Search for dissertations about: "Disability Pension"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the words Disability Pension.

  1. 1. Disability pension. Epidemiological and financial aspects

    Author : Nils-Ove Månsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic status; screening; risk factor; participation; occupation; obesity; health screening; financial costs; early retirement; disability pension; diagnoses; Alcohol; body mass index; teetotalism; underweight; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : During the last decades, the incidence of disability pension in Sweden has increased continuously and it peaked in 1993 at approximately 62,000 new pensions. Early retirement due to occupational disability often constitutes a problem for the society as well as for the individual. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pension Eligibility and Retirement Behavior : Did the 1979 Swedish pension reform affect immigrant retirement behavior?

    Author : Mikael Ohlson; Mårten Palme; Olof Åslund; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Retirement; Disability; Immigrants; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : We examine the effects of changed eligibility rules to disability pension by the 1979 Swedish pension reform on immigrant retirement behavior. The reform made disability pension in the form of basic pension available to a wider group of immigrants. READ MORE

  3. 3. To be in‐between : The road to disability pension with reference to the Swedish social insurance system

    Author : Berit Ydreborg; Kerstin Ekberg; Alf Bergroth; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disability pension; social insurance; social insurance officers; clients; practice; work ability; street‐level bureaucracy; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: The Social Insurance is part of the Swedish welfare system that is intended to create economic security for citizens in the event of unemployment, sickness, functional disability, and old age. The Swedish sickness‐benefit insurance is based on the standard insurance principle meaning that sickness benefits are related to level of lost income. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disability Pension with Special Reference to Sick Leave Track Record, Health Effects, Health Care Utilisation and Survival : A Population-based Study

    Author : Thorne Wallman; Kurt Svärdsudd; Gunilla Burell; Urban Janlert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sickness absence; sick leave; disability pension; activity compensation; sickness compensation; early retirement; track record; health care utilisation; complaint score; quality of life; wellbeing; mortality; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background. In Sweden 10 percent (550,000) of the labour force, aged 18 to 65 years are disability pensioners and about four percent are on sick leave. The knowledge of the course from healthy individual to disability pensioner is not well known and was the theme of this thesis. Objectives, Material and Methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Weight loss studies in obese patients. Aspects of very-low-energy diet treatment and effects of obesity surgery on disability pension

    Author : Lena Gripeteg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : obesity; weight loss; outcome; predictive factors; controlled trial; randomised trial; obesity surgery; very-low-energy diet; disability pension; eating behaviour; quality of life;

    Abstract : Obesity is associated with increased risk of serious medical conditions, impaired quality of life, reduced working capacity, and shortened life expectancy. Obesity surgery is the most effective weight loss treatment with large health benefits, including reduced mortality. However, the long-term effects on productivity loss are not known. READ MORE