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Browsing Háskólinn á Akureyri by Department "Félagsvísinda- og lagadeild (HA)"

Browsing Háskólinn á Akureyri by Department "Félagsvísinda- og lagadeild (HA)"

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  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Gísladóttir, Kristín Heba; Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2016-06-02)
    Inngangur: Kynferðisleg áreitni og ofbeldi gagnvart börnum og unglingum er ein alvarlegasta ógn við heilbrigði þeirra. Markmiðið var að rannsaka algengi og áhrif þess á íslenska unglinga í 10. bekk. Efniviður og aðferðir: Rannsóknin byggir á gögnum úr ...
  • Freitas, Camila R.M.; Gunnarsdóttir, Þrúður; Fidelix, Yara L.; Tenório, Thiago R.S.; Lofrano-Prado, Mara Cristina; Hill, James O.; Prado, Wagner L. (Elsevier Editora Ltda, 2016-11-04)
    Objective: To investigate the effects of multidisciplinary treatment with and without psychological counseling on obese adolescents’ self-reported quality of life. Methods: Seventy-six obese adolescents (15.87 ± 1.53 y) were allocated into ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Elsevier BV, 2014-12)
    Work travel is an important alternative to out-migration in rural areas characterized by a limited range of jobs. The size of local labour markets is determined in part by geography and tradition, but advances in transportation have the potential to ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Kristín; Sigurðardóttir, Zuilma Gabriela; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla (American Psychological Association (APA), 2017-04)
    This article describes the development and results of behavioral training via telecommunication for three caregivers of children with autism. A single-subject, multiple baseline experimental design, replicated across caregivers, preschool children with ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Springer Nature, 2000)
    The attainment of initial status in adult society involves a series of transfers between distinct systems of adolescent stratification. The social and cultural resources of the childhood family may be converted into status within informal adolescent ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2018-11-02)
    Flest byggðarlög á Íslandi einkennast af miklum hreyfanleika og háu hlutfalli aðfluttra íbúa. Innan við helmingur fullorðinna íbúa Akureyrar, Dalvíkur og Húsavíkur eru innfædd og aðeins um 14% íbúanna hafa aldrei búið annars staðar. Um helmingur þeirra ...
  • Guðmundsson, Birgir (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2019-02-01)
    The increased importance of social media platforms and network media logic merging with traditional media logic are a trademark of modern hybrid systems of political communication. This article looks at this development through the media-use by ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (SAGE Publications, 2009-05-20)
    Preferred emigration destinations among adolescents reflect images and stereotypes of other countries that continuously emerge in a multitude of local and global discourses and from concrete experiences with other countries. The affinities of Icelandic ...
  • Seyfrit, Carole L.; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Ólafsson, Kjartan (Informa UK Limited, 2010-11-02)
    Rural communities in Iceland have been profoundly affected by natural resource management policies. As part of a regional development strategy, a large aluminum smelter and 650-megawatt hydroelectric plant were built in the sparsely populated Eastfjords ...
  • Sveinbjornsdottir, Sigrun; Thorsteinsson, Einar; Lingam, Govinda Ishwar (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017)
    A two-dimensional theory of adolescent coping with cross-cultural and cross-Human Development Index Categories (HDI) application was tested: the Measure of Adolescent Coping Strategies (MACS). The MACS was answered by 809 adolescents of diverse origins ...
  • Karlsson, Vífill (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2018-11-01)
    Fækkun bænda og veiking sveitarsamfélaga hefur verið áhyggjuefni meðal þeirra sem vilja halda landinu öllu í byggð. Í greininni er nýliðun í nautgripaog sauðfjárrækt á Íslandi í brennidepli. Skoðað var hvaða áhrif fjarlægð frá Reykjavík, aldur ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (MDPI AG, 2018-07-20)
    This paper tests the hypothesis of whether being bullied in an environment where bullying is infrequent decreases adolescents’ life satisfaction. Analyses were based on the international standard questionnaire from the 2005/2006 Health Behaviour in ...
  • Torsheim, Torbjørn; Eriksson, Lilly; Schnohr, Christina W; Hansen, Fredrik; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Välimaa, Raili (Springer Nature, 2010-06-09)
    Background. A positive association between time spent on sedentary screen-based activities and physical complaints has been reported, but the cumulative association between different types of screen-based activities and physical complaints has not been ...
  • Gustafsdottir, Sonja Stelly; Fenger, Kristjana; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Taylor & Francis Open, 2017-01-01)
    Iceland is sparsely populated but social justice and equity has been emphasised within healthcare. The aim of the study is to examine healthcare services in Fjallabyggð, in rural northern Iceland, from users’ perspective and evaluate social justice, ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar; Arnarson, Ingólfur; Skúlason, Skúli; Baldursdóttir, Kolbrún Ósk (Háskóli Íslands, 2016-12-16)
    Mikill munur er á menntunarstigi þjóðarinnar eftir landshlutum. Árið 2011 höfðu þannig 38% íbúa höfuðborgarsvæðisins á aldrinum 25–64 ára lokið háskólaprófi en 21–23% í flestum öðrum landshlutum. Þessi munur skýrist að hluta af takmörkuðu framboði ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Guðmundsson, Birgir; Ólafsson, Kjartan (SAGE Publications, 2010-12-17)
    The adolescent production of blogs has created an adolescent public sphere that transcends both intimate circles of friends and the adolescent communities of specific schools or neighborhoods. Almost all 15-16 year old adolescents in Iceland regularly ...
  • Hanson, Charles; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Harðarson, Þórir; Lindgård, Ann; Daneshvarnaeini, Mandana; Ellerström, Catarina; Bruun, Anita; Stenevi, Ulf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017)
    AIM To investigate whether human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) could be made to attach, grow and differentiate on a human Descemet’s membrane (DM). METHODS Spontaneously differentiated hESCs were transferred onto a human corneal button with the ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar (Elsevier BV, 2017-08)
    Low levels of education have serious social, economic and cultural ramifications in rural areas. In many countries, regional universities have explicitly been built to educate the local population, create professional jobs and stimulate innovation. ...