Search for dissertations about: "women’s health and wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words women’s health and wellbeing.

  1. 1. ’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 : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  2. 2. Addressing smoking during pregnancy:The challenge to start from the woman's view

    Author : Agneta Abrahamsson; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; samhällsmedicin; Socialmedicin; smoking habits; Pregnancy; smoking cessation; wellbeing; Sense of Coherence; health education; narrative; Social medicine; phenomenography; health providers;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to increase understanding on the process of smoking cessation during pregnancy from the perspective of learning. The smoking pattern before and after pregnancy related to health, Sense of Coherence (SOC) and social issues was studied among all pregnant women in south-east Skåne during the period March 1994 to August 1995. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women´s health after childbirth

    Author : Erica Schytt; Högskolan Dalarna; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; postpartum health; maternal health; physical symptoms; self-rated health; postpartum health; maternal health; physical symptoms; self-rated health;

    Abstract : Abstract Women’s health after childbirth Erica Schytt, Department of Woman and Child Health The overall aim of this thesis is to describe women’s health after childbirth in a national Swedish sample by investigating the prevalence of a number of physical symptoms and self-rated health (SRH). The prevalence of stress incontinence at one year after delivery, and possible predictors, was investigated specifically. READ MORE

  4. 4. Partner violence during pregnancy, psychosocial factors and child outcomes in Nicaragua

    Author : Eliette Valladares Cardoza; Ulf Högberg; Berit Schei; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; abuse during pregnancy; partner violence; pregnant women; low birth weight; small for gestational age; Nicaragua; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden;

    Abstract : The objectives of the thesis was to explore partner violence during pregnancy in Nicaragua – its prevalence and characteristics, how women perceive, understand and cope with it, its association with specific child outcomes such as low birth weight (LBW), small for gestational age (SGA) and preterm birth, and possible pathways. A cross-sectional community-based study was conducted with 478 pregnant women and for a sub-sample of 147 salivary cortisol was measured. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health and welfare among Thai migrant women in Sweden : Lived experiences of transnational marriage migration. A dissertation in caring science

    Author : Weerati Pongthippat; Gunnel Östlund; Lena-Karin Gustafsson; Mehrdad Darvishpour; Lisbeth Porskrog Kristiansen; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; marriage migration; domestic violence; women’s health and wellbeing; Äktenskapmigration; våld i hemmet; kvinnors hälsa och välmående; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Background:This dissertation uses Betty Neuman’s nursing theory within the caring sciences to enable in-depth knowledge regarding Thai women’s health in the context of marriage migration. Globalisation has provided new opportunities for marriage migration, for example for Thai women to move to Western countries to improve their lives and wellbeing. READ MORE