Search for dissertations about: "family support"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 576 swedish dissertations containing the words family support.

  1. 1. A family landscape On the geographical distances between elderly parents and adult children in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university, Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Anna Hjälm; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family; elderly parents; adult children; intergenerational; child-parent proximity; migration; distance; ageing; support; register data; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : With a background in the ageing of the population and the new challenges facing individuals, families and the welfare state, the aim of this thesis is to analyse the changing family landscape and the geographical distances between elderly parents and adult children.The thesis consists of four empirical studies derived from three different sources of data: In the first paper (Paper I), historical population data is combined with modern register data for two Swedish regions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Mälardalens högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learner support for distance learners A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Shuting Gao; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE

  4. 4. To be or not to be Sick Certified with Special Reference to Physician and Patient Related Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Norrmén; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sick leave; absenteeism; primary care; family medicine; consultation; professional competence; work capacity; work strain; work demands; authority over decisions; social support; attitude.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives The aim of this thesis was to assess the importance of general practitioners (GP) and patient related factors for the GPs’ decision to sick certify or not to sick certify the patients.Study population and methods The data were obtained from a cross-sectional questionnaire study of GP-patient consultations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendering family dynamics : the case of Sweden and Hungary

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Livia Sz. Oláh; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family; Gender roles; History; Sweden; Hungary; Demography; Familjer; genusaspekter; historia; Sverige; Ungern; 1990-talet; demografi; Demography;

    Abstract : This thesis contains three studies that focus on different aspects of family dynamics at three life-course stages. These are the second birth in an intact partnership, the dissolution of the first parental union, and the first shared birth in the second union. READ MORE