Search for dissertations about: "sti"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the word sti.

  1. 1. Community mobilization and peer education in a HIV-STI prevention program for university students

    Author : Gary Svenson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; condoms; mobilization; peer education; community; university; young people; students; behaviour; determinants; prevention; STD; STI; HIV; AIDS; samhällsmedicin; Dermatology; venereology; Dermatologi; venereologi; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Slowing the incidence of HIV and STI among young people requires that they change their sexual behaviours. There is evidence that community-based interventions that target multiple levels of influence can be effective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) : a study using Chlamydia trachomatis as a model infection

    Author : Daniel Novak; Roger Karlsson; Berit Andersen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; STI; Prevention; Chlamydia; Postal screening; cost effective; condom; Internet; self-selective screening; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Despite the current preventive strategies sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are rising. This thesis presents a model with the aim of improving the prevention of STIs. Chlamydia being the most common STI in Sweden serves as a model infection. The presented model is based on five performed studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexually transmitted infections: serological, microbiological and microscopical aspects

    Author : Matilda Berntsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; herpes simplex virus; seroprevalence; Epstein-Barr virus; cytomegalovirus; urethritis; cervicitis; STI;

    Abstract : The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) is high in the adult populations world-wide but varies between populations and time periods. Since a high proportion of infected individuals are asymptomatic, diagnostic approaches to reduce further transmission and complications are essential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sexual Risk Taking : – Perceptions of Contraceptive Use, Abortion, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents in Sweden

    Author : Maria Ekstrand; Margareta Larsson; Tanja Tydén; Elisabeth Darj; Ann Lalos; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Obstetrics and gynaecology; Adolescents; attitudes; sexual risk taking; contraceptive use; unintended pregnancy; teenage abortion; communication; gender; decision making; STI; Chlamydia; condom use; Health Belief Model; emergency contraception; RCT; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to inestigate Swedish adolescents' perceptions and behaviours regarding sexual risk taking. Specific objectives were to explore teenagers' perceptions of contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion; teenage girls' experiences of decision making process and support connected to abortion; and male adolescents' perceptions of sexual risk taking and barriers to practicing safe sex. READ MORE

  5. 5. Play with fire, play with you sometimes : Social aspects of condom use among young people in Sweden

    Author : Veronika Fridlund; Fredrik Liljeros; Charlotta Löfgren-Mårtenson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; adolescents; alcohol; behavioral expectations; Chlamydia Trachomatis; condom use; contraceptive use; gender; mixed-methods; sexual behavior; sexual practice; sexual relationships; STI; Sweden; youth; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Although Sweden invests a great deal of money and effort in prevention work, STIs are a major problem in our society. Young people are at high risk both when it comes to unwanted pregnancies and STIs and several studies have revealed that the condom use is quite low. Condom use is a complex issue. READ MORE