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Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
ACOSS Papers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Adoption & Fostering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Social Work     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
African Journal of Social Work     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
African Safety Promotion     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
African Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Argumentum     Open Access  
Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Asian Social Work and Policy Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Australasian Journal of Human Security     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Policing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Australian Ageing Agenda     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Australian Journal of Emergency Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Australian Journal of Social Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Australian Journal on Volunteering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Australian Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
AZARBE : Revista Internacional de Trabajo Social y Bienestar     Open Access  
Bakti Budaya     Open Access  
Basic and Applied Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
British Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 70)
Campbell Systematic Reviews     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Canadian Social Work Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Care Management Journals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Clinical Social Work Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Columbia Social Work Review     Open Access  
Communities, Children and Families Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Community Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Community, Work & Family     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Comunitania : Revista Internacional de Trabajo Social y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
ConCienciaSocial     Open Access  
Contemporary Rural Social Work     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Counsellor (The)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Critical and Radical Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Critical Policy Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Critical Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43)
Cuadernos de Trabajo Social     Open Access  
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Developing Practice : The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Developmental Child Welfare     Hybrid Journal  
Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Em Pauta : Teoria Social e Realidade Contemporânea     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ethics and Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
European Journal of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
European Journal of Social Security     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
European Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
European Review of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Families in Society : The Journal of Contemporary Social Services     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare : Finjehew     Open Access  
Geopolitical, Social Security and Freedom Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Global Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Grief Matters : The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Health & Social Care In the Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 62)
HOLISTICA ? Journal of Business and Public Administration     Open Access  
Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Housing Policy Debate     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Indonesian Journal of Guidance and Counseling     Open Access  
International Journal of Ageing and Later Life     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Care and Caring     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Disability Management Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of East Asian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of School Social Work     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Social Research Methodology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 66)
International Journal of Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Social Work     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 64)
International Journal on Child Maltreatment : Research, Policy and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Social Science Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
International Social Security Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Islamic Counseling : Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling Islam     Open Access  
Janus Sosiaalipolitiikan ja sosiaalityön tutkimuksen aikakauslehti     Open Access  
Journal for Specialists in Group Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Accessibility and Design for All     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Applied Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Care Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology     Partially Free   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Community Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Comparative Social Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Comparative Social Work     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Danubian Studies and Research     Open Access  
Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Journal of European Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Family Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Forensic Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Healthcare Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Human Rights and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Integrated Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Language and Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Occupational Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 274)
Journal of Policy Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Policy Practice and Research     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Prevention & Intervention Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory & Research     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 129)
Journal of Public Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Social Development in Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Social Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Social Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Journal of Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Journal of Social Service Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 80)
Journal of Social Work Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Social Work in the Global Community     Open Access  
Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Jurnal Karya Abdi Masyarakat     Open Access  
Just Policy: A Journal of Australian Social Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Kontext : Zeitschrift für Systemische Therapie und Familientherapie     Hybrid Journal  
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access  
Learning in Health and Social Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Leidfaden : Fachmagazin für Krisen, Leid, Trauer     Hybrid Journal  
Links to Health and Social Care     Open Access  
Maltrattamento e abuso all’infanzia     Full-text available via subscription  
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Mental Health and Social Inclusion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Mental Health and Substance Use: dual diagnosis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Mortality: Promoting the interdisciplinary study of death and dying     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Mundos do Trabalho     Open Access  
National Emergency Response     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 67)
Nordic Social Work Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Nordisk välfärdsforskning | Nordic Welfare Research     Open Access  
Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Nouvelles pratiques sociales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Nusantara of Research: Jurnal Hasil-hasil Penelitian Universitas Nusantara PGRI Kediri     Open Access  
Parity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Partner Abuse     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Pedagogia i Treball Social : Revista de Cičncies Socials Aplicades     Open Access  
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 137)
Personality and Social Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49)
Philosophy & Social Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Policy Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Practice: Social Work in Action     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Prospectiva : Revista de Trabajo Social e Intervención Social     Open Access  
Psikopedagogia : Jurnal Bimbingan dan Konseling     Open Access  
Psychoanalytic Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Public Policy and Aging Report     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Qualitative Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Qualitative Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Race and Social Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Research on Economic Inequality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Research on Language and Social Interaction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Research on Social Work Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Review of Social Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Revista Internacional De Seguridad Social     Hybrid Journal  
Revista Serviço Social em Perspectiva     Open Access  
Safer Communities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 62)
Science and Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Self and Identity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
SER Social     Open Access  
Service social     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Skriftserien Socialt Arbejde     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Social Action : The Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology     Free   (Followers: 2)
Social and Personality Psychology Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Social Behavior and Personality : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Social Choice and Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Social Cognition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Social Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Social Influence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Social Justice Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Social Philosophy and Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Social Policy & Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Social Policy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 109)
Social Science Japan Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Social Semiotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Social Work & Social Sciences Review     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Social Work / Maatskaplike Werk     Open Access  
Social Work and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Social Work Education: The International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Social Work Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Social Work Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Social Work With Groups     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)

