Search for dissertations about: "partner"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 565 swedish dissertations containing the word partner.

  1. 1. The geographical dimensions of partner choice

    University dissertation from Amsterdam : Rozenberg

    Author : Karen Haandrikman; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; partner choice; register data; the Netherlands; homogamy; spatial patterns; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Demography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Demografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; demografi; Demography; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The dissertation of Karen Haandrikman shows that spatial homogamy, or the similarity of partners regarding their geographical origins, plays a key role in partner choice. The research shows that Dutch cohabiters find their partner at very short distances. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intimate partner violence in Nicaragua studies on ending abuse, child growth, and contraception

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Virgilio Mariano Salazar Torres; Ulf Högberg; Ann Öhman; Eliette Valladares; Rachel Jewkes; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intimate partner violence; IPV; child growth; contraception; pregnancy; Nicaragua; ending abuse; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a pervasive, worldwide public health problem and one of the most common violations of human rights. The aim of this thesis were twofold: (i) to study the process and factors related to ending of IPV of Nicaraguan women and (ii) to examine to what extent IPV exposure is associated with the child linear growth and women’s contraceptive use after pregnancy. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Rose Mjawa Laisser; Maria Emmelin; Lennarth Nyström; Katarina Hjelm; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Partner relationship in couples living with atrial fibrillation

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Tomas Dalteg; Eva Benzein; Dan Malm; Anna Sandgren; Anna-Karin Edberg; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Atrial fibrillation; cardiac disease; couples; partner-relationship;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe and explore how the partner relationship of patient–partner dyads isaffected following cardiac disease and, in particular, atrial fibrillation (AF) in one of the spouses.The thesis is based on four individual studies with different designs: descriptive (I), explorative (II, IV), and cross-sectional (III). READ MORE

  5. 5. The supporting conversation partner in disordered communication

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Karin Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; conversational interaction; supported communication; aphasia; Parkinson’s disease; conversation partners; communication partner training; cognitive factors; assessment;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to examine some aspects of conversation partners (CP) of people with communication disorder caused by stroke-induced aphasia or Parkinson’s disease (PwCD). Central questions were (i) can conversation partners learn to adapt their communicative behaviour in conversation to the specific needs of the persons with communication impairment and (ii) are there any associations between characteristics of the participants in conversation and the ability to be a supportive communication partner? Factors that might influence the quantitative measurement of communicative behaviour were also examined. READ MORE