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Development of global self-esteem: The transition from adolescence to adulthood
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-12)
Barn i klem mellom foreldrekonflikter og samfunnsmessig beskyttelse
(The University of Bergen, 2012-12-12)
The main goal of this dissertation is to provide better knowledge about the situation of children in the context of high-conflict divorce. Norwegian and international research indicates that high-conflict divorces can ...
The Good Beating: Social norms supporting men’s partner violence in Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-19)
This thesis is a qualitative investigation into the discourses that support wife-beating in Tanzania. Tanzania is recognised as a particularly peaceful country in the region. Nevertheless, one in two Tanzanians say a man ...
At the frontiers of change? Women and girls’ pursuit of education in north-western Tigray, Ethiopia
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-14)
The main objective for this anthropological study has been to investigate gendered processes of social reproduction and change from the perspective of women in the historical and socio-cultural context of north-western ...
Child Care Practices, Resources for Care, and Nutritional Outcomes in Ghana: Findings from Demographic and Health Surveys
(The University of Bergen, 2015-03-19)
Introduction: The overarching empirical question of this study is this: how are children growing in Ghana and how is childcare related to child growth? Child health is a fundamental public health issue, for children's ...
The Experience of Job engagement and Self-care among Ugandan Nurses and Midwives
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-27)
Background: Nurses, the backbone of health care in sub-Saharan Africa, endure various forms of difficulties while on the job and as a result many choose to migrate in search for better opportunities, or leave the profession. ...
Long-term sickness absence and disability pension award as consequences of common mental disorders. Epidemiological studies using a population-based health survey and official ill health benefit registries
(The University of Bergen, 2013-01-15)
The common mental disorders anxiety and depression are widespread in the population and will affect 1 in 4 adults at least once during their lifetime. Due to high prevalence of common mental disorders within official ...
Sick leave for patients with severe subjective health complaints. Challenges in general practice
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-08)
The main purpose of this thesis was to contribute to a better understanding of factors that are important when general practitioners (GPs) make decisions for sick leave for patients with severe subjective health complaints ...
North-South Partnerships for Health: Key Factors for Partnership Success from the Perspective of KIWAKKUKI
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-06)
Background: North-South Partnership (NSP) is a main strategy for health promotion work in Africa. Northern partners contribute funding and expertise and Southern partners contribute crucial knowledge of context and ...
How can employee empowerment be made conducive to both employee health and organisation performance? An empirical investigation of a tailor-made approach to organisation learning in a municipal public service organisation
(The University of Bergen, 2011-09-01)
Employees are often encouraged to take on more control over their work practices, so as to generate “more for less” solutions to the benefit of their employers, clients and themselves. To employees such increased control ...