Search for dissertations about: "Infant"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 441 swedish dissertations containing the word Infant.

  1. 1. The Newborn Infant,capable and vulnerable An interactional perspective

    Author : Cristina Lundqvist; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; attachment; breastfeeding; preterm infant; gender; infant development; screening instrument; Nicu; automatic analysis; Newborn infant; non-nutritive sucking; follow up; infant health; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to increase our knowledge of newborn infants and their mothers, gain a better understanding of attachment and the infants' development and identify infants at risk for poorer emotional, social and cognitive development. An interdisciplinary approach was used. Six studies are included in the thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. HIV and Infant Feeding : Operational Challenges of Achieving Safe Infant Feeding Practices

    Author : Tanya Doherty; Lars-Åke Persson; Ted Greiner; Debra Jackson; Per Ashorn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : International health; HIV AIDS; Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV; infant feeding; child health; qualitative research; cohort study; programme evaluation; nutrition; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the uptake of the national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in South Africa, and the challenges of achieving safe infant feeding practices in the context of HIV. The research studies contained in this thesis utilised a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods in order to provide a full understanding of the challenges of moving from efficacy to effectiveness in PMTCT programmes. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Motion to Movements : Revelations by the Infant EEG

    Author : Pär Nyström; Claes von Hofsten; Riitta Hari; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychology; infant; brain; EEG; mirror neurons; ERP; ICA; MNS; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The introduction of high density EEG (hd-EEG) nets for easy application on subjects of all ages has improved the possibilities to investigate the development of the infant neurophysiology. This dissertation consists of three studies (I – III) that investigate the visual motion system and mirror neuron system of the infant, and methodological sections that outline the bioelectrical background and the characteristics of the methods used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Infant Anemia and Micronutrient Status : Studies of Early Determinants in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Hanna Eneroth; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Usha Ramakrishnan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Micronutrients; Anemia; Iron Deficiency; Zinc Deficiency; Vitamin A Deficiency; Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Folic Acid Deficiency; Infant; Pregnancy; Dietary Supplementation; Hemoglobin; Dose-Response Relationship; Exclusive Breast Feeding; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infancy are common in low-income settings. These are partly due to maternal malnutrition and may impair child health and development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Infant Dental Enucleation in Sweden : Perspectives on a Practice among Residents of Eastern African Origin

    Author : Jir Barzangi; Kristina Arnrup; Kirsti Skovdahl; Lennart Unell; Ivar Espelid; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Infant; Africa; Traditional Medicine; Cuspid; Postoperative Complications; Child Advocacy; Emigrants and Immigrants; Sweden;

    Abstract : Infant dental enucleation (IDE) is a practice consisting of the removal of deciduous canine tooth buds in infants. Practiced mainly in Eastern Africa, the purpose is to treat or to prevent bodily symptoms and diseases. IDE can cause both general and oral complications. READ MORE