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Contemporary aspects of health and performance among young adult women and men in Sweden

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Title: Contemporary aspects of health and performance among young adult women and men in Sweden
Authors: Löve, Jesper
Issue Date: 17-May-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Eriksson J, Dellve L, Eklöf M, Hagberg M. Early Inequalities in Excellent Health and Performance among Young Adult Women and Men in Sweden. Gender Medicine, 2007; 4 (2):170-182

II. Löve J, Dellve L, Eklöf M, Hagberg M. Inequalities in Maintencance of Health and Performance between Young Adult Women and Men in Higher Education. The European Journal of Public Health, 2009; 19 (2):168-174

III. Löve J, Hagberg M, Dellve L. Ambiguity Overload: Stress and Recovery Among Highly Educated Working Young Women. Submitted for publication.

IV. Löve J, Grimby-Ekman A, Eklöf M, Hagberg M, Dellve L. "Pushing oneself too hard" - Performance based self-esteem as a predictor of sickness presenteeism. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, in press
Date of Defence: 2010-05-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 maj 2010, kl. 9.00, i hörsal Ivan Östholm, Medicinaregatan 13, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: stress
young adults
work ability
sickness presenteeism
grounded theory
womens health
modern society
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to improve our understanding of contemporary aspects of health and performance among young adult women and men in Sweden. Cultural and structural changes in society have resulted in new environmental conditions, which in turn give rise to new potential health hazards. The constituent studies of this thesis examined three such circumstances: a) an increasing number of women studying at university, b) an increasing number of women entering educational fields and ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8086-6
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