Search for dissertations about: "Support group"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1749 swedish dissertations containing the words Support group.

  1. 1. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Author : Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. READ MORE

  2. 2. Support Group Intervention in Primary Breast Cancer : Health-Related Quality of Life, with Special Reference to Anxiety, Depression and Fatigue

    Author : Helena Granstam Björneklett; Leif Bergkvist; Inger Thune; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Support group intervention; breast cancer; anxiety; depression; fatigue; health-related quality of life; sick-leave; health-care utilization; Oncology; Onkologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate in a (RCT) the effect of support group intervention in women with primary breast cancer in the short term, and with a long-term follow-up. Women with primary breast cancer were randomized between April 2002 and November 2007 and stratified according to adjuvant treatment with chemotherapy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breastfeeding in mothers of preterm infants : Prevalence and effects of support

    Author : Jenny Ericson; Renée Flacking; Mats Eriksson; Lena Hellström-Westas; Helena Wigert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breastfeeding; preterm infant; mother; support; prevalence; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe the prevalence of breastfeeding in preterm infants and to evaluate the effectiveness and mother’s experiences of proactive person-centred telephone support after discharge. Furthermore, to describe the duration of breastfeeding and risks of ceasing breastfeeding up to 12 months. READ MORE

  4. 4. Industrial work groups : the impact of job design, leader support and group processes on initiative and self-organization

    Author : Agneta Brav; Annika Lantz; Kerstin Isaksson; Bo Ekehammar; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Industrial work groups; job design; support from leader; group processes; potency; group initiative; self-organizational activities; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : From an organizational perspective the issue of which organizational solutions will benefit productivity, efficiency and the innovation process is central. Work groups can be an effective means. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perinatal Depressive Symptoms among Women in North-Eastern Thailand : Risk Factors, Support and Prevention

    Author : Nitikorn Phoosuwan; Pranee Lundberg; Leif Eriksson; Katarina Hjelm; Eva Nissen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Perinatal depressive symptoms; Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; risk factors; life situation; support; intervention programme; public health professionals; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Perinatal depressive symptoms among women remain a global burden. Improvements in self-efficacy among public health professionals (PHPs) in primary healthcare settings to detect and manage perinatal depressive symptoms among women are needed. READ MORE