Search for dissertations about: "longitudinal studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 947 swedish dissertations containing the words longitudinal studies.

  1. 1. Indoor Environment in Dwellings and Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) Longitudinal Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Sahlberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Indoor environment; sick building syndrome SBS ; dwelling; longitudinal cohort study; building dampness; mould; microbial volatile organic compounds MVOC ; biomarkers; asthma; risk factors; Arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Abstract : People spend most of their time indoors and mostly in the dwelling. It is therefore important to investigate associations between indoor exposure in dwellings and health. Symptoms that may be related to the indoor environment are sometimes referred to as the "sick building syndrome" (SBS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Lone parenting, socioeconomic conditions and severe ill-health longitudinal register-based studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Single parent; single mother; single father; children; risk factor; socio-economic status; mortality; morbidity; injury; psychiatric disease; education; epidemiology; longitudinal; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The general aims of this dissertation are to analyse how family situation, and especially lone parenting, influence health and life chances in Sweden and the extent to which possible relations are influenced by socioeconomic circumstances and health selection.In two population-based cohort studies we analysed overall and cause-specific mortality (1991-95), and also severe morbidity (1991-94) from different causes among lone mothers in comparison with mothers with partners. READ MORE

  3. 3. The influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia Longitudinal population-based studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Daniel Eriksson Sörman; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive functioning; cognition; memory; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; cognitive reserve; reverse causality; old age; middle age; leisure activity; social relationships; social network; longitudinal; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Today, as we live longer, dementia diseases are becoming more prevalent around the world. Thus, further knowledge of how to maintain levels of cognitive functioning in old age and how to identify factors that postpone the onset of dementia are of acute interest. Lifestyle patterns and social life are important aspects to consider in this regard. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of Declarative Memory Functioning in Adulthood Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Michael Rönnlund; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; aging; episodic memory; sematic memory; encoding support; crosssectional; longitudinal; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general objective of the thesis was to examine aspects of declarative memory functioning across the adult life span. The four papers were based on data collected as part of the Betula Prospective Cohort Study (Nilsson et al., 1997) and included largescale population-based samples of participants in the age range 35 to 90. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modern men A Norwegian 30-year longitudinal study of intergenerational transmission and social change

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Margunn Bjørnholt; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; fathering; intergenerational transmission; longitudinal qualitative research; masculinities; men; part-time; social change; work–family; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation addresses men and change, intergenerational transmission, historical change and agency, employing as a case a longitudinal follow-up study over two generations of men, where the fathers participated in an experimental research project, the Work-Sharing Couples Project, which aimed to promote egalitarian work–family adaptations in Norway in the early 1970s. The original project was based on both spouses working part-time and shift parenting. READ MORE