Essays about: "psychiatry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the word psychiatry.

  1. 1. Antisocial behaviors and substance abuse among mentally illoffenders - an undesirable role in time of treatment?

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Stina Stenberg; [2021]
    Keywords : substance abuse – antisocial behaviors – forensic-psychiatry – time in treatment – Sweden;

    Abstract : Introduction Offenders who suffer from a severe mental illness are sentenced to forensic-psychiatric careinstead of imprisonment. A severe mental illness is a legal term determined by type anddegree of the psychiatric illness. Forensic-psychiatric care ends when signs of severe mentalillness is no longer present. READ MORE

  2. 2. An optimization model for the placement of psychiatric emergency units : The case of Region Skåne

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DVMT)

    Author : Albin Medoc; Daniel Subasic; [2021]
    Keywords : ambulance placement; optimization model; psychiatry; psychiatric emergency unit; ambulansplacering; optimeringsmodell; psykiatri; psykiatriambulans;

    Abstract : Mental illness is a major problem in today's society and many individuals have experienced a mental health problem. Severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression, is also relatively common, and mental illness can even lead to a person taking their own life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Compulsory care for alcohol use disorder A historical & ethical analysis

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Oscar Lövgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Ethics; Alcohol-use disorder; psychiatry; compulsory care; medical history;

    Abstract : Introduction: Compulsory care as an intervention to treat alcohol-use disorder has been acontroversial practice, and the law on care of misusers in certain cases (LVM) often comesunder criticism from different areas of Swedish society.  Aim: The purpose of this paper was to conduct a historical and ethical analysis pertaining tothe use of compulsory care for alcohol-use in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethical Dilemmas in coercive psychiatric care in sweden as experienced by frontline-workers in their work with adult patients

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Matthias Rauch; [2021]
    Keywords : discourse analysis; ethical dilemma; psychiatry; coercive care; compulsory care; healthcare; social work;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: The use of coercion is an essential part of psychiatry despite occurrence of harm to patients and psychiatric staff. Contrasting to a global trend to reduce coercion, the number of coercive admissions and coercive treatment in Swedish psychiatry remains stable. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital health interventions to reduce stress in adolescents - Development of an accessible, digital preventive health tool to promote stress recovery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Jessica Kågeman; Linnea Wenäll; [2021]
    Keywords : co-designing with adolescents; mental health; digital health intervention; eHealth; interaction design; stress; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Mental illness among Swedish adolescents is increasing, which partly might be a result of an observed increase in stress. Consequently, the number of adolescents seeking and receiving psychiatric care from pediatric psychiatry is higher than ever, and has resulted in a worsened accessibility with longer waiting times for appointments and treatment. READ MORE