Search for dissertations about: "wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 264 swedish dissertations containing the word wellbeing.

  1. 1. Vulnerability and inequalities in health and wellbeing : the role of social policy

    Author : Björn Högberg; Anna Baranowska-Rataj; Mattias Strandh; Espen Dahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social policy; Welfare state; Vulnerability; Inequality; Social stratification; Health; Wellbeing;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the moderating role of social policies for the association between vulnerable social positions and health and wellbeing. Vulnerable social positions are identified in relation to age-related transition points in to or out of the labour market. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Internet of Things in Health, Social Care, and Wellbeing

    Author : Andrés Laya; Jan Markendahl; Jesus Alonso-Zarate; Stefan Lundberg; Miquel Oliver Riera; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Internet-of-Things; Enabling ICT; Social care; Wellbeing; Business models; Business Ecosystems; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : The Internet of Things (IoT) enables opportunities to remotely sense and control objects via communication networks. We study services based on connected devices and the collaboration they generate between the ICT and the Health, Social Care and Wellbeing (HSCWB) industries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring resident health, wellbeing, and thriving in Swedish sheltered housing

    Author : Laura Corneliusson; David Edvardsson; Anders Sköldunger; Karin Sjögren; Hugo Lövheim; Karin Josefsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sheltered housing; older people; health status; wellbeing; thriving; cross-sectional; longitudinal; nursing; trygghetsboende; äldre; hälsostatus; välbefinnande; trivsel; tvärsnittstudie; longitudinell studie; omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Background: As the population of older people is expected to increase in the coming decades, an increase in service demand will likely follow. Aging in place is common in Sweden, but may be associated with loneliness, anxiety, and other negative health effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hand function, Everyday Occupations and Wellbeing in Individuals with Systemic Sclerosis

    Author : Gunnel Sandqvist; Hållbar vardag och hälsa i ett livsperspektiv; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arbetsmiljömedicin; Yrkesmedicin; industrial medicine; Occupational health; occupational therapy interventions; wellbeing; everyday occupations; Systemic sclerosis; hand function;

    Abstract : Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) is a connective tissue disease which, in various ways, influences an individual’s ability to participate in everyday occupations. The general objective of this work was to elucidate the consequences of scleroderma with respect to hand function, everyday occupations and wellbeing, in order to provide a knowledge base suitable for occupational therapy interventions. READ MORE

  5. 5. ’Moving On’ and Transitional Bridges : Studies on migration, violence and wellbeing in encounters with Somali-born women and the maternity health care in Sweden

    Author : Ulrika Byrskog; Marie Klingberg-Allvin; Pia Olsson; Birgitta Essén; Ragnhild Elise Johansen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Somali-born women; violence; transition; migration; childbearing; midwife; maternal health; perinatal health; wellbeing; qualitative; case-control; International Health; Internationell hälsa; Kvinnor och mäns erfarenheter och upplevelser av könsrelaterat våld i väpnade konflikter;

    Abstract : During the latest decade Somali-born women with experiences of long-lasting war followed by migration have increasingly encountered Swedish maternity care, where antenatal care midwives are assigned to ask questions about exposure to violence. The overall aim in this thesis was to gain deeper understanding of Somali-born women’s wellbeing and needs during the parallel transitions of migration to Sweden and childbearing, focusing on maternity healthcare encounters and violence. READ MORE