Search for dissertations about: "ADHD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 138 swedish dissertations containing the word ADHD.

  1. 1. ADHD Symptoms Objective Performance and Subject Perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sara Scholtens; Karin Brocki; Ann-Margret Rydell; Gunilla Bohlin; Claire Hughes; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ADHD; developmental psychology; academic performance; future orientation; cognitive performance; positive illusory bias; attachment representations; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : ADHD research has mainly focused on objective performance measures. Performance, however, is only one aspect of functioning. Other aspects of how individuals function are their personal experiences and their evaluations of those experiences. READ MORE

  2. 2. ADHD and stress Diurnal cortisol levels, early psychosocial adversity and perceived stress

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Isaksson; Frank Lindblad; Kent W Nilsson; Per Gustafsson; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; HPA-axis; cortisol; hypocortisolism; diurnal rhythm; trauma; adversity; medication; perceived stress; gender differences; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis (HPA-axis) with its end product cortisol mediates the physiological response to stress thereby promoting mobilization of energy. The cortisol levels follow a diurnal rhythm with a distinct awakening response. READ MORE

  3. 3. Type A Behavior and Hyperactivity/ADHD Are They Related?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lilianne Nyberg; Ulf Lundberg; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Type A behavior; hyperactivity; ADHD; observations; children; MYTH; development; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis focuses on Type A behavior in children and its possible relation to hyperactivity/ADHD. Type A behavior in children has commonly been studied as the child equivalent behaviors of the adult pattern, in other words, competitive achievement-striving, impatience/time-urgency, and aggressiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Executive Control Processes: Dimensions, Development and ADHD

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Cecilia Brocki; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Psychology; Executive function; development; ADHD; inhibitory control; working memory; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Deficits in higher order cognitive processes such as inhibitory control and working memory (WM), grouped under the term of executive function (EF), have been shown to constitute one important component of the complex neuropsychology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The aim of the present thesis was to examine EF in relation to ADHD, with primary focus on structure (i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Specifying the Heterogeneity in Children with ADHD Symptom Domains, Neuropsychological Processes, and Comorbidity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Wåhlstedt; Gunilla Bohlin; Björn Lyxell; [2009]
    Keywords : ADHD; Heterogeneity; Hyperactivity Impulsivity; Inattention; Neuropsychological Pathways; Comorbidity; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Heterogeneity in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms is a well-known phenomenon. Empirically, this heterogeneity is evident in at least three different respects: expression of the two ADHD symptom domains (hyperactivity/impulsivity and inattention), neuropsychological impairments, and comorbid behavior problems. READ MORE