Search for dissertations about: "Disgust"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word Disgust.

  1. 1. Beyond fear: Incompleteness and disgust in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder

    Author : Matti Cervin; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; OCD; children; adolescents; emotion; fear; incompleteness; disgust; treatment;

    Abstract : A comprehensive understanding of the emotional mechanisms that motivate the symptoms of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is important for models of the etiology and treatment of the disorder. Existing models have emphasized the central role of fear, but recent research has highlighted that OCD may also be underpinned by incompleteness and disgust. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of valenced odors on facial perception

    Author : Elmeri Syrjänen; Jonas Olofsson; Håkan Fischer; Thomas Hummel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Valenced odors; Facial expressions; Disgust; Happiness; Olfaction; Emotion; Reaction Times; Evaluation; Ratings; EEG; ERP; N170; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : We use our senses to navigate in the world. An important property of olfaction, the sense of smell, is to enable us to approach beneficial things, and to avoid what might be toxic or otherwise harmful in our environment. Other peoples’ behaviors are also paramount for our survival. READ MORE

  3. 3. Emotional interplay and communication with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

    Author : Helena Fatouros Bergman; Gunilla Preisler; Andrzej Werbart; Bent Rosenbaum; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Schizophrenia; communication; affects; EMFACS; gaze; video observation; nonverbal; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Emotional interplay and communication with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia was studied in clinical interviews. Fifty-one video recorded interviews were conducted by two psychologists with nine patients. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used in three successive studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Guided by Fear : Effects on attention and awareness

    Author : Nathalie Peira; Stefan Wiens; Nazanin Derakhshan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Emotion; fear; attention; awareness; affective processing; heart rate; skin conductance; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Because the visual system has limited capacity, emotions such as fear may play an important role in guiding the selection of relevant input (LeDoux, 2000; Öhman & Mineka, 2001). The aim of the current thesis was to investigate how fear can guide the organism by influencing:  (I) attentional processes, (II) awareness of the visual input, and (III) affective processing independent of awareness. READ MORE

  5. 5. A behavioral defense against disease

    Author : Georgia Sarolidou; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Animals, including humans, have evolved under the continuous selection pressure posed by pathogens. As a result, we have developed a set of physiological mechanisms to combat pathogens – the immune system. However, engaging the immune system in this battle can be costly, unnecessarily so in cases when pathogens can be avoided. READ MORE