Search for dissertations about: "teenage pregnancy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words teenage pregnancy.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Social support, coping, resilience and mental health in Malaysian unwed young pregnant women and young mothers : Their experiences while living in a shelter home

    Author : Nor Jana Bte Saim; Seyedmehdi Ghazinour; Mona Dufåker; Jörg Richter; Martin Eisemann; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pregnancy out of wedlock; teenage pregnancy; shelter home; residential care; unwed teenage mothers; unwed young mothers; social work practice; Malaysia;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four articles. In the first article, questionnaire data from a follow-upstudy (Article I) that aimed to explore social support, coping and resilience as predictors ofmental health in unwed young pregnant women and young mothers during placement in ashelter home were analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implications of psychiatric disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period - A population-based study

    Author : Liselott Andersson; Marie Bixo; Inger Sundström-Poromaa; Marianne Wulff; Ulf Hansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Anxiety; Depression; Neonatal; Obstetric; Population-based; Postpartum; Pregnancy; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Depressive and anxiety disorders are common health problems, affecting women at least twice as often as men. Although some studies have been made on pregnant women or, especially, in the postpartum period, most of these studies have been performed on small samples, mainly specific risk groups such as teenage mothers, women of low socioeconomic status and certain ethnic groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming a Thai teenage parent

    Author : Atcharawadee Sriyasak; Elisabet Häggström-Nordin; Anna-Lena Almqvist; Chaweewan Sridawruang; Marie Klingberg Allvin; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to contribute to the understanding of Thai teenage parents’ experiences of becoming a parent as well as to examine healthcare providers’ reflections on their experiences of caring for teenage parents.The findings are based on three studies using mixed methods and resulting in four papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teenage childbearing : pregnancy outcomes and long-term consequences for the mothers

    Author : Petra Otterblad Olausson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; maternal age; pregnancy in adolescence; pregnancy outcome; infant mortality; infant; premature; risk factors; socioeconomic factors; educational status; single parent; twins; cause of death;

    Abstract : The purposes of the thesis were to study effects of low maternal age on adverse pregnancy outcomes, predictors of teenage childbearing, and long-term effects of teenage motherhood on the women's social situation later in life and risk of premature death. The effects of low maternal age at first birth on risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes, primarily preterm birth and infant mortality, were studied in three population-based cohort studies. READ MORE