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  • Ursprungsbefolkningar fungerar som markörer för klimatkrisen

    • Authors: Bo J.A. Haglund
      Pages: 748 - 750
      Abstract: Klimatmötet i Glasgow har börjat när jag skriver den här ledaren. FN chefen, Antonio Guterres sade i sitt inledningstal: Failure is not an option! Spelet mellan länder globalt för att påverka miljökrisen illustreras dagligen i våra tidningar. Oljestaterna bromsar miljöarbetet och har lobbat för att i dokument ta bort faran med de fossila bränslena. Johan Rockström o.a. skriver att ”Mer vatten måste skyddas om vi ska klara klimatmålen”. Det räcker inte med att hantera utsläpp av CO2 från transporter, industri och annan energianvändning. Urbefolkningar runt om i vår värld lever nära naturen eller av naturen. Det gäller i högsta grad samerna i Sapmi. Sapmi som omfattas, förutom Sverige, av länderna Finland, Norge, och Ryssland. Sapmi breder ut sig i Arktisområdet från Kolahalvön till Dalarna.  Förutsättningarna för att bevara miljön och skapa en hållbar utveckling är detsamma som för hälsa – nämligen fred, utbildning, mat, inkomster, ett stabilt ekosystem, hållbara resurser, stödjande sociala nätverk, social rättvisa och jämlikhet. För att åstadkomma förändring för bättre hälsa i befolkningen är möjligheter att påverka i lokalsamhället avgörande. Hälsa är en fråga om möjligheter till att påverka, makt och resurser. Men att förändra är inte lätt. Att förespråka delaktighet i lokalsamhällen innebär att en decentraliseringsprocess startas. En sådan process är en utmaning för den centraliserade politiska och ekonomiska makten.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Samisk hälsoforskning - framsteg och utmaningar

    • Authors: Christina Mienna, Per Axelsson
      Pages: 751 - 757
      Abstract: Forskningen rörande samisk hälsa har de senaste två decennierna ökat avsevärt och bit för bit börjat förbättra ett fragmentariskt kunskapsläge. Det kan också sägas om det internationella forskningsområdet urfolkshälsa (Indigenous Health), där samisk hälsoforskning ofta hämtar jämförelser och inspiration. Vi önskar med detta temanummer väcka intresse för den samiska befolkningens hälsa och sätta ljus på den pågående samiska hälsoforskningen. Temanumret innehåller sammanlagt fem peer-review granskade originalartiklar, två översiktsartiklar och tre recensioner. Välkomna till det första temanumret om samisk hälsoforskning!
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Mental distress in subjects who did, or did not, move from rural Sami core
           areas to cities in Norway: The impact of Sami ethnicity

    • Authors: Astrid Eriksen, Marita Melhus, Bjarne Koster Jacobsen, Ann-Ragnhild Broderstad
      Pages: 758 - 769
      Abstract: The aim of the study was to compare the level of mental distress of Sami and non-Sami residents in rural Sami core areas with that of people who have moved from these areas to cities in Norway. Previous research on mental health among the adult Sami population has mainly been conducted in rural areas, and there is a knowledge gap concerning the mental health of urban Sami. This study has a cross-sectional design and is based on self-administered questionnaires in two different surveys: the SAMINOR 2 Questionnaire Survey (2012) and the survey From Rural to Urban Living (2014). The total analytical sample consists of 5942 individuals: 3955 rural participants (SAMINOR 2) and 1987 urban participants (From Rural to Urban Living). Chi-square tests, two-sample t-tests, and Wilcoxon’s rank sum tests were used for testing differences between the groups. Multiple linear regression analysis was applied to explore the association between place of residence and a continuous mental distress (HSCL-10) score. Logistic regression analysis was performed to explore the association between place of residence and the prevalence of mental distress, as defined as a HSCL-10 score of ≥1.85. The analyses were stratified by gender and Sami and non-Sami ethnicity. The results show that when comparing people who have moved to a city with people living in rural areas, differences in mental distress were found among non-Sami women only, with a lower level of mental distress in urban non-Sami women. In men, regardless of ethnicity and in Sami women, living in rural or urban areas did not make a difference in their mental distress status.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Aspects of quality of life, social capital, and mental health among
           Swedish reindeer-herding Sami

