Search for dissertations about: "adulthood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 422 swedish dissertations containing the word adulthood.

  1. 1. Disability and gender : Autonomy as an indication of adulthood

    Author : Karin Barron; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Autonomy; disability; gender; youth; adulthood; adult identity; normality; ethics; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation was initially to examine the relationship between a continuedrequirement of practical assistance in adult life and autonomy. As the work has proceeded, thefocus has come to increasingly be on identifying social obstacles to autonomy, particularly fordisabled young women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Children’s Peer Status and Their Adjustment in Adolescence and Adulthood : Developmental issues in sociometric research

    Author : Peter Zettergren; Lars R. Bergman; Thomas W. Farmer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sociometric peer status; classification; stability; cluster analysis; longitudinal; long-term adjustment; childhood; adolescence; adulthood; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present research intended to examine the relationship between childhood stable peer status and adjustment in midadolescence for both genders, and adjustment in early and middle adulthood for women. One-year stably peer rejected, popular, and average boys and girls were identified by an age 10 and age 11 sociometric classification procedure using positive nominations and rank-ordering. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the threshold of adulthood : Recurrent phenomena and developmental tasks during the period of young adulthood

    Author : Gunnel Jacobsson; Siv Boalt Boëthius; Andrzej Werbart; Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young adults; Strains in life; Gender; Developmental tasks; Depression; Daydreaming; Narrative; Psychoanalytic theory; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of the dissertation is to investigate the own narratives told by young adults in the age group 18 to 25 years old about strains in life, ideas about the background to these, and attitudes now and in an imagined future. The emerging recurrent phenomena form the basis for a deeper understanding of the developmental tasks of young adults. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fetal Alcohol syndrome in adulthood - Psychological, psychosocial, and neuropsychological aspects of life in individuals who were prenatally exposed to alcohol

    Author : Jenny Rangmar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Adulthood; psychological; psychosocial and neuropsychological consequences; prenatal alcohol exposure;

    Abstract : Alcohol’s teratogenic effect on the developing fetal brain is devastating, resulting in, for instance, structural abnormalities as well as behavioral and neuropsychological impairments in the child. The umbrella term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is used to describe the range of effects, from neuropsychological dysfunctions to complete Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). READ MORE

  5. 5. Epilepsy in young adulthood : medical, psychosocial and functional aspects

    Author : Helena Gauffin; Anne-Marie Landtblom; Birgitta Söderfeldt; Maria Engström; Thomas Karlsson; Lena Räty; Elinor Ben-Menachem; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Epilepsy; young adult; Quality of Life; self-esteem; daily life; antiepileptic drugs; cognition; language; fMRI; Sence of Coherence;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe the medical, cognitive and psychosocial consequences of epilepsy in young adulthood. Four studies were carried out with this patient group. READ MORE