Search for dissertations about: "ADHD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 swedish dissertations containing the word ADHD.

  1. 1. Auditory Distraction in ADHD : From Behaviour to the Brain

    Author : Rina Blomberg; Jerker Rönnberg; Henrik Danielsson; David Badre; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditory distraction; Cognitive control; Attention; Working memory; ADHD; Auditiv distraktion; Kognitiv kontroll; Uppmärksamhet; Arbetsminne; Adhd;

    Abstract : ADHD is a heterogenous disorder encompassing neurodevelopmental deficits in cognitive control. Auditory distraction is a common clinically reported symptom in ADHD, yet empirical research investigating the manifestation of auditory distraction in the disorder is remarkably scarce. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clinical Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Long-term, Naturalistic Follow-ups in Childhood and in Adulthood : Clinical Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Long-term, Naturalistic Follow-ups in Childhood and in Adulthood

    Author : Elin Nylander; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : adult ADHD; childhood ADHD; lifespan ADHD; naturalistic studies; long-term outcome; clinical evaluation; QbTest; ADHD medication; stimulants; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; ADHD;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the long-term outcome of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in childhood and in adulthood, as it is presented in typical patients in real-world settings. Study I assessed treatment outcome and predictive factors after 1 year in 253 children with ADHD. READ MORE

  3. 3. ADHD Symptoms : Objective Performance and Subject Perspective

    Author : Sara Scholtens; Karin Brocki; Ann-Margret Rydell; Gunilla Bohlin; Claire Hughes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Johan Isaksson; Frank Lindblad; Kent W Nilsson; Per Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. ADHD in adolescence : Evaluation of a structured skills training group and associated predictors of functional impairment

    Author : Jenny Meyer; Johan Isaksson; Mia Ramklint; Peik Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; Adolescents; CBT; DBT; Group treatment; Functional impairment; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is related to difficulties with self-control and functional impairment across several life domains. Cognitive behavioral therapy has been recommended for adolescents with ADHD, but evidence of its effectiveness remains scarce. READ MORE