    • Authors: Anette Edin-Liljegren, Lars
      Pages: 770 - 788
      Abstract: Denna studie belyser aspekter på livskvalitet, psykisk hälsa och socialt kapital hos renskötande samer i norra Sverige. Ett frågeformulär distribuerades till medlemmar i 43 samebyar, genom ordföranden i varje sameby. En referensgrupp från stad och en från landsbygdsområden inom renskötselområdet besvarade samma formulär. Renskötande samer rapporterade signifikant lägre tillit till vårdpersonal, än bland referensgrupperna, de kände sig mer uppskattade i sin närmiljö och värdesatte sitt vardagliga liv högre. Renskötande samer i norra delen av området skattade sin psykiska hälsa signifikant bättre och hade en upplevelse av bättre möjligheter att hantera sina livsproblem än renskötande samer i södra delen av området. This study explored some aspects of quality of life, mental health and social capital among reindeer-herding (RH) Sami in Sweden. A questionnaire was distributed by the chairman in the 43 Sami communities, to their members. One reference group from urban and one from rural areas in the core part of the RH area, also responded to the questionnaire. The RH Sami reported significantly lower trust in health care staff, than the reference groups, they also felt more appreciated in their domestic milieu and appreciated their daily life to a greater degree than the reference groups. RH Sami in the northern part reported significantly better mental health and higher ability to manage life compared to RH Sami in the south.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Challenges with the interpretation of Sami ethnicity and the height
           differences in epidemiologic research comparing Sami and non-Sami
           population

    • Authors: Susanna Ragnhild Andersdatter Siri, Vilde Michalsen
      Pages: 789 - 801
      Abstract: Ethnicity clusters individuals with shared characteristics and is a common variable in epidemiology. Often it is not specified what is meant by a given ethnicity or what characteristics ethnicity entails in the different contexts. In public health research, ethnicity can be viewed as a non-modifiable risk factor of disease because modifying the ethnic composition in a population is not meaningful, nor ethical, public health policy. Importantly, ethnicity is typically associated with modifiable risk factors that are possible to intervene on for improvement of public health, and hence viewed as a risk marker, not a risk factor. In the SAMINOR 1 Survey (2003–2004) from Northern and Mid Norway, Sami people were on average 6 cm lower than non-Sami people that lived in the same rural area. Low height has been associated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, lower risk of some cancer types, and lower socioeconomic status. This article aims to discuss the use and interpretation of ethnicity and height in epidemiologic research when comparing Sami to non-Sami populations. Body height is a highly heritable trait in individuals, whereas, at a population level, the average height may be a marker of long-term exposure to health and living conditions, and hence, a non-modifiable variable for interventions at present. We argue that height may be both an important risk factor for chronic lifestyle disease and an explanatory variable in studies of chronic lifestyle diseases in Sami vs non-Sami populations. For better interpretability of study results, we encourage researchers to express what components or characteristics are assumed to comprise Sami ethnicity and height and clarify which variables may provide interventions. Furthermore, we urge researchers to be aware of the potential for bias when studying health measures influenced by height, such as the popular body mass index.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Sex-specific height-correction of weight in a population with ethnic
           groups that differ in stature - the SAMINOR 1 Survey: a cross-sectional
           study

    • Authors: Vilde Lehne Michalsen, David A. Coucheron, Kirsti Kvaløy, Marita Melhus
      Pages: 802 - 812
      Abstract: Background: Body mass index (BMI, weight/height2) is a common proxy for body fatness, but it is negatively correlated with height. In Norway, the ethnic Sami people have had higher BMI and lower height than their non-Sami peers. This article aimed to examine if previous findings of higher obesity measures in Sami compared to non-Sami persist when applying an adequately height-corrected weight index.
      Methods: We estimated a sex-specific height-corrected weight index—the Benn index—that is, weight/heightp where p is estimated from log(weight)-log(height) regression. We used data on 15 717 men and women aged 30 and 36–79 years who participated in the SAMINOR 1 Survey (2003–2004). Correlations between height and weight and the indices BMI and Benn index were calculated using Pearson’s correlation coefficient.
      Results: BMI and height had a modest, negative correlation. Analyses were stratified by sex due to a statistically significant interaction (sex * log(height), p<0.001). There was no interaction with ethnicity (ethnicity * log(height), p=0.07 in women and p=0.24 in men). The p (95% confidence interval) in Benn index (weight/heightp) was estimated to 1.29 (1.21, 1.38) in women and 1.90 (1.83, 1.98) in men. Higher BMI in Sami compared to non-Sami was most evident in women, but Benn index did not differ by ethnicity in either sex.
      Conclusion: Previous findings of higher obesity measures in Sami than in non-Sami may be biased. Future studies should take into account the marked height differences between these groups when comparing obesity indices.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Sámi Traditional Healing in Sweden – An Interview Study

    • Authors: Jing Helmersson, Lars Jacobsson, Anne Ouma
      Pages: 813 - 823
      Abstract: Sámi traditional healing has been practiced in the Sápmi region of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia for millennia. This study focuses on Sámi traditional healing in Sweden. Through interviews with five active healers and 11 key informants, we found that traditional healing is currently alive in Sweden but hidden. Healers treat health problems ranging from the physical to the spiritual, including mental issues and life’s difficult situations. Low-cost methods are used: spiritual healing with prayers and the laying on of hands, consultation, and herbal remedies. Healing takes place either face-to-face or over distance. Healers charge no money but accept small gifts. Being a healer is a calling. A general concern is voiced by informants about the diminishing number of healers in Sweden.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Hur ser en god demensvård ut ur ett urfolksperspektiv'

    • Authors: Katarina Nägga
      Pages: 824 - 832
      Abstract: Det är lagstadgat att vård ska erbjudas på lika villkor i Sverige men trots det är vård- och omvårdnadsinsatser utifrån samiskt perspektiv ett eftersatt och ojämlikt område. En grundförutsättning för att kunna bedriva jämlik vård är kunskap om hur behovet av vård ser ut. I urfolkskulturer kan förståelsen för och uttrycket av demenssymtom vara annorlunda vilket medför att särskild hänsyn kan behöva tas till kultur och livsstil. Tidigare studier har visat på vissa skillnader i sjukdomsförekomst mellan samer och referenspopulationen men överlag saknas det uppdaterad kunskap om samisk hälsa. Vad gäller andra urfolk så finns studier som visar på en ökad förekomst av demens jämfört med majoritetsbefolkningar. Data omfattande förekomst av demenssjukdom och dess riskfaktorer i samisk befolkning saknas helt idag. The basis for equal health care is knowledge about the needs for different groups in the society. In Sweden it is statutory that health care and health services must be equal. However, Sami people’s health care needs are substantially overlooked in research as well as in policy. As the understanding and also expression of dementia symptoms might be different among Indigenous peoples, states need to address how culture and lifestyle might affect health services provided for Indigenous people. There are for instance, studies regarding Indigenous peoples that show an increased prevalence of dementia compared with the majority populations. Still in Sweden, we lack data on dementia prevalence and its risk factors in the Sami population.
      Previous and dated studies have shown some differences in prevalence of diseases between the Sami people and the reference population but in general there is a lack of updated knowledge on Sami people’s health and it is particularly visible in the field of research covering the elderly and dementia.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Språk- och kulturanpassad vård för samer - är det möjligt'
           Erfarenheter från ett utvecklingsarbete i fyra regioner

