Sven-Olof Andersson

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OBJECTIVE Population studies demonstrate that attending cultural events is conducive to improved health when baseline health, income, education, and health habits are taken into account. Animal experiments suggest possible mechanisms. We studied the link in humans between attending cultural events and health in a randomized controlled trial. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Evaluation of outcome in general practice can be seen from different viewpoints. In this study we focus on the concepts patients use to describe the outcome of a consultation with a GP. METHOD Patients were interviewed within a week after a consultation with a GP. The interviews were made with 20 patients in 5 focus groups and 8 individually.(More)
BACKGROUND Outcomes from GPs' consultations have been measured mainly with disease specific measures and with patient questionnaires about health, satisfaction, enablement and quality. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' conceptions of consultation outcomes. METHODS Interviews with 17 GPs in groups and individually about consultation outcomes from(More)
Time and general practice consultations-aspects of length, attendance and quality Akademisk avhandling som med vederbörligt tillstånd av Rektor vid Umeå Universitet för avläggande av medicine doktorsexamen kommer att offentligt försvaras i Summary Time and general practice consultations-aspects of length, attendance and quality. The consultation is the GP's(More)
Reflective writing in medical training has been shown to be most effective when combined with some form of personal meeting or dialog. During a course in medical psychology for medical students, reflective texts were followed up by an individual personal talk with a teacher from the course. Thematic analysis of the texts revealed four separate sub-themes:(More)
Satisfaction is not all: patients' perceptions of outcome of general practice consultations, a qualitative study, 2005, BMC family practice, (6), 43. Abstract Background: Evaluation of outcome in general practice can be seen from different viewpoints. In this study we focus on the concepts patients use to describe the outcome of a consultation with a GP.
To make a difference-how GPs conceive consultation outcomes. Abstract Background: Outcomes from GPs' consultations have been measured mainly with disease specific measures and with patient questionnaires about health, satisfaction, enablement and quality. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' conceptions of consultation outcomes.
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