publication . Doctoral thesis . 2017

Preventive psychosocial parental and school programmes in a general population

Löfgren, Hans O.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri
  • Country: Sweden
Introduction Numerous preventive programmes have emerged, and need to be investigated to determine their effects on the normal population. Earlier studies have shown a decrease in depressive symptoms, positive effects on children’s disruptive behaviour problems, and an improvement in parental competence. About a fifth of the parents in previous studies had problem-oriented (targeted) reasons for enrolment, whereas the rest of the parents had general (universal) reasons. The results of those studies suggest that the programmes are cost effective in terms of Quality-Adjusted Life Years. Aim Four sub-studies were performed, and their aims were to investigate the ef...
free text keywords: Parental training program, parenting, universal prevention, parental stress, CHAT, Life-Skills, General Mental Health, Parental Sense of Competence, General Health Questionnaire, Swedish Parenthood Stress Questionnaire, Sense of Coherence, Children’s Depression Inventory, Youth Self-Report, Psychiatry, Psykiatri
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