Jan Georg Friesinger

Jan Georg Friesinger
Universitetet i Agder | UIA · Department of Psychosocial Health

PhD

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Background Mental health problems and low economic capability increase the risk of social marginalization. However, few larger studies with a broad age group have investigated how the cumulative effect of having both these difficulties may affect social life. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between having mental health pro...
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Background There is an international public health interest in sustainable environments that promote human wellbeing. An individual’s bond to places, understood as place attachment (PA), is an important factor for quality of life (QoL). The material environment, such as access to nature (AtN), access to amenities (AtA), or noise, and the social env...
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Background: The lack of social and material perspectives in descriptions of recovery processes is almost common in recovery research. Aim: Consequently, we investigated recovery stories and how people with mental health and/or addiction challenges included social and material aspects in these stories. Method: We conducted focus group and individual...
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Being in a relationship with an animal can promote the well-being of people. For many individuals, this usually takes place at home. This study reports about homes for people with mental health problems (with or without co-occurring substance use), who live in supported housing operated by public landlords, entailing tenancies that are usually stri...
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Our daily lives and sense of self are partly formed by material surroundings that are often taken for granted. This materiality is also important for people with mental health problems living in supported housing with surroundings consisting of different healthcare services, neighbourhoods, buildings or furniture. In this study, we explored how und...
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Places where people live are important for their personal and social lives. This is also the case for people with mental health problems living in supported housing. To summarise the existing knowledge, we conducted a systematic review of 13 studies with different methodologies regarding the built environment in supported housing and examined their...
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Over the last few decades, various housing types for people with mental health problems have been developed for use in the community. These housing types differ in their objectives, staff support and design. In this study, we focus on how fire safety influences the lives of tenants in supported housing. The qualitative study was designed with a mul...

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Investigate what promotes or suppresses the recovery of people with service user experiences in the field of mental health and/or addiction services.
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As a part of this study, we will examine how adverse childhood experiences affect adulthood health and quality of life.
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Research regarding "An including society"