Search for dissertations about: "Preventive interventions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 swedish dissertations containing the words Preventive interventions.

  1. 1. Determinants of Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents : The Role of Sexual Harassment and Implications for Preventive Interventions

    Author : Heléne Zetterström Dahlqvist; Katja Gillander Gådin; Evelina Landstedt; Viveka Östberg; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depressive symptoms; Adolescence; School; Public Health; Sexual harassment; Personal relative affluence; Gender theory; Ecosocial theory; Cognitive-behavioral; Preventive interventions;

    Abstract : Background: Depression is considered the worldwide leading cause of illness and disability in young people and an urgent public health issue. Within the field of public health it is of interest to deepen the understanding of determinants of depressive symptoms (DS) that are possible to address on a political or an organizational level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing poor educational outcomes among children with out-of-home care experience : Studies on impact, pathways, and interventions

    Author : Hilma Forsman; Lars Brännström; Bo Vinnerljung; Marie Sallnäs; Mattias Strandh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child welfare; out-of-home care; educational outcomes; impact; pathways; interventions; longitudinal; evaluation; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Children with out-of-home care (OHC; foster family/residential care) experience is a high-risk group for future adverse outcomes. With an ambition of supporting the design of effective preventive child welfare measures targeting children in OHC, the overall aim of this thesis is to examine education as a possible intervention path for improving their development and overall life chances. READ MORE

  3. 3. Remote delivery of psychological interventions : Impact and acceptability of preventive strategies to improve risk factors associated with coronary heart disease

    Author : Emma Wallin; JoAnne Dahl; Raimo Lappalainen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Depression; anxiety; overweight; obesity; technology-assisted interventions; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Depression, anxiety and excessive weight are public health concerns that have been associated with an increased risk and worse prognosis of coronary heart disease. Remote delivery of psychological interventions may be an effective preventive strategy to improve these lifestyle-related risk factors as treatment may be delivered to many people at a low cost and reduce stigma related to seeking help. READ MORE

  4. 4. Premature discharge from military service : Risk factors and preventive interventions

    Author : Helena Larsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Musculoskeletal injury; physiotherapy; intervention; conscript; soldier; functional tests; lower-limb-loading test; self-rated health; predictor;

    Abstract : The tasks and capabilities of the Swedish Armed Forces are changing to meet new threats all around the world. With the sharp decrease in number of enlisted soldiers, selection is more important than ever. It is also important to prevent soldiers from leaving military service prematurely i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevention and Treatment of Externalizing Behaviour Problems in Children through Parenting Interventions : An Application of Health Economic Methods

    Author : Filipa Sampaio; Anna Sarkadi; Inna Feldman; Raziye Salari; Niklas Zethraeus; Mark Sculpher; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; parenting interventions; externalizing behaviour problems; conduct problems; conduct disorder; health economics; cost-effectiveness; prevention; treatment; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The early onset of externalizing behaviour problems (EBP) is associated with negative outcomes later in life, such as poor mental health, substance use, crime, and unemployment. Some children also develop conduct disorder (CD), entailing a high disease and economic burden for both individuals and society. READ MORE