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Publications Sami Health

Since we are in Sápmi, Sámi health is a great interest for us. We present here a list of publications related to their health in Sweden

ARTICLES

 

2020 

Kroik L, Stoor K, Anette EL, Tishelman C. Using narrative analysis to explore traditional Sámi knowledge through storytelling about End-of-Life. Health Place. 2020 Sep;65:102424. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102424. 

Jacobsson L, Stoor JPA, Eriksson A. Suicide among reindeer herding Sami in Sweden, 1961-2017. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2020 Dec;79(1):1754085. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2020.1754085

Gerdner A, Carlson P. Health and living conditions of Samis compared
with other citizens based on representative surveys in three Swedish regions. Int J Soc Welfare 2020; 0: 1–15.

Kroik L, Lindqvist O, Stoor K, Tishelman C. The past is present: Death systems among the Indigenous Sámi in Northern Scandinavia today, Mortality 2020, 25:4, 470-89, DOI: 10.1080/13576275.2020.1715359.

 

2019

Ness TM, Söderberg S, Hellzèn O. 'Contradictions in having care providers with a South Sami background who speak South Sami': older South Sami People in Sweden's expectations of home nursing care. Scand J Caring Sci 2019.

Storm Mienna C, Axelsson P. Somatic health in the Indigenous Sami population - a systematic review. Int J Circumpolar Health 2019; 78(1): 1638195.

Karlsson L, Lundevaller E, Schumann B. The association between cold extremes and neonatal mortality in Swedish Sápmi from 1800 to 1895. Glob Health Action 2019; 12(1): 1623609.

Karlsson L, Lundevaller EH, Schumann B. Season of birth, stillbirths, and neonatal mortality in Sweden: the Sami and non-Sami population, 1800-1899. Int J Circumpolar Health 2019; 78(1): 1629784.

Ness TM, Söderberg S, Hellzèn O. 'The same care providers over time who make individual adjustments and have competence' Older South Sami People in Sweden's expectations of home nursing care. Scand J Caring Sci. 2019 Jun 19.

 

2018

Furberg M, Hondula DM, Saha MV, Nilsson M. In the light of change: a mixed methods investigation of climate perceptions and the instrumental record in northern Sweden. Popul Environ 2018; 40(1): 47-71.

Hämäläinen S, Musial F, Salamonsen A, Graff O, Olsen TA. Sami yoik, Sami  history, Sami health: a narrative review. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2018 Dec;77(1):1454784. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2018.1454784

2017 

Karlsson L. Indigenous infant mortality by age and season of birth, 1800-1899: Did season of birth affect children's chances for survival? Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017; 15(1); pii: E18.

Edin-Liljegren A, Daerga L, Sahlén K-G, Jacobsson L. Psychosocial perspectives om working conditions among men and women in reindeer breeding in Sweden. J Northern Studies 2017; 11(2): 31–47.

2016 

Aléx L. Resilience among old Sami women. Ageing and Society 2016; 36: 1738‐1756.

 

2015

Stoor JPA, Kaiser N, Jacobsson L, et al. “We are like lemmings”: making sense of the cultural meaning(s) of suicide among the indigenous Sami in Sweden. Int J Circumpolar Health 2015; 74: 27669.

Stoor, JPA. Varför söker svenska samer vård i Norge? - om kultur och kontext i samisk psykiatri [Why do Swedish Sámi seek care in Norway? - on culture and context in Sámi Psychiatry]. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 2015; 92(1): 1565861.

Omma L, Sandlund M. Alcohol use in young indigenous Sami in Sweden. Nord J Psychiatry. 2015; 69(8): 621-628.

Omma L, Petersen S. Health-related quality of life in indigenous Sami schoolchildren in Sweden. Acta Paediatr 2015; 104(1): 75-83.

 

2014

Mienna CS, Johansson EE, Wänman A. "Grin(d) and bear it": narratives from Sami women with and without temporomandibular disorders. A qualitative study. J Oral Facial Pain Headache 2014; 28(3): 243-251.

