Search for dissertations about: "Teenage pregnancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Teenage pregnancy.

  1. 1. Teenage childbearing in Sweden : support from social network and midwife

    University dissertation from Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Elisabeth Hertfelt Wahn; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; Teenage pregnancy; Health risk behaviours; self-esteem; depressive symptoms; social support; physical psychocological violence; midwifery care; sweden; Teenage pregnancy; health risk behaviours; self-esteem; depressive symptoms; social support; physical psychological violence; midwifery care; Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of Swedish- speaking pregnant and parenting teenage girls’ situation and experiences of becoming mothers in the Swedish context as well as midwives’ reflections on their experiences of caring for teenage girls during pregnancy and childbirth.Specific aims were to describe Swedish teenage girls’ perspectives, experiences and thoughts about becoming and being a teenage mother (I); to describe Swedish midwives’ reflections on their experiences of caring for teenage girls during pregnancy and childbirth (II); to describe and compare a group of Swedish-speaking teenage mothers, aged 15-19, with adult mothers, aged 25-29, all of whom gave birth in hospital, in terms of sociodemographic background, perception of health during pregnancy, and social support (III); to describe and compare the perception of received social support, self-esteem and different background factors among teenage mothers, aged15-19, with and without depressive symptoms (IV). READ MORE

  2. 2. Social support, coping, resilience and mental health in Malaysian unwed young pregnant women and young mothers : Their experiences while living in a shelter home

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Nor Jana Bte Saim; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pregnancy out of wedlock; teenage pregnancy; shelter home; residential care; unwed teenage mothers; unwed young mothers; social work practice; Malaysia;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four articles. In the first article, questionnaire data from a follow-upstudy (Article I) that aimed to explore social support, coping and resilience as predictors ofmental health in unwed young pregnant women and young mothers during placement in ashelter home were analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implications of psychiatric disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period - A population-based study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Liselott Andersson; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Anxiety; Depression; Neonatal; Obstetric; Population-based; Postpartum; Pregnancy; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Background: Depressive and anxiety disorders are common health problems, affecting women at least twice as often as men. Although some studies have been made on pregnant women or, especially, in the postpartum period, most of these studies have been performed on small samples, mainly specific risk groups such as teenage mothers, women of low socioeconomic status and certain ethnic groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sexual Risk Taking : – Perceptions of Contraceptive Use, Abortion, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Ekstrand; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Adolescents; attitudes; sexual risk taking; contraceptive use; unintended pregnancy; teenage abortion; communication; gender; decision making; STI; Chlamydia; condom use; Health Belief Model; emergency contraception; RCT; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to inestigate Swedish adolescents' perceptions and behaviours regarding sexual risk taking. Specific objectives were to explore teenagers' perceptions of contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion; teenage girls' experiences of decision making process and support connected to abortion; and male adolescents' perceptions of sexual risk taking and barriers to practicing safe sex. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human papillomavirus infections among sexually active young women in Uganda : Implications for a vaccination strategy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Cecily Banura; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HPV; women; pregnancy; incidence; prevalence; risk factors; HIV; Uganda;

    Abstract : Introduction: Information about the genital (human papillomavirus) HPV infection is needed to support the introduction of HPV vaccination in Uganda. Objectives: (i) To estimate the prevalence, incidence, clearance and to evaluate the associated risk factors for the genital HPV infection. READ MORE