Search for dissertations about: "prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1443 swedish dissertations containing the word prevention.

  1. 1. Prevention of type 2 diabetes modeling the cost-effectiveness of diabetes prevention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Anne Neumann; Lars Lindholm; Katarina Steen Carlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 2 diabetes mellitus; prevention; health economics; Markov modeling; risk equations; health-related quality of life; lifestyle modification; pre-diabetic states; cost-effectiveness; Västerbotten Intervention Programme;

    Abstract : Background: Diabetes is a common and costly disease that is expected to continue even to grow in prevalence and health expenditures over the coming decades. Type 2 diabetes is the most common diabetes type and is characterized by insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Margins of Prevention - On Older Adolescents' Positive and Negative Beliefs about Illicit Drug Use

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Patrik Karlsson; Anders Bergmark; Edle Ravndal; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Illicit drugs; adolescents; prevention; margins for change; beliefs; perceptions; expectancies; positive; negative; risk; pleasure; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This study explores older adolescents’ positive and negative beliefs about illicit drug use from a preventive perspective. By positive beliefs is meant positive expectancies and benefit perceptions. By negative beliefs is meant negative expectancies and risk perceptions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adolescents' sleep in a 24/7 society Epidemiology and prevention

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Serena Bauducco; Steven J. Linton; Ida Flink; Mari Hysing; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sleep problems; adolescents; sleep deficit; insomnia; sleep duration; technology; stress; prevention; epidemiology; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Sleep undergoes important changes during adolescence and many teenagers experience problems sleeping. These in turn affect adolescents´ academic, physical and psychosocial functioning. Moreover, there are some indications that sleep problems in this age group may be increasing, possibly as a consequence of societal changes, e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of neonatal septicaemia prevention and complications

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Louise Björkman Hjalmarsson; Jens Schollin; Andreas Ohlin; Claus Klingenberg; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neonatal sepsis; prevention; coagulase-negative staphylococci; nosocomial; hygiene; neonatal morbidity; alcohol toxicity;

    Abstract : Study I was part of the Extremely Preterm Infants in Sweden Study (EXPRESS), a prospective national study including all infants born <27 weeks in Sweden in 2004-2007 that survived their first year of life (n=497). Neonatal sepsis was evaluated as a risk factor for neonatal morbidities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Domestic violence against women in rural Indonesia searching for multilevel prevention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elli Nur Hayati; Malin Eriksson; Maria Emmelin; Ulf Högberg; Mohammad Hakimi; Gunilla Krantz; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; domestic violence; prevention; rural Java; Indonesia; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Domestic violence has been recognized globally as one of the most important Public Health concerns with severe negative health consequences for the exposed women. Through UN bodies several international milestones have successfully pushed attention towards worldwide improvements in the life situations of women. READ MORE