Search for dissertations about: "subjektiv social status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words subjektiv social status.

  1. 1. Adolescent boys’ health : managing emotions, masculinities and subjective social status

    Author : Eva Randell; Renée Flacking; Lars Jerdén; Ann Öhman; Katja Gillander-Gådin; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescent boys; emotion management; gender; health; masculinity; pride; shame; self-rated health; subjective social status; genus; känslohantering; hälsa; maskulinitet; självskattad hälsa; skam; stolthet; subjektiv social status; tonårspojkar; Hälsa och välfärd; Health and Welfare; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The health of adolescent boys is complex and surprisingly little is known about how adolescent boys perceive, conceptualise and experience their health. Thus, the overall aim of this thesis was to explore adolescent boys’ perceptions and experiences of health, emotions, masculinity and subjective social status (SSS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality of life among disability pensioners with musculoskeletal disorders : Studies in a geographically defined population in Sweden

    Author : Lena Edén; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Care and help to handicapped; musculoskeletal disorders; disability pension; early retirement; quality of life; life satisfaction; Handikappade; vård och rehabilitering;

    Abstract : The starting-point of this thesis was the high rate of disability pensioners in Sweden and the lack of knowledge about what a disability pension entails for quality of life (QL). The aim of the study was to gain knowledge about QL among disability retirees with musculoskeletal disorders (ERPs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Subjective memory complaints : Relations to objective memory function, gender, personality, affective status and stress

    Author : Susanna Vestberg; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; personality; memory complaints; memory clinic; mild cognitive impairment; depression; gender; anxiety; stress; neuropsychological tests; cortisol;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to enhance the understanding of patients with subjective memory complaints. The thesis is based on three empirical studies examining middle-aged and young old (< 70 years) non-demented patients assessed at a memory clinic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Willingness to Pay for a Reduction in Road Mortality Risk: Evidence from Sweden

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Willingness to Pay; Value of a Statistical Life; Revealed preferences; Stated preferences; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Road-mortality risk;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter, followed by three chapters in which willingness to pay (WTP) for a reduction in car- and road-mortality risk is estimated using both revealed- and stated-preference methods. In chapter 2 the hedonic regression technique is used to estimate the value of traffic safety, using information from the Swedish market for automobiles. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Psychology of Worldviews : Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    Author : Artur Nilsson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Abstract : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. READ MORE