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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden Kent Lindqvist.
Sammanfattning : In the Swedish County of Östergötland a comprehensive health policyprogramme including accidents was decided by the health authorities in 1988. An accident prevention programme (the "Motala Accident Prevention Study") had already started with an epidemiological analysis of accidents in the community. LÄS MER
2. Empowering Women in the Middle East by Psychosocial Interventions : Can provision of learning spaces in individual and group sessions and teaching of coping strategies improve women’s quality of life?
Sammanfattning : Background: This study set out to construct a conceptual framework that can be used in social work with women in the Middle East and other settings where women have limited access to resources, which, as a result, limits their decision-making capacity. The framework has both an empirical and a theoretical base. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Unintentional injuries are a global health problem, which in 1996 was estimated to cause up to 3 million deaths per year. In Sweden, about 4,600 people die annually due to external causes of morbidity and mortality (injuries and poisoning). Among children 1 to 17 years old, injuries are the leading cause of death in Sweden for both boys and girls. LÄS MER
4. My Home is my Castle : Residential Well being and Perceived Safety in Different Types of Housing Areas in Sweden
Sammanfattning : Background: Safety in the housing environment is a basic human need and may be a prerequisite for health but studies from the perspective of the residents are limited in the literature. Although historically public health research has recognized the housing environment as an important determinant of health, there is a need for more research on how housing conditions influence residential well-being. LÄS MER
5. Opening the Black Box of Community-Based Injury Prevention Programmes : Towards Improved Understanding of Factors that Influence Programme Effectiveness
Sammanfattning : Despite wide application of community-based programmes to prevent injuries and promote health over the last 25 years, there is a paucity of evaluations from which to obtain evidence regarding the effectiveness and critical factors contributing to achieving effectiveness of these programmes. Research on community-based injury prevention programmes thus far has been driven by the question “does it work?” However, merely establishing whether a programme works or not provides insufficient information to generate new knowledge about these programmes. LÄS MER