Search for dissertations about: "Adolescent boys"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 swedish dissertations containing the words Adolescent boys.

  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; 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. 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

  3. 3. Gene-Environment Interaction in Adolescent Deviant Behaviour

    Author : Kent W. Nilsson; Leif Lindström; Lars Oreland; Jerzy Leppert; John Öhrvik; Rickard L. Sjöberg; Marie Åsberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurobiology; Adolescent; Alcohol; Criminology; Genes; Environment; Monoamine Oxidase; Serotonin; Social Support; Neurobiologi; Neurobiology; Neurobiologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore gene-environmental (G*E) interactions in relation to deviant behaviour among 200 Swedish adolescents, with a focus on criminality, alcohol consumption and depressive symptoms. Those behaviours have been extensively investigated in relation to both psychosocial and biological risk factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suicides, psychotic disorders and criminality among former child and adolescent psychiatric patients followed into adulthood

    Author : Ulf Engqvist; Mittuniversitetet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to provide information about child and adolescent psychiatric (CAP) patients and their outcome as adults: Were their difficulties in childhood due to mental illness, disablement and/or behaviour disorders? What happened to them as adults? Who were the patients in need of psychiatric care (GenP) in adulthood that had not had previous contact with CAP? Did this group differ from the former CAP group? Methods: Paper I-III: 1,400 CAP patients admitted 1975-1990 to inpatient or outpatient CAP care in Jämtland County, Sweden were followed until 2003. Paper IV: A sample of 167 GenP patients not treated in CAP was compared to GenP patients with a history of CAP care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adolescent pregnancies in Nicaragua. The importance of education

    Author : Elmer Zelaya Blandon; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : adolescent; contraception; sexuality; pregnancy; gender; education; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : Early adolescent pregnancy implies increased social and medical risks. There is lack of understanding of the mechanisms behind early sexual debut and pregnancy. This contributes to the difficulties to meet the educational and health care needs of adolescents. READ MORE