Search for dissertations about: "life-course"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the word life-course.

  1. 1. Social inequity in health Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Masuma Novak; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  2. 2. Blood on the tracks Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in later life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Stefan Fors; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; life-course; health; socioeconomic; childhood; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to explore social inequalities in: a) mortality during mid-life, b) health in later life, and c) old-age mortality, from a life-course perspective. The studies are based on longitudinal Swedish survey and registry data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors related to depression in women - over the life course

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Pia Gudmundsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; Women; Epidemiology; etiology; Life course; Biological factors; Cerebrospinal fluid; Biomarkers; Birth-related; Population-based; PPSW;

    Abstract : FACTORS RELATED TO DEPRESSION IN WOMEN – OVER THE LIFE COURSE Pia Gudmundsson Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden 2012 Background: Depression is a serious and common disorder that is predominant in women and has an unclear etiology. To evaluate factors related to depression is of great value and the main purpose of this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who becomes a teenage parent? life course perspectives on selection into teenage motherhood and fatherhood trajectories in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sara Kalucza; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teenage parenthood; life course; longitudinal; mental health; family; selection effects;

    Abstract : Background. The aim of the research described in thesis is to study processes of selection leading to teenage parenthood in contemporary Sweden. I ask how factors related to socio-economic position, mental health issues in youth, and family formation behaviour of previous generations directs young individuals into teenage parent trajectories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health inequalities across the life course in northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna Brydsten; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; life course; long-term health consequences; health inequity; national unemployment rates; neighbourhood unemployment rates; northern Sweden; arbetslöshet; livslopp; långsiktiga hälsokonsekvenser; ojämlikhet i hälsa; nationella arbetslöshet; arbetslöshet i bostadsområdet; norra Sverige; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground. It is relatively well established in previous research that unemployment has direct health consequences in terms of mental and physical ill health. Recently, knowledge has emerged indicating that unemployment can lead to economic consequences that remain long after re-establishment in the labour market. READ MORE