Search for dissertations about: "Marianne Wikman"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Marianne Wikman.

  1. 1. To desire and to choose : aspects of women's and men's urge to have children

    Author : Marianne Wikman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urge for children; ambivalence; reproductive choice; attitudes towards reproduction; conflicting views; childbearing motivation; gastrin; biopsychosodal;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to increase available knowledge about women's and men’s desire for pregnancy and for a child/children to serve as a basis for further studies of problems and inconsistencies in the reproductive sphere. The motivation to become a parent was hypothesized as being not only of an existential, social, interpersonal and intrapsychic character but also a biologically anchored personality trait. READ MORE