Search for dissertations about: "Risk-Taking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 swedish dissertations containing the word Risk-Taking.

  1. 1. Constructing Risk-Taking Youth : Extrapolating Theories of Health Education and Constructed Determinants of Risk-Taking among Youth in Preventive Sexual Health Education Interventions

    Author : Katarina Wijk; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intervention; Health Education; Risk-Taking; Youth; Adolescents; STD HIV; Prevention; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

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

    Author : Maria Ekstrand; Margareta Larsson; Tanja Tydén; Elisabeth Darj; Ann Lalos; Uppsala universitet; []
    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

  3. 3. What's behind sexual risk taking? : exploring the experiences of chlamydia-positive, HIV-positive, and HIV-tested young women and men in Sweden

    Author : Monica Christianson; Eva Johansson; Ann Lalos; Göran Westman; Tanja Tydén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; youth; sexual risk taking; qualitative methods; gender; agency; Chlamydia trachomatis; HIV and HIV test; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to explore the experiences of sexual risk taking among Chlamydia Trachomatis positive (CT+), HIV positive (HIV+), and HIV tested young women and men. The specific aims were to explore, from a gender perspective, the course of events, the norms, considerations and emotions involved in sexual risk taking in CT+, explore the perception of sexual risk taking in HIV+ youth, and their understanding of why they caught HIV and look at how the Law of Communicable Diseases Act impacts their sexuality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Space and Sensibility : Young Men’s Risk-Taking with Motor Vehicles

    Author : Tanja Joelsson; Jeff Hearn; Carina Listerborn; Aretun Åsa; Tracey Skelton; Åsa Aretun; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gender; masculinity; age; class; place; spatial boredom; risk­‐taking; violence; violations; ethnography; Kön; maskulinitet; ålder; klass; plats; rumslig tristess; risktagande; våld; kränkning; etnografi;

    Abstract : In this ethnographic study of “Volvo greasers” [Volvoraggare] in a peri-urban community in Sweden, risk-taking practices with motor vehicles, such as speeding and drifting, are explored and analyzed in relation to age, gender, class and place. Young men’s risk-taking with motor vehicles regularly generates public debate as a traffic safety issue, often resulting in various policy suggestions, such as curfews or raising of the driving licence age. READ MORE

  5. 5. Temperamental Influences on Risk-taking during Middle Childhood

    Author : Beatrice Nyström; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Temperament; Risk-taking; Decision-making; Middle childhood; Temperament; Risktagande; Beslutsfattande; Barndomen;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns temperamental qualities and their influence on risk-taking behavior during middle childhood (7–11 years of age). Contemporary research generally agrees upon the notion that temperament constitutes two motivational systems, sensitive to punishment and reward respectively, together with a third system that is responsible for regulating the motivational systems. READ MORE