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Brist på manliga förebilder. Dekonstruktion av en föreställning och dess praktik
The thesis takes its starting point in the conception that teenage boys living with a single mother lack male role models and that this lack is related to some of the boys’ social problems. The overall aim of the thesis ...
Acute inflammation in peritoneal dialysis. Experimental studies in rats. Characterization of regulatory mechanisms
The predominant problems associated with peritoneal dialysis (PD) are ultrafiltration failure and peritonitis. PD maintains a state of intraperitoneal inflammation that affects the structure and function of the peritoneal ...
Work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks
The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and develop methods for describing, analysing and assessing work technique in lifting and patient transfer tasks, and to study how the work technique is related to personal ...
The role of p53 in tumor progression and prognosis in patients with primary colorectal cancer
Mutation in TP53 is the most common genetic alteration in human cancer. Alterations in p53 has mostly been related to poor prognosis in colorectal cancer, but this observation has not always been confirmed. The aim of the ...
Dental fear and oral health behavior. Studies on psychological and psychosocial factors
The general aim of this thesis was to study psychological and psychosocial factors in relation to the development, maintenance and expression of dental fear, how individuals cope with their fear, and how dental fear may ...