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Stressrelaterad ohälsa hos ungdomar - Hur ser vardagen ut?: En litteraturöversikt
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Stress-related disorder is increasing among children and adolescents, especially among girls.Aim: The purpose of this study was to describe young people's daily activities in relation tostress. Method: The result is based on twelve studies that described everyday activities and itsimpact on stress in adolescents 9-17 years old. Results: Sleep is a factor for stress-relatedillness and the results show that young people sleep much less than recommended. Manyyoung people feel that they have too little leisure time and difficult to keep up with everythingthat is expected of them. School-based stress is common and many adolescents experienceboth high demands on school assignments and lack of time. Girls generally put more time onstudies and household tasks than boys and sets higher demands on themselves. Leisure isimportant for mental well-being and choice of leisure activities vary depending on gender andage. Conclusion: When planning interventions for young people's health it’s important toreview all aspects of life and to target interventions to those that need it most. Anoccupational therapeutic focus on the activity balance and meaningful activities provide aunique opportunity to contribute to better health for young people.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 30 p.
Keyword [en]
Keyword [sv]
Medicin, Ungdomar, stress, aktivitet, sömn, arbetsterapi
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-56760Local ID: d8202922-ea26-4be9-af10-8a0cb4f73fd4OAI: diva2:1030147
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
Occupational Therapist, bachelor’s level
Validerat; 20160608 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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