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"Fight or Flight?" Norwegian Young Adult Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Coping with Cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-21)
Background: Young adult cancer patients (YACPs) face unique challenges in coping with the disease, as they are in a life stage that encompasses several developmental challenges. While most research covers the lived experience ...
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 ...
Mestring, sosioøkonomisk status og subjektive helseplager hos pasienter med uspesifikke ryggplager
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-20)
Background: According to the cognitive activation theory of stress, sustained activation due to lack of positive response outcome expectancies, may lead to bad health and subjective health complaints. Sensitization mechanisms ...
Resources in raising a child with autism in Ethiopia: parents' perspectives
(The University of Bergen, 2016-05-20)
Background: This thesis contributes to the topic of autism in an African context by studying the experiences of parents raising a child with autism in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The majority of publications that focus on autism ...
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 ...
The role of religion in the work lives and coping strategies of Ugandan nurses
Nursing in Uganda is a highly stressful, underpaid profession, leading to worrisome attrition levels; yet some nurses do manage to stay on the job and thrive. This study explored the ways in which religion influences the ...