Search for dissertations about: "dropouts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the word dropouts.

  1. 1. Young Adults in Urban Pakistan; Barriers and Challenges for Improving Health Behaviors in the wake of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

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

    Author : Syed Farid-ul Hasnain; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Young adults; dropouts; knowledge and awareness; HIV AIDS; STDs; family planning; gender roles; life prospects; Karachi;

    Abstract : Background: HIV/AIDS is spreading globally more specifically among the younger generation. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the youth cannot be underestimated. According to the UNAIDS report 2008; an estimated number of 33 million people around the globe were living with HIV in 2007, and overall, 2. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measuring eating disorder outcome definitions, dropout and patients' perspectives

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Tabita Björk; Claes Norring; David Clinton; Gerd Ahlström; Bruno Hägglöf; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Despite a plethora of research, there are serious limitations in our knowledge of outcome in eating disorders. Almost all studies have been compromised by the problem of treatment dropout or non-participation in follow-ups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Computer-based support for maternal and child care at primary health centres

    University dissertation from Linköping : LJ Foto & Montage

    Author : Khalid Moidu; [1992]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Health infonnation systems are reported to be weak and inadequate in supporting public health programs, since at the primary health centre, which is the level of first contact, the information infrastructure is weak. This thesis reports a health systems research effort to strengthen the infonnation infrastructure, specifically to develop an application software to support the delivery of maternal and child care at the primary health centre. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early active rehabilitation after surgical treatment for lumbar disc herniation. A biopsychosocial function analysis

    University dissertation from Linköping : LJ Foto & Montage

    Author : Gunilla Kjellby-Wendt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lumbar disc herniation; surgery; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Introduction. Active rehabilitation initiated directly after surgical treatment after lumbar disc herniation has not previously been evaluated.Aims. The aim was to evaluate the effects of two home training programs, an early active training concept and a less active training program, after surgical treatment for lumbar disc herniation. READ MORE

  5. 5. A quarter century perspective on low back pain : A longitudinal study

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Carina Bildt Thorbjörnsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Interactions; occupational; non-occupational; interview method; retrospective; reliability; gender; chronic and incident; panel study; non-response;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is analyses of associations between occupational and non-occupational conditions on the one hand, and low back pain on the other. Methodological aspects of assessment of information about psychosocial working conditions, as well as of consequences of attrition in longitudinal studies, have also been examined. READ MORE