Search for dissertations about: "adolescents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 659 swedish dissertations containing the word adolescents.

  1. 1. Adolescents' voices : mental health, self-esteem, sense of coherence, family functioning and life attitudes in Swedish and Greek adolescents

    Author : Spyridoula Levidioti-Lekkou; Lennart Nygren; Bruno Hägglöf; John Tsiantis; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescents; Mental Health; Self-esteem; Sense of Coherence; Family; Life Attitudes; and Crosscultural; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : Background: Several factors have been identified as related to mental health in adolescence, such as competences, behavioural/emotional problems, self-esteem, and sense of coherence. Studies also emphasise the importance of family functioning and cultural factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sexting among adolescents

    Author : Jonas Burén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : sexting; sexuality; adolescents; gender; internet; Bioecological model;

    Abstract : The present thesis aim to examine Swedish adolescents’ experiences with sexting. As adolescents are in the midst of major developmental changes: physical, cognitive, and social ones, and in a period of sexual exploration, understanding of sexting among adolescents is important. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescents' perspectives : on mental health, being at risk, and promoting initiatives

    Author : Agneta Tinnfält; Charli Eriksson; Elinor Brunnberg; Bengt Lindström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abuse and neglect; adolescent; bioecological model; child public health; children of alcoholics; Convention on the Rights of the Child; school health service; social work; barn i riskzon; barn till alkoholiserade föräldrar; folkhälsa för barn; Konventionen om barnets rättigheter; skolhälsovård; socialt arbete; utvecklingsekologisk modell; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Mental health is a major child public health issue in Sweden. The overall aims of this thesis are to explore girls’ and boys’ perspectives on mental health and on mental health-promoting initiatives, and to deepen the knowledge of disclosure and support for ado-lescents at risk of abuse and neglect. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic stress among adolescents : Contributing factors and associations with academic achievement

    Author : Karin Schraml; Aleksander Perski; Katariina Salmela-Aro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Chronic stress; adolescents; academic achievement; sleep; social jetlag; self-esteem; demand-control-support; gender; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : According to recent nationwide surveys there have been dramatic increases in stress and serious stress-related health problems among Swedish adolescents. The aims of the present thesis were to investigate the prevalence of perceived chronic stress among sixteen-year-old adolescents who attended their first year at high-ranking high schools in the Stockholm area, to examine if factors that have been found to be relevant in the development of chronic stress among adults also contribute to chronic stress among adolescents, and to investigate the associations between chronic stress and sleep-related variables and academic achievement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Alcohol Consumption among Adolescents : Psychosocial and Genetic influences

    Author : Erika Comasco; Kent W. Nilsson; Lars Oreland; Rainer Spanagel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : adolescents; alcohol; biomarkers; depression; drinking motives; FAEE; gene environment interaction; interview; OPRM1; PER2; PEth; questionnaire; sleep; Neuroscience; Neurovetenskap;

    Abstract : The present thesis is based on four studies focusing on alcohol consumption among Swedish adolescents, and therewith related psychosocial and genetic factors. One main objective was to study the reasons for drinking alcohol among different population - representative samples of adolescents in order to identify motives for drinking. READ MORE