Search for dissertations about: "Risk behaviour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 525 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk behaviour.

  1. 1. 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

  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. Adolescents at risk of persistent antisocial behaviour and alcohol problems The role of behaviour, personality and biological factors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny M. Eklund; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescence; gender; hyperactive behaviour; biological vulnerability; personality; norm breaking behaviour; criminality; violence; alcohol problems; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : Antisocial behaviour and alcohol problems are areas of great concern to society, not only associated with personal and emotional costs for the affected individuals and their victims, but also with major societal financial costs. What makes some individuals more likely than others to develop these kinds of problems? The general aim of this thesis was to explore the role of individual characteristics in the development of antisocial behaviour and alcohol problems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrated and Probabilistic Risk Analysis of Drinking Water Systems

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Andreas Lindhe; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water safety plan; customer minutes lost; probabilistic; fault tree analysis; risk analysis; risk; integrated; drinking water system; hazard; uncertainty;

    Abstract : Drinking water supply is an essential public function but is at the same time exposed to risks. Since a totally risk-free society is not attainable, risks need to be managed efficiently to achieve an acceptable level of risk. READ MORE