Search for dissertations about: "Psychiatric Disorders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 332 swedish dissertations containing the words Psychiatric Disorders.

  1. 1. Eating disorders : Prevalence, incidence, and prospective risk factors for eating disorders among young adult women in the general population

    Author : Ata Ghaderi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Eating disorders; coping; risk factors; bulimia; anorexia; prevalence; incidence.; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : Eating disorders (ED) constitute a significant source of psychiatric morbidity and are an important public health concern in Western societies. Knowledge about risk factors for ED is crucial for early detection and implementation of preventive interventions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adoption studies on psychiatric illness : epidemiological, environmental and genetic aspects

    Author : Anne-Liis von Knorring; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adoption; adoption outcome; psychiatric illness; gene-environment; early experience; somatoform disorders; affective disorders; substance abuse; sick-leave;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of adoptions and to study the gene-environment influences on psychiatric illness as well as sick-leave patterns. The material consists of 2 966 adopted persons born between 1917 and 1949, their 5 932 adoptive parents and 5 438 identified biological parents. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the profiling of autoantibodies in psychiatric disorders

    Author : David Just; Peter Nilsson; Anna Månberg; Jochen M. Schwenk; Angela Vincent; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; affinity proteomics; microarrays; suspension bead array; autoantibodies; autoimmunity; psychiatric disorders; schizophrenia;

    Abstract : There is a great need to increase our understanding of diseases affecting the brain and their underlying pathogenic mechanisms. To address this need, the work presented in this thesis applied affinity based proteomic techniques to profile proteins, and to investigate protein profiles and the autoantibody repertoire in brain related disorders. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ten-year outcome of anorexia nervosa with teenage onset

    Author : Elisabet Wentz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anorexia nervosa; controlled; population study; prospective; follow-up; outcome; psychosocial functioning; comorbidity; personality disorders; autism spectrum disorders; psychiatric disorders; Morgan-Russell scales; GAF; physical health; neurology; dysdiadochokinesis; family study.;

    Abstract : Objectives: To study prospectively the relatively long-term outcome in a representative sample of teenage onset anorexia nervosa (AN) in respect of overall outcome, physical health, psychiatric disorders, and personality disorders and to investigate familial factors among first-degree relatives. Method: A group of 51 cases (48 female, 3 male) with AN, recruited by community screening (including the total AN population (minus one individual) from one birth cohort), with a mean age of onset of 14 years, was contrasted with an age-, sex-, and school-matched group of 51 comparison cases on various measures of outcome at a mean age of 24 years (10 years after reported AN onset). READ MORE

  5. 5. Astheno-emotional disorder after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Classification, outcome, and relation to anxiety and depressive disorders

    Author : Martin Rödholm; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Astheno-Emotional disorder; cognition disorders; mental fatigue; amnesia; classification; inter-rater reliability; subarachnoid hemorrhage; outcome; anxiety disorders; depressive disorders.;

    Abstract : Background: Psychiatric symptoms such as fatigue, concentration and memory difficulties, anxiety, and depressiveness are frequently reported after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) and in various other neurological diseases. These symptoms may indicate the presence of organic psychiatric disorders (OPDs), such as the Astheno-Emotional (AE-) disorder, of anxiety or depressive disorders, or both, but psychiatric classification and differentiation between such disorders have seldom been used in follow-up studies of neurological disease. READ MORE