Boel Svanberg

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STUDY DESIGN This study analyzed an education and training program concerning back and pelvic problems among pregnant women. OBJECTIVE The program was aimed at reducing back and pelvic posterior pain during pregnancy. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Low back and posterior pelvic pain accounts for the majority of sick leave among pregnant women. No previous(More)
The dopaminergic stabilizers pridopidine [4-(3-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl)-1-propylpiperidine] and ordopidine [1-ethyl-4-(2-fluoro-3-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl)piperidine] inhibit psychostimulant-induced hyperactivity, and stimulate behaviour in states of hypoactivity. While both compounds act as dopamine D2 receptor antagonists in vitro, albeit with low affinity,(More)
The dietary habits of 94 pregnant women (median age 26 years) were studied by means of four-day dietary records. Twenty-seven women were followed longitudinally and were observed in the 10-15th, the 24-27th and the 34-37th week of gestation (L-series). The remaining 67 women comprised the A-series, of which 20, 32, and 15 made their records during the(More)
In a study of 404 women (simple random sample), 20-29 years of age, 201 (group A) applying for abortion and 203 (group B) continuing their pregnancies, the women were given a questionnaire and in addition were interviewed. The aim of the study was to evaluate the spontaneous personal motives of women for abortion at a time when age is not supposed to be a(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to focus on aspects of the decision-making process among women having first and repeat abortion, in comparison with women continuing their pregnancies with or without having experienced abortions. METHODS In a study of 401 pregnant women, (simple random sample) 20-29 years of age, 137 having first abortion (A1), 64(More)
In a simple random sample study of 404 women 20 to 29 years of age, 201 applying for abortion and 203 continuing their pregnancies, all were interviewed personally and requested to complete a questionnaire. The aim of the study was to analyse the use and experience of contraceptives among the abortion applicants in this age group, and to compare their(More)