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Fereshteh Ahmadi

Research presentation

Fereshteh Ahmadi

Professor of sociology

Research subject: Social Work

Fereshteh Ahmadi is professor of sociology since 2009. I concluded my Ph.D in sociology at Uppsala University in 1995
I became associate professor in 2001 at the same university.

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • An international project on culture and meaning-making coping
  • Coping and COVID-19
  • Diversity barometer
  • Meaning-making coping methods among bereaved parents
  • Children and existential questions
  • Coping och musik

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Scholarly articles, refereed

Munobwa, J., Ahmadi, F. & Öberg, P. (2023). ‘Anxiety, frustration and understanding’ : Swedish personal social service workers’ cognitive appraisals of encounters with violent clients. Nordic Social Work Research, 13 (2), 188-201. 10.1080/2156857X.2021.1911836 [More information]
Yavari, M., Esmaeily, M., Kazemian, S. & Ahmadi, F. (2023). Compilation of the establishment counseling model of the immigrant’s identity status based on"returning to oneself" extracted from the metaphors of masnavi manavi stories. Journal of Psychological Science, 22 (121), 71-93. 10.52547/JPS.22.121.71 [More information]
Zandi, S., Ahmadi, F., Cetrez, Ö. & Akhavan, S. (2023). Coping Orientation of Academic Community in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pilot Multi-Country Survey Study. Illness, crisis and loss, 31 (3), 504-524. 10.1177/10541373221088391 [More information]
Munobwa, J., Ahmadi, F. & Öberg, P. (2023). Creeping under the skin : manifestations of client violence towards social workers in Swedish individual and family services. Nordic Social Work Research, 13 (2), 202-216. 10.1080/2156857X.2021.1927807 [More information]
Munobwa, J., Öberg, P. & Ahmadi, F. (2023). Helping or Controlling? Choice of Coping Methods When Dealing with Violent Clients in Statutory Social Work. Social Sciences, 12 (2). 10.3390/socsci12020058 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2023). Integration of Sufi Ideas into the Ways of Thinking of Iranians. The International Journal of Humanities, 30 (3), 12-31. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Zandi, S., Khodayarifard, M., Cetrez, Ö. & Akhavan, S. (2023). Job Satisfaction and Overcoming the Challenges of Teleworking in Times of COVID-19: A Pilot Study Among Iranian University Community. SAGE Open, 13 (2). 10.1177/21582440231173654 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Cetrez, Ö. & Zandi, S. (2023). Living through a Global Pandemic : A Cross-Sectional Study on the Psychological Resilience of the University Population in Iran. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20 (6). 10.3390/ijerph20064844 [More information]
Groglopo, A., Ahmadi, F. & Munobwa, J. (2023). Structural Racism in Sweden: Framing Attitudes towards Immigrants through the Diversity Barometer Study (2005–2022). Social Sciences, 12 (7). 10.3390/socsci12070421 [More information]
Pantazakos, D., Ahmadi, F. & Zandi, S. (2023). The green leaves fall before the yellow ones: A Swedish qualitative inquiry on coping with parental grief. Omega. [Submitted] [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Ahmadi, B. & Zandi, S. (2022). Am I Swede or Iranian? The question of national and ethnic identities among children of Iranian immigrants in Sweden. SN Social Sciences, 2 (5). 10.1007/s43545-022-00386-9 [More information]
Munobwa, J., Ahmadi, F., Zandi, S., Davidsson, N. & Akhavan, S. (2022). Coping methods and satisfaction with working from home in academic settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (19). 10.3390/ijerph191912669 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Khodayarifard, M., Rabbani, M., Zandi, S. & Sabzevari, M. (2022). Existential Meaning-Making Coping in Iran: A Qualitative Study among Patients with Cancer. Social Sciences, 11 (2). 10.3390/socsci11020080 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Cetrez, Ö., Akhavan, S., Khodayarifard, M. & Zandi, S. (2022). How has the university community been coping during the COVID-19 pandemic? An Iranian survey. Frontiers in Sociology, 6. 10.3389/fsoc.2021.645670 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Zandi, S., Cetrez, Ö. & Akhavan, S. (2022). Job satisfaction and challenges of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic : A study in a Swedish academic setting. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assessment and rehabilitation, 71 (2), 357-370. 10.3233/WOR-210442 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Cetrez, Ö., Akhavan, S. & Zandi, S. (2022). Meaning-making coping with COVID-19 in academic settings: the case of Sweden. Illness, crisis and loss, 30 (4), 770-794. 10.1177/10541373211022002 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Ahmadi, N. (2022). Sanctification in Coping From a Cultural Perspective. Illness, crisis and loss, 30 (3), 465-488. 10.1177/1054137320982203 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Tavares, R., Matos, P., Tomás, C. & Ahmadi, N. (2022). Secular existential meaning-making coping among cancer patients in Portugal : A qualitative study. Illness, crisis and loss, 30 (1), 68-88. 10.1177/1054137319864854 [More information]
