Search for dissertations about: "CORTISOL"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 251 swedish dissertations containing the word CORTISOL.

  1. 1. Defence on Demand : A physiological perspective on phenotypic plasticity in anti-predator traits

    Author : Jerker Vinterstare; Enhet akvatisk ekologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Phenotypic plasticity; inducible defences; stress physiology; cortisol; immune function; trade-offs; sexual dimorphism; crucian carp; visual ecology; predator-prey interactions; POMC pro-opiomelanocortin ; colour change; eco-immunology; Anti-predator defences; Inducible morphological defence; Phenotypic plasticity; Stress physiology; Cortisol; Immune function; Crucian carp; Predator-prey interactions; Trade-offs; Sexual dimorphism; POMC; Pro-opiomelanocortin; Visual ecology; Eye evolution; Melanin; Eco-immunology; Pace-of-life; Behavioural plasticity;

    Abstract : Almost all species face some degree of predation risk, and, hence, evolution has produced a plethora of anti-predator defences. However, anti-predator strategies require resources, and the prevailing risk of becoming prey is influenced by many factors and rarely constant across time and space. READ MORE

  2. 2. Work stress and overtime work : effects on cortisol, sleep, sleepiness and health

    Author : Anna Dahlgren; Psykologiska institutionen Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; work stress; overtime work; cortisol; sleep; sleepiness; fatigue; individual differences; within-subjects design; field study;

    Abstract : In Sweden the National Bureau of Statistics has reported an increase in stress-related disorders and sleep problems since the mid-1990’s. They also report that the number of hours of overtime worked has increased. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Psychobiological responses in women with regional or widespread musculoskeletal pain conditions

    Author : Roberto Riva; Petra Lindfors; Steven J. Linton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; fibromyalgia; shoulder and neck pain; salivary cortisol; urinary catecholamines; cardiovascular responses; psykologi; Psychology; cortisol; musculoskeletal disorders; psychoneuroendocrinology; stress; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are very common. Regional chronic shoulder and neck pain (SNP) and widespread chronic pain due to fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) are examples of MSDs characterized by altered physiology of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Work stress and overtime work - effects on cortisol, sleep, sleepiness and health

    Author : Anna Dahlgren; Torbjörn Åkerstedt; Göran Kecklund; Mikael Sallinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; work stress; overtime work; cortisol; sleep; sleepiness; fatigue; individual differences; within-subjects design; field study; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In Sweden the National Bureau of Statistics has reported an increase in stress-related disorders and sleep problems since the mid-1990’s. They also report that the number of hours of overtime worked has increased. READ MORE