Search for dissertations about: "Cognitive functioning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 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. 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

  5. 5. Train your brain updating, transfer, and neural changes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Physiology, Umeå university

    Author : Erika Dahlin; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive training; executive functioning; transfer; fMRI; brain system; young adults; elderly; practice; neural correlates; individual differences; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Experimental brain research; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Experimentell hjärnforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Cognitive science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi Kognitionsforskning; Physiology; fysiologi;

    Abstract : An initial aim of this thesis was to determine whether training of a specific executive function (updating) produces improvements in performance on trained and transfer tasks, and whether the effects are maintained over time. Neural systems underlying training and transfer effects were also investigated and one question considered is whether transfer depends on general or specific neural overlap between training and transfer tasks. READ MORE