Search for dissertations about: "adolescence"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 325 swedish dissertations containing the word adolescence.

  1. 11. Adolescents in a Digital Everyday Environment

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Department of Psychology University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jonas Hallberg; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth studies; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescence; Internet; Romantic and sexual activity; parental attitudes; offline; online; Adolescence Internet Romantic and sexual activity parental attitudes offline online;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to examine different aspects of Swedish adolescents’ everyday environment in a digital world. Drawing on ecological and psychosocial developmental theories I will discuss social, sexual, and biological aspects of the Internet as an everyday environment, an environment in which most adolescents spend a great deal of time. READ MORE

  2. 12. Life-course influences on occurrence and outcome for stroke and coronary heart disease

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Cecilia Bergh; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cardiovascular disease; stroke; risk factors; adolescence; stress resilience; adult infections; life-course epidemiology; cohort study;

    Abstract : Although typical clinical onset does not occur until adulthood, cardiovascular disease (CVD) may have a long natural history with accumulation of risks beginning in early life and continuing through childhood and into adolescence and adulthood. Therefore, it is important to adopt a life-course approach to explore accumulation of risks, as well as identifying age-defined windows of susceptibility, from early life to disease onset. READ MORE

  3. 13. Prejudice in context over time how demographic, economic and social conditions influence anti-immigrant attitudes in adolescents and adults

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Jeffrey Mitchell; Umeå universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anti-immigrant attitudes; context; adolescence; formative years; impressionable years; social trust; social change; attitude change; longitudinal analysis; attitudinal environments;

    Abstract : Background Thesis explores the contexts that influence anti-immigrant attitudes in both adolescents and adults, and how contexts influence changes anti-immigrant attitudes in societies over time. Whereas previous research into anti-immigrant attitudes has either focused on micro socialization factors in adolescence, or threat inducing factors in adulthood; this thesis forwards an approach that synthesizes these two ideas. READ MORE

  4. 14. Neurobiological Consequences of Social Conditions and Alcohol Exposure in Adolescent rats

    University dissertation from Uppsala University

    Author : Linnea Granholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; alcohol; amphetamine; dopamine; dorsal striatum; dynorphin; endogenous opi- oids; enkephalin; high-speed chronoamperometry; housing conditions; rats; nociceptin orphanin FQ; radi- oimmunoassay; self-administration; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Adolescence represents a time of extensive reorganisation and maturation of brain circuits involved in emotions, motivation and cognition and it is a period particular sensitive for external stimuli. External stimuli can be both socio-environmental factors and exposure to exogenous compounds such as drugs of abuse (e.g. alcohol). READ MORE

  5. 15. Stress, Drugs and Neuroscience Neurobiological Effects of Social Stressors and Drug Exposure in Young and Adolescent Rats

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Linnea Granholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescence; alcohol exposure; amphetamine; beta-endorphin; dopamine; dynorphin; early life; endogenous opioids; enkephalin; gene expression; high-speed chronoamperometry; nociceptin orphanin FQ; radioimmunoassay; self-administration; social stress; voluntary alcohol intake; Farmaceutisk vetenskap; Pharmaceutical Science;

    Abstract : Experiences early in life or during adolescence modulate neuronal networks in the immature brain and consequently lay the foundation for future susceptibility or resilience towards psychiatric disorders. The objective in this thesis is to understand, in part, how the surrounding environment shapes the brain of a young individual. READ MORE