Search for dissertations about: "Adolescent sexual and reproductive health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

  1. 1. Pregnant Adolescents in Vietnam Social context and health care needs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Universitetsservice US-AB, Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Marie Klingberg-Allvin; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent sexual and reproductive health; adolescent childbearing; adolescent abortion; gender; midwifery education; midwifery ethics; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Background: The number of childbearing adolescents in Vietnam is relatively low but they are more prone to experience adverse outcome than adult women. Reports of increasing rates of abortion and prevalence of STIs including HIV among youth indicate a need to improve services and counselling for these groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Painful Ideals Young Swedish women´s ideal sexual situations and experiences of pain during vaginal intercourse

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eva Elmerstig; Barbro Wijma; Carina Berterö; Kerstin Sandell; Katarina Swahnberg; Bente Traeen; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; Coital pain; Constant comparative analysis method; Dyspareunia; Gender; Sexual intercourse; Sexual situation; Vaginal intercourse; Young women; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Many young women today are concerned about their sexual health; an increasing number of them consult gynaecologists, youth centres (YCs) and general practitioners with vulvar problems such as painful sensations associated with vaginal intercourse (VIC). It is known that some women continue to have VIC despite pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence exposure among Swedish youth

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Helena Blom; Ingela Danielsson; Ulf Högberg; Lena Marions; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; violence; adolescent; self-injurious behaviour; suicidal ideation; mental health; reproductive health; youth; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundViolence is a global public health problem and violence among youth is a matter of high priority. Adolescence and young adulthood are important periods for the foundation of future health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adolescent pregnancies in the Amazon basin of Ecuador a rights and gender approach to girls' sexual and reproductive health

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Isabel Goicolea; Marianne Wulff; Miguel San Sebastian; Johanne Sundby; [2009]
    Keywords : adolescent pregnancy; adolescent motherhood; reproductive and sexual health; right to health; gender relations; gender structures; Ecuador; Amazon; Sexuality; agency; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Adolescent pregnancy has been associated with adverse health and social outcomes, but it has also been favorably viewed as a pathway to adulthood. In Ecuador, where 20% of girls aged between 15-19 years get pregnant, the adolescent fertility rate has increased and inequalities between adolescent girls from different educational, socio-economic levels and geographical regions are prominent: 43% of illiterate adolescents become pregnant compared to 11% with secondary education. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender power dynamics in sexual and reproductive health. A qualitative study in Chiredzi District, Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Jeremiah Chikovore; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden;

    Abstract : This thesis presents perspectives of men regarding abortion, contraceptive use and sexuality. Contrary to what we had expected, men expressed anxiety over abortion and contraceptive use, not because the issues concerned women’s health, but rather because men associated them with extramarital sexual activity they thought women were concealing. READ MORE