Search for dissertations about: "Impulsivity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the word Impulsivity.

  1. 1. Causes and Consequences of Impulsivity in Red Junglefowl

    Author : Laura Garnham; Hanne Lovlie; Per Jensen; Neeltje Boogert; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Behaviour; Cognition; Gallus gallus; Impulsivity; Inhibitory control; Red junglefowl;

    Abstract : Throughout the animal kingdom, animals vary in cognition (i.e., how they acquire, process, store, and act on environmental information). Yet, the causes and consequences of this variation are currently unclear. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serotonergic and steroidal influences on impulsive behaviour in rats

    Author : John L. Evenden; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; impulsivity; serotonin; 8-OH-DPAT; DOI; steroid; testosterone; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi; medicinsk farmakologi; Medical Pharmacology;

    Abstract : Impulsiveness is a trait contributing to the personality of all human beings to a greater and lesser extent. In a pathological form it can lead to impulsive behaviour which is an important component of many psychiatric and neurological disorders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Compulsive sexual behavior disorder: clinical characteristics and treatment with Naltrexone

    Author : Josephine Savard; Jussi Jokinen; Katarina Görts Öberg; Cecilia Dhejne; Andreas Chatzittofis; Soili Lehto; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; compulsive sexual behavior disorder; Naltrexone; Fluoxetine; hypersexual disorder; sexual addiction; interpersonal violence; suicidal behavior; impulsivity; treatment; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (CSBD) is characterized by sexual preoccupation and loss of control of sexual behaviors causing distress, negative consequences, and impairment. Despite its high prevalence, the condition is understudied in terms of background factors and treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neurobiological markers for personality, inflammation and stress: A naturalistic study in knee arthroplastic patients

    Author : Sara Bromander; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; personality; cytokine; aggression; inflammation; impulsivity; inslulin; blood-brain barrier;

    Abstract : Background: Psychiatry has strived to identify biomarkers elucidating the underlying biological mechanisms behind different disorders, to help in diagnostics and to assess treatment effects. In forensic psychiatric populations, findings have connected levels of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) monoamine metabolites and blood-brain barrier (BBB) integrity with impulsivity and aggression. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognition in interned adolescents : aspects of executive functions and training

    Author : Olov Nordvall; Bert Jonsson; Anna Stigsdotter Neely; Anne H. Berman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interned youth; adolescence; antisocial behavior; executive functions; cognitive training; transfer; performance-based measures; self-assessment; impulsivity; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines adolescents with a history of antisocial behavior with a focus on investigating executive functioning, impulsivity and experiences of everyday executive problems. The thesis further investigates the associations between self-reported and performance-based measures. READ MORE