Search for dissertations about: "adolescent abortion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words adolescent abortion.

  1. 1. Pregnant Adolescents in Vietnam : Social context and health care needs

    Author : Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Karolinska institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adolescent sexual and reproductive health; adolescent childbearing; adolescent abortion; gender; midwifery education; midwifery ethics; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Background: The number of childbearing adolescents in Vietnam is relatively low but they are more prone to experience adverse outcome than adult women. Reports of increasing rates of abortion and prevalence of STIs including HIV among youth indicate a need to improve services and counselling for these groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adolescent sexuality and sexual abuse : a swedish perspective

    Author : Karin Edgardh; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; adolescence; health surveys; sexual behavior; gender; puberty; sexual orientation; risk-taking behavior; teenage abortion; contraception; sexually transmitted infections; child sexual abuse; peer sexual abuse; suicidal ideation; medicolegal examination; hymen; injuries;

    Abstract : In the late 1980´s, teenage abortions and genital chlamydial infections were increasing adolescent health problems in Sweden, indicating unsafe sex practices among young people. The emergence of HIV highlighted the need for research on adolescent sexual health issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Opportunities and Risks : Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Zambia

    Author : Elisabeth Dahlbäck; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adolescents; premarital pregnancies; contraception; abortion; gender; Zambia;

    Abstract : Background Adolescence is a dynamic period in life with both opportunities and risks related to the culturally constructed gender norms. Many adolescents in sub-Saharan countries, Zambia included, lack control over their own sexual and reproductive lives, due to factors such as gender inequality, poverty, and sociocultural and religious norms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adolescents with Depression Grown up : Education, Intimate Relationships, Mental Health, and Personality

    Author : Ulf Jonsson; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Lars von Knorring; Gunilla Olsson; Maria Levander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Adolescent depression; Follow-up; Higher education; Childbearing; Intimate relationships; Recurrent depression; Personality development; Neuroticism; Social outcome; Community sample; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Unipolar depression, estimated to be the leading contributor to burden of disease in middle- and high-income countries, often has an onset in adolescence. The disorder is associated with substantial role impairment and is highly recurrent. This raises questions about both subsequent mental health and social outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal outcome of pregnancy in Mozambique with special reference to abortion-related morbidity and mortality

    Author : Fernanda Machungo; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Abortion; adolescents; sexually transmitted disease; maternal mortality; health economy; Maputo; Mozambique;

    Abstract : In the capital city of one of the least developed countries, and using a hospital-based approach: The general aim was to characterise women who have undergone illegally and legally induced abortions, and to show the magnitude of both maternal mortality and abortion-related severe morbidity in adolescents and non-adolescents, in order to call the attention of decision-makers and health planners to this hazardous reality. Methods: In the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Hospital Central do Maputo, 103 women undergoing induced legal abortion (LA), 103 women with confirmed, recent illegal abortion (IA), and 100 antenatal clinic (AC) attendees were compared, in order to find characteristic features regarding level of education, habitation, household, employment and religious belief. READ MORE