 

2013

Kaiser N, Ruong T, Renberg ES. Experiences of being a young male Sami reindeer herder: a qualitative study in perspective of mental health. Int J Circumpolar Health 2013; 72: 20926.

Omma L, Sandlund M, Jacobsson L. Suicidal expressions in young Swedish Sami, a cross-sectional study. Int J Circumpolar Health 2013; 72: 19862.

Abrahamsson A, Lindmark U, Gerdner A. Sense of coherence of reindeer herders and other Samis in comparison to other Swedish citizens. Int J Circumpolar Health 2013; 72: 20633.

Alex L, Lehti A. Experiences of well-being among Sami and Roma women in a Swedish context. Health Care Women Int 2013; 34(8): 707-726.

DuBois TA, Lang JF. Johan Turi's animal, mineral, vegetable cures and healing practices: an in-depth analysis of Sami (Saami) folk healing one hundred years ago. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2013; 9: 57.   

 

2012

Daerga L, Sjolander P, Jacobsson L, Edin-Liljegren A. The confidence in health care and social services in northern Sweden: a comparison between reindeer-herding Sami and the non-Sami majority population. Scand J Public Health 2012; 40: 516-522.

Kaiser N, Salander Renberg E. Suicidal expressions among the Swedish reindeer-herding Sami population. Suicidol Online 2012; 3: 11423.

Omma L, Jacobsson LH, Petersen S. The health of young Swedish Sami with special reference to mental health. Int J Circumpolar Health 2012; 71: 18381.

Mienna CS, Wänman A. Self-reported impact on daily life activities related to temporomandibular disorders, headaches, and neck-shoulder pain among women in a Sami population living in Northern Sweden. J Orofac Pain 2012; 26(3): 215-224.

Nilsson LM, Winkvist A, Brustad M, Jansson JH, Johansson I, Lenner P, Lindahl B, Van Guelpen B. A traditional Sami diet score as a determinant of mortality in a general northern Swedish population. Int J Circumpolar Health 2012; 71(0): 1-12.

 

2011

Broderstad AR, Eliassen BM, Melhus M. Prevalence of self-reported suicidal thoughts in SLiCA. The Survey of Living Condition in the Arctic (SLiCA). Glob Health Action 2011; 4.

Furberg M, Evengård B, Nilsson M. Facing the limit of resilience: perceptions of climate change among reindeer herding Sami in Sweden. Glob Health Action 2011; 4.

Sköld P, Axelsson P, Karlsson L, Smith L. Infant mortality of Sami and settlers in Northern Sweden: the era of colonization 1750-1900. Glob Health Action 2011; 4.

Sjölander P. What is known about the health and living conditions of the indigenous people of northern Scandinavia, the Sami? Glob Health Action 2011; 4.

Nilsson LM, Dahlgren L, Johansson I, Brustad M, Sjölander P, Van Guelpen B. Diet and lifestyle of the Sami of southern Lapland in the 1930s-1950s and today. Int J Circumpolar Health 2011; 70(3): 301-18.

Kaiser N, Nordström A, Jacobsson L, Renberg ES.Hazardous drinking and drinking patterns among the reindeer-herding Sami population in Sweden. Subst Use Misuse 2011; 46(10): 1318-1327.

 

2010

Kaiser N, Sjölander P, Liljegren AE, Jacobsson L, Renberg ES. Depression and anxiety in the reindeer-herding Sami population of Sweden. Int J Circumpolar Health 2010; 69(4): 383-393.

Ahlm K, Hassler S, Sjölander P, Eriksson A. Unnatural deaths in reindeer-herding Sami families in Sweden, 1961-2001. Int J Circumpolar Health 2010; 69(2): 129-137.