    • Authors: Ann-Jeanett Stål, Sofia Kling, Laila Daerga
      Pages: 833 - 842
      Abstract: Denna artikel beskriver några av de erfarenheter som Kunskapsnätverket för samisk hälsa har gjort under fyra års arbete med samisk hälso- och sjukvårdsutveckling. Kunskapsnätverket för samisk hälsa är ett samarbete mellan Region Norrbotten, Region Västerbotten, Region Jämtland Härjedalen, Region Dalarna, Sametinget och ett flertal samiska organisationer. I artikeln ges en schematisk bakgrund till varför vården behöver anpassas till samer. Artikeln belyser behovet av ökad samisk kulturkompetens för att förbättra bemötande och kommunikation i vården. Andra identifierade utmaningar är att den befintliga samiska kompetensen inte tillvaratas på ett ändamålsenligt sätt i vården, samt geografisk och språklig tillgänglighet. This article describes some of the lessons that the Knowledge Network for Sami Health has learned in four years of working with Sami healthcare development. The Knowledge Network for Sami Health is a collaborative effort between Region Norrbotten, Region Västerbotten, Region Jämtland Härjedalen, Region Dalarna, the Sami Parliament and multiple Sami organisations. The article provides an outline background of why healthcare needs to be adapted to Sami people. The article sheds light on the need for increased Sami cultural competence to improve the interaction and communication between Sami patients and those working in the health care system. Other identified challenges are geographic and linguistic accessibility, and the fact that the existing Sami competence amongst health care professionals has not been used in a purposeful way.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Samer och livets slut: kunskap om traditioner för att utveckla
           framtidens vård

    • Authors: Margareta Rämgård
      Pages: 843 - 845
      Abstract: Recenserad avhandling: Lena Kroiks avhandling i Vårdvetenskap: Samer och livets slut: kunskap om traditioner för att utveckla framtidens vård.
      Författare: Margareta Rämgård, docent Vårdvetenskap, Malmö Universitet.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Hjärt- Kärlsjukdom bland samer – en avhandling som
           öppnar dörrar

    • Authors: Sven Hassler
      Pages: 846 - 849
      Abstract: Recension av Susanna Ragnhild Andersdatter Siris avhandling, ”Cardiovascular risk factors and incidence of acute myocardial infarction and cerebral stroke in Sami and non-Sami populations - The SAMINOR Study”.
      Författare: Sven Hassler, lektor i folkhälsovetenskap vid avdelningen för Samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa vid institutionen för medicin, Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs universitet.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Når vi nå skal snakke om selvmord blant samer, hva er det viktig
           at vi snakker om'

    • Authors: Hanne Haavind
      Pages: 850 - 860
      Abstract: Omtale av: Jon Petter A. Stoor: Suicide among Sami: Cultural meanings of suicide and interventions for suicide prevention in Nordic parts of Sápmi.
      Författare: Hanne Haavind, professor emeritus ved Psykologisk institutt,
      Universitetet i Oslo.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Om påverkan och skada En diskussion av ett av kriterierna i lagen om
           etikprövning av forskning som avser människor (Lag 2003: 460)

    • Authors: Per-Anders Tengland, Göran Hermerén
      Pages: 861 - 871
      Abstract: Etikprövningslagen (Lag 2003:460) är huvudsakligen lätt att tolka, men ett kriterium innefattar en oklarhet som kan skapa tolkningsproblem och leda till att forskningsprojekt granskas i onödan. Syftet med denna artikel är att diskutera detta kriterium för att se hur det kan, eller borde kunna, tolkas.
      Kriteriet gäller forskning som ”utförs enligt en metod som syftar till att påverka forskningspersonen fysiskt eller psykiskt” eller ”som innebär en uppenbar risk att skada forskningspersonen” och innehåller således två krav. Frågan är om inte det första kravet är alltför inklusivt, eftersom det även gäller metoder där det inte finns någon risk för skada.
      Artikeln presenterar några viktiga distinktioner och tolkningsalternativ, och exempel ges på forskning som verkar omfattas av lagen trots att den knappast borde kräva etikprövning. Författarna avslutar med några tentativa förslag till lösning på problemet. The Swedish Act concerning the Ethical Review of Research Involving Humans (Lag 2003:460) is relatively easy to understand. However, one criterion is unclear, creating an interpretative problem, which might lead to unnecessary reviewing of research projects. The aim of this paper is to discuss this criterion to see how it could, or should, be interpreted.
      The criterion concerns research that “is conducted according to a method that aims to influence a research participant physically or mentally” or “that might entail an obvious risk of harm for the participant,” and, thus, includes two conditions. The question is whether the first condition is not too inclusive, since it also covers the use of methods where there is no risk of harm.
      The article presents some crucial distinctions and alternative interpretations, and gives examples showing that the law seems to cover research that is not in need of ethical reviewing. The authors conclude with some tentative suggestions for solving this problem.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Kvinnors upplevelser av bemötandet kring sin sexualitet under sin
           tonårstid som HVB-hems placerade