Cetrez, Ö., Zandi, S. & Ahmadi, F. (2022). When a pandemic strikes: Resilience of Swedish academics in the face of coronavirus. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (20). 10.3390/ijerph192013346 [More information]
Munobwa, J., Ahmadi, F. & Darvishpour, M. (2021). Diversity Barometer 2020 : Attitudes towards immigration and ethnic diversity in Sweden. Social Sciences, 10 (10). 10.3390/socsci10100401 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Zandi, S. (2021). Meaning-making coping methods among bereaved parents: A pilot survey study in Sweden. Behavioral Sciences, 11 (10). 10.3390/bs11100131 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Matos, P., Tavare, R., Tomas, C. & Ahmadi, N. (2021). Religious/Spiritual Coping Methods among Cancer Patients in Portugal. Illness, crisis and loss, 29 (4), 301-326. 10.1177/1054137318817885 [More information]
Ristiniemi, J. & Ahmadi, F. (2021). Where to and why? Children on meaning and value in a new materiality perspective. International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 26 (1-2), 44-66. 10.1080/1364436X.2020.1860913 [More information]
Cetrez, Ö., Ahmadi, F. & Erbil, P. (2020). A comparative survey study on meaning-making coping among cancer patients in Turkey. Religions, 11 (6). 10.3390/rel11060284 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Cetrez, Ö., Erbil, P., Ortak, A. & Ahmadi, N. (2020). A survey study among cancer patients in Turkey : meaning-making coping. Illness, crisis and loss, 28 (3), 234-254. 10.1177/1054137317720751 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Mohamed Hussin, N. (2020). Cancer patients' meaning making regarding their dreams: a study among cancer patients in Malaysia. Dreaming (New York, N.Y.), 30 (1), 79-91. 10.1037/drm0000122 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Darvishpour, M. & Palm, I. (2020). Changes Regarding Attitudes Towards Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Sweden: The Diversity Barometer (2005-2018). International Journal of Social Science Studies, 8 (5), 1-16. 10.11114/ijsss.v8i5.4937 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Darvishpour, M., Ahmadi, N. & Palm, I. (2020). Diversity barometer : attitude changes in Sweden. Nordic Social Work Research, 10 (1), 21-38. 10.1080/2156857X.2018.1527242 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Ristiniemi, J., Linblad, I. & Schiller, L. (2019). Perceptions of death among children in Sweden. International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 24 (4), 415-433. 10.1080/1364436X.2019.1672627 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Mohamed Hussin, N. & Mohammad, M. (2019). Religion, Culture and Meaning-Making Coping : A Study Among Cancer Patients in Malaysia. Journal of religion and health, 58 (6), 1909-1924. 10.1007/s10943-018-0636-9 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Erbil, P., Ahmadi, N. & Cetrez, Ö. (2019). Religion, Culture and Meaning-Making Coping : A Study Among Cancer Patients in Turkey. Journal of religion and health, 58 (4), 1115-1124. 10.1007/s10943-018-0646-7 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Rabbani, M. (2019). Religious Coping Methods among Cancer Patients in Three Islamic Countries : A Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 7 (5), 72-82. 10.11114/ijsss.v7i5.4417 [More information]
Ahmadi, N., Ahmadi, F., Erbil, P. & Cetrez, Ö. (2019). Religious meaning-making coping in Turkey : a study among cancer patients. Illness, crisis and loss, 27 (3), 190-208. 10.1177/1054137316672042 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Rabbani, M., Yi, X., Hiroko, K. & Ahmadi, N. (2019). Spiritual and Secular Existential Meaning-Making Coping Methods among Japanese Cancer Patients. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 7 (6). 10.11114/ijsss.v7i6.4527 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Khodayarifard, M., Zandi, S., Khorrami-Markani, A., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Sabzevari, M. & Ahmadi, N. (2018). Religion, culture and illness : a sociological study on religious coping in Iran. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 21 (7), 721-736. 10.1080/13674676.2018.1555699 [More information]
