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21. 9 million SEK awarded child and adolescent mental health research at Jönköping University

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 13:26 UTC

The Swedish Research Council has granted the research unit CHILD at Jönköping University 21.9 million SEK for the research program “Mental health and participation in habilitation services for children and youth with disability”.

Teenagers prefer drinking at home

Teenagers prefer drinking at home

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2018 07:57 UTC

Teenagers prefer home parties to drinking in outdoor places. In a new PhD thesis, Birgitta Ander explores the arenas of adolescent drunkenness. – Drinking in a home arena allows the teenagers to have increased control, over their own drunkenness and with whom they drink, says Birgitta Ander.

The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2017 08:54 UTC

Exposed social groups with international background require new models for occupational adaptation. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, occupational therapist Ann Johansson explores how persons in vulnerable life situations can adapt to meet new challenges.

New Dean at School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University

New Dean at School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2017 11:45 UTC

​Dennis Larsson has been appointed Dean and Managing Director at the School of Health and Welfare from August 2017.

New perspectives on oral health of children with disabilities

New perspectives on oral health of children with disabilities

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2017 09:00 UTC

A medical diagnosis alone does not provide enough information to plan good dental care for children with disabilities. In a new thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Johanna Norderyd investigates the importance of biopsychosocial perspectives for the oral health and dental care of children.

To understand, evaluate, and follow patients’ pain

To understand, evaluate, and follow patients’ pain

Press Releases   •   May 12, 2017 10:00 UTC

​In a new PhD dissertation from Jönköping University, Lotta Wikström has investigated how pain assessment can be used systematically to provide better pain relief, measure health care quality and identify patients at risk at an early stage.

Using pain values to follow recovery after surgery

Using pain values to follow recovery after surgery

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2017 11:40 UTC

Well-performed pain management immediately after surgery means enhanced recovery and reduces the risk of chronic pain. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Kerstin Eriksson presents new opportunities for monitoring patient recovery by means of patients’ reported pain values.

Greater comfort for children in a high-tech health care environment

Greater comfort for children in a high-tech health care environment

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2017 06:59 UTC

High-tech health care settings, such as radiology and anesthesia departments, can be a frightening environment for children. This is especially true for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder. In a new PhD thesis from Jönköping University, Ingalill Gimbler Berglund has developed guidelines to improve the care of these children.

To create a home in a new country

To create a home in a new country

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2017 09:00 UTC

​Children and adolescents who come unaccompanied to Sweden from another country are often placed in residential care. In a new PhD thesis from the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Åsa Söderqvist has interviewed young adults about their experience when it is time to move away from care and start an independent life.

Better understanding of children's health

Better understanding of children's health

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2017 08:00 UTC

20 percent of all children in Sweden have a long-term condition, such as diabetes or rheumatic disease. In a new dissertation from the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University, Christina Peterson examines how health professionals can use a questionnaire to improve their knowledge about children’s health, but also how the children can get a better understanding of their disease.

​Mutual participation may reduce uncertainty in couples living with atrial fibrillation

​Mutual participation may reduce uncertainty in couples living with atrial fibrillation

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2016 08:30 UTC

How does atrial fibrillation affect a couple’s partner relationship? In a new PhD thesis from the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Tomas Dalteg suggests that partners should be considered and be part of clinical caring activities and rehabilitation.

Shame a common cause of male violence

Shame a common cause of male violence

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 08:20 UTC

Violence feeds shame. Shame feeds violence. How to break the violent circle? In a new PhD thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Peter Jansson introduces a new research perspective in Sweden.

​Stress affects the immune system

​Stress affects the immune system

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2016 08:45 UTC

In a new PhD thesis from the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University, Emma Carlsson examines from an interdisciplinary perspective how biological, psychological and social factors affect the immune system, to try to understand the process behind the development of type 1 diabetes.

​New research project on preschool’s outdoor surroundings

​New research project on preschool’s outdoor surroundings

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2016 09:37 UTC

How can multifunctional urban outdoor spaces be designed to strengthen ecosystem services promoting health and well-being? Region Jönköping County has started a project to improve preschools’ outdoor surroundings, and researchers from Jönköping University will follow the results.

​A new tool for clinical assessment

​A new tool for clinical assessment

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2016 06:38 UTC

Difficulties in the development of valid and reliable assessment measures in nursing competency continue to pose a challenge in nursing education. In a new thesis from School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Vivien Xi Wu has developed a holistic clinical assessment tool to meet the needs of clinical education.

Early intervention strengthens children's mental health

Early intervention strengthens children's mental health

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2016 11:14 UTC

​Is it possible to detect behavioural disorders at an early age and what efforts can then be made? On behalf of the National Board of Health and Welfare, the research group CHILD at Jönköping University has studied this in the project "Early detection - early intervention."

CHILD-project granted 560 000 SEK from STINT

CHILD-project granted 560 000 SEK from STINT

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2016 12:55 UTC

​The Swedish researcher Karina Huus at Jönköping University and the South African researcher Shakila Dada from the South African partner University of Pretoria, both received an equal amount for the joint project Participation for children with disability.