Search for dissertations about: "intimate relationships"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words intimate relationships.

  1. 1. Adolescents with Depression Grown up : Education, Intimate Relationships, Mental Health, and Personality

    Author : Ulf Jonsson; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Lars von Knorring; Gunilla Olsson; Maria Levander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Adolescent depression; Follow-up; Higher education; Childbearing; Intimate relationships; Recurrent depression; Personality development; Neuroticism; Social outcome; Community sample; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Unipolar depression, estimated to be the leading contributor to burden of disease in middle- and high-income countries, often has an onset in adolescence. The disorder is associated with substantial role impairment and is highly recurrent. This raises questions about both subsequent mental health and social outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. I Imagine You Here Now : Relationship Maintenance Strategies in Long-Distance Intimate Relationships

    Author : Iveta Jurkane-Hobein; Kerstin Jacobsson; Sara Ferlander; Elisabet Näsman; Irene Levin; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intimacy; sociology of intimate lives; time; temporality; imagination; living apart together; symbolic interactionism; Latvia; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Today, individuals can relatively easily meet and communicate with each other over great distances due to increased mobility and advances in communication technology. This also allows intimate relationships to be maintained over large geographical distances. Despite these developments, long-distance relationships (LDRs), i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Youth Intimate Partner Violence in Sweden : Prevalence and Young People’s Experiences of Violence and Abuse in Romantic Relationships

    Author : Sibel Korkmaz; Carolina Överlien; Stefan Wiklund; Päivi Honkatukia; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; youth intimate partner violence; dating violence; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Swedish studies on intimate partner violence (IPV) among young people are virtually non-existent, and the European research field on this phenomenon has not been specifically overviewed. This thesis aims to review European research on youth IPV, investigate the extent and characteristics of youth IPV victimization in a sample of Swedish high school students, and explore the dynamics of this victimization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prevention of intimate partner violence : community and healthcare workers´ perceptions in urban Tanzania

    Author : Rose Mjawa Laisser; Maria Emmelin; Lennarth Nyström; Katarina Hjelm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Intimate partner violence; healthcare workers; perceptions; gender norms; social support; prevention; Tanzania; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is public health and human rights concern. The studies forming this thesis seek to understand healthcare worker and community attitudes and perceptions about IPV; their role in support, care and prevention of IPV, and the feasibility of introducing routine screening for IPV among women attending healthcare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Violence, power, and justice : A feminist contribution to Christian sexual ethics

    Author : Sólveig Anna Bóasdóttir; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; male battering; male violence against women; intimate relationship; marriage; asymmetry of power; social construction of sexuality; sexual ethics; Christian sexual ethics in intimate relationships; feminist theories; feminist ethics: social contract theories; human nature; women s oppression; women s experiences; social control; equality; justice; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : This study discusses how male battering of women can be understood through due attention to contemporary psychological and sociological interpretations and concludes that a critical feminist perspective offers the most adequate explanation of the problem. Feminist theories on the function of male violence in patriarchal societies coupled with theories on power and the social construction of sexuality as well as feminist theories about the institution of heterosexual marriage are then discussed; the result is a serious critique of marriage as an institution which is not safe with regard to women, reproducing and reaffirming as it does the patriarchal power relations of the sexes. READ MORE