Search for dissertations about: "sexual health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 365 swedish dissertations containing the words sexual health.

  1. 1. Between love and fear - determinants of sexual behavior among Ugandan university students

    University dissertation from Social Medicine and Global Health

    Author : Anette Agardh; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; youth; university students; sexual coercion; religion; Uganda; sexual behavior; sexual health; mental health; social capital;

    Abstract : Background: More than half of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan African countries, including Uganda, occur among young people between the ages of 15 and 24, the most sexually active period of their lives. Understanding the contextual determinants of sexual behavior in this group is crucial in combating the pandemic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Simplifying Reproductive Health in Low-Resource Settings Access to medical abortion and contraceptive choice, the importance of gendered structures in Rajasthan

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mandira Paul; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical abortion; Contraception; Access; Simplified; Gender; Sexual and reproductive health and rights; India; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : India introduced family planning in the ‘50s, legalized abortion in the ‘70s, and accomplished a remarkable drop in maternal mortality and fertility since 1990. Nevertheless, abortions account for a large proportion of maternal deaths, and sterilization is the most frequently used contraception. READ MORE

  3. 3. Use of Pornography and its Associations with Sexual Experiences, Lifestyles and Health among Adolescents

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magdalena Mattebo; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; Pornography; Sexuality; Sexual experiences; Lifestyles; Health; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate pornography consumption and its relation to sexual experiences, lifestyles, health and perceptions of sexuality and pornography. One qualitative study (focus group discussions) and one prospective longitudinal quantitative study (baseline and follow-up questionnaires) are included. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maternal health and health care in Madhya Pradesh state of India an exploration using a human rights lens

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tej Ram Jat; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Maternal health; right to health; reproductive and sexual health; Madhya Pradesh; India;

    Abstract : Pregnancy and motherhood are natural processes in the lives of women of reproductive age. These processes are generally considered to be positive and fulfilling experiences. However, for various reasons, many women end up dying as a result of these processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pregnant Adolescents in Vietnam Social context and health care needs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Universitetsservice US-AB, Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent sexual and reproductive health; adolescent childbearing; adolescent abortion; gender; midwifery education; midwifery ethics; Vietnam.; Adolescent sexual and reproductive health; adolescent childbearing; adolescent abortion; gender; midwifery education; midwifery ethics; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Background: The number of childbearing adolescents in Vietnam is relatively low but they are more prone to experience adverse outcome than adult women. Reports of increasing rates of abortion and prevalence of STIs including HIV among youth indicate a need to improve services and counselling for these groups. READ MORE