Search for dissertations about: "risk perception"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 210 swedish dissertations containing the words risk perception.

  1. 16. Adherence to drug treatment and interpretation of treatment effects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik Berglund; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication adherence; Health-seeking behaviour; Chronic treatment; Cardiovascular treatments; Anticoagulants therapeutic use; Treatment outcome; Effect measure; Quality of care; Medical decision-making; Necessity-concern framework; Choice behaviour; Risk communication; Risk perception; Health communication; Social Medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Suboptimal adherence to medical treatments is prevalent across several clinical conditions and can lead to treatment failure. Adherence is a far from fully explored phenomenon and there is little knowledge about how patients interpret treatment effects. READ MORE

  2. 17. Transport mobility for children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP)

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : T Falkmer; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child; adolescents; cerebral palsy; public health; legislation; prevalence; mobility; transport; risk; driving; education; eye movements; screening; visual perception; test;

    Abstract : Background: The transport mobility of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) is of vital interest for the individual, as well as for society. Enhanced transport mobility can be related to improved functional health status and a higher degree of autonomy, which in turn may reduce the demand for societal support. READ MORE

  3. 18. Sensory, attitudinal, and contextual aspects of the meal : health implications and connections with risk factors for coronary heart disease and obesity

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erika Rapp [Nordin]; Örebro universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Abdominal fat; Basic tastes; Bitterness; BMI; Coronary heart disease; Dietary fat content; Eating context; Food; HDL-cholesterol; Health promotion; Intervention; Meal; Perception; Preference; PROP; Beska; BMI; Bukfetma; Fetthalt; Grundsmaker; HDL-kolesterol; Hjärtinfarkt; Hälsa; Intervention; Mat; Måltidsmiljö; Preferens; PROP; Sensitivitet; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Culinary Arts and Meal Science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Måltidskunskap; Måltidskunskap; Culinary Arts and Meal Science;

    Abstract : Det övergripande syftet var att undersöka mat- och måltidsrelaterade faktorer som bidragande orsak till övervikt och hjärt-kärlsjukdom.I en sensorisk studie jämfördes individer som insjuknat i hjärtinfarkt med en frisk kontroll-grupp med avseende på preferens för mat med hög respektive låg fetthalt, smakkänslighet för grundsmakerna (surt, beskt, salt, sött, umami och metalliskt) samt det beska ämnet 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP). READ MORE

  4. 19. What's behind sexual risk taking? exploring the experiences of chlamydia-positive, HIV-positive, and HIV-tested young women and men in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Monica Christianson; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; youth; sexual risk taking; qualitative methods; gender; agency; Chlamydia trachomatis; HIV and HIV test; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to explore the experiences of sexual risk taking among Chlamydia Trachomatis positive (CT+), HIV positive (HIV+), and HIV tested young women and men. The specific aims were to explore, from a gender perspective, the course of events, the norms, considerations and emotions involved in sexual risk taking in CT+, explore the perception of sexual risk taking in HIV+ youth, and their understanding of why they caught HIV and look at how the Law of Communicable Diseases Act impacts their sexuality. READ MORE

  5. 20. Pressure sores : risk assessment and prevention

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Margareta Lindgren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to study the prevalence, incidence, prevention and treatment of pressure sores, to further develop a risk assessment scale, and test the reliability and validity of this scale, to identify risk factors for pressure sore development, and to study skin blood flow in non-blanchable erythema areas as compared to undamaged skin.Criteria used for pressure sore assessment were persistent discoloration i. READ MORE