Wilmar I, Johansson A, Gyllensten U. The Northern Swedish Population Health Study (NSPHS)--a paradigmatic study in a rural population combining community health and basic research. Rural and Remote Health 2010; 10: 1363

2009

Ross AB, Johansson A, Vavruch-Nilsson V, Hassler S, Sjölander P, Edin-Liljegren A, Gyllensten U. Adherence to a traditional lifestyle affects food and nutrient intake among modern Swedish Sami. Int J Circumpolar Health 2009; 68(4): 372-385.

 

2008

Daerga L, Edin-Liljegren A, Sjölander P. Quality of life in relation to physical, psychosocial and socioeconomic conditions among reindeer herding Sami. Int J Circumpolar Health 2008; 67: 10-28.

Hassler S, Sjölander P, Johansson R, Grönberg H, Damber L. Cancer in the Swedish Sami population in relation to genetic and lifestyle factors. Eur J Epidemiol 2008; 23: 273-280.

Hassler S, Soininen L, Sjölander P, Pukkala E. Cancer among the Sami. A review on the Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish Sami populations. Int J Circumpolar Health 2008; 67(5): 421-432.

Sjölander P, Hassler S, Janlert U. Stroke and acute myocardial infarction in the Swedish Sami population – Incidence and mortality in relation to income and level of education. Scand J Public Health 2008; 36: 84-91.

Sjölander P, Daerga L, Edin-Liljegren A, Jacobsson L. Musculoskeletal symptoms and perceived work strain among reindeer herders in Sweden. Occup Med 2008; 58: 572-579.

Johansson A, Ingman M, Mack SJ, Erlich H, Gyllensten U. Genetic origin of the Swedish Sami inferred from HLA class I and class II allele frequencies. Eur J Hum Genet 2008; 16(11): 1341-1349.

Sköld P, Axelsson P. The northern population development; colonization and mortality in Swedish Sápmi, 1776-1895. Int J Circumpolar Health 2008; 67(1): 27-42.

 

2007

Storm C, Wänman A. A two-year follow-up study of temporomandibular disorders in a female Sami population: validation of cases and controls as predicted by questionnaire. Acta Odontol Scand 2007; 65(6): 341-347.

Ingman M, Gyllensten U. A recent genetic link between Sami and the Volga-Ural region of Russia. Eur J Hum Genet 2007; 15(1): 115-120.

 

2006

Aléx L, Hammarström A, Norberg A, Lundman B. Balancing within various discourses – the art of being old and living as a Sami woman. Health Care Women Int 2006; 27: 873-892.

Ross AB, Johansson A, Ingman M, Gyllensten U. Lifestyle, genetics, and disease in Sami. Croat Med J 2006; 47: 553-565.

Storm C, Wänman A. Temporomandibular disorders, headaches, and cervical pain among females in a Sami population. Acta Odontol Scand 2006; 64(5): 319-325.

 

2005

Hassler S, Johansson R, Sjolander P, et al. Causes of death in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961–2000. Int J Epidemiol 2005;34(3):623-629.

Johansson Å, Vavruch-Nilsson V, Edin-Liljegren A, Sjölander P, Gyllensten U. Linkage disequilibrium between microsatellite markers in the Swedish Sami relative to a worldwide selection of populations. Human Genetics 2005; 116: 105-113.

 

2004

Daerga L, Edin-Liljegren A, Sjölander P. Work-related musculoskeletal pain among reindeer herding Sami in Sweden – a pilot study on causes and prevention. Int J Circumpolar Health 2004; 63 (Suppl. 2): 343-348.

Edin-Liljegren A, Hassler S, Sjölander P, Daerga L. Risk factors for cardiovascular diseases among Swedish Sami – A controlled cohort study. Int J Circumpolar Health 2004; 63 (Suppl. 2): 292-297.

Hassler S, Sjölander P, Johansson R, Grönberg H, Damber L. Fatal accidents and suicide among reindeer herding Sami in Sweden. Int J Circumpolar Health 2004; 63 (Suppl. 2): 384-388.

