Search for dissertations about: "Depression"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 1070 swedish dissertations containing the word Depression.

  1. 16. On electroconvulsive therapy in depression Clinical, cognitive and neurobiological aspects

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pia Nordanskog; Maria Engström; Aki Johanson; Elna-Marie Larsson; Örjan Smedby; Tom Bolwig; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ECT; electroconvulsive therapy; depression; MRI; cognitive; hippocampus;

    Abstract : Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used worldwide to treat severe mental disorders. The most common mental disorder, and the third leading cause of disease burden in the world is depression. The clinical efficacy of ECT for severe depression is well-established. READ MORE

  2. 17. The very long-term course of severe depression, with focus on suicidality

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Lisa Crona; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life-chart; qualitative; suicide attempt; psychotic depression; long-term melancholia; depression;

    Abstract : Abstract Objective: To study the very long-term course of severe depression and the subjects own experiences many years after a suicide attempt. Method: Patients diagnosed with severe depression/melancholia between 1956 and 1969 were interviewed 37- 53 years after index admission. READ MORE

  3. 18. Depression and Antisocial Behaviour in Adolescents Influence of Social Status, Shaming, and Gene-Environment Interaction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Cecilia Åslund; Kent W Nilsson; Jerzy Leppert; Bengt Starrin; Lars Oreland; Lil Träskman-Bendz; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescent; antisocial behaviour; depression; gene-environment interaction; maltreatment; monoamine oxidase; serotonin; shame; social status; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated (1) social status and shaming experiences in relation to aggressive behaviour and depression, and (2) gene-environment interactions between two genetic polymorphisms related to the serotonergic system – MAOA-VNTR and 5HTTLPR – and experiences of maltreatment in relation to delinquent behaviour and depression among adolescents.The four included studies are based on questionnaire data from the Survey of Adolescent Life in Vestmanland 2006 (SALVe-2006). READ MORE

  4. 19. Population studies on depression in the elderly. Prevalence, incidence and relation to cognitive function and dementia

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Sigurdur Páll Pálsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; major depression; dementia; incidence; prevalence; mortality; computed tomography; epidemiological methods; psychometric tests; aged; population study.;

    Abstract : Aims: To study the prevalence and incidence of depression in relation to cognitive function, dementia and brain atrophy in a representative sample of elderly persons. Methods: 70 and 74-year-old women (n=501) were studied in 1992-93 as part of the fourth phase of the Prospective Population Study of Women in Gothenburg, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 20. Inflammatory Mechanisms of Depression and Suicidal Behavior

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Filip Ventorp; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INFLAMMATION; Depression; Suicid; CD44; Hyaluronan; exendin-4; Kemokiner; Fluoxetin;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE