Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Westrin"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Åsa Westrin.

  1. 1. Stress-related peptides in suicide attempters

    Author : Åsa Westrin; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; temperament; cortisol; neuropeptide Y; delta sleep-inducing peptide; somatostatin; beta-endorphin; corticotropin-releasing hormone; hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis; attempted suicide; affective disorders; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : A suicide attempt is the best known predictor of completed suicide. It has long been assumed that most suicide attempts are the results of stress. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taurine and Glutathione in cerebrospinal fluid and plasma from patients with psychiatric disorders and healthy controls

    Author : Martin Samuelsson; Conny Nordin; Magnus Vrethem; Karin Öllinger; Åsa Westrin; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : A growing body of results indicate that immunological alterations and oxidative stress are of importance in various mental disorders. The inflammatory changes are possible to detect both in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and different psychiatric disorder exhibit similar changes indicating a common underlying mechanism. READ MORE