Search for dissertations about: "emotional maturity"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words emotional maturity.

  1. 1. Primary prevention of mental health problems among children and adolescents through social and emotional training in school

    Author : Birgitta Kimber; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : mental health;

    Abstract : Among younger people in many high-income countries, mental ill-health, which includes depression, aggressive behavior, feeling down, and alcohol and drug abuse, is one of the greatest health problems. Since most young people attend school, there are grounds for pursuing the prevention of ill-health in the educational arena. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Newborn Infant, capable and vulnerable : An interactional perspective

    Author : Cristina Lundqvist; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; attachment; breastfeeding; preterm infant; gender; infant development; screening instrument; Nicu; automatic analysis; Newborn infant; non-nutritive sucking; follow up; infant health; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to increase our knowledge of newborn infants and their mothers, gain a better understanding of attachment and the infants' development and identify infants at risk for poorer emotional, social and cognitive development. An interdisciplinary approach was used. Six studies are included in the thesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. At first blush : the impact of shyness on early adolescents' social worlds

    Author : Nejra Besic; Margaret Kerr; Håkan Stattin; Ray Crozier; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; shyness; adolescence; social relationships; friends; peers; parents; social identity; socialization; problem behaviors; Psychology; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Shyness as a behavioral characteristic has been in focus of research in psychology for a number of decades. Adolescent shyness has, however, been relatively overlooked compared with studies conducted on children and adults. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who starts a family? : The prospective association between psychological factors and family formation processes

    Author : Steffen Peters; Kieron Barclay; Mikko Myrskylä; Gunnar Andersson; Monika Mynarska; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychological factors; family formation; personality; identity; leadership skills; marital behavior; fertility; partnership dissolution; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : The role of psychological factors for family formation processes has been underexplored in demographic research. However, psychological concepts such as personality, identity, or skills may have become increasingly relevant for family formation processes such as marital behavior, childbearing, or partnership dissolution, in particular in countries with high levels of individualism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: family dynamics and health-related quality of life after diabetes onset

    Author : Peter Sand; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health-related quality of life; children and adolescents; type 1 diabetes; family intervention; family dynamics; glycemic control;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Aim: The main aim of this thesis was to explore different aspects of family dynamics and health- related quality of life (HRQOL) after the onset of T1DM in children and adolescents. A second aim was to evaluate the effects of a two-year prospective family intervention randomized controlled trial (RCT) with additional psychological support after the onset of T1DM, focusing on facilitating communication skills within the family in the initial and ongoing diabetes care. READ MORE