Search for dissertations about: "Birgitta Olsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Birgitta Olsson.

  1. 1. Teleost reproduction: Aspects of Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) oocyte growth and maturation

    Author : Håkan Berg; Per-Erik Olsson; Birgitta Norberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Zoophysiology; Salmonid; oocyte growth; vitellogenin; vitelline envelope protein; stress; cortisol; oocyte maturation; membrane receptor; Zoofysiologi; Animal physiology; Zoofysiologi; Zoophysiology; zoofysiologi;

    Abstract : In all vertebrate species, reproduction is a hormonally controlled process, important for growth and maturation of gonads and germ cells. Production of functional germ cells is of outmost importance to secure the survival of a species. Fish comprises 50% of the known vertebrates and are found in aquatic habitats all over the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. ’Moving On’ and Transitional Bridges : Studies on migration, violence and wellbeing in encounters with Somali-born women and the maternity health care in Sweden

    Author : Ulrika Byrskog; Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Pia Olsson; Birgitta Essén; Ragnhild Elise Johansen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Somali-born women; violence; transition; migration; childbearing; midwife; maternal health; perinatal health; wellbeing; qualitative; case-control; International Health; Internationell hälsa; Kvinnor och mäns erfarenheter och upplevelser av könsrelaterat våld i väpnade konflikter;

    Abstract : During the latest decade Somali-born women with experiences of long-lasting war followed by migration have increasingly encountered Swedish maternity care, where antenatal care midwives are assigned to ask questions about exposure to violence. The overall aim in this thesis was to gain deeper understanding of Somali-born women’s wellbeing and needs during the parallel transitions of migration to Sweden and childbearing, focusing on maternity healthcare encounters and violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Passage to Organization

    Author : Mikael Holmgren Caicedo; Birgitta Olsson; Alexander Styhre; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; concatenation; instantiation; metaphor; metonymy; mimêsis; mûthos; organization; organizing; poetics; rhetoric; representation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : How does action turn [into a] substantive and, if it does, how does it turn into action again to perdure or even change?In this endeavor I set out to study organizing and organization by asking myself how organizing becomes a product called organization and how that product turns into the very organizing whence it once was spawned. In other words, I set out to study what I denominate the movements between organizing and organization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living Up to the Ideal of Respectability : Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Implications for Unmarried Migrant Workers, Single Mothers, and Women in Prostitution in Sri Lanka

    Author : Malin Jordal; Pia Olsson; Birgitta Essén; Ann Öhman; Jeanne Marecek; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Sexual and reproductive health and rights; Free Trade Zone; gender relations; social navigation; unmarried women; migrant women workers; masculinity; single mothers; women in prostitution; qualitative interviews; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to gain a deeper understanding of relationships and sexuality of women at risk of social exclusion in Sri Lanka and the risk of violations of their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) that they might face. Individual qualitative interviews with migrant women workers (n=18) and men (n=18) in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ), women facing single motherhood (n=28) and women formerly involved in prostitution (n=15) were conducted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health-related Internet use and screening for emotional distress in people with cancer

    Author : Susanne Mattsson; Johansson Birgitta; Maria Carlsson; Erik Olsson; Ann Langius-Eklöf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social support; Internet; Cancer; eHealth; Questionnaire; Oncology; Support; Patient preference; Screening; Depression; Anxiety;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the preferences and incentives for using Internet-delivered support among people with cancer and to develop and test a generic questionnaire measuring health-related Internet use, the Health Online Support Questionnaire (HOSQ). Another aim was to examine the psychometric properties of the online-administered Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) regarding anxiety and depression in psychosocial screening among people with cancer, in comparisons with the longer instruments Montgomery Åsberg Depression Rating Scale – Self-report (MADRS-S) and the State Trait Anxiety Inventory – State (STAI-S). READ MORE