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Den omsorgsfulle væremåte: En studie av voksnes væremåte i forhold til barn i barnehagen
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-29)
In Norway, children who attend a kindergarten have a legal right to receive care. This legal right is the juridical context of the present study and I describe care as a legal “shall”-obligation for adults in kindergarten. The ...
Mental health and impairment in disability benefits. Studies applying linkages between health surveys and administrative registries
(The University of Bergen, 2007-09-19)
Objective: An increasing number of people in Norway and most other western countries leave the workforce earlier than retirement age and depend on disability benefits for income security. There is no consensus concerning ...
The nature of subjective health complaints in adolescence: Dimensionality, stability, and psychosocial predictors
(The University of Bergen, 2006-09-12)
Despite the fact that adolescence is regarded as a period in life with good health and where severe illness is uncommon, many adolescents struggle with different kinds of health complaints in their daily lives. From a ...
Mortality and work-related disability as long-term consequences of anxiety and depression: historical cohort designs based on the HUNT-2 study
(The University of Bergen, 2006-10-12)
Objective: Over the last decades, quality epidemiological studies have repeatedly shown that the prevalence of mental illness is substantial, but still largely under-recognised and undertreated. Under-recognition in ...
Voluntary HIV counselling and testing service uptake among primary school teachers in Mwanza, Tanzania: assessment of socio-demographic, psychosocial and socio-cognitive aspects
(The University of Bergen, 2006-10-04)
HIV/AIDS presents a major crisis that is increasingly affecting the most productive segments of the population across development sectors in Tanzania. The basic education sector, which is vital to the creation and enhancement ...
Narrative construction of teacher identity
(The University of Bergen, 2007-08-14)
There has been an overemphasis within narrative approaches to teacher identity to use autobiographical material and personal accounts from teachers or teacher students as material sources for analysis. Very few studies ...
Social differences in health behaviour: the motivational role of perceived control and coping
(The University of Bergen, 2005-07-28)
Social economic inequalities in health have been documented in most European countries including Norway. While the components of socio-economic status (SES) occupation, income and education may each have a unique effect ...
Sick Leave and Subjective Health Complaints
(The University of Bergen, 2007-01-06)
The aims of this thesis were to identify risk factors for high levels of sick leave and investigate what – if anything – can be done to reduce sick leave. What is the role of “subjective health complaints”, coping, and ...
Historier ungdom lever -en studie av hvordan ungdommer bruker historie for å gjøre livet meningsfullt
(The University of Bergen, 2006-05-23)
Productive interactions in ICT supported communities of learners
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-30)
The aim of this thesis is to single out what characterises productive interactions in ICTsupported communities of learners, based on research from three different case studies. The methodological approach through action ...