Search for dissertations about: "Health and Welfare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 349 swedish dissertations containing the words Health and Welfare.

  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 : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Adolescent boys; selfrated health; folkhälsa; Public health;

    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. Patient and public involvement in hospital quality improvement interventions : the mechanisms, monitoring and management

    Author : Carolina Bergerum; Maria Wolmesjö; Johan Thor; Christina Petersson; Christine Kumlien; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; clinical microsystem; co-production; hospital organisation; improvement science; patient and public involvement; programme theory; public service operations management; quality improvement; service-dominant logic; Health Care Service and Management; Health Policy and Services and Health Economy; Hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation; hälsopolitik och hälsoekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the mechanisms, monitoring and management of patient and public involvement in hospital quality improvement (QI) interventions. Findings from a literature review generated an initial programme theory (PT) on active patient involvement in healthcare QI interventions (Paper 1). READ MORE

  3. 3. Conceptualizing and contextualizing mindfulness : New and critical perspectives

    Author : Håkan Nilsson; Ali Kazemi; Pia Bülow; Gerhard Andersson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims at analyzing mindfulness as a concept and a multidimensional phenomenon in its historic and primordial but also contemporary contexts. In the course of examining this more general question, this dissertation targets four specific objectives: 1) classifying existing definitions of mindfulness, 2) critically analyzing and interpreting the Buddhist and Western interpretations and practices of mindfulness, 3) elaborating on the social and existential dimensions of mindfulness, and 4) applying these dimensions in advancing the notion of mindful sustainable aging in the context of successful aging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Striving for meaning in a diminishing world : Older persons’ experiences of reflective STRENGTH-giving dialogues including a digital tool

    Author : Cecilia Åberg; Mia Berglund; Catharina Gillsjö; Jenny Hallgren; Eva Brink; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring conversation; complex intervention; patient perspective; phenomenology; phenomenography; quasi-experimental design; reflected lifeworld research; Wellbeing in long-term health problems WeLHP ; Välbefinnande vid långvariga hälsoproblem WeLHP ;

    Abstract : The Reflective STRENGTH-Giving Dialogue (STRENGTH) method was developed, grounded in a lifeworld perspective, with a focus on identifying and meeting older persons’ needs for the promotion of health and well-being. In this thesis, STRENGTH, including the digital tool SelfSTRENGTH, was tested in the context of community-dwelling older persons living with long-term health problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE