Search for dissertations about: "Suicide"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 swedish dissertations containing the word Suicide.

  1. 1. Suicide Seasonality : Theoretical and Clinical Implications

    Author : Georgios Makris; Fotios Papadopoulos; Lisa Ekselius; Hans Ågren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; season; antidepressants; sunshine; temperature; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: Although suicide seasonality has been well-documented, surprisingly little is known about its underlying mechanisms.Methods: In this thesis, data from three Swedish registers (Cause of Death Register, National Patient Register, Prescribed Drugs Register) and data from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute were used. READ MORE

  2. 2. On suicide in European countries : some theoretical, legal and historical views on suicide mortality and its concomitants

    Author : Ilkka Mäkinen; Stephen Platt; Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; assisted suicide; comparative studies; cross-sectional studies; culture; Durkheim; Europe; history; law; modernization; Parsons; suicide; suicide rates; Sweden; theories; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi; Attityd; dödlighet; historia; lag; kultur; självmord; teori;

    Abstract : The theme of this thesis is suicide mortality in its various aspects, seen from an international, European perspective. It questions the existence of social (structural) concomitants to suicide mortality and investigates attitudes towards and legislation concerning suicide, as well as some historical processes pertaining to their development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Suicide in Russia : A macro-sociological study

    Author : Tanya Jukkala; Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen; Vessela Misheva; Paavo Bergman; Steven Stack; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Suicide; Russia; historical development; time-series analysis; age-period-cohort analysis; Émile Durkheim; Niklas Luhmann;

    Abstract : This work constitutes a macro-sociological study of suicide. The empirical focus is on suicide mortality in Russia, which is among the highest in the world and has, moreover, developed in a dramatic manner over the second half of the 20th century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brains, genes and environment of suicide attempters

    Author : Fredrik Vang; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; attempted suicide; self-injury; factor analysis; psychometrics; suicide assessment scale; cortisol; hpa-axis; hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; depression; adjustment disorder; serotonin transporter; 5HTTLPR; adversities; negative life events; globus pallidus; caudate nucleus; SPECT; MRI; volumetry; dichotic listening; brain lateralization; functional brain asymmetry;

    Abstract : Identification of symptoms or biological abnormalities that predispose to suicide or identifies specific vulnerabilities, may one day improve allocation of resources or help tailor treatment to the patient. Paper I: We compared the predictive value of symptom-oriented questions against direct questions about suicidality in assessing risk for suicide attempts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Suicide in late life

    Author : Margda Waern; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; suicide; depression; physical illness; family discord; suicidal communication; antidepressants; self-poisoning; bensodiazepines;

    Abstract : Background: Elderly persons have the highest suicide rates in most industrialized countries. A number of antecedents to suicide late in life have been identified, but the risk associated with these factors is unclear because controlled studies are lacking. READ MORE