 

2001

Hassler S, Sjölander P, Barnekow-Bergkvist M, Kadesjö A. Cancer risk in the reindeer breeding Sami population of Sweden, 1961–1997. Eur J Epidemiol 2001;17: 969-976.

 

1999

Håglin L. The nutrient density of present-day and traditional diets and their health aspects: the Sami- and lumberjack families living in rural areas of Northern Sweden. Int J Circumpolar Health 1999; 58: 30-43.

 

1998

Larsson E. Orthodontic aspects on feeding of young children. A comparison between Swedish and Norwegian-Sami children. Swed Dent J 1998; 22: 117-121.

 

1993

Larsson E, Ogaard B, Lindsten R. Rearing of Swedish, Norwegian, and Norwegian Sami children. Scand J Dent Res 1993; 101: 382-385.

 

1991

Wiklund K, Holm LE, Eklund G. Mortality among Swedish reindeer breeding Lapps in 1961-85. Arctic Med Res 1991; 50: 3-7.   

 

1990

Wiklund K, Holm LE, Eklund G. Cancer risks in Swedish Lapps who breed reindeer. Am J Epidemiol 1990; 132: 1078-1082.

 

PhD THESES
 

Amft A. Sápmi i förändringens tid: en studie av svenska samers levnadsvillkor under 1900-talet ur ett genus- och etnicitetsperspektiv [Sápmi in a time of change. A study of Swedish Sami living conditions during the twentieth century from a gender and ethnic perspective]. Department of Archaeology and Sami studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Umeå University; 2000.

Hassler S. The health condition in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961–2002. Causes of death and incidences of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Medical Faculty, Umeå University; 2005.

Åhrén C. Är jag en riktig same?: en etnologisk studie av unga samers identitetsarbete [Am I a genuine Sami? An ethnological study of identity work among young Sami]. Department of Culture and Media Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Umeå University; 2008

Kaiser N. Mental health problems among the Swedish reindeer herding Sami population: in perspective of intersectionality, organisational culture and acculturation. Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Sciences, Medical Faculty, Umeå university; 2011.

Nilsson, LM. Sami lifestyle and health: epidemiological studies from northern Sweden. Deparment of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Medical Faculty, Umeå university; 2012.

Omma L. Ung same i Sverige: livsvillkor, självvärdering och hälsa [Young Sami in Sweden: life circumstances, self-evaluation and health]. Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Sciences, Medical Faculty, Umeå university; 2013.

Storm Mienna C. Temporomandibular disorders among Sami women: perspectives based on an epidemiological survey with mixed methods. Department of Odontology, Medical Faculty, Umeå university; 2014.

Daerga L. Att leva i två världar: hälsoaspekter bland renskötande samer. Institutionen för folkhälsa och klinisk medicin, Epidemiologi och global hälsa. Medicinska fakulteten, Umeå universitet, 2017.
 

REPORTS / BOOK CHAPTERS
 

Hemborg A, Jonsson Ö, Kroik L, Persson PL. Arbetsmiljöstudie och hälsoundersökning av renskötande samer i 12 samebyar. Rapport nr. 1553. Arbetsmiljöfonden, Stockholm; 1990.

Lange A. Sami on discrimination. A questionnaire and interview study of ethnic discrimination commissioned by the Discrimination Ombudsman (DO). Edsbruk, Sverige; 2001.

Hassler S, Sjölander P, Ericsson AJ. Construction of a database on health and living conditions of the Swedish Sami population. In: Befolkning och bosättning i norr - Etnicitet, identitet och gränser i historiens sken. Lantto P och Sköld P (eds), . Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Centre for Sami Research-Vaartoe, Umeå University; 2004, pp: 107-124.

Labba VA, Baer-Omma I. Förstudie om planering av företagshälsovård för rennäringsföretag och samebyar. Södra Lapplands Forskningsenhet, Vilhelmina; 2005, pp: 1-23.

