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Is there an increase in duration of long-term sickness absence in Norway from 1994 to 2007? A registry based study
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-15)
Background: Sickness absence in Norway is high despite improvements in key indicators of public health. The pull and the push models attribute the high levels of sickness absence to choice vs. coercion, respectively. ...
Sleep problems in Parkinson’s disease: a community-based study in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-10)
Background: The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of sleep problems in a community-based sample of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Norway, and their associated factors. Methods: 176 consecutive ...
Participation in Organized Sports and Self-Organized Physical Activity: Associations with Developmental Factors
Engagement in organized sports is associated with developmental factors, such as, healthy growth, cognitive abilities, psychological well-being and lower substance use. Research also suggest that the spontaneous free play ...
Ethnic and racial identity in norwegian higher education: a classroom discourse analysis
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-19)
The increase in foreign immigration into Norway during the last two decades has led to a progressive transition from a homogenous population to a multicultural environment. Traditionally, Norwegian culture places emphasis ...
Beliefs about and attitudes toward stuttering among high school students in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2019-06-19)
The meaning of ethically charged encounters and their possible influence on professional identity in Norwegian public health nursing: a phenomenological hermeneutic study
Background: In today’s health care, new health reforms focus on market values and demands of efficiency influence health workers’ professional practice. Norwegian public health nurses work mainly with healthy populations, ...
The meaning of professional identity in public health nursing
(The University of Bergen, 2015-09-22)
Because health care is constantly changing, public health nursing is experiencing new and demanding challenges, which can have consequences for the identity of the profession. The overall aims of this dissertation are to ...
Meanings of knowledge and identity in public health nursing in a time of transition: interpretations of public health nurses’ narratives
Background: A changing healthcare system affects the professional identity of nursing groups. Public health nursing has experienced challenges in balancing the paternalistic expert ideology and the empowerment participation ...
How can local governments level the social gradient in health among families with children? The case of Norway
(University of Victoria, 2015)
The Norwegian National government has recently developed policies to reduce health inequalities; this should be achieved by a Health in all Policies approach (HIAP). Most policies are to be implemented at the local level ...
Trends in Food Habits and Their Relation to Socioeconomic Status among Nordic Adolescents 2001/2002 - 2009/2010
Background: In the Nordic countries, substantial policy and intervention efforts have been made to increase adolescents' consumption of fruit and vegetables and to reduce their intake of sweets and soft drinks. Some ...