Search for dissertations about: "Sexual behaviour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 swedish dissertations containing the words Sexual behaviour.

  1. 1. Modelling Sexual Interactions : Sexual behaviour and the spread of sexually transmitted infections on dynamic networks

    Author : Disa Hansson; Tom Britton; Fredrik Liljeros; KaYin Leung; Janneke Heijne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Mathematical modelling; Sexually transmitted infections; Egocentric network analysis; Dynamic networks; Sexual behaviour; HIV; Statistical inference; matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics;

    Abstract : In this thesis we develop statistical and mathematical models to study different factors of relevance for the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Two special interest groups for STI interventions are considered: sexually active youths and men who have sex with men (MSM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Sexual behaviour among Ugandan university students: A gender perspective

    Author : Devika Mehra; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexual behaviour; alcohol; university students; condom; contraception; sexual coercion; academic performance; Uganda;

    Abstract : Feminisation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa is an important public health concern. Therefore, it is crucial that we understand the various risk factors that shape unsafe sexual behaviours among young people in Uganda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual selection and intersexual conflicts in water striders

    Author : Göran Arnqvist; Andrew Sih; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sexual selection; mating behaviour; parasitism; sperm competition; mate guarding; sexual dimorphism; natural selection; sexual conflicts; water striders; Heteroptera; Gerridae; Gerris; Scelionidae; Trypanosomatidae; Skinnbaggar; Etologi;

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  4. 4. Sexually transmitted diseases and sexual behaviour among young Swedish women : a population-based study

    Author : Monica Jonsson; Roger Karlsson; Viveca Odlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; population-based; women; symptoms; C.trachomatis; HPV; HSV-2; Chlamydia antibodies; wet smear; STD; sexual behaviour; risk behaviour;

    Abstract : Most epidemiologic studies of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are based on patients seeking help or advice at various health care settings. Because many STD:s are subclinical, epidemiologic surveys can be strengthened by a population-based approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cryptic Female Choice and Male Mating Behaviour : Sexual Interactions in Beetles

    Author : Martin Edvardsson; Göran Arnqvist; Paul Ward; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Biology; Cryptic female choice; Copulatory courtship; Harmful male traits; Nuptial gifts; Sperm competition; Sexual selection; Tribolium castaneum; Callosobruchus maculatus; Biologi; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The importance of cryptic female choice, i.e. female post-copulatory influence over male reproductive success, in driving the evolution of male traits remains controversial. The main aim of this thesis was to understand the post-copulatory consequences of sexual interactions and the importance of cryptic female choice in two species of beetle. READ MORE