Search for dissertations about: "contraceptive use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words contraceptive use.

  1. 1. Sexual Risk Taking – Perceptions of Contraceptive Use, Abortion, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Ekstrand; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Adolescents; attitudes; sexual risk taking; contraceptive use; unintended pregnancy; teenage abortion; communication; gender; decision making; STI; Chlamydia; condom use; Health Belief Model; emergency contraception; RCT; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to inestigate Swedish adolescents' perceptions and behaviours regarding sexual risk taking. Specific objectives were to explore teenagers' perceptions of contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion; teenage girls' experiences of decision making process and support connected to abortion; and male adolescents' perceptions of sexual risk taking and barriers to practicing safe sex. READ MORE

  2. 2. Play with fire, play with you sometimes Social aspects of condom use among young people in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Veronika Fridlund; Fredrik Liljeros; Charlotta Löfgren-Mårtenson; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; alcohol; behavioral expectations; Chlamydia Trachomatis; condom use; contraceptive use; gender; mixed-methods; sexual behavior; sexual practice; sexual relationships; STI; Sweden; youth; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Although Sweden invests a great deal of money and effort in prevention work, STIs are a major problem in our society. Young people are at high risk both when it comes to unwanted pregnancies and STIs and several studies have revealed that the condom use is quite low. Condom use is a complex issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Training and hormones in physically active women with and without oral contraceptive use

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lisbeth Wikström-Frisén; Karin Larsén; Anna Nordtröm; Cecilia Fridén; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; female athletes; hormones; menstrual cycle; oral contraceptive cycle; resistance training; muscle strength; power; body composition; female athlete triad; overreaching; overtraining syndrome;

    Abstract : Background: The number of women participating in sports has increased dramatically, though research in sports are often performed on men. Physical exercise is known to increase physical performance and improve well-being. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contraceptive Use among Young People in Uganda: Exploration of obstacles, enablers, and quality of services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Gorrette Kayondo Nalwadda; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; contraceptive use;

    Abstract : Background: Unsafe abortions, a life shortening condition leading to untimely deaths of young women in low income countries, are a public health concern. The bio-social gap, which is the period between menarche and marriage has widened, thus the time young women/men need contraception has increased. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tissue tumor marker expression in normal cervical tissue and in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, for women who are at high risk of human papilloma virus infection, are smokers, contraceptive users or in fertile age

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Raghad Samir; Dan Hellberg; Anna Asplund; Pär Sparen; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tumor markers; cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; smoking; contraceptive use; sex steroid hormones; HPV infection; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : The aim of this research was to study the correlation between tissue tumor marker expression and HR-HPV infection, smoking, hormonal contraceptive use and sex steroids in women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or normal epithelium. The study investigated the expression of 11 tumor markers in cervical biopsies obtained from 228 women with different diagnoses ranging from normal cervical epithelium to various stages of CIN. READ MORE