Search for dissertations about: ". verbal ability"

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  1. 1. Children in the Radiology Department : a study of anxiety, pain, distress and verbal interaction

    Author : Berit Björkman; Karin Enskär; Kerstin Öhrling; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : Children; radiography; experiences; anxiety; pain; distress; verbal interaction; examination;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on children’s experiences of going through an acute radiographic examination due to a suspected fracture. The findings from interviews with children aged 3-15 years showed anxiety, pain and distress to be a concern in conjunction with an examination (Paper I). READ MORE

  2. 2. Deafblindness : Theory-of-mind, cognitive functioning and social network in Alström syndrome

    Author : Hans-Erik Frölander; Claes Möller; Björn Lyxell; Erland Hjelmquist; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alström syndrome; Deafblindness; Theory-of-mind; Communication; Verbal ability; Executive functions; Working memory; Health problems; Friendship; Social network; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses young adults with Alström syndrome (AS). AS causes acquired deafblindness, a severe, progressive, combined auditory and visual impairment affecting daily life and self-reliance to a degree that full participation depends on help from others and society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language ability in patients with low-grade glioma - detecting signs of subtle dysfunction

    Author : Malin Antonsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low-grade glioma; language ability; high-level language; tumour surgery; brain tumour; writing; keystroke logging;

    Abstract : Background: Low-grade glioma (LGG) is a slow-growing brain tumour often situated in or near areas involved in language and/or cognitive functions. Consequently, there is a risk that patients develop language impairments due to tumour growth or surgical resection. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study of Critical Variables in the Anxiety of Schizophrenics by means of a Structured Clinical Interview and a Percept-genetic Experiment

    Author : Dan Anders Palmquist; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; Factor-analysi; Cluster-analysis; Structured Interview; Subliminal verbal stimulation; Gestalting ability; Regression; Disintegration; Subliminal perception; Psychopathology; Cognitive maturity; Affects; Anxiety; Schizophrenia Perception; Percept-genetics;

    Abstract : Presented to 42 schizophrenic patients and 19 normals, by means of a percept-genetic technique, two motifs of mother and infant in close interaction (feeding and nursing) . The motifs were tagged, by subliminal presentation, with aggressive resp. "healing" sentences, in a balanced design. No effects of this tagging were discernible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reasons for Language : Language and Analogical Reasoning Ability in Children with Cochlear Implants and Children with Typical Hearing

    Author : Michaela Socher; Björn Lyxell; Malin Wass; Rachel J. Ellis; Åsa Wengelin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cochlear implants; analogical reasoning; cognitive training; expressive language; pragmatic language ability;

    Abstract : The usage-based model of language acquisition assumes that language is learned by its usage. General cognitive processes, especially analogical reasoning ability, are assumed to lead to the understanding of words and grammatical structures. READ MORE