Essays about: "Mental Health"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 294 essays containing the words Mental Health.

  1. 1. Hälsovårdssökande beteende hos immigranter i Sverige

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Vidarah Nimar; [2019-01-07]
    Keywords : healthcare seeking behaviour; immigrant; public health; health literacy;

    Abstract : Background: Healthcare seeking behaviours among immigrants in Sweden is a public health issue since the health outcome not only affects immigrants but also the Swedish population, the healthcare system and impacts on the national economy. In order to alleviate the problems and support the development of health among immigrants we need a thorough picture of the situation today. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impacts of The Asylum-Seeking Process on The Mental Health of The Unaccompanied Minors in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Patience Vongai Mushonga; [2018-07-23]
    Keywords : Unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors; mental health well-being;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to investigate factors associated with mental health among unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is a qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews with one nurse, a manager of one of the homes for unaccompanied minors (UAM) and five unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors coming from Kenya (1), Afghanistan (3) and Iran (1). READ MORE

  3. 3. Do long waiting times worsen health outcomes of patients with cardiovascular diseases? A study using data from SHARE survey

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Jesper Carlsson; Lukas Ma; [2018-07-09]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Long hospital waits are causing frustrations among patients and are a fiercely debated topic in many OECD countries. Peoples are worrying about that long waiting times might cause deterioration in patients’ health. This study investigates whether waiting times have any adverse impact on health in patients with cardiovascular diseases. READ MORE

  4. 4. LESSONS FROM ROMA FEMINISM IN EUROPE Digital Storytelling Projects with Roma Women Activists from Romania, Spain and Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Jasmine Ljungberg; [2018-06-20]
    Keywords : Community; solidarity; transnational feminism; Roma feminism; intersectionality; migration; multi-sited ethnography; Diaspora; participatory action research; digital storytelling;

    Abstract : This multi-sited ethnographic research explores Roma feminism through the stories of Roma women activists participating in Digital Storytelling projects in Romania, Spain and Sweden. Drawing from relevant feminist theory and debates (intersectionality and Roma feminist theory, transnational feminism, liberal and cultural/different-centered feminist thought), these stories are understood in dialogue with different theoretical perspectives that both reproduce patterns of conflicts in feminist thought and create new ways of understanding feminism and solidarity based on a transnational context. READ MORE

  5. 5. ROUTINES AND SOCIAL PRACTICE: A qualitative thesis about the relationship between societal actors and Unaccompanied Minor Asylum Seekers in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Fanny Lundgren; [2018-03-14]
    Keywords : UMAS; Unaccompanied minors; Convention of the Rights of the Child; Mental Health; Critical Discourse; Analysis; Fairclough s three-dimensional model; Social Services; Migration Office; Police; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis was to: (1) Investigate if Sweden fails to fulfil the obligations as stated in article 3, 6, 22, 33 – 37 of the CRC (1989) concerning their treatment of UMAS in Sweden; (2) Investigate the perspective on UMAS as presented in the routines of relevant actors; (3) Investigate if there is an underlying discourse which affects the relevant actors; (4) Investigate how Maslows hierarchy of needs can explain that deviations and poor mental health in UMAS is a consequence of flaws within the system.Fairclough’s three-dimensional model was used to investigate if there was any underlying discourse which affected the societal actors and what perspective the relevant societal actors regarding UMAS. READ MORE