Search for dissertations about: "Cognitive functioning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 swedish dissertations containing the words Cognitive functioning.

  1. 1. Subjective Cognitive Complaints in the Working Population The Influence of Objective Cognitive Functioning and Working Conditions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Cecilia U. D. Stenfors; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subjective cognitive complaints; cognitive functioning; declarative memory; episodic memory; semantic memory; working memory; executive cognitive functioning; psychosocial working conditions; demand-control-support model; population-based; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Cognitive functioning is important for managing work and life in general. However, subjective cognitive complaints (SCC), involving self-perceived difficulties with concentration, memory, decision making, and clear thinking are common in the general and in the working population and can be coupled with both lowered well-being and work ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia Longitudinal population-based studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Daniel Eriksson Sörman; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive functioning; cognition; memory; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; cognitive reserve; reverse causality; old age; middle age; leisure activity; social relationships; social network; longitudinal; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Today, as we live longer, dementia diseases are becoming more prevalent around the world. Thus, further knowledge of how to maintain levels of cognitive functioning in old age and how to identify factors that postpone the onset of dementia are of acute interest. Lifestyle patterns and social life are important aspects to consider in this regard. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reflective-functioning during the process and in relation to outcome in cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and brief psychodynamic

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Roger Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mental processes; Reflective-functioning; Cognitive-behavioral therapy; Interpersonal Psychotherapy; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Psychotherapy Process Q-set; PQS; TDCRP; Psychotherapy outcome; Personality; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The objective of this work was to investigate reflective-functioning (RF) as a measure of process in two independent studies that included three types of brief psychotherapy. RF is defined as the ability to recognize the existence and nature of mental processes taking place in the self and in others (e.g., intentions, beliefs, desires, and wishes). READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive functioning in late senescence : influences of age and health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Tarja-Brita Robins Wahlin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive functioning; aging; health; individual differences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to investigate potential age-related differences between groups of healthy very old adults from 75 to 96 years of age in various cognitive functions. An additional objective was to examine the influence of individual-difference variables within demographic (e.g., education, gender), psychometric (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Randomized Trial of Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder : Predictors of process and outcome

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annika Ekeblad; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Clinical trail; Interpersonal psychotherapy; Cognitive behavioral therapy; major depressive disorder; drop-outs; mentalization; reflective functioning; working alliance; Randomiserad studie; egentlig depression; Interpersonell psykoterapi; kognitiv beteendeterapi; drop-out; utfall; mentaliseringsförmåga; arbetsallians;

    Abstract : Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are both evidence-based treatments for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Several head-to-head comparisons between these methods have been made, most of them in the US. There is a need for more trials in different treatment settings. READ MORE