North-South Partnerships for Health: Key Factors for Partnership Success from the Perspective of KIWAKKUKI
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-06)
Background: North-South Partnership (NSP) is a main strategy for health promotion work in Africa. Northern partners contribute funding and expertise and Southern partners contribute crucial knowledge of context and ...
Development of global self-esteem: The transition from adolescence to adulthood
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-12)
Sick leave for patients with severe subjective health complaints. Challenges in general practice
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-08)
The main purpose of this thesis was to contribute to a better understanding of factors that are important when general practitioners (GPs) make decisions for sick leave for patients with severe subjective health complaints ...
At the frontiers of change? Women and girls’ pursuit of education in north-western Tigray, Ethiopia
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-14)
The main objective for this anthropological study has been to investigate gendered processes of social reproduction and change from the perspective of women in the historical and socio-cultural context of north-western ...
Socioeconomic status and mental health in children and adolescents
(The University of Bergen, 2013-12-16)
Socioeconomic disadvantage in childhood is related to both immediate and persisting impairments in mental health and well-being. Findings from epidemiological studies suggest that children who grow up in families with a ...
Structural Characteristics in Gambling
(The University of Bergen, 2013-01-10)
Although structural characteristics may be important moderators of behaviour and cognition in gambling, empirical investigations of such characteristics are still needed. Through three laboratory based studies, this thesis ...