Rambaree, K., Mousavi, F. & Ahmadi, F. (2018). Sports participation and drug use among young people in Mauritius. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 23 (2), 188-197. 10.1080/02673843.2017.1325756 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Park, J., Kim, K. & Ahmadi, N. (2017). Meaning-making coping among cancer patients in Sweden and South Korea : a comparative perspective. Journal of religion and health, 56 (5), 1794-1811. 10.1007/s10943-017-0383-3 [More information]
Ahmadi, N. & Ahmadi, F. (2017). The Use of Religious Coping Methods in a Secular Society : A Survey Study Among Cancer Patients in Sweden. Illness, crisis and loss, 5 (3), 171-199. 10.1177/1054137315614513 [More information]
Ahmadi, F., Park, J., Kyung Mee, K. & Ahmadi, N. (2016). Exploring Existential Coping Resources : The Perspective of Koreans with Cancer. Journal of religion and health, 55 (6), 2053-2068. 10.1007/s10943-016-0219-6 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Ahmadi, N. (2015). Nature as the most important coping strategy among cancer patients : a Swedish survey. Journal of religion and health, 54 (4), 1177-1190. 10.1007/s10943-013-9810-2 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2013). Music as a method of coping with cancer : a qualitative study among cancer patients in Sweden. Arts and Health, 5 (2), 152-165. 10.1080/17533015.2013.780087 [More information]
Landahl, J. & Ahmadi, F. (2012). Mode, senmodernitet, identitet. Sociologisk forskning, 49 (2), 129-144. [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2011). Song lyrics and the alteration of self-image. Nordisk tidskrift for musikkterapi - Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 20 (3), 225-241. 10.1080/08098131.2010.522718 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Norberg, M. (2010). Aggressiv musik som copingstrategi. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 87 (2), 78-86. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2009). Hard and Heavy Music : Can It Make a Difference in the Young Cancer Patients' Life?. Voices : A World Forum for Music Therapy, 9 (2). 10.15845/voices.v9i2.345 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2006). Islamic Feminism in Iran : Feminism in a New Islamic Context. Journal of feminist studies in religion, 22 (2), 33-54. [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2001). Gerotranscendence and Different Cultural Settings. Ageing and Society, 21 (4), 395-415. [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2001). Identity Crisis and Integration : The divergent Attitudes of Iranian Immigrant Men and women towards Integration into Swedish society. International Migration, 39 (3), 121-135. 10.1111/1468-2435.00159 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2001). Investigating the Religious and Spiritually-oriented Coping Strategies in the Swedish Context : A review of literature and directions for future research. Illness, Crisis & Loss, 9 (4), 336-356. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2000). Abendländisches Gedankengut im Rahmen des islamischen Feminismus im Iran. Inamo, 21 (6), 38-41. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2000). Development Towards Wisdom and Maturity : Sufi Conception of Self. Journal of Aging and Identity, 5 (3), 137-149. 10.1023/A:1009509203610 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2000). Gerotranscendence and Life Satisfaction : Studies of religious and secular Iranians and Turks. Journal of Religious Gerontology, 12 (1), 17-41. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2000). Islam och feminism : hur västerländska idéer behandlas inom islamisk feminism i Iran. Sofia (1), 13-21. [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2000). Reflections on Spiritual Maturity and Gerotranscendence : Dialogues with Two Sufis. Journal of Religious Gerontology, 11 (2), 43-74. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (2000). The Meaning of Home among Elderly Immigrants : Directions for Future Research and Theoretical Development. Housing Studies, 16 (3), 353-370. 10.1080/02673030120049715 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. (1998). Sufism and Gerotranscendence : The impact of way of Thinking, Culture and Aging on Spiritual Maturity. Journal of Aging and Identity, 1 (4), 189-211. 10.1023/A:1022885414946 [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Tornstam, L. (1996). De Gamla Flygande Holländarna : Pendlande invandrare med dubbla tillgångar. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift (7-8), 379-384. [More information]
Ahmadi, F. & Tornstam, L. (1996). The Old Flying Dutchman : Shuttling Immigrant with Double Assets. Journal of Aging and Identity, 1 (3), 191-210. [More information]

Other articles (popular science, debate etc.)

Ahmadi, F. (2008). Feministisk tolkning av Koranen.. Svenska dagbladet. External link [More information]
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