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Quality of life, school performance, treatment adherence and gender differences in asthma.


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Title: Quality of life, school performance, treatment adherence and gender differences in asthma.
Authors: Sundberg, Rosita
E-mail: rosita.sundberg@gu.se
Issue Date: 19-Oct-2009
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine
Parts of work: Sundberg R, Tunsäter A, Palmqvist M, Ellbjär S, Löwhagen O, Torén K. A randomized controlled study of a computerized limited education program among young adults with asthma Respir Med 2005;99:321-328.
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Sundberg R, Palmqvist M, Tunsäter A, Torén K. Health-related quality of life in young adults with asthma Respir Med. 2009;103:1580-1585
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Sundberg R, Torén K, Höglund D, Åberg N, Brisman J. Nasal symptoms are associated with school performance in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health 2007;40:581-583
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Sundberg R, Torén K, Franklin KA, Gislasson T, Omenaas E, Svanes C, Janson C. Asthma in men and women: treatment adherence, anxiety and quality of sleep. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2009-11-06
Disputation: Fredagen den 6 november 2009, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Asthma
allergy
quality of life
females
school performance
adherence
young adults
adolescents
patient education
asthma control
insomnia
anxiety
depression
Abstract: The aims of this thesis were to estimate the effectiveness of a computerized asthma education program designed to suit young people (I), to analyze whether quality of life changed over a five year period and whether young adults with asthma had impaired quality of life compared with a control group of the same age (II), to explore the association between current asthma, current rhinitis, current eczema and final grade for adolescents in comprehensive school (III), and to compare men and wom... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7926-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21259
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