Search for dissertations about: "self-esteem"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 144 swedish dissertations containing the word self-esteem.

  1. 21. Health for future : self-rated health and social status among adolescents

    Author : Junia Joffer; Lars Jerdén; Reneé Flacking; Ann Öhman; Anna Sarkadi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; health; self-rated health; smoking; self-esteem; social status; subjective social status; gender; social norms; think-aloud interview; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-rated health, subjective social status and smoking in adolescents.This thesis consists of a qualitative and a quantitative study. The qualitative study was an interview study that included 58 participants in the 7th and 12th grades. READ MORE

  2. 22. Children born preterm : A 19-year perspective

    Author : Eva Tideman; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development psychology; Psychology; quality of life; self-esteem; mental health; somatic health; mother-child relation; scholastic performance; cognitive development; Preterm children; long-term follow-up; Pediatrics; Psykologi; Utvecklingspsykologi; Pediatri;

    Abstract : In this longitudinal, prospective study, 39 preterm children, consecutively born before 35 weeks of completed gestation and 23 full-term children were followed up after 19 years. Multifaceted aspects of outcome were evaluated. The results indicate a clear increase in somatic morbidity during growth and young adulthood among the preterms. READ MORE

  3. 23. Chronic stress among adolescents : Contributing factors and associations with academic achievement

    Author : Karin Schraml; Aleksander Perski; Katariina Salmela-Aro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Chronic stress; adolescents; academic achievement; sleep; social jetlag; self-esteem; demand-control-support; gender; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : According to recent nationwide surveys there have been dramatic increases in stress and serious stress-related health problems among Swedish adolescents. The aims of the present thesis were to investigate the prevalence of perceived chronic stress among sixteen-year-old adolescents who attended their first year at high-ranking high schools in the Stockholm area, to examine if factors that have been found to be relevant in the development of chronic stress among adults also contribute to chronic stress among adolescents, and to investigate the associations between chronic stress and sleep-related variables and academic achievement. READ MORE

  4. 24. Youth - the future manpower : studies on unemployment, quality of life and work attitudes in young people

    Author : Lars Axelsson; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young adults; adolescents; health; quality of life; unemployment; work ethics; work attitudes; sense of coherence; social support; self-esteem;

    Abstract : The aim was to gain knowledge of experiences of unemployment in young adults with special regard to quality of life (QOL) and to highlight work attitudes and related factors among adolescents. Three studies were performed in Kristianstad municipality, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 25. Living with epilepsy : young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    Author : Lena Räty; Matti Sillanpää; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; antiepileptic drug; attitude; epilepsy; health; self-concept; self-esteem; seizure type; seizure control; sense of coherence; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to illuminate experiences of living with uncomplicated epilepsy, i.e. epilepsy without any associated neurological impainnents. The focus was on young people, aged 13- 22 (II, III, IV), and adults, aged 18-65 (I), with newly debuted epilepsy, i. READ MORE