Search for dissertations about: "MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology.

  1. 1. Social inequity in health : Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Gender studies; Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  2. 2. Musculoskeletal pain in primary health care : a biopsychosocial perspective for assessment and  treatment

    Author : Anders Westman; J. Steven Linton; Töres Theorell; Jerzy Leppert; Bengt Mattsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; musculoskeletal pain; biopsychosocial; multimodal; fear-avoidance; catastrophizing; distress; sick leave; function; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin; Rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Long-term musculoskeletal pain is a large public health problem with serious consequences for both the individual and society. Psychosocial factors have been shown to be good predictors of long-term disability and play an important role in the transition from acute to chronic pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya

    Author : Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi; Joacim Rocklöv; Nawi Ng; Remare Ettarh; Patrick Kinney; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; air pollution; urban health; temperature-related mortality; particulate matter; exposure assessment; child health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of ur­banization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weath­er patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food, farming and health in Ugandan secondary cities

    Author : Heather Mackay; Aina Tollefsen; Magnus Jirström; Emma Lundholm; Cecilia Tacoli; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Uganda; Africa; urban; nutrition transition; agriculture; health; food systems; dietary diversity; food insecurity; non-communicable disease; double burden malnutrition; secondary cities; feminist geography; intersectionality; mixed methods; Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This research contributes to countering a large city research bias by focusing on the food, farming and health experiences of two secondary cities of Uganda: Mbale and Mbarara. It is not an apocalyptic story. Like anywhere in the world, for some residents things were going well; for others, less well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Self-rated health in public health evaluation

    Author : Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Stig Wall; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; process evaluation; community intervention; self-rated health; public health; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : There is still a debate concerning the evidence base for community interventions. The randomised clinical trial design (RCT) is increasingly challenged as a gold standard for their evaluation. READ MORE