Hunt P. Report of the special rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, mission to Sweden 10–18 January 2006. (http:// daccessdds.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G07/111/82/PDF/ G0711182.pdf)

Daerga L. Förtroende för hälso- och sjukvården i norra Sverige – en jämförelse mellan samer i renskötarfamiljer och den norrländska befolkningen. D-uppsats, Department of Nursing, Umeå university; 2008, pp: 1-23.

Hassler S, Kvernmo S, Kozlov A. Chapter 9. Sami. In: Health Transitions in Arctic Populations. Young K, Bjerregaard P (eds.), Toronto University Press, Toronto, 2008; pp 148–170.

Södra Lapplands Forskningsenhet. Samernashälsosituation i Sverige– en kunskapsöversikt. Södra Lapplands Forskningsenhet, Vilhelmina; på uppdrag av Sametinget/Sami Parliament of Sweden; 2009.

Sjölander P. Kunskap om samernas hälsa och livssituation – eftersatt inom hälso- och sjukvården. I: Omvårdnad i mångkulturell kontext. Björngren Cuadra C (ed). Studentlitteratur AB, Lund 2010, pp: 181-212.

Statens folkhälsoinstitut. Bemötande av våldsutsatta kvinnor som tillhör de nationella minoriteterna. Regeringsuppdrag Verk 2008/332. Statens folkhälsoinstitut: Stockholm; 2008. 

Edin-Liljegren A, Daerga L, Kroik L. Riskanalys - av påverkan på renskötseln. Regeringsuppdrag, uppdrag om bevarande av genetiskt viktig varg. Naturvårdsverket, rapport 6609; 2013.

Folkhälsomyndigheten. Samråd med Sveriges nationella minoriteter. Behov, förutsättningar och metoder för datainhämtning om hälsosituationen bland Sveriges nationella minoriteter och urfolk. Folkhälsomyndigheten: Stockholm; 2014. 

Huuva K, Montefusco M, Olsen T. Kunskapsläge: Personer med funktionsnedsättning och samisk bakgrund. Nordens Välfärdscenter: Stockholm; 2014.

Hassler S, Sjölander P. Vetenskapliga studier av samernas hälsosituation under senare delen av 1900-talet - en litteraturöversikt. In: Igår, idag imorgon - Ursprungsbefolkningar i norr. Axelsson P, Sköld P (eds), Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Centre for Sami Research-Vaartoe, Umeå University; 2015, pp: 93-120.

Drugge, AL. Ethics in indigenous research past experiences, future challenges. Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Centre for Sami Research-Vaartoe, Umeå University; 2016.

Stoor JPA. Kunskapssammanställning om psykosocial ohälsa bland samer [Compilation of knowledge on psychosocial health among Sámi]. Sametinget/Sámi Parliament of Sweden: Kiruna, Sweden; 2016.

Edin-Liljegren A, Flykt K. Förutsättningar och villkor för samer med funktionsnedsättning i de samiska förvaltningskommunerna i Sverige. Projektrapport, Nordens Välfärdscenter; 2017.

Sámi Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Saami Council. Plan for suicide prevention among the Sámi people on Norway, Sweden, and Finland. Karasjok, Norway: Sámi Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Mental Health and Substance Abuse; 2017.

Poggats, T. Kartläggning av rasism mot samer. Sametinget/Sámi Parliament of Sweden: Kiruna, Sweden; 2018.

Lunner Kolstrup C, Lavesson L, Zachrison M. Arbetsmiljö, hälsa och säkerhet blandrenskötare i svenska Sapmí (Work environment, health and safetyof Swedish reindeer herders). Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Fakulteten för landskapsarkitektur, trädgårds- och växtproduktionsvetenskap. Rapport 2019:8. Alnarp 2019.

Sámediggi. Hälsopolitiskt handlingsprogram [Health policy action program]. Sámediggi: Kiruna, Sweden; 2019.