Mental health issues are increasing for young people, though it is not clear whether this is due to higher incidence or better awareness and diagnosis. Mental health is closely related to other youth issues and can both be an outcome of inequalities and a source of inequality itself. Risk factors for mental health issues include disability and long-term illness, family problems, relationship problems with peers and heavy social media use.
What have been the major developments in quality of life and public services in Europe in recent years, as captured by research into these areas in Eurofound’s work programme for 2017–2020? This flagship publication provides a synthesis of the main findings on several key topics, based, in part, Read more
What have been the major developments in quality of life and public services in Europe in recent years, as captured by research into these areas in Eurofound’s work programme for 2017–2020? This flagship publication provides a synthesis of the main findings on several key topics, based, in part, on European Quality of Life Survey data. It maps developments and perceptions regarding the following: trust in institutions and social cohesion; access to and quality of health and care services; the impact of digitalisation on social services; access to services for young people; and measures aimed at integrating refugees. While the report highlights many challenges and emerging issues for public services, it also showcases a number of positive experiences with the involvement of client groups in the design of services and take-up of new technologies.
Hvad er de vigtigste udviklinger, der er sket inden for livskvalitet og offentlige tjenester i Europa i de seneste år, således som det fremgår af forskning inden for disse områder i Eurofounds arbejdsprogram for 2017-2020? Denne flagskibspublikation indeholder en sammenfatning af de væsentligste resultater vedrørende en række vigtige emner, der til dels er baseret på data fra den europæiske undersøgelse af livskvalitet. Den kortlægger udviklinger og opfattelser inden for følgende områder: tilliden til institutioner og social samhørighed, adgangen til sundheds- og plejeydelser samt kvaliteten heraf, digitaliseringens indvirkning på de sociale tjenester, adgangen til tjenester for unge og foranstaltninger til integration af flygtninge. I rapporten fremhæves mange udfordringer og nye problemstillinger for offentlige tjenester, men der fremstilles også en række positive erfaringer med inddragelse af kundegrupper i udformningen af tjenester og udbredelsen af nye teknologier.
Eurofound’s Flagship report series 'Challenges and prospects in the EU' comprise research reports that contain the key results of multiannual research activities and incorporate findings from different related research projects. Flagship reports are the major output of each of Eurofound’s strategic areas of intervention and have as their objective to contribute to current policy debates.
Eurofound's European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) examines both the objective circumstances of European citizens' lives and how they feel about those circumstances and their lives in general. This series consists of outputs from the EQLS 2016, the fourth edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 2003.
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