Search for dissertations about: "Miguel San Sebastian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words Miguel San Sebastian.

  1. 1. Shadows and light : examining community mental health competence in North India

    Author : Kaaren Mathias; Isabel Goicolea; Miguel San Sebastian; Michelle Kermode; Kuruthukulangara Sebastian Jacob; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global mental health; Gender; Health determinants; India; Mental health competence; Social distance; Social exclusion; Caregiver; Depression; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundGlobally, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of understanding the ways in which social inequality and injustice impact individual and community mental health. Set in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, this thesis examines the complex relationships between individuals, communities and the social environment in relation to mental health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lead exposure in indigenous children of the Peruvian Amazon : seeking the hidden source,venturing into participatory research

    Author : Cynthia Anticona Huaynate; Miguel San Sebastian; Ingvar Bergdahl; Mary Jean Brown; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lead exposure; children; indigenous; Corrientes river; participatory research; Peruvian Amazon; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction. In 2006, a Peruvian environmental agency reported the presence of elevated blood lead levels (BLLs) in indigenous communities of the Corrientes river basin. This is a territory in the Peruvian Amazon where oil activity has been associated with serious environmental effects, with impact on an ongoing social conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health inequalities across the life course in northern Sweden

    Author : Anna Brydsten; Miguel San Sebastian; Anne Hammarström; Mattias Strandh; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; life course; long-term health consequences; health inequity; national unemployment rates; neighbourhood unemployment rates; northern Sweden; arbetslöshet; livslopp; långsiktiga hälsokonsekvenser; ojämlikhet i hälsa; nationella arbetslöshet; arbetslöshet i bostadsområdet; norra Sverige; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground. It is relatively well established in previous research that unemployment has direct health consequences in terms of mental and physical ill health. Recently, knowledge has emerged indicating that unemployment can lead to economic consequences that remain long after re-establishment in the labour market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Withstanding austerity : economic crisis and health inequalities in Spain

    Author : Juan Antonio Córdoba Doña; Per E. Gustafsson; Miguel San Sebastian; Stefan Fors; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Economic crisis; mental health; socioeconomic inequalities; health determinants; health care utilisation; Spain; Andalusia; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Along with the austerity measures introduced in many countries, the economic crisis affecting Europe since 2008 seems to have impacted many aspects of the health of the Spanish population and has had a negative effect on the provision health services. An increasing body of knowledge has shown a clear impact of the current crisis on suicidal behaviour and mental health, and a less consistent effect on physical health and access to healthcare. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Bumpy Road to Universal Health Coverage : Access to Primary and Emergency Care in Rural Tropical Ecuador

    Author : Martin Eckhardt; Magnus Falk; Tomas Faresjö; Birger Forsberg; Miguel San Sebastián; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: By the turn of the new millennium 84% of families in rural coastal Ecuador had difficulties to access health services. A health reform some years earlier to improve this situation had not been implemented. READ MORE