Sökning: "Disability and Health"

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  1. 1. Health and People with Usher syndrome

    Författare :Moa Wahlqvist; Berth Danermark; Claes Möller; Kerstin Möller; Elina Mäki-Torkko; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Usher syndrome; Deafblindness; Health; General Health; Physical Health; Psychological Health; Social Trust; Financial Situation; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Sammanfattning : The present thesis concerns people with Usher syndrome (USH) and their health. People with USH have a congenital hearing loss of various degrees and an eye disease with a progressive course; for some, the balance is also affected. Three clinical groups have been identified 1, 2 and 3, and 13 genes have currently been identified. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia : socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    Författare :Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Nawi Ng; Margareta Norberg; Lennarth Nyström; Lars Weinehall; Mohammad Hakimi; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Social Interaction Involving Non-speaking Children with Severe Cerebral Palsy and Intellectual Disability : The role of communication partners and speech-generating devices

    Författare :Helena Tegler; Ingrid Demmelmaier; Monica Blom Johansson; Niklas Norén; Ulrika Ferm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Augmentative and Alternative Communication; Speech-Generating Device; Partner Strategies; Social Practices; Cerebral Palsy; Intellectual Disability; Multiparty Interaction; Classroom; Ethnomethodological Conversation Analysis; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the use of speech-generating device (SGD)-mediated interaction with children with anarthria, severe physical impairments and intellectual disabilities due to cerebral palsy with a focus on partner strategies and social practices.Studies I and II were cross-sectional studies that used questionnaires, which were analyzed using descriptive statistics and directed content analysis. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Shadows and light : examining community mental health competence in North India

    Författare :Kaaren Mathias; Isabel Goicolea; Miguel San Sebastian; Michelle Kermode; Kuruthukulangara Sebastian Jacob; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global mental health; Gender; Health determinants; India; Mental health competence; Social distance; Social exclusion; Caregiver; Depression; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundGlobally, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of understanding the ways in which social inequality and injustice impact individual and community mental health. Set in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, this thesis examines the complex relationships between individuals, communities and the social environment in relation to mental health. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Child Health, Health Services and Systems in UK and other European countries

    Författare :Ingrid Wolfe; Staffan Jansson; Boel Gäre; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child health; public health; health services and Systems assessment; UK; Europe; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundThis work in child population medicine describes child health problems, increases knowledge of health services, systems, and wider determinants, and makes recommendations for improvements.AimsTo explore trends in UK child health and health service quality and highlight policy lessons from the UK and other European countriesTo study child health and health services in western Europe and derive lessons from different approaches to common challengesTo enhance knowledge on child to adult transition careTo describe trends in UK and EU15+ child and adolescent mortality and seek explanations for deteriorating UK health system performance, and make recommendations for improving survivalMethodsPopulation level measures of health status and system performance; primary and secondary research on policies and practice for health system assessments. LÄS MER