Search for dissertations about: "cumulative disadvantage"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words cumulative disadvantage.

  1. 1. Inequalities in life and death Income and mortality in an ageing population

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Johan Rehnberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; income; health; mortality; ageing; inequality; age-as-leveler; cumulative disadvantage; Public Health Sciences; folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Income serves as an indicator of success relative to others, and provides individuals with resources that strengthen their capability to face challenges and benefit from opportunities. Out of all social determinants of health, income is one of the strongest predictors of health outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges in supporting the struggle for sense of control : identifying rehabilitation needs of forced resettled women from the Middle East diaspora living with chronic pain

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Viktoria Zander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biopsychosocial-spiritual;

    Abstract : Women who are forced to resettle from the Middle East have experienced the cumulative trauma of war, threats, flight and adjusting to a new life in the host country. Many of these women develop musculoskeletal pain. Considering the ongoing conflicts worldwide, the high number of forced resettled people in Sweden will persist. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life course determinants of coronary heart disease and stroke in middle-aged Swedish men

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

    Author : Daniel Falkstedt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Coronary heart disease; stroke; cardiovascular disease; life course; conscription cohort; childhood circumstances; socioeconomic positions; behaviours;

    Abstract : The general aim of the thesis was to study how socioeconomic and behaviour-related factors measured in childhood, late adolescence or adulthood are related to coronary heart diseae (CHD) and stroke in middle age among Swedish men. The life course approach was central to the aim, and the potential impact of socioeconomic differences in adulthood among the men was considered throughout. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on familial adenomatous polyposis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Jan Björk; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a hereditary disorder caused by mutations in the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene, which leads to adenoma formation and subsequently to cancer, predominantly in the colon and the rectum but also in the duodenum. The cancer morbidity and mortality can be decreased by presymtomatic screening and surgical treatment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exit Strategies: Testing Ecological Prediction Models of Resilient Outcomes in Youth with Histories of Homelessness

    University dissertation from Library and Archives Canada

    Author : Sophie Liljedahl; [2010-01-10]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; homelessness; resilience;

    Abstract : National incidence and prevalence estimates of homelessness in Canadian youth are unknown. However, a recent annual profile of shelter users in a large urban centre estimated that one in five consumers of emergency shelter services are youth. Adolescence is a period of vulnerability from developmental perspective. READ MORE