Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Societal reintegration experiences of women with judicial sentences participating in a re-entry program in Norway - from wrongdoings to wellbeing
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-12)
Women offenders are among the most marginalized groups in Norway. Their situations are characterized by a cluster of difficulties, including substance use, physical and sexual abuse, psychological problems, along with ...
Thriving in a Time of Transition: Orphaned Youth in Lothlakane East, Botswana
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-09)
Introduction: The purpose of this thesis was to explore how young people in Botswana experience different transitions in their life, and how they cope with these. Method: This qualitative study included 4 focus groups with ...
The Luo co-wives of Kenya: Using Resistance Resources to Achieve an Empowered Quality of Life
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-21)
Health is an abstract, hazy and contested concept that means different things to different people. One of the most persistent confusions between definitions of health has been whether to focus on wellness or on the absence ...
Resources for Thriving among Female porters in Accra. A Qualitative study of Migrants from Northern Ghana to Greater Accra Region. A Salutogenic Approach
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-19)
Migration of people has become a common economic activity that individuals depend on to improve their status. Women in the Northern part of Ghana have found migration and working as female porters in the Greater Accra ...
Adolescents living with HIV in Botswana: What contributes to an HIV positive adolescent thriving?
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-16)
Background: HIV positive adolescents' well-being is becoming an increasingly important issue, as antiretroviral medications are contributing to more HIV positive children surviving into adolescence and adulthood. Sub-Saharan ...
Self-tuning for job engagement: Ugandan nurses’ self-care strategies in coping with work stress
This qualitative study explored self-care among fifteen Ugandan nurses with reputations for thriving despite having difficult working conditions. The analysis revealed that in the face of potential threats to the nurses’ ...