Search for dissertations about: "medical research discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words medical research discourse.

  1. 1. Swedish alcohol discourse Constructions of a social problem

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Caroline Sutton; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Alcohol; Social problems; Social construction; Sweden; Medicalization; Totalconsumption; Public Health; Discourse; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : In this dissertation it is argued that alcohol problems in Sweden are not strictly an objectivephenomenon, but are largely discursive constructions that have been reconfigured in substantial ways since at least 1910. The empirical work aims to identify and discuss thesereconfigurations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engagement in Medical Research Discourse: A Multisemiotic Discourse-Semantic Study of Dialogic Positioning

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Daniel Lees Fryer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; engagement; medical research discourse; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; dialogic theory; linguistics; semiosis; multisemiosis; multimodality; intersemiosis; intermodality; corpus linguistics; genre; disciplinarity; ideology;

    Abstract : This study investigates how medical researchers engage with a background of prior and anticipated utterances in a collection of highly cited English-language medical research articles. Taking a multisemiotic, systemic-functional approach, I examine the verbal, visual, and mathematical resources used by medical research writers to construe, engage with, and position themselves in relation to a dialogic background of different voices, positions, and propositions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Close to the edge discursive, gendered and embodied stress in modern youth

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Wiklund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sweden; adolescent; youth; young women; stress; distress; health; psychosomatic; subjective health; body; embodiment; lived experience; gender; modernity; discourse; qualitative method; content analysis; interviews; school survey; questionnaire; epidemiology; Sverige; ungdomar; tonår; unga vuxna; tonårsflickor; stress; ångest; subjektiv hälsa; kropp; förkroppsligande; levd erfarenhet; genus; modernitet; kvalitativ metod; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; intervjuer; skolenkät; frågeformulär; epidemiologi; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background Adolescent subjective health and mental problems have become a public health concern not only in Sweden but worldwide. The overall aim of this thesis is to deepen and widen the understanding of young peoples’ subjective health, psychosomatic and stress-related problems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Raising the (roll)bar exploring barriers and facilitators to research translation in US public health

    University dissertation from Umea : Umea Universitet

    Author : Pamela J. Tinc; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; implementation science; research to practice; scale-up; Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research; Proctor taxonomy of implementation outcomes; evidence-based practices; stakeholder engagement; rollover protective systems; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational safety; injury prevention; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background In public health, implementation science work is crucial to protecting the safety and health of populations. Despite this, such efforts have been extremely limited within the specific public health field of occupational safety and health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constituting the Healthy Employee? Governing gendered subjects in workplace health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Erika Björklund; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Workplace health promotion; health education; physical activity; diet; discourse; governmentality; bio-power; gender;

    Abstract : With a post-structural approach and an analytical focus on processes of governmentality and biopower, this study is concerned with how discourses of health are contextualized in educational practice and interaction between educators and participants in workplace health promotion (WHP) interventions. Of concern are issues of the discursive production, regulation and representation of power, knowledge and subjects as gendered beings in workplace health promotion interventions. READ MORE