Browsing Faculty of Psychology by Subject "Public health"
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A comparative analysis of the initiatives "Improving Access to Psychological Therapies" (IAPT) in England and "Psychologists in Primary Health Care" in Norway (The University of Bergen, 2012-04-13)Background: The challenge in public mental health is threefold: 1) the majority of people suffering from mental illness receive no treatment; 2) there are not enough mental health professionals to offer individual treatment ...Master thesis
Early life factors in relation to cardiovacular disease in old age in Bergen: a Norwegian retrospective cohort study based on the Hordaland Study (HUSK) (Royal Society of Medicine, 2014-07)Objectives: The fetal origins of adult disease hypothesis describes associations found for fetal or early-life expos- ures with cardiovascular risk and disease in adulthood. The extension or not of these associations ...Journal article
Kalsiumparadokset. En casestudie av prosessen fra kunnskapsgrunnlaget til utformingen av kalsiumanbefalingene (The University of Bergen, 2010-06-23)Background: Osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures represent a major problem for public health in Norway. The World Health Organisation has estimated that the problem will have multiplied by a factor of four on a global ...Master thesis
When incentives work too well: locally implemented pay for performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study (BioMed Central, 2014-01-18)Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness, performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to the slow progress in reaching Millennium Development Goal 5: ...Journal article