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Protocol for the Cognitive Interventions and Nutritional Supplements (CINS) trial: A randomized controlled multicenter trial of a brief intervention (BI) versus a BI plus cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) versus nutritional supplements for patients with long-lasting muscle and back pain
(BioMed Central, 2011-07-07)
Background: Brief intervention programs are clinically beneficial, and cost efficient treatments for low back pain, when offered at 8-12 weeks, compared with treatment as usual. However, about 30% of the patients do not ...
Velferdsholdninger og sosiale verdier i europeiske velferdsregimer: En tverrnasjonal undersøkelse av sosiale verdiers betydning for holdninger til velferdsstaten i tre ulike velferdsregimer
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-13)
Background: Welfare states and the welfare policies in practice in welfare states have implications for population health. Studies have shown that attitudes towards welfare and welfare policies vary between welfare regimes, ...
Health problems account for a small part of the association between socioeconomic status and disability pension award. Results from the Hordaland Health Study
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-06)
Background: Low socioeconomic status is a known risk factor for disability pension, and is also associated with health problems. To what degree health problems can explain the increased risk of disability pension ...
Adaptation and health in extreme and isolated environments: From 78ºN to 75ºS
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-07)
The main purpose of this thesis was to explore the variation in health, diurnal cortisol rhythm, and performance related to working and living in extreme and isolated environments. The thesis consists of three papers ...
Health worker motivation in the context of HIV care and treatment challenges in Mbeya Region, Tanzania: A qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-12)
Background: Health worker motivation can potentially affect the provision of health services. The HIV pandemic has placed additional strain on health service provision through the extra burden of increased testing ...