Search for dissertations about: "Khat"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Khat.

  1. 1. Making drugs ethnic : Khat and minority drug use in Sweden

    Author : Johan Nordgren; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : Drug use; Khat; Ethnicity; Culture; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study how discourses and problem representations have made some drugs and some forms of drug use into “ethnic problems” in Sweden and in Scandinavia. The primary example of such a process discussed in the dissertation concerns the use of the psychoactive and criminalized plant khat. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on psychotic disorders in rural Ethiopia

    Author : Solomon Teferra Abebe; Lars Jacobsson; Gunnar Kullgren; Martin Prince; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attribution; caregivers; course and outcome; key informant method; khat; longitudinal study; mortality; psychotic disorders; qualitative methods; schizophrenia; semi-nomadic; severe mental illness; treatment; Ethiopia; sub-Saharan Africa; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background Studies on course and outcome of schizophrenia coming from low income countries are increasingly becoming important to challenge the existing dogma claiming good outcome in these countries. Besides clinical course and outcome, mortality is considered a very important outcome measure for schizophrenia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forest decline in South Central Ethiopia : Extent, history and process

    Author : Gessesse Dessie; Carl Christiansson; Johan Kleman; Peter Kinlund; Mats Widgren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Forest decline; people-forest interaction; boundaries; khat expansion; remote sensing; social survey; south central Ethiopia; Awassa watershed; Wondo Genet; Physical geography; Naturgeografi; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : This study presents the extent, history and process of forest decline in Awassa watershed, south central Ethiopia. By combining different data sources such as satellite images, social surveys and historical documents, forest decline is described quantitatively and qualitatively and the main causes behind this process are identified. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agroforestry homegardens in Ethiopia : rural livelihoods in transition

    Author : Mersha Sahilu; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The traditional agroforestry homegarden has a crucial role in achieving sustainable agricultural land management that combines production of food, wood and livestock for rural livelihoods while sustaining the natural environment. However since 1990’s it has been challenged by the transition to monoculture production of new cash crops. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behavioral and Biological Factors Related to HIV Transmission among Female Sex Workers in Ethiopia

    Author : Minilik Demissie Amogne; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; FSW; HIV; Violence; HED; condom failure; Treatment failure; Drug resistance; Experience; PrEP challenge; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : Due to legal, cultural, and social factors, female sex workers (FSWs) experience anelevated level of violence, heavy alcohol consumption, and sexual abuse. Theseindividual and societal factors create a web of vulnerabilities that facilitate thespread of HIV within this population group. READ MORE