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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 ...
Child Protection in Upper Manya District of Ghana: Caregivers Perspectives
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-19)
Abstract Introduction and Objectives: Ghana was one of the first countries to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and has since then nationalised it into a local law known as the ...
Promoting public health in Norway: A case study of NGO - public sector partnership using The Bergen Model of Collaborative Functioning
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-20)
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to further test the applicability of the Bergen Model of Collaborative Functioning (BMCF). Experiences in working in a newly established partnership venturing on an unclear mission ...
Children orphaned by AIDS who live in orphanages in Uganda : What enables them to Thrive?
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-19)
The study aimed at finding out what enables children orphaned by AIDS who live in orphanages to thrive. In Africa, many orphaned children are looked after by relatives in their extended families. Currently, these traditional ...
Organisert idrett, kroppsøving og opplevd kompetanse. En longitudinell studie om fysisk aktivitet fra ungdom til voksen
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-20)
Background: Physical activity is considered important in health promotion, as only a small percentage of the population meets the recommendations for daily physical activity. Establishing healthy habits in childhood and ...
Fremmende og hemmende faktorer for tverrfaglig samarbeid i SLT. Et barnevernfaglig perspektiv
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-21)
Tverrfaglig samarbeid preger i økende grad barnevernets arbeid. Kjennetegnene på barn og unge som mottar hjelp fra barnevernet er ofte sammensatte og komplekse. Erfaringene viser at slik problematikk tydelig viser behovet ...
"Their Smiles Behind the Tears". Stressors and Resistance Resources Amongst Mothers of Bolni Village in the Northern Region of Ghana. A Qualitative Study
(The University of Bergen, 2014-04-22)
Women's Empowerment and Family Planning: A Quantitative study from the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 2008
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-20)
Introduction This study analyses the impact of empowerment on women's health and contraceptive use. Empowerment is a process which enables one to exercise choice. In this study, choice is the present and/or planned use ...
The role of stress in absenteeism: Cortisol responsiveness among patients on long-term sick leave.
<p>Objective: This study aimed to (1) See whether increased or decreased variation relate to subjective reports of common somatic and psychological symptoms for a population on long-term sick leave; and (2) See if this ...
Protocol for the Cognitive Interventions and Nutritional Supplements (CINS) trial: A randomized controlled multicenter trial of a brief intervention (BI) versus a BI plus cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) versus nutritional supplements for patients with long-lasting muscle and back pain
(BioMed Central, 2011-07-07)
Background: Brief intervention programs are clinically beneficial, and cost efficient treatments for low back pain, when offered at 8-12 weeks, compared with treatment as usual. However, about 30% of the patients do not ...