Search for dissertations about: "Body Esteem"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Body Esteem.

  1. 1. Body Image in Early Adolescence

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Carolina Lunde; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body Image; Body Esteem; Early Adolescence; Peer Victimization; Longitudinal; Gender Differences;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with body image during a period in life marked by rapid physical and psychological change – early adolescence. Two empirical studies on early adolescents’ body esteem, a concept referring to the self-evaluative dimension of body image, are presented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stress and Obesity in Childhood

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Felix-Sebastian Koch; Johnny Ludvigsson; Anneli Sepa; Anders Hjern; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychological stress; parents; children; obesity; self-esteem; body dissatisfaction; epidemiology; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Childhood obesity is a serious health problem and prevalence increases dramatically around the world, including Sweden. The aim of the current thesis was to examine parents’ and children’s stress in relation to childhood obesity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood and adolescent obesity: Multidisciplinary approaches in a clinical setting

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Paulina Nowicka; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise; Family Therapy; Overweight; Obesity; Physical Activity; Treatment; Adolescent; Self-Esteem; BMI z-score; BMI; Body Composition; Child;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: The high prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents emphasizes the necessity to develop evidence-based treatment programs that are useful in a clinical setting. AIMS: The overall aim of the thesis was to develop and evaluate multidisciplinary approaches for management of children and adolescents with obesity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cyberbullying in Childhood and Adolescence - Assessment, Coping, and the Role of Appearance

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Sofia Berne; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cyberbullying; body esteem; appearance-related cyberbullying; coping strategies; gender differences; instrument review;

    Abstract : Cyberbullying is a relatively new form of bullying that is conducted through modern information and communication technology. This thesis examines different aspects of cyberbullying, and is comprised of three parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Body Image in Adolescence: Through the Lenses of Culture, Gender, and Positive Psychology

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Kristina Holmqvist; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescence; Body image; Culture; Gender; Positive Psychology;

    Abstract : Adolescents’ body image (i.e., feelings and thoughts about their body and appearance) is central to their health and wellbeing. This thesis, which examined adolescents’ body image, comprised two parts. READ MORE