Search for dissertations about: "Risk Attitudes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk Attitudes.

  1. 1. Risk Talk On Communicating Benefits and Harms in Health Care

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Mikael Hoffmann; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk; communication; menopause; hormone replacement therapy; physician-patient relations; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Clinical pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : One of the most critical elements in empowering the patient, and ensuring concordance, is communication of the possible benefits and harms of different actions in health care. Risk assessment is a complex task due both to the different interpretations of the concept of risk, and the common lack of hard facts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Noise and music : a matter of risk perception

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Psychology, Göteborg University

    Author : Stephen E. Widén; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescents; Tinnitus; Noise sensitivity; Socio-economic status; Attitudes; Use of hearing protection; Risk behaviour; Risk-consideration; Self-image; Norms and Ideals; Use of;

    Abstract : The prevalence of tinnitus and hearing impairments among adolescents seems to increase as a consequence of exposure to loud noise. Several studies have highlighted the negative auditory effects of exposure to loud music at concerts and discotheques, environments in which young people today spend considerable periods of time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual Risk Taking – Perceptions of Contraceptive Use, Abortion, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Ekstrand; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Adolescents; attitudes; sexual risk taking; contraceptive use; unintended pregnancy; teenage abortion; communication; gender; decision making; STI; Chlamydia; condom use; Health Belief Model; emergency contraception; RCT; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to inestigate Swedish adolescents' perceptions and behaviours regarding sexual risk taking. Specific objectives were to explore teenagers' perceptions of contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion; teenage girls' experiences of decision making process and support connected to abortion; and male adolescents' perceptions of sexual risk taking and barriers to practicing safe sex. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Risk Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Mohammad H. Sepahvand; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk attitudes; determinants of risk taking; test-retest reliability; gender; inter and multigenerational transmission; socialization; family background; sibling correlations; exogenous shock; revolution; gender differences; agriculture; productivity; Burkina Faso; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (submitted): Risk-taking is an important topic in Africa, as access to financial institutions and social security is scarce. Data on risk attitudes in Africa is limited and the available data collected might not be reliable. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety as a process : From risk perception to safety activity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Christina Stave; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; V Medicine; V Medicine; Oha Labour and labour market; Oha Labour and labour market; Accident prevention; Occupation; Risk; Perception; Safety; Food; Industry; accident; safety behaviour; risk perception.; intervention; Keywords: occupational injury;

    Abstract : The frequency of occupational accidents in the Swedish food industry and agriculture is high. This thesis has therefore explored the 'process of safety' in order to detect and analyse factors that either hinder or facilitate safety activity and to further develop intervention methods towards increased safety activity. READ MORE