Essays about: "small interventions"

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  1. 1. China's Social Credit System and Pro-Environmental Behaviour

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Michael Small; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Pro-Environmental Behaviour; Environmental Behaviour Models; Environmental Intervention Strategies; China Social Credit System; Surveillance.;

    Abstract : Climate change is an enormous challenge which, if not addressed will have detrimental impacts across the globe. This problem is largely produced by human behaviour. Therefore, strategies aimed at influencing behaviour are necessary in addressing this issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Suburban Equilibrium

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Benjamin Dohrmann; [2019]
    Keywords : urban; sprawl; suburbs; neighbourhood; planning; urban design; densification; development; sustainable; design; collective housing; suburban typologies; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Explores the origins of suburban expansion and identifies 9 key ‘symptoms’ of urban sprawl – including car dependency, social isolation and monofunctional neighbourhoods. The research is based on a site location of Deer Park in Melbourne, Australia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stress and Seizures : Behavioural Stress-Reduction Interventions’ Efficiency in Lowering Seizure Frequency

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Mathias Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Epilepsy; epileptics; people with epilepsy; PWE; stress-reduction; stress-control; stress-regulation; stress management; seizure frequency; seizure reduction; systematic review;

    Abstract : Epilepsy is the most common, chronic, serious neurological disease in the world, with an estimated 65 million people affected worldwide. Recent studies on people diagnosed with epilepsy suggest that stress might trigger epileptic seizures. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effects of Mindfulness-based Interventions on Functioning of Children and Youth with ADHD : A Systematic Literature Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Cristina Pozneanscaia; [2019]
    Keywords : Mindfulness-based Interventions; MBIs; mindfulness; yoga; meditation; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; ADHD;

    Abstract : Background: Given the incomplete benefits of the pharmacological therapy for ADHD and its over-prescription in children over the last decades, there is an explicit need for alternative treatments. Mindfulness-based Interventions (MBIs) are a family of emergent self-regulation practices including meditation, yoga and body-awareness exercises, found to be an effective therapy for ADHD. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does Health Aid Improve Child Health? Micro Evidence from Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Sundmark; [2019]
    Keywords : Foreign Aid; Health; Infant Mortality; Immunisation; Fixed Effect; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In 2017, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimated that more than $10 billion worth of foreign aid commitments to developing countries were directed at the health sector. A large share of this health aid targets Sub-Saharan African countries that continue to display some of the lowest levels of development worldwide. READ MORE