Search for dissertations about: "Umeå"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3161 swedish dissertations containing the word Umeå.

  1. 1. Electroconvulsive therapy for depression

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Axel Nordenskjöld; Ingemar Engström; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet Jacobsson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; electroconvulsive therapy; mood disorders; depressive disorder; major; bipolar disorder; treatment outcome; recurrence; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Aim: The overarching aims of the thesis were to identify clinical characteristics that predict the outcomes of depressed patients treated inclinical practice by ECT, and to elucidate the effectiveness of continuation ECT at preventing relapses and recurrences.Methods: The studies included a retrospective chart review, three studies based on a quality register for ECT, and a randomized controlled trial(RCT) examining the effectiveness of continued ECT. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cardiovascular risk indicators in adolescents the Umeå youth study

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik Bergström; Lars Åke Persson; Olle Hernell; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cardiovascular risk factors; adolescents; serum lipids; serum insulin; serum ferritin; anthropometry; blood pressure; physical fitness; physical activity; diet; smoking; socio-economic status;

    Abstract : Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease, are today major causes of death in the industrialised parts of the world. There are evidence to suggest that the atherosclerotic process starts in childhood, implying that preventive measures should be implemented already in children and adolescents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Medical and social conditions in the elderly gender and age differences the Umeå longitudinal study

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Per Olov Österlind; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Population study; elderly; diseases; social situation; drug consumption; prognostic factors; reference intervals; blood components; electrocardiogram;

    Abstract : In 1981, no representative study of the medical and social conditions among elderly persons in northern Scandinavia was performed. Nor was there such a study in a smaller Swedish town than Gothenburg. This study was initiated to fill that knowledge gap. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adolescent self-reported health in the Umeå region Associations with behavioral, parental and school factors

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Karina Nygren; Lennart Nygren; Urban Janlert; Curt Hagquist; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescence; school survey; self-reported health; somatic complaints; stress; norm compliance; parent-adolescent relations; compulsory school; school managers; research utilization; ungdomar; skolenkät; självrapporterad hälsa; somatiska besvär; stress; normföljsamhet; föräldrarelationer; skola; skolområdeschefer; forskningsanvändning;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a quantitative and a qualitative study. The quantitative study (articles I-III) aimed to examine how self-reported health in adolescence is associated with behavioral, parental, and school factors. Through a survey directed at all adolescents in grades 7-9, data were collected in 2005 in a region in northern Sweden (n=5060). READ MORE

  5. 5. Natural language processing in cross-media analysis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of computing science, Umeå University

    Author : Yonas Demeke Woldemariam; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NLP; cross-media analysis; sentiment analysis; competence analysis; speech recognition; Amharic; named entity recognition; machine learning; computational linguistics; Computer Science; datalogi;

    Abstract : A cross-media analysis framework is an integrated multi-modal platform where a media resource containing different types of data such as text, images, audio and video is analyzed with metadata extractors, working jointly to contextualize the media resource. It generally provides cross-media analysis and automatic annotation, metadata publication and storage, searches and recommendation services. READ MORE