Search for dissertations about: "Anxiety disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 swedish dissertations containing the words Anxiety disorder.

  1. 1. Imaging Anxiety : Neurochemistry in Anxiety Disorders Assessed by Positron Emission Tomography

    Author : Andreas Frick; Mats Fredrikson; Tomas Furmark; David J Nutt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Fear; Brain; Serotonin; Neurokinin; Substance P; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder (SAD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common and disabling conditions. Largely based on animal and pharmacological studies, both the serotonergic and substance P/neurokinin-1 (SP/NK1) systems have been implicated in their underlying pathology. READ MORE

  2. 2. A cognitive-behavioral approach to generalized anxiety disorder

    Author : Elisabeth Breitholtz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Anxiety; generalized anxiety; worry; cognitive bias; cognitive-behavioral treatment; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a prevalent anxiety disorder with an estimated lifetime prevalence of about 5%. Relatively little research regarding psychopathology and treatment exists on this disorder. Worry is the dominating feature of GAD together with a set of characteristic somatic symptoms (motor tension, vigilance and scanning). READ MORE

  3. 3. Anxiety among Adolescents : Measurement, Clinical Characteristics, and Influences of Parenting and Genetics

    Author : Susanne Olofsdotter; K.W. Nilsson; Tomas Furmark; Mats Humble; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; anxiety; assessment; prevalence; comorbidity; parenting; oxytocin; gene–environment interaction; differential susceptibility; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Anxiety is the most commonly reported mental health problem among adolescents. Still, many adolescents in need of treatment are not detected and the clinical characteristics and etiological pathways of adolescent anxiety are under-researched topics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and anxiety symptoms in older adults

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; Worry; GAD; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Anxiety is a broad concept, difficult to detect and recognize. Expression may shift over the lifetime further complicating identification. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the most common anxiety disorders in older adults; however, the true nature remains unclear. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development and evaluation of an internet-based treatment for generalized anxiety disorder : An acceptance-based approach

    Author : Mats Dahlin; Gerhard Andersson; Per Carlbring; Rikard Wicksell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; acceptance; generalized anxiety disorder; internet-based treatment; anxiety; cognitive behaviour therapy; acceptans; generaliserat ångestsyndrom; internetbaserad behandling; ångest; kognitiv beteendeterapi;

    Abstract : Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a chronic condition characterized by an excessive and uncontrollable worry. GAD has a highly negative impact on all aspects of life, and the costs for society are considerable. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), delivered face-to- face or online, has been shown to be effective in treating GAD. READ MORE