    • Authors: Amanda Fasth, Camilla Forsberg, Johan Näslund
      Pages: 872 - 881
      Abstract: I denna artikel utforskas kvinnors upplevelser av hur de blev bemötta kring sin sexualitet av personalen under sin tidigare HVB-hems placering. Materialet består av fem intervjuer med kvinnor som var HVB-hems placerade under sin tonårstid. Resultaten visar att kvinnorna har en kollektiv upplevelse av att personalens bemötande fick dem att känna skam, skuld och att de var avvikande från det ”normala”. Samtal gällande sex, sexualitet och sexuella övergrepp begränsades på olika sätt. Utifrån bemötandet uppstod ett spänningsläge för kvinnorna där de upplevde både en vilja och ovilja av att få samtala om dessa ämnen med personalen. Utifrån kvinnornas upplevelser av personalens bemötande framträder en bild av kompetensbrist hos personalen i frågor gällande sex, sexualitet och sexuella övergrepp, och en institutionskultur som undviker att prata om sexualitet. This article examines how women retrospectively experience the treatment they have received regarding their sexuality from staff during their time in HVB-homes as teenagers. Five women have been interviewed. The results of the study show that the women have a collective experience of shame, guilt, and sexual deviance resulting from the staff’s treatment. Conversations regarding sex, sexuality and sexual abuse were limited by staff in different ways. The treatment caused an ambivalence for the respondents where they both felt they needed to discuss these subjects but also felt a disinclination to discuss them with the staff. The respondents’ experiences testify to a lack of competence in the staff in dealing with sex, sexuality and sexual abuse, and an institutional culture with a lot of avoidant behavior.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Gäst hos vetenskapen. Stressforskarens liv i tillämpad teori

    • Authors: Charli Eriksson
      Pages: 882 - 884
      Abstract: Recenserad bok: Gäst hos vetenskapen. Stressforskarens liv i tillämpad teori
      Författare: Töres Theorell
      Förlag: Carlssons, 2019
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Forskningsprocessens vitala delar: samlade erfarenheter över två
           decennier

    • Authors: Jörgen Lundälv
      Pages: 885 - 886
      Abstract: Recenserad bok: Forskningsprocessen. Kvalitativa och kvantitativa
      perspektiv
      Författare: Henny Olsson och Stefan Sörensen
      Förlag: Liber AB, 2021
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Kvalitativ forskningsmetodik med samlade forskningserfarenheter i Sverige

    • Authors: Jörgen Lundälv
      Pages: 887 - 889
      Abstract: Recenserad bok: Kvalitativa metoder helt enkelt!
      Författare: Gunilla Klingberg och Ulrika Hallberg (red.)
      Förlag: Studentlitteratur AB, 2021
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Utmanande forskningsbaserad antologi om kollegaveiledning

    • Authors: Jörgen Lundälv
      Pages: 890 - 891
      Abstract: Recenserad bok: Kollegaveiledning i høyere utdanning
      Författare: Anne Line Wittek og Thomas de Lange (red.)
      Förlag: Universitetsforlaget AS, 2021
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
  • Hundraåringen som kom in från kylan – Om svensk
           socionomutbildning

    • Authors: Bengt Starrin
      Pages: 892 - 896
      Abstract: Jag tar fram min trumpet och blåser en fanfar för socionomutbildningen som fyller ett hundra år. Det var tack vare kvinnorörelsen och fredsrörelsen som den kom till berättar seniorprofessorn i socialt arbete Hans Swärd vid Socialhögskolan, Lunds universitet, när jag ringer upp honom. Och ett spännande och uppfriskande samtal blev det.
      PubDate: 2021-12-07
      Issue No: Vol. 98, No. 5 och 6 (2021)
       
 
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