Search for dissertations about: "Adolescent Health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 300 swedish dissertations containing the words Adolescent Health.

  1. 1. Adolescent boys’ health : managing emotions, masculinities and subjective social status

    Author : Eva Randell; Renée Flacking; Lars Jerdén; Ann Öhman; Katja Gillander-Gådin; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescent boys; emotion management; gender; health; masculinity; pride; shame; self-rated health; subjective social status; genus; känslohantering; hälsa; maskulinitet; självskattad hälsa; skam; stolthet; subjektiv social status; tonårspojkar; Hälsa och välfärd; Health and Welfare; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The health of adolescent boys is complex and surprisingly little is known about how adolescent boys perceive, conceptualise and experience their health. Thus, the overall aim of this thesis was to explore adolescent boys’ perceptions and experiences of health, emotions, masculinity and subjective social status (SSS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Health for future : self-rated health and social status among adolescents

    Author : Junia Joffer; Lars Jerdén; Reneé Flacking; Ann Öhman; Anna Sarkadi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; health; self-rated health; smoking; self-esteem; social status; subjective social status; gender; social norms; think-aloud interview; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-rated health, subjective social status and smoking in adolescents.This thesis consists of a qualitative and a quantitative study. The qualitative study was an interview study that included 58 participants in the 7th and 12th grades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescent mental health : time trends and validity of self-report measures

    Author : Ida Blomqvist; Eva Henje; Inga Dennhag; Anne Hammarström; Lotte Haverman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; classical test theory; computer adaptive testing; cross-sectional; differential item functioning; graded response model; item banks; item response theory; measurement invariance; mental health; Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System; Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale second edition; self-report measures; time trends; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: Studies of time trends of adolescent self-reported mental health suggest an increase of mental health symptoms globally. Unfortunately, several studies within the field have methodological problems, such as short time-period between measurements and different mental health measures over time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Close to the edge : discursive, gendered and embodied stress in modern youth

    Author : Maria Wiklund; Ann Öhman; Eva-Britt Malmgren-Olsson; Carita Bengs; Erik Bergström; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sweden; adolescent; youth; young women; stress; distress; health; psychosomatic; subjective health; body; embodiment; lived experience; gender; modernity; discourse; qualitative method; content analysis; interviews; school survey; questionnaire; epidemiology; Sverige; ungdomar; tonår; unga vuxna; tonårsflickor; stress; ångest; subjektiv hälsa; kropp; förkroppsligande; levd erfarenhet; genus; modernitet; kvalitativ metod; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; intervjuer; skolenkät; frågeformulär; epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background Adolescent subjective health and mental problems have become a public health concern not only in Sweden but worldwide. The overall aim of this thesis is to deepen and widen the understanding of young peoples’ subjective health, psychosomatic and stress-related problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socially structured health behaviors : Studies of social inequality in adolescent and young adult physical activity, alcohol consumption, and smoking in Sweden

    Author : Laura Wells; Viveca Östberg; Magnus Nermo; Olof Östergren; Curt Hagquist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health behaviors; physical activity; alcohol consumption; smoking; health lifestyle; social inequalities; socioeconomic position; education; school performance; adolescents; young adults; life course perspective; folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Health behaviors contribute to the Swedish national disease burden and to social inequalities in health. This thesis aims to increase our knowledge of whether, when, and how health behaviors become socially structured during early life in Sweden. READ MORE