Search for dissertations about: "teenage girls"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words teenage girls.

  1. 1. Who becomes a teenage parent? : life course perspectives on selection into teenage motherhood and fatherhood trajectories in Sweden

    Author : Sara Kalucza; Karina Nilsson; Anna Baranowska-Rataj; Marika Jalovaara; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; teenage parenthood; life course; longitudinal; mental health; family; selection effects;

    Abstract : Background. The aim of the research described in thesis is to study processes of selection leading to teenage parenthood in contemporary Sweden. I ask how factors related to socio-economic position, mental health issues in youth, and family formation behaviour of previous generations directs young individuals into teenage parent trajectories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teenage childbearing in Sweden : support from social network and midwife

    Author : Elisabeth Hertfelt Wahn; Eva Nissen; Ann-Marie Widström; Högskolan i Skövde; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Teenage pregnancy; Health risk behaviours; self-esteem; depressive symptoms; social support; physical psychocological violence; midwifery care; sweden; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Teenage pregnancy; health risk behaviours; self-esteem; depressive symptoms; social support; physical psychological violence; midwifery care; Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of Swedish- speaking pregnant and parenting teenage girls’ situation and experiences of becoming mothers in the Swedish context as well as midwives’ reflections on their experiences of caring for teenage girls during pregnancy and childbirth.Specific aims were to describe Swedish teenage girls’ perspectives, experiences and thoughts about becoming and being a teenage mother (I); to describe Swedish midwives’ reflections on their experiences of caring for teenage girls during pregnancy and childbirth (II); to describe and compare a group of Swedish-speaking teenage mothers, aged 15-19, with adult mothers, aged 25-29, all of whom gave birth in hospital, in terms of sociodemographic background, perception of health during pregnancy, and social support (III); to describe and compare the perception of received social support, self-esteem and different background factors among teenage mothers, aged15-19, with and without depressive symptoms (IV). READ MORE

  3. 3. Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active teenage girls : a clinic-based epidemiological study

    Author : Vivi-Anne Rahm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  4. 4. Externalizing and internalizing adjustment problems in teenage girls : a longitudinal study

    Author : Margit Wångby; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis concerns the development of girls' adjustment problems during the adolescent period and into early adulthood. Its main focus is on a) developmental associations between externalizing and internalizing problems; and b) typical patterns of self-perceived adjustment problems in adolescence and their associations with adult maladjustment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life-course characteristics associated with early onset of sexual intercourse in females : in a context of relationships, self-perception, well-being and adjustment

    Author : Chris Magnusson; Mona Eliasson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Teenage girls; Self-perception; Kvinnlig sexualitet; psykologiska aspekter; Tonårsflickor; Självuppfattning; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The dissertation treats early onset of sexual intercourse among adolescent females from a broad life-course perspective. Its main focus is on the structures and processes involved in the early onset of sexual intercourse in the contexts of personal relationships, well-being, self-perception and adjustment.Data are based on four cohorts of females. READ MORE