Search for dissertations about: "country of birth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 swedish dissertations containing the words country of birth.

  1. 1. Adolescent mental health and utilisation of psychiatric care : the role of parental country of birth and neighbourhood of residence

    Author : Anna-Karin Ivert; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : children; mental health; psychiatric care; neighbourhoods; parental country of birth;

    Abstract : The studies included in this thesis aim to illustrate different aspects of mentalhealth and the utilisation of psychiatric care among Swedish children andadolescents, with the overarching aim being to improve the existingknowledge on how the neighbourhood of residence and parental country ofbirth influence adolescents’ mental health and their pathways into andutilisation of psychiatric care.The first study investigates referral pathways to child and adolescentpsychiatric clinics, directing a special focus at how these pathways differ onthe basis of parental country of birth and neighbourhood of residence. READ MORE

  2. 2. The World of the Sumerian Mother Goddess : An Interpretation of Her Myths

    Author : Therese Rodin; Eva Hellman; Mattias Gardell; Jakob Andersson; Britt-Mari Näsström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sumerian mother goddess; Mesopotamia; myth; Ninḫursaĝa; Ninmaḫ; Enki; kingship; midwifery; birth-giving; creation; death; sexual intercourse; gender; ideology; contextualization; History of Religions; Religionshistoria; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : The present study is an interpretation of the two myths copied in the Old Babylonian period in which the Sumerian mother goddess is one of the main actors. The first myth is commonly called “Enki and Ninḫursaĝa”, and the second “Enki and Ninmaḫ”. The theoretical point of departure is that myths have society as their referents, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal Mortality in Sweden : Classification, Country of Birth, and Quality of Care

    Author : Annika Esscher; Birgitta Essén; Ulf Högberg; Jos van Roosmalen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; underreporting; foreign-born; immigrants; low-income countries; suboptimal care; audit; suicide; reproductive age; maternal death; maternal care; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : After decades of decrease, maternal mortality rates have shown a slight increase in Europe. Immigrants, especially Africans, have shown to be at higher risk than native women. This could not be explained solely by well-known obstetric and socio-economic risk factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Country of birth and socioeconomic disparities in utilisation of health care and disability pensions - a multilevel approach

    Author : Anders Beckman; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disability pension; Utilisation of health care; Country of birth; Socioeconomic; Multilevel; Public health; medical training; General practice; epidemiologi; medicinsk utbildning; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Allmän medicinsk utövning;

    Abstract : Besides individual characteristics, people born in the same country may present a related pattern of health status and health care utilisation, perhaps because they share a number of socioeconomic and cultural characteristics in addition to their common geographic origin and language. Rather than using simple ethnical or geographical categories, we apply multilevel regression analysis with individuals nested within countries of birth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family, Neighborhoods, and Health : Conditions for the Development of Human Capabilities

    Author : Evelina Björkegren; Helena Svaleryd; Hans Grönqvist; Erik Plug; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; Inequality; Mortality; Intergenerational Mobility; Birth-order; Neighborhoods; Birth; Childhood; Youth; Capabilities; Education; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: We use data from a large sample of adoptees born in Sweden to decompose the intergenerational persistence in health inequality across generations into one pre-birth component, measured by the biological parents’ longevity, and one post-birth component, measured by the adopting parents’ longevity. We find that most of the health inequality is transmitted via pre-birth factors. READ MORE