Search for dissertations about: "problem in working environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 swedish dissertations containing the words problem in working environment.

  1. 1. Rhythm of the job stress blues : Psychosocial working conditions and depression in working life and across retirement

    Author : Julia Åhlin; Linda Magnusson Hanson; Hugo Westerlund; Tarani Chandola; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; job stress; psychosocial working conditions; job demand-control-support model; effort-reward imbalance model; organizational justice; depressive symptoms; longitudinal studies; trajectory analysis; latent class analysis; fixed-effects regression; folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Sciences;

    Abstract : A work environment characterized by poor psychosocial working conditions may lead to stress and mental health problems such as depression, a common and burdensome public health problem with significant consequences for individuals and for society at large. A number of psychosocial working characteristics have been found to be associated with increased depressive symptoms or clinical depression. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contextualising studies in higher education : First-year experiences of studying and learning in engineering

    Author : Max Scheja; Noel Entwistle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextualisation of studies; Engineering education; First-year experiences; Intentional analysis; Learning in higher education; Education; Pedagogik; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik;

    Abstract : The study aims at investigating students’ first-year experiences of studying and learning in tertiary engineering education. At the end of their first year 86 Swedish undergraduates of electrical engineering and computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm were asked to reflect in writing on the conditions for studying and learning as they perceived them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neck pain in women : effect of tailored treatment and impact of work environment

    Author : Åsa Svedmark; Martin Björklund; Charlotte Häger; Jens Wahlström; Ottar Vasseljen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; neck pain; neck disability; treatment; work exposure; stress; physiotherapy; fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Introduction: Musculoskeletal pain is a common problem in the working population. In Sweden, 40% of women and 30% of men report suffering from neck and shoulder pain weekly. The underlying cause for neck pain is often not known and the treatment is commonly guided by the individual’s symptoms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Memory for Problem Solving: Comparative Studies in Attention, Working and Long-term Memory

    Author : Katarzyna Bobrowicz; LUCS grupp för kognitiv zoologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; memory; flexibility; comparative cognition; transfer; problem solving; attention;

    Abstract : Living in a complex and dynamically changing environment requires accurate and timely behavioural responses that allow for adapting to such changes. Well-developed perceptual systems provide a continuous flow of abundant and up-to-date information on the changes in the environment, and, thereby, allow for tailoring behavioural responses accordingly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender equality and health experiences : workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Anne Hammarström; Annika Härenstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; workplace; health experiences; focus groups; cluster analysis; gender; work environment; gender regimes; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Gendered practices of working life create gender inequalities through horizontal and vertical gender segregation in work, which may lead to gender inequalities in health experiences. The workplace is an important part of the social circumstances under which health opportunities and constraints are shaped. READ MORE