OAI Archive: Publications from Karolinska Institutet
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- Living with Diabetes : A Lifelong Learning Process.Åsa Kneck - unknownLiving with diabetes, as a lifelong illness, is interlaced with learning and to face continual changes. However, the role of time in this learning process is not yet well understood. The overall aim of the thesis was to gain a deepened understanding of learning to live with diabetes for those recently diagnosed and over a three year period. The thesis, involving four studies where qualitative inductive content analysis and phenomenological hermeneutical interpretation were used, has a lifeworld approach and a qualitative (...)No categories
- Understanding the Meaning of Past, Present and Future in Advanced Age : Very Old Person's Experiences of Ageing.Margareta Nilsson - unknownThe overall aim of the thesis was to understand elderly people's lived experiences of ageing and their life situation in very old age. The participating persons have been involved in and followed through all studies in the thesis. In study I some characteristics of quality of life in old age were illustrated by means of empirical data and Allardt's definition of the concept. To the elderly people investigated, quality of life meant contentment and a peaceful life, independence and health as (...)