Search for dissertations about: "Health and Welfare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 330 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. International migration and coronary heart disease

    Author : Ebba Hedlund; Stockholms universitet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; coronary heart disease; country of birth; twins; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Environmental medicine; Miljömedicin; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In today’s globalised world, with considerable international migration, knowledge about the health of immigrants is becoming increasingly important. In Sweden, about 13% of the population or over one million persons are born outside the country. 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. 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

  5. 5. Valuation in Welfare Markets : The Rule Books, Whiteboards and Swivel Chairs of Care Choice Reform

    Author : Linus Johansson Krafve; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Teun Zuiderent-Jerak; Steve Woolgar; Tiago Moeira; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Welfare state; Market reform; Care choice reform; Market practice; Valuation practice; Science and technology studies; Economic sociology; Valuation studies; Välfärdsstaten; marknadsreform; vårdvalsreform; marknadspraktik; värderingspraktik; teknik- och vetenskapsstudier; ekonomisk sociologi; värderingsstudier;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an interest in how values attain a specific meaning in market reforms of welfare provision. The study builds on exploring how values are enacted rather than treating them as universal and stable. READ MORE