Mathilde Hedlund

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Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) reduces health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and increases the risk of psychiatric sequels such as depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. Especially those with a psychiatric history and those using maladaptive coping strategies are at risk for such sequels. The extent to which HRQoL after SAH was related to a history(More)
INTRODUCTION Little is known about the roles that lifetime psychiatric disorders play in psychiatric and vocational outcomes of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-three SAH patients without apparent cognitive dysfunction were assessed using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV axis I disorders (SCID-I) after(More)
AIMS The aims of this study were: (1) to describe nurses' views of the physical and supportive needs of patients who have suffered a subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), (2) to describe nurses' views of changes in social circumstances and (3) changes in the mental condition of patients after SAH. BACKGROUND As patients with SAH are generally younger and(More)
AIMS The aims of the study were to describe what patients with no or only minor neurological deficits after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) perceived to be important for recovery, and perceived consequences of the illness. BACKGROUND Quantitative studies indicates unfavourable outcomes after aneurysmal SAH, concerning for example mental health(More)
The objective of the study was to examine inter-rater agreement for psychiatric disorders by means of a structured interview performed by a psychiatrist and a nurse. Sixteen psychiatric inpatients with a mean age of 38.9+/-12.9 years were assessed independently by a psychiatrist and a nurse using a structured psychiatric interview, Strukturert Psykiatrisk(More)
AIM AND OBJECTIVE To assess recollection of negative emotional experiences during burn care. BACKGROUND Patients in intensive care frequently report negative emotional experiences. Patients with severe burns who are treated in intensive care units undergo painful care procedures, but there have been no recent evaluations of their care experiences. (More)
During Depression Screening Day in Uppsala, Sweden, 127 adolescents, 23 boys and 104 girls, in the ages 13-20 years were investigated. We found that 44 (34.6%) fulfilled the criteria for a major depression according to DSM-IV criteria and 42 (40.4%) of the girls and 2 (9.5%) of the boys had an ongoing depression. All depressive symptoms, except increased(More)
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