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Capturing the experience of health among persons aging in a migration context - Health promotion interventions as means to enable health and occupations in daily life


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Title: Capturing the experience of health among persons aging in a migration context - Health promotion interventions as means to enable health and occupations in daily life
Authors: Arola, Annikki
E-mail: annikki.arola@arcada.fi
Issue Date: 28-Sep-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Audiology, Logopedics, Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Parts of work: Arola LA, Dellenborg L, Häggblom Kronlöf G. Occupational perspective of health among persons ageing in the context of migration. J Occup Sci 2018; 25:65-75.
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Arola LA, Mårtensson L, Häggblom Kronlöf G. Viewing oneself as a capable person – experiences of professionals working with older Finnish immigrants. Scan J Caring Sci. 2016:16.
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Arola LA, Barenfeld E, Dahlin-Ivanoff, S, Häggblom Kronlöf G. Distribution and evaluation of sense of coherence among older immigrants before and after a health promotion intervention-Results from the RCT study Promoting Aging Migrants' Capability. (submitted)

Arola LA, Dahlin-Ivanoff, S, Häggblom Kronlöf G. Impact of a person-centred group intervention on life satisfaction and engagement in activities among persons aging in the context of migration. (accepted for publication in Scan J Occup Ther)
Date of Defence: 2018-10-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 oktober 2018 kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Arbetsterapi
Hälsopromotion
Åldrande
Migration
Abstract: Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to increase our understanding of health in everyday life among older persons aging in migration, and to evaluate the outcome of a health promotion intervention on sense of coherence, life satisfaction and engagement in activities. Methods: Studies I and II had a qualitative approach and aiming to obtain deeper descriptions of older Finnish immigrants experiences of health in daily life (study I), and to explore healthcare professionals’ experiences of heal... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-106-2 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/56883
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