Search for dissertations about: "Lisa Folkesson Hellstadius"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Lisa Folkesson Hellstadius.

  1. 1. Psychobiological functioning in mid-adolescent girls and boys Linkages to self reported stress, self-esteem and recurrent pain

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Folkesson Hellstadius; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescents; Cortisol; Alpha-amylase; Stress; Self-esteem; Recurrent pain; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Among adolescents, the day-to-day functioning of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal-axis (HPA-axis) and of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and their relationships with stress, subjective health complaints and psychological factors such as self-esteem, studied in naturalistic settings, have been largely unexplored. This thesis aimed to investigate the diurnal activity of the HPA-axis (Studies I & II) in terms of salivary cortisol and the ANS/SNS system (Study III) in terms of salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) in mid-adolescent girls and boys. READ MORE